Children's Hospital Boston Physical Therapy - Resident in Boston, Massachusetts
Title Physical Therapy - Resident
Department Patient Services-Physical Therapy
Job Posting Description At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Oncology / Hematology Department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
The Physical Therapist-Resident 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 selects, 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.
Delegating administration of physical therapy treatments and related direct patient care to assistive staff. Providing direction, supervision and follow‑up as needed to ensure tasks are performed according to established standards and guidelines.
Participating in pediatric physical therapy residency activities which include research, educational and administrative activities, maintaining required documentation as required by the residency.
To qualify, you must have:
A Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy.
No previous PT experience required.
Excellent Analytical and Communication skills.
Current licensure as a Physical Therapist by the state board of registration of allied health professions.
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.
Schedule (i.e. Mon. - Fri.) Mon-Fri, possible weekends
Standard Hours per Week 40