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.
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
Knowledge and Skills:
Therapy skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.
Good interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of durable medical equipment