Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital
is a 110 bed adult acute rehab hospital in Worcester, MA. We are
Joint Commission Accredited
, recognized as a Stroke Center of Excellence and HealthSouth’s #1 hospital for Nursing Excellence in 2009!
We have been a leading performer in many categories with a strong community reputation!
Make a real difference in someone's life, we do it everyday at Fairlawn!
are challenged with a wide variety of clinical cases spanning many neurologic and orthopedic disease specific categories as well as multi-trauma related injuries. Our partnership with
HealthSouth and UMass Medical
provides a focus on strong rehabilitative care and the patient base only a recognized trauma center and teaching hospital can provide.
We are currently interviewing for a
to help provide for weekday treatment and patient care according to hospital, state, professional and federal regulations and guidelines. In addition, the position:
Requires effective communication skills for working with patients, families, caregivers, and departmental and interdepartmental relationships.
Requires competency in physical therapy evaluation, assessment, care planning and treatment.
Requires task delegation and supervision of physical therapist assistants and technicians.
Maintains open and on-going communication with hospital departments to ensure patient, staff, and hospital needs are met.
The Physical Therapist creates an environment and culture that enables the hospital to fulfill its mission by providing patient safety and patient-centered treatment
Who will you treat?
We are an acute rehabilitation hospital setting. Typically our therapist can expect to spend an average of 2-4 weeks with our patients treating a wide clinical caseload such as: stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, various neurological disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, amputation, joint replacement, fractures, multiple trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions. 80% of our patients are discharged directly home.
We use evidence-based
practice guidelines to treat our patients. We participate in a national outcomes database, which provides benchmarks and sophisticated outcome reports to help us continually analyze and improve our patient outcomes.
You will use standard and advanced therapy technologies-
depending on hospital location, some equipment used such as Auto Ambulators, Bioness, Interactive Metronome, Hand Mentor, SmartStep, Anodyne, Wii and CAPs may be available.
Helping you become a better therapist is critical to our success -
You will be paired with mentors
attend in-house as well as external educational programs. The treatment team is made up of full time therapists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and medical staff; a great way to learn beyond your own discipline.
Keywords- Physical Therapy, Physical Therapist, PT, Inpatient rehabilitation, Acute rehabilitation, Orthopedic, Head Injury, stroke, CVA, spinal cord injury, amputee, physical disability
License or Certification:
Education, Training and Experience:
- Must be in possession of current state license or certification on or before the first day of employment.
- CPR certification preferred unless otherwise required by hospital policy.
- Successful completion of a degree from an accredited Master's degree program or accredited Bachelor's Degree program plus sufficient experience in the field.
- Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.
- Ability to lift, lower, push, pull and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.
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