The Staff Physical Therapist conducts comprehensive assessments of in and outpatients with physical and functional deficits, planning and implementing individual/group physical therapy treatments to achieve the highest possible level of independence. Collaborates with other disciplines to arrange for appropriate follow-up care and facilitates a successful return to home and work environments.
Provides student training according to departmental guidelines and participates in continuous education. Is encouraged to assist in interdisciplinary research.
ork requires a Master's or equivalent in Physical Therapy from an accredited institution. Work requires a current Commonwealth of Massachusetts license or eligibility status.
APTA and MCAPTA membership preferred. Work requires a current CPR certification. Work requires interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact with patients, families and various members of the health care team. Work requires analytical abilities sufficient to evaluate patients' condition, capabilities and progress to develop appropriate treatment programs.
Boston Medical Center