We are seeking a Physical Therapist to work at a busy medical clinic in Dartmouth.
Steward Medical Group at Hawthorn Medical Associates is an organization that prides ourselves on knowing that we can make a difference in the lives of our patient’s every day!
We aim to create a supportive environment where you can develop your skills and further your career path with a passionate team of employees who are all driven to learn from one another.
The successful candidate will:
- Access patient condition, establishes goals, treatments and care plan in conjunction with patient/family.
- Ensures that appropriate treatment is performed in interdisciplinary fashion, consulting with physicians and other departments about impact of PT factors on patient health status.
- Complies with appropriate clinic policies related to infection control, safety, regulations.
- Documents findings, treatment and other patient information for medical record.
- Educates patient/family on appropriate care and use of various therapies/exercises.
- Serves as information/education resource for patients, families, and staff.
- Perform all other duties as directed
Minimal requirement of a BS in Physical Therapy along with successful completion of clinical internship, and current state PT license. Minimum of two-four years experience as PT in a clinical setting preferred.
Knowledge of physical therapy principles, standards, practices. Knowledge of how to use/maintain physical therapy equipment and devices. Knowledge of clinic policies/procedures, regulations, safety/infection control, and quality control requirements.
Skill in appropriate evaluation and treatment of patients. Skill in using PT equipment by consistently using devices appropriately to improve patient health status. Skill in appropriate compliance with infection control, safety and QI standards. Skill in effectively maintaining equipment, successfully competing competency testing.
Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, staff and establish/maintain effective relationships. Ability to evaluate utilization and quality data and make necessary modifications in performance. Ability to communicate clearly in verbal and written form and via effective problem resolution.
We can offer you:
Vacation, holiday and sick time
Comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision and other elective insurances as well as tuition reimbursement
401K with company contribution
Supportive culture and professional development
Internal growth opportunities
Steward Health Care is the largest private, for-profit health care network in the United States. The company is owned and led by a management team of Steward Physicians. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Steward employs more than 40,000 health care professionals and operates 35 hospitals across the United States and in the countries of Malta and Colombia which regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The Steward network includes multiple urgent care centers and skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, more than 7,000 beds under management, and approximately 2.2 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services.
The Steward Health Care Network includes more than 5,000 physicians across 800 communities who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters annually. Steward Medical Group, the company's employed physician group, provides more than six million patient encounters per year. The Steward Hospital Group operates hospitals in Malta, Colombia and nine states across the U.S., including Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah. For more information, visit www.steward.org.
Hawthorn Medical Associates, an affiliate of Steward Health Care, was established in 1970 and is the largest multi-specialty group practice in the Greater New Bedford area. We have many of the area’s finest physicians who practice in our state-of-the-art facilities in a campus-like setting. They are supported by a skilled professional and support staff and together provide high quality, comprehensive medical care to more than 138,000 patients each year.
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