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