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Hartford HealthCare Physical Therapist (PT) - Outpatient Rehab (Per Diem) in New Britain, Connecticut

Work whereevery moment matters. Every day, almost 30,000 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. Position Description This per diem PT would help to cover the Central Region outpatient locations (Bristol, New Britain, Newington, North Haven, Plainville, Southington). Hours would include morning and evening hours depending on clinic needs. The Physical Therapist (PT) administers medically prescribed Physical Therapy treatments to patients. The Physical Therapist (PT) independently evaluates patient’s level of function, determines treatment strategies, and delivers and/or delegates Physical Therapy services that identify, prevent, remediate, and rehabilitate acute or prolonged physical dysfunction or pain. This role encompasses evaluation skills and techniques, analysis of patients, and therapeutic application of physical and chemical agents, prescription of exercise and other procedures to maximize the patient's functional independence. Responsibilities · Upon Physician referral, the Physical Therapist (PT) performs thorough examination and evaluation of patient’s level of function, including evaluations for strength, movement, motor control, joint mobility, soft tissue integrity, pain, balance, coordination, posture, cardiopulmonary function by assessing and monitoring vitals, endurance, gait and functional abilities in activities of daily living · Establishes measurable goals with the patient/family based on appropriate patient care protocols and critical paths in order to meet patient needs. · Implements, delivers and delegates patient care by utilizing appropriate interventions and clinical decision making including but not limited to modalities such as heat, cold, light, water, sound, electricity, mobilization and therapeutic exercise. · Provides patient and caregiver education regarding treatment, precautions, and equipment use · Participates in patient transition planning and/or patient discharge planning including recommendations to community resources to meet patient needs throughout the continuum of care. Help to coordinate patient care with other care providers such as Rehab Therapists, Nurses, Social Workers, and other community resources as related to care transition planning. · Delegates patient care tasks and provide clinical supervision for Physical Therapist students, Rehabilitation Aides and Physical Therapist Assistants. * · Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited program by theCommission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). * · Open to new graduates * · Previous experience as a Physical Therapist preferred * · Current State of CT Physical Therapy license required or active temporary license at time of hire Problem Solving and Decision Making · Requires the ability to exercise discretion and use good judgment to perform duties promptly and consistently with little direction. · Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times. · Requires high level of analytical ability in order to gather and interpret information from various sources. · Able to take appropriate actions in response to changes, circumstances ability concerning the daily activities of the position. 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 isyour moment. Job: Therapy Services / Rehab* *Organization: New Britain General *Title: *Physical Therapist (PT) - Outpatient Rehab (Per Diem) Location: Connecticut-New Britain-100 Grand Street New Britain (10126) Requisition ID: 23164760 Other Locations: United States