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Physical Therapist (PT)- Home Health
Details: Job is located in Lancaster, CA. Job Objective: The physical therapist is responsible for assisting in the care and rehabilitation of designated home care patients. The therapist treats disabilities, injuries, and diseases through the use of massage, exercise, and equipment, employing properties of heat, light rays, water, electricity, and all other accepted physical therapy procedures. The therapist plans, administers, and evaluates individual treatments of assigned patients and determines appropriate activities, as indicated by patient's needs. Assists in supervision of Physical Therapy Assistants. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: A. Demonstrates understanding of the theory and practices of accepted physical therapy treatment Demonstrates knowledge regarding special needs and behaviors of age specific groups. Participates in age specific educational and training programs. Demonstrates proficiency in required age specific competencies B. Performs complete assessment of patient's endurance, sensory processes, range of motion, neuromuscular status, functional abilities and gait. Defines patient problems and goals on a timely basis after patient evaluation. C. Initiates a plan of treatment and makes necessary revisions based on assessments and patient progress. Reviews medical history as appropriate, including medications. Administers physical therapy treatments as prescribed. Updates problem list as needed. Provides recertification documentation 14 days prior to end of certification period. Contacts physician for recertification orders and/or changes in plan of care. D. Provides accurate documentation of visits within agency timeliness guidelines. Completes documentation of evaluation and plan of care. Completes a progress note for each therapy visit Routinely documents patient's progress. Provides conference notes when conferring with physicians, patients or other health care providers. E. Supervises Physical Therapy Assistant including: Initial evaluation - joint visit. Co-signs all notes weekly Joint supervisory visits on each patient at discretion of PT to be determined at initial evaluation and pm evaluation. Discharge visit with appropriate documentation. Maintains record of joint visit on time sheet. F. Demonstrates understanding of patient's insurance coverage for physical therapy. Completes an Authorization request for all visits. Communicates coverage problems with Management as needed. G. Communicates with Director of Patient Care for Durable Medical Equipment needs, patient problems or other issues as appropriate H. Maintains own schedule for patient visits and communicates visit plans with Clinical Supervisor or her designee. I. Attends and participates in staff meetings and multidisciplinary case conferences. 1. Frequency of conferences with PTA to be determined by the PT dependent on patient need, supervisory need of PTA and shall be at least once every 30 days. Non-Essential Duties: Participates in agency committees as appropriate. Participates in QI process as requested in UR, chart audits, and QI committees. Participates in orientation of other personnel. Other duties as assigned.
Physical Therapist- Acute Care PT Manager needed
Details: If you are a physical therapist with management or supervisor experience, we have an immediate need for an Acute Care Therapy Manager with a successful Regional Medical Center in the Clear Lake area. This opportunity offers the opportunity to work with surgical and non surgical patients, supervise and work with a full therapy team, while working in a friendly, team oriented environment. This opportunity offers: Work directly with patients while also supervising a team of therapy professionals Ability to grow and implement new treatment programs Work alongside other medical professionals to provide the best treatment for each patient competitive compensation along with 401k, continuing education, benefits This is a great opportunity for a quality-driven Physical Therapist who is interested in a patient-centered, team-oriented environment. Requirements: Graduate from an accredited Physical Therapy curriculum PT licensed or license eligible in the state of TX 2 years of management or supervisor experience in an acute care setting Interviewing Now! Call or email Chris Fitzgerald today to arrange for an interview . Chris Fitzgerald Regional Account Executive/ Recruiter ETS Therapy Phone: (540) 491-9261 Fax: (540) 563-1687 ETS Therapy specializes in locating and placing Physical and Occupational Therapists with independent practices across the country. Our commitment is to match the best therapy professionals with the right practices. Call us at (540) 563-1688 or visit www.etstherapy.com today! For a full list of available positions or to apply directly see our website: www.etstherapy.com
PT OT ST SLP Physical Occupational Speech Therapist Home Health Therapy
Details: ACCREDITED HOME HEALTH SERVICES’ SAN GABRIEL VALLEY LOCATION IS NOW HIRING: PT – Physical Therapist – IMMEDIATE NEED OT/R – Occupational Therapist – IMMEDIATE NEED SLP – Speech Language Pathologist – IMMEDIATE NEED With 35 years of experience here in Southern California, Accredited Home Health Services continues to raise the bar on clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction, while we expand our patient census throughout Los Angeles County. We have an IMMEDIATE NEED for additional licensed home health professionals to treat patients at their homes throughout the San Gabriel Valley (Pasadena, Alhambra, Rosemead, West Covina, Baldwin Park, Walnut, Diamond Bar, Irwindale, Asuza, La Puente) and in Glendale. We are also hiring PT OT and SLP for our SAN FERNANDO VALLEY and WEST LOS ANGELES locations. We are looking for licensed Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech Language Pathologists to provide home health rehabilitation therapy and teaching to patients and caregivers to restore the standard of daily living to their lives, both at home and in their communities. Our therapists work as part of a clinical team and are actively involved with case management. The value of your knowledge, experience, and passion put your contributions at the forefront of the modern-day home health care model. By joining forces with Accredited Home Health, you can get some of that value back with the ability to make your own schedule – work with the demands of your family, not against them. And with Accredited Home Health, there is the value of achievement – by spending significantly more time with your patients at home than you would in a clinic, you can truly participate in their recovery on a level you may have not thought possible. To learn more about Accredited Home Health -- the patients we serve and the services we provide -- visit www.accreditednursing.com PHYSICAL THERAPIST ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Coordinates care with the patient’s physician and the patient/caregiver. 2. Assesses and evaluates the therapeutic and rehabilitative status of the patient in the patient’s residence. 3. Initiates therapy as determined by the therapist, the physician, and the patient and caregiver as appropriate, including the setting of realistic goals. 4. Provides direct therapy and instruction of the patient and/or caregiver and HHA in proper techniques for exercises, equipment use, and the use of all applicable appliances. 5. Maintains appropriate clinical records and notes. Prepares and submits these clinical records in accordance with Agency timelines. 6. Accepts responsibility of assignment of patient care and fulfills the obligation. Complies with accepted professional standards of practice. 7. Supervises Home Health Aides when required. 8. Provides in-service training as requested by the agency. 9. Provides care and rehabilitation as set forth under Medicare Guidelines/Title 22 10. Contacts patient/caregiver and makes initial visit within 24 hours of referral based on patient’s availability. OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. The Occupational Therapist evaluates patient’s functional status (e.g. muscle function, range of motion, coordination, endurance, visual/perceptual retraining, etc.) 2. Assesses patient’s ability to care for themselves and patient’s level of cognition. 3. Develops treatment programs and establishes goals for improved function in conjunction with the patient, family/caregiver, and physician. 4. Maintains appropriate clinical records and notes. Submits these records in accordance with agency policy. 5. Maintains contact/communication with other personnel involved in the patient’s care. Reports any changes in the patient’s condition to the physician. 6. Identifies patient’s need for other home health services and makes referrals as appropriate. 7. Teaches adaptive skills or retrains patients in activities of daily living. 8. Instructs patients in the use of adaptive equipment to improve bodily function. 9. Instructs patients in the use of prosthetic and/or orthotic devices. 10.Instructs patient’s family/caregiver and fellow healthcare personnel in patient’s treatment regime when necessary. 11. Attends and contributes to in-services, case conferences, and other meetings as required by agency policy. 12. Performs work capacity evaluation for patients planning to return to work, and may refer to them specialized vocational training 13. Participates in performance improvement activities and in-service education. 14. Supervises home health aide as required. 15. Contacts patient/caregiver and makes initial visit within 24 hours of referral, based on patient’s availability. SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Conducts appropriate evaluations, assesses home environment and identifies equipment needs relative to speech-language function. 2. Identifies functional speech deficits and other communication dysfunctions, establishes and implements a plan of care in conjunction with the patient, family/caregiver, and physician. 3. Recommends communication devices/aids as necessary. 4. Performs cognitive evaluations and provides appropriate cognitive rehabilitation therapies. 5. Performs swallowing evaluations. Conducts dysphasia intervention and family education regarding swallowing function and safety. 6. Confers with referring physician and agency personnel to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care. 7. Participates in case conferences, in-service education, and other meetings as required. 8. Prepares and submits clinical documentation per agency policy. 9. Identifies patient/family/caregiver needs for other home health services and refers as appropriate. 10. Instructs patient, family/caregivers, and other agency healthcare personnel in the patient’s treatment regime as necessary. 11. Supervises Home Health Aide as required. 12. Participates in Performance Improvement Activities as required. 13. Contacts patient/family/caregiver and makes initial visit within 24 hours of referral based on patient’s availability. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ALL HOME HEALTH CLINICIANS: 1. Is self-directed and able to work well with minimal supervision. Demonstrates appropriate observational skills and professional judgment. 2. Demonstrates good organizational skills and the ability to coordinate care of multiple patients. Uses professional judgment in reporting and seeking assistance from both peers and supervisors. 3. Maintains absolute confidentiality of agency records and documentation at all times. 4. Participates in staff meetings, in-service education programs, and team conferences as required by the agency. 5. Demonstrates empathy for the needs of the patient population.
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