Physical Therapist, PT Home Health
Lowell General Hospital
Lowell , MA 01850
Posted 1 week ago
Physical Therapy, PT# Circle Home Physical Therapists provide rehabilitative and therapeutic care and services to patients in their homes, in accordance with physician referral.
####The licensed Physical Therapist assesses for and coordinates intervention of appropriate services and provides teaching to the nursing staff
, home health aides and family members. Our patients benefit from physical therapy when they have had joint replacement or other major surgery.
Patients with a chronic illness that involves muscular and movement disorders will also benefit from physical therapy. Position Qualifications:
# Bachelor degree along with 2-3 years Physical Therapy experience, Master#s degree preferred PT Licensure in the state of Massachusetts and New Hampshire (or willing to obtain NH) CPR certification required Current knowledge of OASIS and Medicare A guidelines Strong verbal and written communication skills Proficient organizational skills Home Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the patient population in which we serve. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Home Health Foundation is especially interested in candidates who, through their service, training and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our health care community.Position Details:
Maintain current knowledge and responsibility for organizing and performing diversified medically-prescribed physical therapy procedures to restore patient physical functions, to prevent disability following disease, injury or loss of a body member and to instruct patients in attaining optimum performance.
Demonstrates the ability apply diagnostic and prognostic muscle, nerve, joint and functional ability tests to plan the required therapy program via exercise, massage, heat, water, light and electrical means.
Demonstrates the ability treat disabilities, injuries, etc., by administering a variety of exercise treatments including muscle re-education, relaxation and various walking exercises, etc., using inclines, parallel bars, steps, weights, crutches, walkers, etc. Treat patients with sprains, bursitis, arthritis, etc., with hydro-therapy treatments such as whirlpool, leg, arm and body baths, hot/cold packs, hydrocollators, etc.
Interested candidates please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.