Physical Therapist

Website LifeSkillsIncMA Life Skills, Inc

Building a Brighter Future

Hours:

32 hours per week, Monday through Friday or as determined by supervisor.

Supervisor:

Director of Day Habilitation Programs

Location:

This position will serve three of our Day Habilitations in Fitchburg, Gardner, and Greenfield.

Qualifications:

  • Must be licensed by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Allied Health Professions.
  • Acceptable CORI, SORI, and driving record background checks.
  • Must pass Finger Print Analysis.
  • Clear Record for the MA. DPPC Abuse and Neglect Registry and CT. Abuse and Neglect Registry (if applicable).
  • Valid driver’s License and reliable transportation required.

Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 30 pounds.
  • CPR/FIRST AID/AED certified,
  • Ability to pass Proactive Approach Behavioral Challenges (PABC) to support staff in the event of a physical restraint.
  • Ability to work collectively with multiple inter-disciplinary teams.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and teams, Excel, Power Point, and Office 365.
  • Complete orientation week training within 90 days of hire and recertification as needed. 

Responsibilities:

  • Completes formal PT. therapy assessments and evaluations as required by Mass Health Day Habilitation Regulations.
  • Attends all required meetings (i.e. supervisory, DHSP, Interdisciplinary Team, Individual Reviews, and trainings.
  • Provides staff training as needed (individual specific as well as orientation/annual trainings).
  • Makes recommendations to Interdisciplinary Team for the development of therapeutic and functional goals and develops support strategies in DHSP.

Life-Skills, Inc., is an accredited non-profit corporation providing a wide variety of services to individuals with intellectual/developmental, physical, and emotional disabilities throughout Central and Western Massachusetts. It is the mission of Life-Skills, Inc. to provide person-centered supports, services, and advocacy for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and to actively assist them in the pursuit and achievement of their goals and interests while encouraging independence, personal growth, and self-determination to enhance their overall quality of life.

The right person makes all the difference. If that’s you, please contact us.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $39.00 – $41.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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