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  • Sign On Bonus! Home Health Physical Therapist-Walker County (St. Vincent's Home Health)

    Job Locations US-AL-Vestavia
    Company Ascension At Home
    Requisition ID
    2018-14105
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Home Health
    Location
    Jasper, AL
  • Overview

    St. Vincent’s Home Health is growing, and we’re seeking a Full Time Physical Therapist in the Walker County area!

     

    $5,000 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE!

     

    We’re Proud to Offer:

     

    * Outstanding Pay *

    * Health Benefits Including Medical, Dental, Vision * 

    * Life Insurance *

    * ST/LT Disability Coverage *

    * Tuition Reimbursement *

    * 401K Match *

    * Generous PTO Accrual *

    * Room for Professional Growth *

    * Mileage Reimbursement *

    * Extensive Training Program *

    * Company-Paid Tablet & Cell Phone *

    * Positive Work/Life Balance *

    * Exceptionally Supportive Leadership *

     

     

    If you're seeking a fulfilling career in a caring environment, we would love to hear from you!

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

    POSITION SUMMARY: 

    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.

     

    Essential Duties and 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
    • Adhere to all company policies and procedures
    • Adherence to and compliance with information systems security is everyone’s responsibility. It is the responsibility of every computer user to: Know and follow Information Systems security policies and procedures. Attend Information Systems security training, when offered. Report information systems security problems.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

     

    Education/Licensing/Certification:

    • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from an American Physical Therapy Association approved program
    • Current State License as an Physical Therapist
    • Valid Driver’s License.
    • Current CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent/declination

     

    Experience:

    • Two years’ 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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