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Date Posted: 11/29/2023
Requisition Number: 5362
Location: CHA East Cambridge Care Center
Work Days: 8a- 4:30p
Category: Physical Therapy
Department: CHA PACE
Job Type: Full time
Work Shift: Day
Union Name: Non Union
CHA PACE is a Program for the All Inclusive Care for the Elderly. It's an interdisciplinary team approach to caring for complex care, frail elders 55+ with the goal to maintain them in the community and avoid nursing home placement for as long as possible. The Physical Therapy role focuses on participating on an interdisciplinary team level to support and educate therapeutic needs of a participant, provide input to participant care plans, and maintain a caseload of participants that can be treated both in the home and in an outpatient gym setting located in our Adult Day Health Center. We are a unique preventative care model compared to the reactive health care systems that most home care agencies adhere to. In Accordance with CHA policies and procedures, federal and state regulations, professional standards of care, and APTA guidelines and code of ethics, the physical therapist evaluates and treats program participants in their home as well as the PACE Center clinic with a focus on quality care, service excellence, cultural competence, and performance improvement. This position is team based home care without the utilization of OASIS typically used in home care visits.
Education/Training: Bachelors, Masters, or Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy Licensure: Massachusetts PT License
Certifications: AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers Work Experience: 0 years, 1+ preferred
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