Location: Reading, MA
Job ID: 172075-1A
Date Posted: Jan 19, 2022
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
Pediatric: Principles of pediatric physical therapy theory such as neuromuscular development, sensory integration, and growth and development, fine and gross motor coordination
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS:
Required: Massachusetts Physical Therapy License
POPULATION SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS: Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric, Pediatric, Infants & Children
OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Professional Commitment Requirements: Keep abreast of developments in the field and/or licensure through continuing education, participation in professional organizations or a combination of both
Schedule requirements: Staff are expected to be available for patient appointments during prime time hours, i.e. 3:00 p.m. or later. At least 13 prime time hours per week is expected
Travel requirements: Staff are expected to travel between outpatient rehab sites
Consistent with the PROMISE principles and inherent in a hospital environment, employees must be flexible in meeting patients’ and the Hospital’s needs. While the list below describes the primary functions of this job, all employees at Winchester Hospital need to recognize that an essential element of their job is the ability to respond to unanticipated and/or changing situations. This may result in assuming responsibilities or tasks which are not on this list.
As part of the Rehabilitative Services team, this position:
DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC JOB FUNCTIONS:
Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve. Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health. Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.