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Physical Therapist (PT) - Acute/Ortho

Requisition ID:

23151673

Business Unit:

MidState Medical Center

Location:

Meriden, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 2
Shift Details: Flexible schedule with primary coverage in the evening. Altered work week schedule and rotations available, such as 3, 12-hour and 4, 10-hour shifts.

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Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues 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.

Serving our community since 1998, MidState Medical Center is a vibrant and progressive organization with a genuine concern for our patients, community, and employee’s alike. We’ve earned top honors for quality stroke care, gold level recognition for organ donation, and employing leaders in the field of cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation, providing the highest quality level of care.

 

Overview:

Hartford HealthCare is seeking a fulltime Physical Therapist to join the Connecticut Orthopedic Institute at Midstate Medical Center.  Cross coverage in acute care services available.  Flexible schedule with primary coverage in the evening.  Altered work week schedule and rotations available, such as 3, 12-hour and 4, 10-hour shifts. This is an opportunity to join a dynamic rehab team, servicing both the orthopedic and acute care services. 

The Physical Therapist (PT) independently evaluates, determines treatment strategies, delivers and/or delegates services that identify, prevent, remediate, and rehabilitate acute or prolonged physical dysfunction or pain, with emphasis on physical dysfunction. This role encompasses evaluation skills and techniques, analysis of patients, and therapeutic application of physical and chemical agents, exercise and other procedures to maximize the patient's functional independence. Evaluation involves strength, motor control, joint mobility, soft tissue integrity, pain, balance, coordination, posture, cardiopulmonary function, endurance, gait and functional abilities in activities of daily living. Reporting structure is dependent upon the site in which the staff member is assigned.

Benefits
As one of the largest rehabilitation providers in the state, Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network offers a team-oriented structure, an excellent benefits package along with Special Interest Groups that assist with evidence based clinical knowledge, growth opportunities and support within the organization!

• Flexible scheduling & competitive pay
• 401K with company match
• 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

Education:
• BS, MS or DPT in Physical Therapy from an accredited American Physical Therapy Association Program.

 

Licensure:
• Current licensure in the state of CT as a Physical Therapist.

Critical Success Factors

• Experience in an inpatient acute care setting preferred.
• Strong focus on patient satisfaction.
• Ability to exercise independent judgment in analyzing facts and circumstances to determine plan of action to follow within the limits of accepted physical therapy practice.


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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

 
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