Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 159694-1A
Date Posted: Jan 16, 2020
Category: Clinical Professional
Welcome to Winchester Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Winchester Hospital was the first hospital in Massachusetts to earn Magnet recognition, the American Nurses Association’s highest honor for nursing excellence, three times. It has since received the recognition a fourth time. As the northwest suburban Boston area’s leading provider of comprehensive health care services, the 229-bed facility provides care in general, bariatric and vascular surgery, orthopedics, pediatrics, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, oncology, gastroenterology, rehabilitation, radiation oncology, pain management, obstetrics/gynecology and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.
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. This clinical staff professional will have an impact on patient care and patient satisfaction by skillfully treating patients with a variety of orthopedic diagnoses in an empathetic and encouraging manner.
Required: 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
Preferred: DPT degree
Required: Clinical experience in an outpatient setting
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
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
Pediatric: Principles of pediatric physical therapy theory such as neuromuscular development, sensory integration, and growth and development, fine and gross motor coordination
Manual Therapy training, Outpatient Neuro or Vestibular training
Experience generating opportunities for new services in pediatric therapy
Community outreach experience
Per diem, as needed by department.
Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.