• Physical Therapist- VNA New Bedford

    Job Locations US-MA-New Bedford
    Job ID
    2018-1238
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Rehabilitation Services
    Department
    Rehabilitation
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Responsibilities

    The Physical Therapist (PT) will be responsible for providing skilled physical therapy services consistent with professional and regulatory standards and policies. Participates in the development of individualized programs necessary to achieve patient care objectives.

    • Perform comprehensive patient assessments to determine functional deficit and potential and establish a therapeutic plan of care to include goals
    • Document, within appropriate time frames, observations, patient's response to treatment, treatment programs, degree of progress and notable changes in patient condition
    • Complete all documentation required and in accordance with state and federal regulations and company policy
    • Communicate and coordinate patient care with other members of the patient's health care team
    • Supervise physical therapy assistants in accordance with regulations and company policy
    • Provide patient and family teaching related to the patient's physical therapy program and its maintenance
    • Assist the patient and/or family to procure needed equipment or supplies
    • Provide physical therapy in accordance with physician's orders and accepted professional practices
    • Utilize appropriate hand washing, standard precautions and personal protective equipment
    • Maintain skills and education by attending continuing education and in-service programs
    • Attend employee meetings and patient conferences

    Qualifications

    • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy program
    • Current license as a PT in the state of Massachusetts
    • One year of experience in home care, or working with elderly patients preferred
    • Must possess a valid MA driver’s license and reliable transportation
    • Demonstrated proficiency with the administration of objective standardized tests and measures and compliance with regulatory standards

    Company Overview

    Why choose the Overlook

    • The Overlook offers a great working environment
    • We offer an excellent benefits package for full and part time positions including; medical, dental, vision and life insurance (effective on day one), a 401(k) retirement savings plan, tuition assistance, and paid time off.
    • Referral bonuses.

    Located on a beautiful 450 acre campus in Charlton, Massachusetts, The Overlook Retirement Community and Health Center offers 221 independent living residences and a complete continuum of care including post-acute, assisted living, memory care, CARE management services, and skilled nursing for long and short-term care needs. The Overlook sponsored by the Masonic Health System of Massachusetts has a proud tradition of service since 1911.

      

    We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage all applicants of all ages.

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