The Physical Therapist II will be responsible for:
- Performing complex diagnostic evaluations upon physician referral and by departmental and professional guidelines and standards. Verifies appropriateness of referral, contacting provider as necessary. Reviewing patient medical history/record and selects, administers, and interprets a broad range of standardized and non-standardized tests and measurements to assess patients’ functional status related to cardiopulmonary, developmental, musculoskeletal, neurological, and sensorimotor function.
- Demonstrating proficient clinical reasoning with developing and implementing individualized treatment programs for patients with complex, rare, or multiple dysfunctions. Prioritizing treatment goals and administers appropriate physical therapy procedures and modalities to address goals. Prepares discharge plans and home treatment programs. Providing instruction and education to patients and families.
- Utilizing advanced clinical reasoning skills for the selection/fabrication of orthotics, adaptive/assistive equipment, and technology for patients, including those with complex, rare, or multiple dysfunctions. Prioritizes patient/family goals to meet specific treatment objectives. Communicating with equipment designers and vendors regarding equipment specifications and patient needs.
- Recording assessments, diagnoses, and treatment plans in patient medical records according to established documentation standards.
To qualify you must have:
- Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy and at least three years of previous PT experience.
- State of MA PT licensure.
- Previous pediatrics experience preferred.
Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.