Encompass Health Careers

Outpatient Physical Therapist- Fairlawn Rehab Hospital

Worcester, Massachusetts
Staff Therapy Physical Therapy

Job Description

Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health

Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital is a 110 bed acute rehabilitation hospital, owned by Encompass Health and UMass Medical Center located in Worcester, MA. We are a dedicated physical rehabilitation hospital and outpatient center staffed with Physicians, Therapists, Nurses, Pharmacists, and other professional staff to consistently offer the best possible outcomes for our patients.

 If you want to become a great Physical Therapist- we can get you there!

We are proud that we hold 4 Gold Seal Joint Commission Certifications recognizing Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital as a Center of Excellence for Stroke, Amputee, Brain Injury and Parkinson’s Disease Rehabilitation.  

Our Worcester, MA Outpatient Program provides the following PT services:


Orthopedic and Sport Injuries

Neuro Rehab

Vestibular – Balance & Gait

Spinal Cord Injuries
Bioness -LE
FES Bike

Parkinson’s- Lee Silverman-BIG


Our outpatient OT and SLP services provide extensive additional services such as:

Neuro Rehab, Cognitive Retraining, Driver Evaluation, Bioness – UE, UE Robotics:In Motion, Myomo, Aphasia, Cognitive Retraining, Voice Therapy, Dysarthria, Fluency Disorders (stuttering), Swallowing/Dysphagia

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

The Outpatient Physical Therapist is part of a full team of rehabilitation specialists including Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Nursing and Medical staff providing therapy treatment and patient care according to hospital, state, professional and federal regulations and guidelines. In addition, the position:

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 technicians.

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

Our Outpatient therapists provide follow-up services for our discharged inpatients as well as numerous direct referrals from community resource, providing both orthopedic and neurologic conditions.


To attract and retain the best professionals, we offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), college savings plan, employee assistance program, pre-paid legal plan and much more.

Keywords: Physical Therapist, PT, outpatient rehab, orthopedics, outpatient, work hardening, outpatient neuro, rehab hospital, 01602

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 therapy program or one that is determined to be substantially equivalent to a U.S. accredited program by an appropriate certifying agency preferred. 

Physical Requirements: 

- Good visual acuity and ability to communicate 

- Ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.

Address: 189 May Street, Worcester 01602
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1916199