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William Backus Hospital | Southington, CT
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Physical Therapist - Southington Care Center

Short Term Rehabilitation (STR) - Outpatient Rehabilitation

Full Time, 40 hours/week

Weekend and holiday rotation required

Join our experienced Rehab team to provide customized rehabilitation programs to meet the individual needs of a diverse population who no longer require hospitalization, however are in need of short-term rehabilitation in a multi-disciplinary therapeutic environment.

Our state-of-the-art 8300 square foot rehabilitation pavilion is fully equipped with Nautilus weight machines, a therapeutic 16 foot pool, an Occupational Therapy Suite, cardio-fitness and other therapeutic/conditioning equipment to meet the needs of individuals during their recovery.

Southington Care Center's rehabilitation programs and services include:

* Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy
* Outpatient Speech, Occupational and Physical Therapy
* Lymphedema Management
* Good Life Fitness & Wellness Program

Position Description: Independently evaluates, determines treatment strategies, delivers and/or delegates services that identify, prevent, remediate, and rehabilitate acute or prolonged physical dysfunction or pain, with emphasis on physical dysfunction. This role encompasses evaluation skills and techniques, analysis of patients, and therapeutic application of physical and chemical agents, exercise and other procedures to maximize the patient's functional independence. Evaluation involves strength, motor control, joint mobility, soft tissue integrity, pain, balance, coordination, posture, cardiopulmonary function, endurance, gait and functional abilities in activities of daily living.

Hartford HealthCare Maintains a Culture of Integrity, Caring, Excellence and Safety


* Graduate of Physical Therapy Program from an accredited American Physical Therapy Association school, BS degree or entry level master's degree.
* CT active or temporary license.