PHYSICAL THERAPIST - Per Diem

PT/OT/Speech Therapy Marlborough, Massachusetts


Description

Position at UMass Memorial Marlborough Hospital


Everyone is a Caregiver

 

At UMass Memorial Health Care, Everyone is a Caregiver regardless of title. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health care system of Central and Western Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 14,000 employees, working together as one health care system. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, everyday.

Requisition #: 201854

Title: Physical Therapist

Posting Date: 01/23/2020

Unit: Physical Therapy

Shift: Per Diem - (Sundays w/min of 4hrs guaranteed. Additional hrs for per diem coverage to be available after Sundays).

Location: Center for Sports & Physical Therapy - UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital - Shrewsbury, MA

UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital strives to be the community hospital of choice for patients and the workplace of choice for health care professionals and physicians. We serve as a role model in the community by promoting healthy lifestyle habits such as a tobacco and smoke free campus and the hiring of nicotine free employees.

Summary: Physical therapist who is responsible for performing a complete evaluation on patients to determine the effect of their impairments on their mobility and function as well as ability to participate in sports.

S/he will create an individualized treatment plan that will address their needs as well as the patients’ goals to allow return to their prior level of function and sport. 

The therapist will perform traditional exercises as well as sport specific exercises.  Must possess ability and expertise in the use of various equipment as well as techniques such as taping and manual skills.   

The therapist must also be able to complete functional evaluation for patient’s s/p surgeries that will include same day total hip and knee replacements.

Ability to use electronic medical record and complete all necessary documentation in a timely manner.

Flexible schedule that may include early am or evening appointments as well as being on call for late surgical patients.

Ability to communicate with patients, families, colleagues (PTA included) as well as other professionals including the referring MD.

Qualifications: Graduate with degree in Physical Therapy from accredited school required. Demonstrated ability to provide quality patient care with minimal supervision in a fast-paced setting, collaborating with peers to produce optimum results. Inpatient experience preferred. CPR certified

Standards of Respect:
Standards of Respect
We’re striving to make respect a part of everything we do at UMass Memorial – for our patients and for each other. We’re expecting that our new caregivers practice our six Standards of Respect: Acknowledge, Listen, Communicate, Be Responsive, Be a Team Player, and Be Kind, to help us make respect a part of how we take care of business everyday.


As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMHC recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talentacquisition@umassmemorial.org. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.