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Physical Therapist - Lowell Home Health

Company: Tufts Medicine Care at Home
Location: Lowell
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

We're saving lives, building careers, and reimagining healthcare. We can't wait to grow alongside you.
The great history of Home Health Foundation is now the future of Tufts Medicine Care at Home.Tufts Medicine Care at Home 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.Why Join Us? Benefits you will love, Generous Sign on Bonus, Retirement plan with employer match, Tuition reimbursement and More!Hours: Full-Time, Days, 40 HoursLocation: Lowell, MA 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.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.What We Offer: -
      • Competitive salaries & benefits that start on day one!
      • 403(b) retirement with company match
      • Tuition reimbursement
      • Fleet Car Program
        Tufts Medicine is a leading integrated health system bringing together the best of academic and community healthcare to deliver exceptional, connected and accessible care experiences to consumers across Massachusetts. Comprised of Tufts Medical Center, Lowell General Hospital, MelroseWakefield Hospital, Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, Care at Home - an expansive home care network, and large integrated physician network. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at Tufts Medicine. Tufts Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation by emailing us at .

Keywords: Tufts Medicine Care at Home, Lowell , Physical Therapist - Lowell Home Health, Healthcare , Lowell, Massachusetts

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