Envision Healthcare

  • Physical Therapist - Home Health

    Job Locations US-WI-Sturgeon Bay
    Company Ascension At Home
    Requisition ID
    2018-17715
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Home Health
    Location
    Sturgeon Bay
  • Overview

    Ministry Home Care, an Ascension At Home company, is looking for a full-time Physical Therapist (PT) to join our team in Sturgeon Bay.

     

    $10,000 Sign-on Bonus!

     

    Ascension at Home provides comprehensive home-based services across Wisconsin.  Our services include Home Health, Hospice and Home Infusion Therapy.   

      

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

     

    As a Home Health Physical Therapist you will provide coordinated care to patients of all age groups. You will plan, implement, and evaluate patient care plans to restore or maintain patient well-being. You will conduct 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
    • 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

    Education/Licensing/Certification:

     

    • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from an American Physical Therapy Association approved program
    • Current state license as a Physical Therapist
    • Valid driver's license
    • CPR certified
     

     

    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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