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Physical Therapist, Per Diem

Boston, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: New England Baptist Hospital Category: Therapy & Rehabilitation Job ID: JR31692 Date posted: 09/15/2023
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When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Per Diem

Scheduled Hours:


Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Physical Therapist, Per Diem, Rotating shifts

Job Description:

Provides Physical Therapy services to the hospital’s inpatients, day surgery patients, and pre-operative patients as per written orders within the established policies of this department and New England Baptist Hospital.

1. Upon receiving written orders, initiates the patient care process of assessment of the patient’s functional status and needs. This patient care process includes, but is not limited to,

  • Formulation of patient diagnosis and prognosis based on evaluative findings and interpretation of these findings
  • Development of an appropriate and specific treatment plan of care, complete with measurable, realistic, and timely goals
  • Reassessment of progress as needed based on established timeframes, patient response to treatment, or change in status
  • Formulation of discharge plan and ability to work with patient, patient family members, and other healthcare team members to successfully carryout discharge plan
  • Documentation of patient evaluation, progress notes, re-evaluations, and discharge in a thoroughly and timely manner in the patient medical record

2. Actively participates in walk rounds, verbal rounds and patient care team conferences when appropriate.

3. Completes daily patient charge records of treatment.

4. Supervises/Directs Physical Therapy Aides and Physical Therapy Assistants in performance of assigned tasks, when indicated.

5. Completes annual safety testing and departmental competencies.

6. Demonstrates interpersonal and communication skills necessary for success in a multi-disciplinary, acute care hospital setting.


Bachelors degree; Masters or DPT preferred

Current MA licensure

American Heart Association BLS or Heartsaver Certification required

Required Work Experience: 0-1 years related work experience required.

FLSA Status:


As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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