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Physical Therapist- Elder Service Plan

Posted on Aug 12, 2019 by Cambridge Health Alliance

Cambridge, MA 02141
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Physical Therapist- Elder Service Plan
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Category: Physical Therapy
Location:
CHA East Cambridge Care Center, Cambridge, MA

Department: Elder Service Plan
Job Type: Full Time
Job Class: Non-Union
Work Shift: Days
Work Days: 8-4:30 M-F
Hours/Week: 40
Date Posted: 07/23/2019
Requisition Number: hrq-89134

Job Details

  • The Elder Service Plan of CHA is a Program for All Inclusive Care of the Elderly (PACE). Its high functioning interdisciplinary teams work to fully integrate and coordinate medical and behavioral health care, community resources, and in home support services. This is a rewarding opportunity to help frail and disabled older adults remain in a community setting and thrive.

    The physical therapist evaluates and treats patients in multiple settings (including the adult day health center and participant's homes) in accordance with CHA policies and procedures, federal and state regulations, professional standards of care, and APTA guidelines and code of ethics,. The physical therapist is a member of the interdisciplinary team and participates in performance improvement projects, collaborates with other members of the rehabilitation department, supervises students, and completes all documentation and administrative duties appropriately. Essential job functions are focused on provision of quality care, service excellence, safety, cultural competence, and performance improvement.

    Qualifications:

    Bachelors, Masters, or Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy required

    Massachusetts License

    American Heart Association BLS

    Previous experience preferred

    Must have a reliable source of transportation for home visits

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Reference: 744546402