Steward Health Care System Physical Therapist in Haverhill, Massachusetts
Job Summary: Responsible for evaluation, planning, directing and administering physical therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician. This is an Outpatient position. Responsibilities: - Administers treatments and physical agents as prescribed by a referring physician in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability. - Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities. - Coordinates, delegates and supervises responsibilities assigned to supportive staff (RCNA, PTA, PTLA, etc.). - Participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities. - Provides input in formulating budget, assists in evaluating department performance versus budget controls and takes appropriate action to remain in budget guidelines. - Ensures that patient changes are accurate and entered on a timely basis. - Participates in all infection control, departmental equipment training, organizational safety and fire safety programs. *Qualifications: * - Current State Physical Therapy Licensure, graduate of an approved school of Physical Therapy or graduate of accredited college or university with a certificate in Physical Therapy. - Three or more years of previous experience in all aspects of physical therapy. - Current BCLS certification. - Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. - Strong written and verbal skills. - Basic computer knowledge. - Knowledge of physical medicine, physical therapy modalities, anatomy and physiology.