Physical Therapist Home Care

Job ID
2021-194712
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Home Health and Hospice
Hours / Pay Period
2
Facility
St. Elizabeth Home Care
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Flexible hours as needed
Work Schedule
Varies
Location
KY-Florence

Overview

HAH St. Elizabeth Home Care

 

St. Elizabeth Home Care has provided home care and wellness services for over 43 years. Their innovative services and specialty programs recognize the needs of each patient and promote the highest quality of life. Their goal is to ensure all services consistently exceed quality measures and the expectations of patients and referring physicians. St.Elizabeth Home Care's quality care is provided through a team of registered nurses, social workers, companions, dieticians, aides and physical, occupational and speech therapists.

Responsibilities

At St. Elizabeth Home Care, we're dedicated to making a difference in peoples' lives every day. It's what made you become a PT in the first place. Join our amazing team to enjoy a flexible schedule and the ability to make a difference in your community!

 

The Physical Therapist develops, implements, and supervises the home care plan for the physical rehabilitation of patients, under the direction of the attending physician and clinical branch leadership.

 

  • Performs initial evaluations and establishes care plan, including environmental modifications, for continued needs based on the patient assessment. Performs physical therapy treatments according to the plan of treatment. Evaluates and revises care plans and assignment sheets based on changes in patients and the environment.
  • Reports changes in patient condition to appropriate personnel and the attending physician.
  • Provides patient care education to patient and other caregivers.
  • Participates in coordination of services with other disciplines and community resources as needed.
  • Provides paraprofessional supervision as required by policy and regulations. Provides supervision for physical therapy assistants (PTA) as prescribed by state and federal regulations.
  • Visits all patients under PTA care every thirty days.
  • Completes and submits all required documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Participates in case conferences, summary reports, quarterly record review, annual program review and in-services or special case orientations.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school approved by the American Physical Therapy Association.
  • Currently licensed to practice in the state serviced.
  • Must obtain and maintain current CPR/BLS Certification.
  • One-year physical therapy experience in teaching or clinical setting preferred

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