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Job Description

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 Therapists, Nurses, Neuropsychologists and Medical 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!

http://www.fairlawnrehab.org/

 

** We are currently interviewing for Per Diem Physical Therapists to help augment services provided for weekend treatment and patient care and occasionally weekdays depending on your availability**

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 occupational therapist assistants and 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 setting. Typically our therapists can expect to spend an average of 1-3 weeks with our patients treating 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.

You will use standard and advanced therapy technologies- depending on the hospital location, equipment used such as Auto Ambulator, Balance Systems, Bioness for Lower Extremity, Walk Aide, Interactive Metronome/Gait mate,  Primus BTE, Infrared for Wound management, Foot mentor, and more may be available.

Keywords- Physical Therapy, Physical Therapist, PT, PRN, Pool, Per diem PT, Inpatient rehabilitation, Acute rehabilitation, Orthopedic, Head Injury, hospital rehab

 

Job Code: 100012

 

 

License or Certification:

Must be in possession of current MA state license 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.

 




Address: 189 May Street, Worcester 01602
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: PRN / Pool / As Needed
Job ID: 2115562