St. Vincent's Medical Center
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DescriptionJob Schedule: Per Diem
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Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network is the premier rehabilitation provider in Connecticut. We provide rehabilitation services across the continuum - acute care hospitals, long term care facilities, sub-acute rehabilitation, homecare, outpatient centers, and in community settings such as senior centers, work sites, and schools and colleges. We offer over 40 outpatient locations offering physical, occupational, and speech therapy, in specialties including orthopedics, neuroscience, oncology, women’s health, sports medicine, vestibular, and more. We are known for our commitment to high quality, customer focused outcomes.
Hartford Healthcare St. Vincent’s Rehabilitation is seeking a per diem Physical Therapist (PT) for its new Stratford location. The ideal candidate has passion for multi-faceted patient care, which may include general rehabilitation, sports medicine, outpatient neuro, orthopedics, back/neck pain, gait/balance, and vestibular conditions. Specialty experience in pelvic floor or lymphedema rehabilitation would be highly valued but not required. Functional based approaches to exercise and activity are emphasized with our patients and include manual therapy and modality treatments as necessary. This position may also require some program development, physician relationship building and community outreach. This therapist will interact with rehabilitation professionals throughout the HHC system to ensure that best practices are followed in the provision of care. Data will be analyzed and utilized to improve patient outcomes, and the clinician will partner with program managers to implement, enhance, and optimize clinical programs.
This is an optimal opportunity to work with a diverse patient population in a dynamic team atmosphere with highly professional and experienced clinicians.
This position offers the potential for growth into a leadership position as the site and our rehab network continues to grow! It could also provide the opportunity to work in other HHCRN offices in the general area.
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.
As one of the largest rehabilitation providers in the state, HHCRN offers a team-oriented structure, a comprehensive continuing education program, tuition assistance, an excellent benefits package, and Special Interest Groups that enhance evidence based clinical knowledge, growth opportunities and support within the organization.
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