About the Position
Physical Therapist for to see patients for our busy home health agency.
* A generous benefits package is included for all full time staff members.
- Is a graduate from a physical therapy curriculum approved by the American Physical Therapy Association or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation on the American Medical Association or the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association and the American Physical Therapy Association, and holds a current license by the Physical Therapy Examining Committee of the California Board of Medical Quality Assurance.
- Possesses a minimum of one (1) year of physical therapy experience in a clinical setting – preferably in a home health setting.
- Excellent judgment and knowledge of current therapy practices, with demonstrated exemplary clinical, analytical and documentation skills with little supervisory direction.
- Self-directed and able to work with little supervision, has good organizational skills, and is physically able to manage the walk, bend, stoop, and lift objects up to 50 lbs.
- An active, licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organizational requirements and is in good working order.
- Is computer literate and willing to embrace technology used by the agency -- technology that eases documentation workload and supports team communication.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The following is a representation of the major duties and responsibilities of this position. The agency will make reasonable accommodations to allow otherwise qualified applicants with disabilities to perform essential functions.
- Will provide physical therapy services in accordance with a plan of treatment and plan of care as ordered by the patient’s physician. Observes and evaluates treatment effect and patient's overt physical/emotional response to treatment goals. Updates treatment plan based on evaluation and as new orders are received.
- Assesses the therapeutic and rehabilitative status of the patient and develops appropriate treatment plan for each patient; updates and modifies treatment plan on an ongoing basis.
- Plans goals and care that are reasonable, necessary and specific for the skills of the therapist. Regularly participates in interdisciplinary planning, case conferences and staff meetings as required.
- Contacts physician for clarification or elaboration of treatment orders, or to alert to any significant changes, and to discuss condition and treatment course of patient making recommendations for changes as needed.
- Observes, records and reports information on the patient's condition to the attending physician and in the patient's medical record.
- Documents patient treatment and response to treatment accurately, using established guidelines. Prepares clinical/progress notes. Submits all paperwork including but not limited to: assessment, care plan, change of orders, visit notes, medication records, progress summaries, CHHA supervision, and transfer/discharge summary within time guidelines according to agency policy.
* All applicants/contractors are considered without regard to race, color, ethic or national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status or sexual preference, veteran status, physical or mental handicap, or any other legally protected status.
Salary: $92,000.00 to $112,000.00 /year
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time