Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH) - Waltham, MA (30+ days ago)4.3

With guidance/confirmation of the physical therapy clinical instructor, the Physical Therapist Intern will perform the following patient care activities:

Expectation of 80% patent care

Plans, directs, implements and evaluates patient care

Evaluates and recommends appropriate equipment for patients

Delegates care and directs PT Assistants and/or PT Aides in examination, evaluation (including assessment/reassessment) and all intervention

Attends rounds as appropriate

Display knowledge/skills needed to treat all age groups within the their designated areas of care


Effective interpersonal and communication skills

Ability to provide compassionate care to patients

Ability to recognize emergency situations and respond appropriately

Ability to lift greater than 50 pounds

Ability to independently transfer patients up to 200 pounds in weight

Ability to stand for an extended period of time (greater than four hours)

Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, assessment, and treatment approach to broad range of diagnoses/impairments requiring physical therapy intervention (per criteria established in academic training while a student/graduate intern and evidenced by achieving licensure as a licensed intern)

Must be fluent in written/spoken English

EEO Statement Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.

Primary Location : MA-Waltham-MGH Waltham

Work Locations : MGH Waltham
40 Second Avenue
Waltham 02451

Job : Internship/Co Ops
Organization : Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)
Schedule : Full-time
Standard Hours : 40
Shift : Day Job

Employee Status : Regular
Recruiting Department : MGH Physical Therapy
Job Posting : Jun 19, 2018