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PT- Physical Therapist - Skilled Nursing

Company: Hartford HealthCare
Location: Meriden
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Description
Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

Work where every moment matters.

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.

Southington Care center features a state-of-the-art rehab pavilion complete with Aqua Therapy and an Occupational Therapy suite that replicates the home setting. Our staff promotes quality of life while fostering maximum well-being, with a wide range of wellness programs.

Overview
Join our experienced Rehab team to provide customized rehabilitation programs to meet the individual needs of a diverse population who no longer require hospitalization, however are in need of short-term rehabilitation in a multi-disciplinary therapeutic environment.

Southington Care Center's rehabilitation programs and services include:
--- Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy
--- Outpatient Speech, Occupational and Physical Therapy
--- Lymphedema Management
--- Good Life Fitness & Wellness Program

We offer a team-oriented structure, an excellent benefits package and opportunities for growth throughout our network. We believe in high standards. These standards allow us to bring out the very best in our clients and our staff.

Job Summary
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.

Qualifications

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

Must possess a Physical Therapist license in the state of Connecticut.

One or more years experience in healthcare setting preferred.

We take great care of careers.

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.

Keywords: Hartford HealthCare, Meriden , PT- Physical Therapist - Skilled Nursing, Healthcare , Meriden, Connecticut

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