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Physical Therapist

Company: Harbor Health Services
Location: Brockton
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

The Physical Therapist provides Physical Therapy services to geriatric participants by evaluating each participant of the Harbor Health's Elder Service Plan and developing a plan using treatment techniques to promote the ability to move, reduce pain, restore function and prevent disability, assisting the participant in reaching his/her maximal potential while learning to live within the limits of his/her capabilities.
Move into a Physical Therapy position where you can finally help your clients the way you have always wanted: providing preventative care to keep individuals happy, healthy, and in their homes as long as possible! By joining our team of 5 Therapists at Harbor Health's Elder Service Plan, you can provide physical therapy to those complex participants who need your help the most and truly make a difference. Come help us change people's lives for the better!

Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, no weekends. Position is based out of our Brockton Elder Service Plan location and includes on site and in-home delivery of Physical Therapy services (includes mileage reimbursement).

We offer a comprehensive Benefits package including Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, company paid Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, 403b Saving Plan, generous Paid Time Off (PTO) plus 11 additional paid holidays and much more!


Assists in development and implementation of care plans, modifies treatment plans as needed, and recommends termination of services as appropriate in collaboration with the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT).
Diagnoses and manages movement dysfunction and enhance physical and functional abilities.
Restores, maintains and promotes not only optimal physical function, but optimal wellness and fitness and optimal quality of life as it relates to movement and health.
Prevents the onset, symptoms and progression of impairments, functional limitations and disabilities that may result from diseases, disorders, conditions or injuries.
Identifies participant's needs and exhibits compassion, caring and empathy toward individual differences.
Assists in development and implementation of care plans, modifies treatment plans as needed, and recommends termination of services as appropriate.
Recommends options, courses of action or modifications to treatments ensuring participation's progress, safety and comfort.
Conducts re-examinations and modifies interventions as necessary to achieve anticipated goals and expected outcomes and develop and implement discharge plans.
Measures effectiveness of physical therapy interventions, and reports findings to the IDT.
Assists in the development of treatment protocols.
Participates in department staff meeting, IDT meetings, and all-staff meetings.
Maintains appropriate documentation in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) according to ESP and department guidelines.
Provides in-service education to ESP staff and community education within scope of knowledge.
Assists the Manager of Rehabilitation Services in the operation of durable medical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer's instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions and calling for repairs.
Maintains a safe and clean work environment for peers, participants and community and portrays a professional and positive attitude towards peers, participants and community.
Assists the Manager of Rehabilitation Services in supply ordering and inventory control.


Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy
Current MA Physical Therapist license, current BLS (Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers) Certification
Minimum of 2 years of experience in an acute care setting or program for older, frail adult populations; previous Home Care experience is preferred
Must be able to travel in a timely manner to participant's homes in the Brockton and surrounding areas
Ability to quickly recognize situations/problems before they become acute and be able to implement a timely solution
Working knowledge of the federal, state and PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) regulations, and policies and procedures that mandate and affect community day health care preferred
Hands on experience with therapeutic exercises, functional training and physical modalities preferred.
Effective oral and written communications skills to support the delivery of physical therapy services and the IDT process.
Ability to function in the Center or at the participant's home.
Shows flexibility and adaptability in a dynamic healthcare environment.
Computer Literate with Basic Microsoft Office skills.
Must be a self-starter, able to attend to details and complete tasks on time preferred, with drive to continually learn and grow preferred.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Keywords: Harbor Health Services, Brockton , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Brockton, Massachusetts

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