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Physical Therapist- VNA New Bedford

Company: The Overlook Senior Living
Location: New Bedford
Posted on: November 5, 2019

Job Description:

Location: US-MA-New BedfordJob ID: 2019-1329# of Openings: 1Category: Rehabilitation ServicesDepartment: RehabilitationJob Type: Regular Full-TimeResponsibilities

The Physical Therapist (PT) will be responsible for providing skilled physical therapy services consistent with professional and regulatory standards and policies. Participates in the development of individualized programs necessary to achieve patient care objectives.

  • Perform comprehensive patient assessments to determine functional deficit and potential and establish a therapeutic plan of care to include goals
  • Document, within appropriate time frames, observations, patient's response to treatment, treatment programs, degree of progress and notable changes in patient condition
  • Complete all documentation required and in accordance with state and federal regulations and company policy
  • Communicate and coordinate patient care with other members of the patient's health care team
  • Supervise physical therapy assistants in accordance with regulations and company policy
  • Provide patient and family teaching related to the patient's physical therapy program and its maintenance
  • Assist the patient and/or family to procure needed equipment or supplies
  • Provide physical therapy in accordance with physician's orders and accepted professional practices
  • Utilize appropriate hand washing, standard precautions and personal protective equipment
  • Maintain skills and education by attending continuing education and in-service programs
  • Attend employee meetings and patient conferences


    • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy program
    • Current license as a PT in the state of Massachusetts
    • One year of experience in home care, or working with elderly patients preferred
    • Must possess a valid MA driver's license and reliable transportation
    • Demonstrated proficiency with the administration of objective standardized tests and measures and compliance with regulatory standards

      Company Overview

      Why Choose The Overlook Visiting Nurses Association

      *This position is a Homecare position*
      • The Overlook offers a great working environment and each employee's contribution is valued as an important member of our care team.
      • Our Innovative Outcome Based Operational model rated # 1 in Central MA and among the Top 5 in the State in Quality of Care, Clinical Outcomes and Customer Satisfaction.
      • Our tailor made Plans of Care are aimed to address patient specific clinical needs without restricting amount of services provided.
      • We partner with referral sources to support their operation and help them to overcome their challenges.
      • We offer excellent employee benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. A 401(k) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement and paid time off for all employees hired for 24 hours or more starting Day One of your employment.
        We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage all applicants of all ages. PI115137213

Keywords: The Overlook Senior Living, New Bedford , Physical Therapist- VNA New Bedford, Healthcare , New Bedford, Massachusetts

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