Rehabilitation - Baystate Health

Req#: R28497
Category(s): Allied Health Clinical Professional, Rehabilitation
Full Time / Part Time: Per Diem
Shift: First

Physical Therapist

Baystate Health, a nationally recognized leader in healthcare quality and safety, and home to Baystate Rehabilitation, a comprehensive rehab program providing services throughout western Massachusetts is looking for a per diem Physical Therapist to join our team in Springfield, MA.

Come join this supportive and skilled team and grow your skills further.

New grad applicants accepted.

Resume required with application

SCHEDULE:

  • In-patient per diem hours (weekday and weekend availability. Minimum two (2) 8-hr weekend shifts per month)

LOCATION:

  • Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA

THE ADVANTACGES OF WORKING WITH BAYSTATE PER DIEM

  • Excellent Compensation

  • Earned Time off

  • Continuing education support

  • 403b retirement company match & annual company contribution increase based on years of service

  • 529 College Savings Plan

  • Free money coach advice from a certified professional

  • Pet, home, auto and personal insurance

  • Wellbeing programs that include. but are not limited to mental, physical, and financial health

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy (Doctorate preferred)

  • Massachusetts Physical Therapist Licensure

  • American Heart Association BLS CPR

We strive to be the place where we can help you build the career you deserve – apply today – YOU belong at Baystate!

OUR COMPENSATION PHILOSOPHY

We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above considers the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role.

For more information, please visit us online at: baystatehealthjobs.com or interact with us socially at facebook.com/BaystateCareers or on Twitter @BaystateCareers. All correspondence can be directed to recruiter:

Melanie.Bischoff@baystatehealth.org

Summary: 

Assists patients in reaching maximum physical performance while adjusting to disabilities or recovering from injuries. Treats patients using standard physical therapy procedures. Determines patients capabilities needs interests and goals and prepares individually tailored programs consistent with the physician's diagnosis. At this level incumbent is expected to function independently. This description covers the essential functions of the position. Incumbent is expected to perform other similar and related duties as assigned.

Job Responsibilities: 

1) Evaluates all assigned patients, develops plan of treatment, provides assessment and assists in discharge planning as appropriate for each discipline. Evaluates all assigned patients utilizing established department evaluation procedures within 24 hours. Assesses patient needs and discharge plans thru evaluation process. Plans appropriate goals and treatment utilizing results of evaluation and assessment and patient/family goals. Assists patient/family in the acquisition of physician prescribed and other recommended equipment according to established department guidelines. Participates in discharge planning with patient/family and rehab team using professional judgment.

2) Applies treatment plan to patients within established procedures and time frames, as determined by each discipline. Applies treatment consistently with plan. Modifies treatment plan according to patients' abilities. As appropriate, trains patients and family on carryover procedures and use of equipment. Provides safe environment for patient and therapist using universal precautions. Demonstrates empathy in treating patients.

3) Completes necessary documentation to comply with professional standards department procedures for initial consult, progress notes, clinical conference notes, and dictate reports. Completes documentation of initial consultation of assigned patients within 24 hours of receipt. As appropriate, includes history, test results, clinical observations, diagnosis statement, prognosis, and recommendations. Documents patients progress toward specified RX goals, diagnosis, change in patient status related to goals and recommendations for progress notes and/or discharge report.

4) Provides information and consultation to patients, families, caregivers, and other health care personnel involved with patient management. As indicated, provides and documents patients and families counseling to enhance understanding of disorder(s) and goals of RX. Completes appropriate consultation with MDs during patients' course of RX. Completes consultation with nursing staff ancillary service and/or outside referring agencies as indicated. Demonstrates empathy in managing patient and family consultations.

5) Completes department operational procedures, including scheduling, billing, equipment usage, time-off requests and caseload coverage assignments. Submits patient charges and/or crediting within 24 hours. Demonstrates appropriate usage of all department equipment and issuing of equipment. Adheres to department policy for requesting time off. Provides staff coverage during staff shortage for all assigned patients in an efficient manner.

6) Assist with on-the-job orientation and training for student interns. Assists students in developing in-service. Contributes to the review of and co-signing of all documentation completed by intern. Contributes to intern rating format at midterm and end of internship.

7) Demonstrates relevant knowledge and application of clinical skills in evaluation, treatment and counseling. Establishes and implements 1-2 specific professional development objectives to be reviewed annually.

8) Meets productivity expectations as determined by the supervisor.

9) Attend in-service training, outside seminars and other meetings as directed. Presents in-service training with established guidelines.

Skills and Competencies: 

Mid-Level PT skills, Physiological Knowledge, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Motivating Others, Legal Compliance, Quality Focus, Bedside Manner, Clinical Skills, Pain Management, Persistence, Energy Level

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.

DIVERSE TEAMS. DIVERSE PATIENTS. DIVERSE LOCATIONS.

Education:

Bachelor of Arts (Required)

Certifications:

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation – Other, Physical Therapist – Other

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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