Nursefinders of Boston is looking for Physical Therapists for Local Hospital systems. Seeking Physical Therapist for local per diem, contracts, block bookings and perm placement. We offer shift completion bonuses, sign on bonuses and referral bonuses.

Job ID: 86833
Discipline: Rehabilitation & Respiratory Services
Specialty: Physical Therapist
Sub Specialty: Acute Care
Date Posted: May 05, 2020
Address: 119 Belmont Street
Location: Worcester, MA 01655
Shift: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Start Date: December 10, 2020
Employment Type: Per Diem
Pay Rate: Call for details
Company: Nursefinders
Contact Info: Pablo Flores; pablo.flores@nursefinders.com; 7814442548

Job Description & Requirements

Position Summary: 
 
The Physical Therapist assesses, plans, organizes, and participates in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and decrease or prevent deformity of patients suffering from disease or injury.
 

 Major Responsibilities:

Reviews physician's referral and patient's medical records to help determine diagnosis and physical therapy treatment required.

Performs and documents an initial exam, evaluating data to identify problems and determine a diagnosis prior to intervention.

Plans, prepares and carries out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent physical dysfunction in patients.

Records prognosis, treatment, response, and progress in patient's chart or enters information into computer.

Identifies and documents goals, anticipated progress and plans for reevaluation.

Administers manual exercises, traction or electrotherapeutic modalities to help relieve pain, increase patient strength, or decrease or prevent deformity or crippling.

Evaluates effects of treatment at various stages and adjusts treatments to achieve maximum benefit.

Tests and measures patient's strength, motor development and function, sensory perception, functional capacity, and respiratory and circulatory efficiency and records data.

Instructs patient and family in treatment procedures to be continued at home.

Confers with the patient, medical practitioners and appropriate others to plan, implement and assess the intervention program.

Documents anticipated progress and plans for reevaluation/reassessment.  Completes all records and documentation thoroughly, accurately, and promptly.

Follows all departments and procedures.

Meets established productivity standards.

Facilitates and promotes the sharing of knowledge and content throughout departments.

Takes responsibility for ensuring that all work outcomes satisfy the UMass Memorial Health System True North.

The individual must support the mission, vision, and goals of Health Alliance-Clinton Hospital and serve as a role model for CARES values.

Adheres to change control processes.

Participates in cross training to optimize department resources.

Demonstrates excellent attendance and actively participates in a variety of meetings and training sessions as required.

Demonstrates a friendly, responsive, service-minded attitude to all internal and external customers.

Communicates ideas effectively. Shares information and keeps others properly informed. Gives, and is open to useful feedback.

Adheres to the Health Alliance Hospital Code of Conduct and Behavior Standards and dress code.

Complies with established environment of care/safety policies and procedures and all health and safety requirements.

Maintains and fosters an organized, clean and safe work environment.

Contributes to the development and application of process improvements.

Maintains a collaborative, team relationship with peers and colleagues in order to effectively contribute to the group’s achievement of goals and to help foster a positive work environment.

Attends staff meetings and in-service programs as required or directed. Keeps current with hospital and unit changes by reading communication boards and/or books, bulletin boards, posted notices and reads and responds to e mails on a regular basis.

Practices cost containment and fiscal responsibility through the efficient use of supplies, equipment, time, etc.

Complies with established departmental policies, procedures and objectives.

Attends variety of meetings, conferences, seminars as required or directed.

Demonstrates use of Quality Improvement in daily operations.

Complies with all health and safety regulations and requirements.

Respects diverse views and approaches, and contributes in maintaining an environment of professionalism, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all employees, patients and visitors.

Performs other similar and related duties as required or directed.

All responsibilities are essential job functions.

 

III. Position Qualifications:

Ability to monitor and assess performance of patient and plan make improvements or take corrective action as indicated.

Ability to communicate with patients, care givers, coworkers, supervisors and other medical staff professionally.

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from patients, caregivers, managers and other staff.

Ability to follow policies and procedures.

Ability to teach patients or caregivers how to perform exercises or tasks.

Ability to speak, read and write fluently in English.

Ability to act professionally at all times.

Must be self-directed and able to use appropriate clinical judgment.

In depth knowledge of standards of practice within the profession.

 

Successful completion of a physical therapy program at a school of physical therapy approved by the American Physical Therapy Association or the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of American Medical Association or the committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association.

 

A minimum of one year (1) of physical therapy experience desired.

 

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC. :

Current and unencumbered Massachusetts state license to practice physical therapy. Current CPR certification.

 

Facility Location

Known as the "Heart of the Commonwealth," Worcester is one of Massachusetts' most revered cities. The city is well-known for its historic architecture, most notably its Victorian-era buildings. Worcester is home to a number of museums including the American Antiquarian Society, the Worcester Art Museum, and the Higgins Armory Museum, among others. The city also possesses a wide range of performance venues, such as Mechanics Hall, Hanover Theatre, and Tuckerman Hall, and it ardently supports the local performing arts. Every year the Worcester Music Festival is a huge regional draw, being the oldest music festival in the USA.

Job Benefits

In addition to per diem nursing assignments that let you choose your location and schedule, Nursefinders offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Excellent Pay
  • Direct Deposit
  • Comprehensive Medical Benefits (for those determined to have worked full-time after a 12 month ACA eligibility period)
  • Supplemental Benefits: Dental, Vision, Medical Indemnity, Life Insurance with optional Critical Illness and Short Term Disability.
  • 401k
  • FREE Online CEU’s to all Active Staff’
  • “Star Rewards”- performance incentives

 

About the Company

Nursefinders, an AMN healthcare company, is your trusted local and per-diem nursing staffing agency, offering thousands of top-quality nursing (RN) career opportunities in the locations and times that best suit your lifestyle. With a nationwide network of offices to serve you, Nursefinders has the most exclusive contracts with top-ranked hospitals and facilities across the nation. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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