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  • Physical Therapist

    Job Locations US-WI-Racine
    Company Ascension At Home
    Requisition ID
    2018-14077
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Home Health
  • Overview

    Wheaton Franciscan Home Health and Hospice, an Ascension Health at Home company, has an opening for a 

    full-time Physical Therapist for the Racine area

     

    WE ARE OFFERING A $10,000 SIGN-ON BONUS! 

     

    A licensed professional who provides coordinated care to patients of all age groups. Plans, implements, and evaluates patient care plans to restore or maintain patient well-being. Plans, organizes, and conducts physical therapy treatment program based on the medical referral and their evaluation. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team.

    Responsibilities

    • Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)

    • Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency; i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programs

    • Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients

    • Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors

    • Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals, as necessary

    • Performs initial and ongoing clinical assessments to identify patient needs, determine level of functioning, including OASIS assessments at appropriate time points and appropriateness of patient for home health

    • Performs and oversees other team members, when applicable, in the performance of patient care that is consistent with patients’ needs and desires

    • Prepares, and completes a Plan of Care in consultation with the physician and other care-team members. Documents on progress notes, phones orders, and other clinical record documentation on an ongoing basis. Revises the POC based on evaluation and ongoing assessment data

    • Plans and provides appropriate treatment for neuromuscular, neurological, and orthopedic disorders based on medical referral and therapy assessment

    • Assists/instructs patient/family in transfer techniques appropriate to patient abilities. Instructs on use of equipment such as walkers, wheelchairs, canes, etc., in a safe manner. Utilizes appropriate therapy equipment specific to patient diagnosis and needs

    Qualifications

    Education/Licensing/Certification:

    • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from an American Physical Therapy Association approved program
    • Lymphedema certification a plus
    • Current State License as an Physical Therapist
    • Valid Driver’s License.

     

    Experience:

     

    • Experience as a Physical Therapist in an acute care or rehabilitation setting

     

    Knowledge and Skills:

    • Therapy skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.

    • Good interpersonal skills.

    • Knowledge of durable medical equipment

     

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