Careers

Altimate Home Health Care

Physical Therapist (PRN)

Req #521

JOB SUMMARY

A Registered Physical Therapist (PT) administers physical therapy to patients on an intermittent basis in their place of residence. This is performed in accordance with physician orders arid plan of care under’ the direction and supervision of the Director of Clinical Services/Clinical Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. Graduate from a physical therapist curriculum approved by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, American Physical Therapy Association, or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association, or the Council of Medical Education of the American Medical Association and American Physical Therapy
  2. Curi‘ently licensed in the state(s) in wllieh
  3. Two (2) years’ experience, preferi’ed.
  4. Acceptance of philosophy and goals of this
  5. Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Understands and adheres to established policies and
  2. Provides physician prescribed physical
  3. Improves or minimizes residual physical disabilities of the
  4. Returns the individual to optimum and productive level within the patient’s
  5. Participates with all other home care personnel in patient care planning.
  6. Directs and supervises persoiuiel as
  7. Responsible for initial assessment, plan of care, maintenance program development and modifications and reassessments every 30 days.
  8. Performs all skilled procedures as ordered by
  9. Consults with physicians regarding change in
  10. Writes reports to physicians regarding patient’s
  11. Instructs patients and family/significant others in home prograiiis and activities of daily
  12. Participates in inservice programs and presents inservice programs as assigned.
  13. Participates in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as
  14. Attends all patient care conferences as
  15. Prepares clinical and progress
  16. Assists physician with evaluating level of
  17. Helps develop the plan of care and revise as
  18. Consults with family and Agency
  19. Completes and submits OASIS assessments, reassessments, transfers, resumptions of care, discharges and significant change in condition in accordance with Agency defined time
  20. Appropriately utilizes ICD-I 0 codes.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Works indoors in Agency office and patient homes and travels to/from patient homes.

JOB RELATIONSHIP:
  1. Supervised by: Director of Clinical Services/Clinical Manager
  2. Workers Supervised: Physical Therapy Assistant and Home Health Aide as assigned