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Beth Israel Lahey Health Physical Therapist (40hrs, Day) in Needham, Massachusetts

Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Regular

Scheduled Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Day shift with rotating weekends/holidays

Job Summary: Organizes and conducts a Physical Therapy program upon referral from a physician to facilitate rehabilitation of the mentally, cognitively or physically handicapped or injured person. Educates patients, families, students and the community in the Physical Therapy practice. Participates as a team member in the day to day operations of the department.

Job Description:

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Evaluates patients, establishes goals and implements treatment program per department's procedures and standards of care in a supportive and caring environment.

  2. Instructs patients and families in occupational therapy procedures as part of a patient's on going program as needed.

  3. Adequately plans for patient's discharge involving other pertinent team members, when appropriate.

  4. Records and reports patient's progress for review by members of Rehabilitation team and other third parties and meets all regulatory requirements.

Required Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree required .

  2. License required: Physical Therapist License

  3. 0-1 years related work experience required.

  4. One year of Physical Therapy experience preferred

  5. Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.

Competencies:

  1. Written Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written English with internal and external customers.

  2. Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and converse in English to communicate effectively with medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.

  3. Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.

  4. Team Work: Ability to interact respectfully with other employees, professional staff and/or external contacts to offer ideas, identify issues, obtain information or deliver services.

  5. Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in active listening and problem solving. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

Age based Competencies:

Employees in this job must be competent to provide patient care to the following age groups: Neonatal:Birth to 6 months, Youth: 6 months to 16 years, Young adult: 16-30 years, Middle Age: 30 - 60 years, Elderly: 60 -.

Physical Nature of the Job:

Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and or up to 20 pounds of force frequently. Job is physical in nature and employee needs to stand and/or move around through the majority of their shift.

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

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