Encompass Health Careers

Physical Therapist - 2K Sign on Bonus

Worcester, Massachusetts
Staff Physical Therapy Therapy

Job Description

Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital

Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital is a 110 bed acute rehabilitation hospital, co-owned by HealthSouth and UMass Medical Center located in Worcester, MA. We provide comprehensive Inpatient and Outpatient rehabilitative care for orthopedic, neurologic, multi-trauma, brain injury, stroke, pulmonary and cardiac rehabilitation needs.


We are a hospital setting with a full complement of Physicians, Therapists, Nurses, Pharmacists and other professional staff to consistently offer the best possible outcomes for our patients.


With an average length of stay between 1-3 weeks, we have the ability to get to know our patients and their families. We are proud of the fact that 80% of the patients admitted to Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital of Worcester, MA are discharged directly to their homes.


Come see how we are changing people’s lives- everyday. Maybe you can too!




$2,000 sign on bonus


We are currently interviewing for a full time Physical Therapist to join our team of experience rehabilitation professionals.

·         Requires effective communication skills for working with patients, families, caregivers, and departmental and interdepartmental relationships.

·         Requires competency in physical therapy evaluation, assessment, care planning and treatment.

·         Requires task delegation and supervision of Physical Therapist Assistants and Rehab Technicians.

·         Maintains open and on-going communication with hospital departments to ensure patient, staff, and hospital needs are met. 

·         The Physical Therapist creates an environment and culture that enables the hospital to fulfill its mission by providing patient safety and patient-centered treatment.

Who will you treat? We are an acute rehabilitation hospital and receive patients just days out of surgery or the ICU. Typically our therapists can expect to treat a wide clinical caseload such as: stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, various neurological disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, amputation, joint replacement, fractures, multiple trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions.

Our therapists work this patients during their most critical recovery periods.

We have large therapy departments providing 3 plus hours of therapy a day on an individual and group basis. Working side-by-side with other experienced therapists and nurses you will have the opportunity to gain broad ranging clinical skills by working with a large patient group and through scheduled rotations across all our clinical floors.


Keywords: Physical Therapist, PT, inpatient rehab, acute rehab, stroke, head injury, brain injury, orthopedics, outpatient, rehab hospital, TBI, CVA, Cardiopulmonary, spinal cord injury


Job Code: 100011

License or Certification:

Must be in possession of current state license or certification on or before the first day of employment. CPR certification preferred unless otherwise required by hospital policy.

Education, Training and Experience:

Successful completion of a degree from an accredited Physical Therapy program or one that is determined to be substantially equivalent to a U.S. accredited program by an appropriate certifying agency preferred.

Current or pending MA PT license.

Address: 189 May Street, Worcester 01602
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1821655