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The Physical Therapist will be responsible for:
Performing diagnostic evaluations upon referral by physician. Verifying appropriateness of referral, contacting physician as necessary.
Reviewing patient medical history/record and selecting, administering and interpreting standardized tests and measurements in order to assess cardiopulmonary, developmental, musculoskeletal, neurological and sensorimotor function.
Developing and implementing individualized patient treatment programs. Establishing treatment goals and prescribing and administering appropriate physical therapy procedures.
Preparing discharge plans and home treatment programs and providing instruction and education to patients and families. Monitoring treatment outcomes, modifying program as needed and communicating recommendations to physicians and other providers.
Recording assessments, diagnoses and treatment in patient medical record according to established documentation standards. Preparing reports, correspondence, referrals and other materials for schools, providers, payors and others as needed. Assigning standardized billing codes and corresponding charges required for reimbursement.
Participating in unit and department quality improvement program. Identifying and recommending quality indicators, collecting and organizing data and assisting in preparing recommendations to improve efficiency and quality of service delivery.
Developing clinical knowledge and skills through participation in professional organizations, attending continuing education programs, peer review and other related internal and external resources. Representing department at patient cares rounds and participates in designated departmental and interdisciplinary committees and meetings.
Contributing to teamwork.
To qualify, you must have:
A Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy
2 years minimum PT experience required
Pediatric and/or inpatient acute care experience preferred
Excellent Analytical and Communication skills
Current MA state licensure as a Physical Therapist by the state board of registration of allied health professions.
In this position, you will be part of the esteemed Physical Therapy team. This opportunity is part of our leading-edge Hale Clinical Building, expected to open in early 2022. Though this is a future opportunity, we are hiring and training for all team members prior to the building's opening.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.