Genesis Healthcare Physical Therapist -- Community Based Therapy (Full Time) in Colchester, Connecticut
FULL TIME POSITION
POSITION SUMMARY: The Physical Therapist will primarily provide outpatient rehabilitation services in an in-home setting for the older adult population. The in-home setting could be a patient's private residence or in a patient's room inan independent living facility. Vitality to You allows the Physical Therapist to evaluate and treat in the most functional environment which is the patient's home. The Physical Therapist assesses the need for, develops, and delivers physical therapy programs to facilitate rehabilitation. The Physical Therapist identifies the need for and makes referral(s) to other disciplines to address the comprehensive needs of patients. He/she implements individualized therapy program designed to restore, reinforce, and enhance performance. In addition, the Physical Therapist instructs, educates and trains patients and caregivers in those skills and functions essential for promoting independence and productivity, in order to diminish or correct pathology. He/she directs activities to promote and maintain health. This position provides a flexible schedule and work environment in various settings.
He/she must have a valid Physical Therapy license in the state(s) of practice, or proof of license eligibility; and
He/she must have a Master's degree in Physical Therapy; or
He/she must have a Master's degree in a Physical Therapy related field in addition to a Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy; or
He/she must have a Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy plus 5 years of progressively responsible PT experience.
The qualifying Physical Therapy degree earned outside of the U.S. must be evaluated to be the U.S. equivalent to a degree in Physical Therapy.
He/she must have, or obtain within 90 days of employment, CPR certification per GRS standards.
He/she must have a valid driver's license.
To protect the health and safety of our patients, residents, employees, family members, and the communities we serve, Genesis Rehab Services has implemented a universal COVID-19 vaccination requirement for employees, care partners and onsite vendors.
Position Type: Full Time
Req ID: 395873
Center Name: Genesis Rehab Services
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