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    The VA Boston Healthcare System is seeking one full-time Physical Therapist (PT) for the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service. This position will serve as a Float PT to provide patient care coverage during times of staff leave and high patient/consult volume. This position will be utilized at all of our VA Boston Campuses (West Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, or Brockton) but this will be done in a scheduled manner. This position reports directly to the Physical Therapy Supervisor.

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    Responsibilities

    The Physical Therapist will be independent with managing an assigned caseload in our outpatient clinic environment, inpatient acute care setting, or our Community Living Center with our sub-acute rehabilitation and long term care population. Recent experience treating adult and geriatric patients with a variety of medical conditions, both simple and complex, is required. Clinical experience treating adults in both inpatient and outpatient populations is also highly recommended, as the position will be required to be versatile between various campuses and clinics. The duties include but are not limited to: perform independent patient evaluations using appropriate standardized tests; independently develop, implement, and modify physical therapy treatment programs; recognize contraindications and appropriateness of treatment prescribed by referring provider; provide timely and accurate written documentation of patient status, progress with therapy, therapy plan, and patient response to treatment in accordance with policy; interact professionally and courteously with all VA staff, patients, and patients' families/caregivers, and managing caseload at a productive standard. A more detailed position description is available in Human Resources Management Service.

    Work Schedule: Full Time Tuesday through Saturday, 9:00 AM - 5: 30 PM
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

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    0633 Physical Therapist

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