VNA Physical Therapist

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Northampton , MA 01060

Posted 6 months ago

MAIN FUNCTION:

The VNA Physical Therapist is responsible for planning and providing physical therapy services to patients in their place of residence in accordance with the plan of care. The Physical Therapist performs functions that require substantial specialized knowledge, judgment, and skill based upon the principles of psychological, biological, and social services and must be able to make judgments accordingly.

This position reports to the VNA Clinical Team Manager, Rehabilitation and operates within established organizational and departmental policies and procedures.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited physical therapy program approved by the American Physical Therapy Association required; Masters degree or doctorate preferred

  • Current licensure and registration as a Physical Therapist in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts required

  • Current CPR certification required

  • Minimum of one (1) year physical therapist experience in a health care facility or equivalent experience required; home care experience preferred

  • Demonstrated knowledge in the principles of physical therapy required

  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills required

  • Current valid driver's license, a good driving record, and reliable transportation required

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