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Cape Cod Healthcare

Harwich, MA
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CLINICAL SPECIALIST - PT-171223-50006496-2
Serves as a clinical resource for Physical Therapy staff in a focused area of clinical expertise; plans and conducts treatment programs for patients.
  • Evaluates new patients, sets objective measurable treatment goals for functional outcome, establishes appropriate treatment programs, and provides documentation of same.
  • Administers diagnostic muscle, nerve, joint and functional ability tests to determine the extent of the patient's impairment and the prognosis for improvement.
  • Carries out appropriate treatment modalities, and re-evaluates the patient as needed, modifying the treatment plan based on patient progress.
  • Provides objective, analytic documentation of patient care, patient/family education, and communication with other caregivers.
  • Communicates effectively with medical/allied health personnel, regarding patient progress, needs, and discharge planning.
  • Provides instruction in therapeutic procedures to be continued by patient and family.
  • Assists in training new personnel as requested by manager.
  • Provides guidance and direction to Physical Therapist Assistants, Aides, and affiliating students.
  • Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment programs, quality improvement initiatives, and safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Attends meetings as required.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in approved education programs, current literature, in-service meetings and workshops.
  • Maintains daily statistical records of patient activity and charges.
  • Performs other work related duties as assigned or requested.
Consistently provides service excellence to all patients, family members, visitors, volunteers and co-workers in a manner that reflects Cape Cod Hospital's commitment to CARES: compassion, accountability, respect, excellence and service.

  • Able to read, write, and communicate effectively in English.
  • Entry level degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited Physical Therapy Program
  • Licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  • Current BLS
For PT Clinical Specialist, must meet all qualifications noted above, as well as the following:
  • Serves as a clinical resource for rehabilitation staff in a focused area of clinical expertise; plans and conducts treatment programs for patients.
  • Assists management in the planning, development, organization and supervision of the specified clinical specialty area.
  • Documentation of Specialist Certification.

Schedule Details: Full-time 40 Hours per week 7a-5p Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Organization: Cape Cod Hospital
Primary Location: Harwich
Department: CCH-Physical Therapy - OP Orle
Employee Classification: Regular-Regular
Shift: Day/Eve
Weekend Shifts: None
Holiday Shifts: None
Posting Start Date: Jan 22, 2018
Posting End Date: Ongoing
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