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AdventHealth Home Health Physical Therapist FT Days - Zephyrhills in Zephyrhills, Florida

Description

SHIFT TIMES

FT Days

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Comply with all department policies, procedures, practices and standards of care.

  • Admits new patients according to Departmental policy.

  • Performs comprehensive initial evaluation on all patients assigned requiring physical therapy.

  • Perform comprehensive home safety evaluation and communicates specific needs to the physician and the appropriate team member.

  • Establish a plan of care with goals based on the patient’s current level of functioning and potential for improvement in conjunction with the patient/family/caregiver and in accordance with the physician’s orders

  • Implement the physical therapy assessment and care plan, continuously evaluating the patient’s response to program and need for modification.

  • Report pertinent observations to attending physician; changing patient care plan as directed.

  • Instruct the patient and family in the total physical therapy program; use of prosthetic, orthotic and assistive devices, etc

  • Participate in the team process through cooperative efforts with team members in development of the patient care plan and team conferences and provide comprehensive, individualized care to assigned patients.

  • Supervise PTA activities appropriate to individual patient care requirements and in accordance with department policy.

  • Supervise and plan home health aide activities in absence of other health care professionals.

  • Demonstrates effective communication skills with all team member, patients and families.

  • Maintains clinical record information in accordance with established standards and within established time frames.

  • Prepare and submits schedule daily.

  • Demonstrate cost-effective practices.

  • Participate in the review process and the agency performance improvement program.

  • Participate in orientation, in-service and staff meetings as scheduled.

  • Secures patient confidentiality by protecting patient information on and off duty.

  • Displays flexibility in accepting assignment changes and readily accepts assignment and patient care responsibilities including participation in weekend coverage and call rotation.

  • Develop professional and clinical skills through attendance at staff development meetings, pertinent educational activities and professional affiliations.

  • Complete related tasks as assigned by the Supervisor, Manager or Director.

  • Maintains current driver’s license, automobile insurance and BLS.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • BS in Physical Therapy by an American Physical Therapy Association accredited university.

  • Minimum of (1) year of clinical Physical Therapy in an acute or Rehab setting

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of physical therapy theory, modalities, treatments and skills.

  • Problem solving abilities.

  • Positive interpersonal communication skills.

  • Team and customer service oriented.

  • Basic computer skills required.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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