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Physical Therapist, Inpatient

Job ID 84242 Full / Part Time: Full-Time
Location: Springfield, Massachusetts
Regular/Temporary: Regular
About Baystate Health
Baystate Health, a leading not-for-profit integrated health system, is transforming the delivery of health care to the communities it serves. Baystate Health (BH) is one of New England’s leading and largest integrated healthcare systems, serving more than 800,000 people throughout Western Massachusetts. With about 12,000 employees, a 1,200-member medical staff, and net patient service revenue of more than $2.3 billion, this dynamic and growing system includes an academic medical center, a children’s hospital and three community hospitals. It also includes a large multispecialty group, (Baystate Medical Practices), Baystate Home Health, Baystate Reference Laboratories, and Health New England, a 205,000-member health insurance company. 

Baystate Health is seeking a Full-time Inpatient Physical Therapist

What You Will Do:

Assist patients in reaching maximum physical performance while adjusting to disabilities or recovering from injuries. Treat patients using standard physical therapy procedures. Determines patient's 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.  Observe all health and safety requirements.  Management has the right to change or add to the job responsibilities at any time.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Identifies, evaluates, treats and follows up clients on an inpatient, outpatient, homecare and contract basis.  Provides age-appropriate care to patients as assigned.  Demonstrated knowledge of developmental stages for the following age groups (infant/child, adolescence, adult and older, geriatrics) and applies developmental theories and concepts when planning and implementing care for patients.
  • Evaluates all assigned patients, develops plan of treatment, provides assessment and assists in discharge planning as appropriate for each discipline.  Applies treatment plan to patients within established procedures and time frames, as determined by each discipline.
  • Completes necessary documentation to comply with professional standards department procedures for initial consult, progress notes, clinical conference notes, and dictate reports
  • Provides information and consultation to patients, families, caregivers, and other health care personnel involved with patient management.
  • Completes department operational procedures, including scheduling, billing, equipment usage, time-off requests and caseload coverage assignments.
  • Demonstrates relevant knowledge and application of clinical skills in evaluation, treatment and counseling.
  • Meets productivity expectations as determined by the department standards.    
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols
  • Conveys information obtained from continuing education programs to physical therapy staff by developing and conducting in-service training programs
  • Assists with on-the-job orientation and training for student interns

What You Will Need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Graduate from an accredited Physical Therapy Program
  • Commonwealth of MA - Allied Health Professions Physical Therapist is required
  • CPR is required
  • 3-5 years’ experience as PT.
  • Successfully meet career ladder requirements for Level II.

Skills:

  • 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

What You Need To Know:

  • Full time position; 40 hours/week; rotating Weekends and Holidays
  • Inpatient Rehab; Baystate Medical Center
  • Please submit a resume with your application
  • Schedule is Sunday to Thursday, holiday rotation (usually every third holiday)

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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Trouble applying or uploading a resume? We invite you to email us at talent.acquisitionFD@baystatehealth.org or call us at 413-794-3666.

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