Massachusetts Veterans Jobs

MassHire JobQuest Logo

Job Information

Fallon Health Physical Therapist-Growing PACE program - No Nights No weekends - Great Benefit Package in Dartmouth, Massachusetts

Overview

COMING SOON: Fallon Health Opens New Summit Eldercare Site in Dartmouth!!

About us:

Fallon Health is a company that cares. We prioritize our members--always-making sure they get the care they need and deserve. Founded in 1977 in Worcester, Massachusetts, we deliver equitable, high-quality coordinated care and are continually rated among the nation’s top health plans for member experience, service, and clinical quality.

Fallon Health’s Summit ElderCare® is a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly–PACE for short. PACE, an alternative to nursing home care, is a program that helps people 55 and older continue living safely at home. At Fallon Health, we believe our individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, self-expression and unique capabilities allow us to better serve our members. We embrace and encourage differences in age, race, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, physical and mental ability, sexual orientation, socio-economic status and other characteristics that make people unique.

Today, guided by our mission of improving health and inspiring hope, we strive to be the leading provider of government-sponsored health insurance programs—including Medicare, Medicaid, and PACE— in the region.

Staff physical therapist with a minimum of one year experience working with elderly population. Under the general supervision of the Rehabilitation Manager, provides and documents the full range of Physical Therapy treatments and tests to all categories of participants, supervises assistants, supportive personnel and participated in educational services.

Why should I consider a Physical Therapist opportunity in a PACE program at Summit?

  • Great Pay!

  • Great Benefits - including very affordable Health Insurance!

  • 23 days of PTO - and - an additional 12 Holidays

  • Monday to Friday from 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

  • No Holidays!

  • Some wonderful relationships established with the member participants you care for!

  • Manage a caseload of participants in collaboration with your team which includes a provider and primary care nurse.

  • Assessments completed only semi-annually or for a significant change

  • And many, many more!

Responsibilities

  • PT evaluation therapy, assessment procedures are indicated. Conducts definitive therapy testing and interprets patients data.

  • Designs and documents therapy plan of care. Modifies therapy goals or plan. Evaluates, interprets and responds to changes in physiological state.

  • Evaluates and implements treatments. Designs and manages therapeutic program based on department standards.

  • Utilizes all appropriate equipment per department protocols and standards.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills required to perform process involved in the delivery of age-appropriate patient care. Provides care appropriate to the patient population served. Completes all required competency assessments.

  • Communicates effectively with patients and caregivers. Provides and documents specific training related to patient’s dysfunction. Provides patient educational materials appropriate to patient and family needs.

  • Provides clinical instruction to affiliating physical therapy and physical assistant students. Accepts assigned students for designated clinical affiliation experiences. Actively cooperates with other personnel to achieve clinical education program objectives.

Qualifications

Education, Licenses, certification and experience requirements:

Education:

MS or BS in Physical Therapy from a school accredited by APTA

*    *

License: * *

Licensure in Massachusetts or licensure pending via reciprocity or examination.

Valid Driver’s License and Clean Driving Record Required * *

* *

Certification: CPR certification or willingness to be certified within 60 days of hire.

Experience: Minimum of 1 year experience with elderly population.

COVID-19 Vaccination:

With the end of the Global Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic, Fallon Health no longer requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 except for employees who are in jobs that under state and federal laws, regulations and policies are required to be vaccinated and/or they are in Member/participant facing positions.

Location US-MA-Dartmouth

Posted Date 3 months ago (4/15/2024 11:48 AM)

Job ID 7551

# Positions 1

Category Physical Therapy

DirectEmployers