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Physical Therapist (PT) - Inpatient/Ortho

Company: St. Vincent's Medical Center
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionJob Schedule: Full TimeStandard Hours: 40Job Shift: Shift 1Shift Details: Monday - Friday 11am-730pm, 1-2 holidays per year, shift differential eligibleWork 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.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.OverviewWe are seeking a Physical Therapist to join our Inpatient Team at St. Vincent's Medical Center. Physical 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 SpecificsThe 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.BenefitsAs one of the largest rehabilitation providers in the state, HHCRN offers a team-oriented structure, a comprehensive continuing education program, 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
    • Extensive Paid Time Off (PTO) plus holidays
      • Medical and dental benefits
        • 401K with excellent company match
          • Company paid short term and long-term disability insurance
            • Continuing education and tuition reimbursement
              • Clinical specialty and senior clinician opportunitiesWe 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.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: St. Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport , Physical Therapist (PT) - Inpatient/Ortho, Healthcare , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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