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Category: Management/ Professional Schedule: Per-Diem
Facility: Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley Shift: Day shift
Department: MVS PHYSICAL THERAPY Hours: Varied Schedule
Req Number: 46006 Union: No
Job Details:

 

Job Summary: 

Responsible for evaluation, planning, directing and administering physical therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician.  


Responsibilities:

  • Administers treatments and physical agents as prescribed by a referring physician in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability.  
  • Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.  
  • Coordinates, delegates and supervises responsibilities assigned to supportive staff (RCNA, PTA, PTLA, etc.).  
  • Participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities.  
  • Provides input in formulating budget, assists in evaluating department performance versus budget controls and takes appropriate action to remain in budget guidelines.  
  • Ensures that patient changes are accurate and entered on a timely basis.  
  • Participates in all infection control, departmental equipment training, organizational safety and fire safety programs.

Qualifications: 

  • Current State Physical Therapy Licensure, graduate of an approved school of Physical Therapy or graduate of accredited college or university with a certificate in Physical Therapy.  
  • Three or more years of previous experience in all aspects of physical therapy.  
  • Current BCLS certification.
  • Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.  
  • Strong written and verbal skills.   
  • Basic computer knowledge.  
  • Knowledge of physical medicine, physical therapy modalities, anatomy and physiology.  
  • Knowledge of physical therapy machine operation, maintenance and repairs of same. 

 



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