Physical Therapist

Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 154634-1A
Date Posted: Nov 7, 2019

Job Description

Welcome To

Winchester Hospital is a leading community hospital north of Boston. The hospital offers a full range of medical services including maternity care and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.  Since 1912, Winchester Hospital has been a trusted pillar of the community and is recognized for outstanding quality and high satisfaction scores. In 2003, we became the first community hospital in Massachusetts to achieve Magnet status -  the industry’s gold standard for nursing excellence.  We were re-accredited for the 4th time in 2018. Our mission To Care. To Heal. To Excel. In Service to Our Community is achieved through streamlined, coordinated and comprehensive high-quality, compassionate care close to home.

 

About the Job

Contributes to the Hospital’s mission by performing a comprehensive patient evaluation and establishing a working diagnosis to develop an appropriate treatment plan. Work along side therapists who are extremely experienced and many of whom are residency trained. Gain exposure to vestibular rehab, falls and balance training, Women's health, cancer rehab as well as a variety of orthopedic conditions.

Requirments:

  • Active Massachusettes Physical Therapy License.
  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited program.  Successful completion of all clinical affiliations and certificate requirements for an APTA accredited physical therapy program.
  • Clinical experience in an outpatient setting.
  • Clinical experience in the kinds of PT issues required for the patients Winchester Hospital serves for the specialty being hired.
  • Good writing skills and basic computer skills for report writing.
  • For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors and fellow members of the hospital team.
  • DPT degree, preferred.
  • At least three months as an outpatient physical therapist in orthopedics. Previous outpatient exposure as an aide or on clinical affiliation, manual therapy and workers compensation, preferred.
  • Manual Therapy training, Outpatient Neuro or Vestibular training, preferred.
  • Community outreach experience, preferred.

Shift

Per diem as needed by department

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.