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Senior Physical Therapist (PT) - Outpatient Ortho

Company: Hartford HealthCare
Location: Bristol
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

Description Job Schedule: Full Time Standard Hours: 40 Job Shift: Shift 1 Shift Details: Requires two evening shifts to 7pm and two 7 AM shifts Work where every moment matters. Every day, almost 20,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut---s most comprehensive healthcare network. Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network is the premier rehabilitation provider in Connecticut. We provide rehabilitation services across the continuum - acute care hospitals, long term care facilities, sub-acute rehabilitation, homecare, outpatient centers, and in community settings such as senior centers, work sites, and schools and colleges. We offer over 30 outpatient locations with a variety of specialists, including oncology, women---s health, sports medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech language, we are known for our commitment to high quality, customer focused outcomes. Position Description We---re seeking a Lead Physical Therapist (PT) for our Bristol Orthopedics office who has a passion for patient care in the area of outpatient orthopedics. This is a great opportunity to work with a diverse population that offers a wonderful team atmosphere with experienced clinicians and some of the best orthopedic physicians, nurses and physician assistants in New England This is an orthopedic-based office treating a variety of orthopedic cases including sports medicine, hand therapy, dry needling, musculoskeletal disorders, osteoporosis, work injury rehab and more This is an experienced and advanced level position for a Lead Physical Therapist (PT) that provides both clinical services to patients and clinical expertise to members of the department. The Lead Physical Therapist (PT) is considered a subject matter expert in their respective clinical area. They provide coaching to all clinical rehab staff including PT---s, OT---s, SLP---s, PTA---s, COTA---s, Rehab Aides and students. They assist with onboarding and training of new hires. In addition to the above-mentioned responsibilities, the Lead Physical Therapist independently evaluates patient---s level of function and determines, develops, and implements individualized treatment goals and plans in alignment with the patient/caregiver goals. The Lead Physical Therapist determines treatment strategies and delivers Rehabilitation therapy services that i dentify, prevent, remediate, and rehabilitate acute or prolonged physical dysfunction or pain. This role encompasses evaluation skills and techniques, analysis of patients, and application of Rehabilitation Therapy to maximize the patient's functional independence. Additional Job Responsibilities: Provides coaching and training to new employees or for new tasks to existing employees; Serves as a resource to colleagues on issues/questions and provides guidance. Provides appropriate feedback to Supervisor regarding any concern/issues that may arise. Provides input to performance evaluations. Assists with onboarding and training of new staff. Subject Matter Expert in a designated clinical program or population, providing guidance and expertise to colleagues and patients in area of expertise. Facilitate best practices within HHC system, standardize care, create treatment guidelines, and lead special interest group and/or councils, to ensure excellence in care for that patient population. Assist with the operations and coordination of the department or site as assigned by supervisor to include but not limited to staffing, physical plant/site maintenance, and equipment function. Assist with quality control, data collection and quality assurance for regulatory compliance and accreditation. Identify opportunities for improvement, recommend process improvements utilizing operating model. Benefits We offer a team-oriented structure, a comprehensive continuing education program, an excellent benefits package and opportunities for growth throughout our network. In addition we have Special Interest Groups that assist with evidence based clinical knowledge to advance your skills Extensive paid time off (PTO) Flexible scheduling & competitive pay Medical and dental benefits 401K with company match Company paid short term and long term disability Continuing education and tuition reimbursement Clinical specialty and senior clinician opportunities We believe in high standards. These standards allow us to bring out the very best in our clients and our staff. Qualifications Minimum 3 years--- experience required, 5 years--- experience preferred Experience as clinical instructor or mentor required. Graduate of Physical Therapy Program from an accredited school, BS degree, MS degree or Doctoral Degree. Active PT license in the state of Connecticut Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements Able to coordinate and manage patient care needs recognizing issues that require intervention Able to communicate effectively with patient, family, and team members to reach optimum patient outcomes. Excellent interpersonal skills Demonstrates competence, including knowledge and behaviors, to meet age specific patients--- needs Maintains infection control policies related to patient care Ability to exercise independent judgement Able to adapt to a changing environment We take great care of careers. With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge --- helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment .

Keywords: Hartford HealthCare, Bristol , Senior Physical Therapist (PT) - Outpatient Ortho, Healthcare , Bristol, Connecticut

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