Physical Therapist (PT) - OutpatientHartford HealthCare | Bridgeport, CT, 06606, US
Posted 22 days ago
DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
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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 Physical Therapist (PT) for its new West Haven location. The ideal candidate has passion for team collaboration and multi-faceted patient care, including outpatient neuro, orthopedics, headache, back/neck pain, gait/balance, and vestibular conditions. Experience in pelvic floor rehabilitation would be highly valued. Functional based approaches to exercise and activity are emphasized with our patients and include manual therapy and modality treatments as necessary. This position will also require some program development, physician relationship building and community marketing. This therapist will interact with rehabilitation professionals throughout the HHC system of care 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 our system of care continues to grow! It also provides the opportunity to work in other HHCRN offices within the general area and collaborate with colleagues throughout the system.
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,
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
- Tuition reimbursement
- Clinical specialty and senior clinician opportunities
We believe in high standards, and our commitment to our Values and Mission guides all that we do. These standards allow us to bring out the very best in our clients and our colleagues.
- Graduate of Physical Therapy Program from an accredited American Physical Therapy Association school, with a BS, master's, or doctorate degree.
- CT active or temporary license.
- CPR certification
- Clinical Specialty Certification is highly valued: ortho, neuro, pelvic floor, lymphedema
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.