Physical Therapist (PT)
Company: Hartford HealthCare
Posted on: January 17, 2023
Description Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Clinic hours 7am to 7pm
Sign on bonus eligible for qualified PTs! Work where every moment
Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work
with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment
matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most
comprehensive healthcare network.
For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary
source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We
are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham
counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter
services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality
healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our
In addition to our 200+ bed hospital, the Backus Health System
includes numerous off-site locations, including several health
centers, Backus Home Health Care and the Backus Outpatient Care
Center, also in Norwich. Backus Health Centers are located in
Montville, Ledyard, Colchester, Norwich, and North Stonington, and
additional labs for blood draws are available throughout the
We're seeking a caring and dedicated Physical Therapist (PT) for
our Norwich office who has a passion for patient centered care.
This is a great opportunity to work with a diverse population, in
one of our largest offices, that offers a wonderful team atmosphere
with experienced clinicians (PT/OT/SLP) and some of the best
physicians, nurses and physician assistants in New England!
Being located in the same building as many of the referring
providers allow for excellent interaction regarding patient care.
The caseload can consist of a wide range of orthopedic cases and
specialties: neuro, vestibular, sports medicine, musculoskeletal
disorders, osteoporosis, work injury rehab, pain mgmt and more!
The Physical Therapist (PT) evaluates, treats and educates patients
with musculoskeletal, neurological, burn/wound injuries or to
patients with other acute or chronic physical disabilities through
the use of physical therapy techniques to relieve pain, restore
physical functioning and facilitate independence.
As one of the largest rehabilitation providers in the state, we
offer 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 and tuition reimbursement
--- Clinical specialty and senior clinician opportunities
We believe in high standards. These standards allow us to bring out
the very best in our clients and our staff. Qualifications ---
Bachelor's Degree in physical therapy required, Master's or DPT
--- CT PT license and BLS certification required.
--- Open to recent graduates. One year experience in acute care or
outpatient setting preferred.
--- Position may support the Waterford office if needed in the
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must be flexible, a team player and able to work efficiently in a
Works efficiently and organizes time appropriately. Ability to
prioritize daily work assignments.
Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions, and
effectively communicate information. Basic computer skills
(including opening/reading email, basic internet use). Proficient
skills in windows based software (including word processing,
database, spreadsheet and presentation programs).
Working knowledge of State Practice Act and Federal Medicaid and
Problem Solving and Decision Making
Requires the ability to exercise discretion and use good judgment
to perform duties promptly and consistently with little direction.
Requires high level of analytical ability in order to gather and
interpret information from various sources. Able to take the
appropriate action in response to changes, circumstances or
problems. Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
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.
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