Physical Therapists

Position Type Full time, Part time and Per diem
Hours Per Week 32-40 hours and Per diem
Education Level Massachusetts Physical Therapist License
Years Of Experience 2
Position Status Now Hiring!
Location Service area includes portions of Bristol County

Job Responsibilities

Provides physical therapy to clients served by the Agency in accordance with the physician’s order and accepted professional practice. Orients, supervises and evaluates home health aides as appropriate.

Job Requirements

  • Provides skilled physical therapy in accordance with the physician’s plan of care
  • Evaluates and regularly reevaluates the rehabilitation needs of the client; initiates, develops, implements and makes necessary revisions of the client’s plan of care
  • Teaches and advises clients, family and other health team personnel including, when appropriate, home health aides, in the phases of physical therapy in which they may assist the client. Teaching may include the use of prosthetic and orthotic devices and durable medical equipment as appropriate
  • Orients, supervises and evaluates the physical therapy assistant who carries out the plan of treatment developed by the physical therapist and signed by the physician
  • Orients, supervises and teaches the home health aide; reviews/revises the home health aide plan of care as appropriate; communicates plan of care changes to the aide and scheduler as necessary
  • Makes referrals to other disciplines as indicated by the needs of the client
  • Submits accurate documentation in compliance with Agency policy

Job Qualifications

• Current Massachusetts Physical Therapist license
• Minimum of one year of experience in a health care setting
• Excellent organizational and assessment skills and home care experience preferred

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