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Physical Therapist, Home Health

Company: Home Health Foundation
Location: Lowell
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionHome Health Foundation is a proud member of Tufts Medicine, a health system that is rethinking how academic and community centers, local and national businesses, and technology and service innovators can all work together. So that clinicians can deliver expert care where it's needed most. And, so that we can bring wellness back to health care, one person at a time.Job DescriptionWhy Join Us? Benefits you will love, Generous earned time package, Retirement plan with employer match, Tuition reimbursement and More!The Physical Therapist is a member of the health care team who provides comprehensive rehabilitation services to individuals and families in the community.Essential Functions

  • Performs a comprehensive assessment including physiological, psychological and environmental factors. Utilizes appropriate techniques and materials.
  • Performs clinical procedures safely.
  • Utilizes appropriate clinical judgment in providing care.
  • Complies with OSHA regulations and infection control standards.
  • Encourages and promotes patient/family independence.
  • Develops, evaluates, and revises patient care goals in conjunction with the patient and family.
  • Acts as a patient advocate.
  • Seeks assistance when establishing a plan of care when necessary.
  • Coordinates goal directed, cost effective care for primary patients and demonstrates appropriate use of community resources to deliver comprehensive individualized care.
  • Communicates with MD, family and interdisciplinary care providers to clarify care and increase awareness of significant changes in condition in a timely manner.
  • Discharges patients when goals are met.
  • Participates in formal and informal case conferences.
  • Provides adequate education and training of patients and families. Assists with training of new staff. Takes initiative in self-growth and professional development.
  • Incorporates teaching and learning principals into plan of care.
  • Educates and counsels patient/family to participate in health care decisions.Position Type/Expected Hours of Work & TravelThis is a part-time weekend position.Qualifications
    • Graduation from an approved school of physical therapy.
    • Licensed as a Physical Therapist in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
    • At least one year's experience as a registered therapist in a rehabilitation or acute care setting.Additional InformationHome Health Foundation is an equal opportunity employer- M/F/Veteran/Disability.AAP/EEO StatementHome Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the patient population in which we serve. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Home Health Foundation is especially interested in candidates who, through their service, training and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our health care community.Other DutiesPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Home Health Foundation, Lowell , Physical Therapist, Home Health, Healthcare , Lowell, Massachusetts

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