Encompass Health Careers

Physical Therapist- $5,000 sign on

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 staffed with Physicians, Therapists, Nurses, Pharmacists, Physicians 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.  

Additionally, we provide advanced inpatient acute rehabilitation for:

Balance and vestibular rehabilitation


Cardiac care

Hip fracture

Post-surgical recovery for medically complex individuals

Are you working with patients just days out of surgery or the ICU when you have the greatest chance to make a lasting impact in their recovery from a major and significant medical event?

Are your patients getting better and returning home in just 1-3 weeks?

Are you working side by side with multiple experienced PTs, OTs, Speech Therapists, Nurses and medical staff every day?

** If not, then you need to talk to us! **

Nearly 80 percent of our patients are discharged directly home after extensive rehab and medical care at an Encompass Health Hospital! Using standard and advanced  technologies we are proud of the success we have been able to achieve with our patients.  

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

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. 

We have large therapy departments providing 3 hours of therapy 5 of 7 days 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.


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 all effective day one of employment.

After one year we offer a monthly student loan payment program that pays your student loan month after month as long as you are employed by us!


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

Strong new graduates encouraged.

Address: 189 May Street, Worcester 01602
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1917693