Envision Healthcare

  • Physical Therapist

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

    Home Health Physical Therapist (PT) $10,000 Sign-on Bonus!

     

    Imagine a career that allows you the flexibility to spend more time with your family and friends, provides you with career development and advancement and allows you to be part of a company that values their employees.

     

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

    full-time Physical Therapist to join our team in Racine.  Work with other dedicated clinicians who are empathetic, engaged and compassionate, providing one-on-one care. 

     

    Join our team as we transform the way healthcare is delivered.

     

    We offer competitive pay, flexible scheduling, 401k, medical/dental/vision and paid time off.

     

    As a Home Health Physical Therapist you provide coordinated care to patients of all age groups.

     

    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

     

    Knowledge and Skills:

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

    • Good interpersonal skills.

    • Knowledge of durable medical equipment

    Ascension at Home is a joint venture between Evolution Health and Ascension. In addition, Evolution Health is owned by Envision Healthcare, a Fortune 500 company. Please consider joining our team!

     

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