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Physical Therapist (PT) - Outpatient (Per Diem)

Requisition ID:

21153823

Business Unit:

St. Vincent's Medical Center

Location:

Westport, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Per Diem
Standard Hours: 1
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Shifts are flexible, may include daytime hours, evening until 7pm, or weekends (Saturday).

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Every day, over 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.

St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200  employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for adults and children. St. Vincent’s is the first hospital in Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare network, and is the system’s second-largest hospital.

 Overview

Physical therapist position in new Outpatient Spine Wellness center as part of a multidisciplinary team of medical, rehabilitation, and wellness professionals dedicated to improving the health of all patients. This therapist will collaborate with professionals throughout the facility who provide rehabilitation, pain management, physical medicine, integrative medicine, fitness, nutrition, and behavioral health services to improve surgical and non-surgical outcomes. 

Position Specifics

The physical therapist will:  independently evaluate and determine treatment strategies, deliver and/or delegate 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, exercise and other procedures to maximize the patient's functional independence.  Evaluation involves strength, motor control, sensation, joint mobility, soft tissue integrity, pain, balance, coordination, posture, cardiopulmonary function, endurance, psychosocial contributors, gait, and functional abilities in activities of daily living.  This professional will collaborate extensively with team members, referral sources, and colleagues throughout the system of care to enhance the provision of services and patient outcomes.

Benefits
As one of the largest rehabilitation providers in the state, HHCRN offers a team-oriented structure, a comprehensive continuing education program, growth opportunities and support within the organization.

• Flexible scheduling
• 401K with excellent company match
• Company paid short term and long term disability insurance

We believe in high standards. These standards allow us to bring out the very best in our clients and our staff.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of Physical Therapy Program from an accredited American Physical Therapy Association school, BS degree or entry level master's degree.
  • CT active or temporary license.
     

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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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