Location: Woburn, MA
Job ID: 152531-1A
Date Posted: Jan 2, 2019
Continuing Care is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
About the Job
The physical therapist plans, organizes, collaborates and directs home care services. They are experienced in physical therapy, with emphasis on community health education/experience. The professional therapist builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individuals and families within their homes and communities in accordance with home care regulations and payer guidelines.
Physical Therapist, graduate of an accredited program in Physical Therapy, with current licensure to practice therapy in the state of Massachusetts; DPT preferred. Maintains an American Heart Association (AHA) CPR certification
Minimum of 1-2 years physical therapy experience, at least one of which is in the area of public health or home care is preferred. OASIS experience is preferred.
Demonstrates excellent observation and problem solving/critical thinking skills. Well-developed verbal and written communication skills; essential computer skills to work with EMR. Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order. Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision. Shows strong ability to organize and prioritize workload independently; physical therapy skills per competency checklist.
Full time , 40 hour, day position
The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.
Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.