Physical Therapist, PT, Home Health
Company: Choice Home Health
Location: San Luis Obispo
Posted on: November 18, 2022
(Choice Home Health, Focus Health, San Diego Home Health Care)
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Who are we?
Elevate Home Health's culture did not just manifest itself out of
thin air, as we have a clear mission and values. These values are
branded into all of the company's internal communications. Our
leaders are visible and accessible with an "open door" policy and
support employee growth, feedback, and ideas so that each employee
feels valued and heard.
Elevate Home Health is a division of Covenant Care. Our unique
focus on our patient-centered care, evidenced-based medicine and
technology-forward approach, empowers our patients to achieve their
optimal level of independence. We are a home health service
provider enhancing the continuity of care for the patients we
serve. Our multidisciplinary services are a holistic approach to
our service delivery in the comfort of the patient's home - the
place where patients want to be but often need your help to stay
there independently. Our mission is help them achieve that goal -
is that your mission too?
We know you have a choice. At Elevate Home Heath, our ratings are
higher than the national average, leading to improved patient
outcomes, increased patient satisfaction and fewer visits to the
hospital. Patient-centered and compassionate care is at the core of
everything we do.
Who are we Seeking?
You truly want to make a difference in the lives of your patients
and their families. The Home Health field is growing now more than
ever, and you want to be on the cutting edge of healthcare. You are
a clinician who enjoys independence and autonomy and appreciates
technology that allows you to focus on patient care. You want to
treat one patient at a time. You want a work-life balance with
flexible scheduling. You have the compassion to create rewarding
Curious About our Benefits?
As a full-time employee, you'll enjoy comprehensive benefits and
Excellent pay, including 23 days PTO per year
Health, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, short-term and
Continuing education & tuition assistance
Generous referral bonus program
What will you be Tasked with?
Conducts an initial evaluation/assessment and report findings to
the physician and Clinical Manager and develops the plan of care
promptly for patients.
Performs physical therapy procedures, measurements, evaluations and
diagnostic tests on patients in the home for whom they have been
medically prescribed to aid in establishing or revising specifics
of treatment program and communicates with the Health Care Provider
Documents initial evaluation and treatment plan and re-evaluations
of patient's progress every thirty (30) days and updates plan of
care as necessary. Completes comprehensive assessments and OASIS
data, as indicated on a timely basis.
Demonstrates thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of
physical therapy and provides physical therapy services in
accordance with the Health Care Provider's plan of care.
Assists with orientation, provides supervision and consultation
services to Physical Therapy Assistants and documents assignments,
instructions and supervision of Physical Therapy Assistants
effectively and updates assignments as needed.
Observes, records and reports to Health Care Provider the patient's
treatment, response and progress and promptly reports significant
changes and obtains orders to revise plan of care, and documents
Communicates with Health Care Provider and other members of the
health care team for the delivery and coordination of quality
physical therapy services.
Plans for coordinated services for patients under care by
consulting and working with other health care team members
effectively, and communicating schedules as assigned.
Translates all exercises to patient/CG/staff into functional
activities or activities of daily living.
Teaches appropriate treatment, procedures, safety measures, and
supportive activities in writing, when necessary, to assure
effective and safe follow through.
Helps the patient and family accept responsibility for providing
care when necessary and provides information, support and
encouragement to help motivate them in their progress.
Communicates regularly with designated RN and other health care
team members to coordinate services, evaluate patient's progress
and update the plan of care.
Helps patients and families to accept and adjust positively to
physical, mental, and social limitations and refers patients to
social services when necessary.
Evaluates patient home environment and incorporates training safety
needs into treatment plan.
Completes clear, concise and accurate clinical notes, which
document skilled services appropriately, and submits all requested
documentations on a timely basis (24 hours).
Participates in orientation, case conferences, in-services and
staff meetings are requested.
May train the patient in the use of prosthetic device(s).
Assists patients to obtain needed DME/supplies in accordance with
the Health Care Provider's plan of care and recommends safety
modifications as indicated.
Uses proper infection prevention and control procedures, universal
precautions and safety measures.
Serves as a member of the Professional Advisory Committee and
participates in quality performance/improvement activities as
Adheres to patient's policies and procedures.
Provides and documents services in accordance with applicable
State, Federal, Medicare, Medical regulations and standards and
third party payer guidelines.
Environmental Conditions and Physical Requirements
Driving or riding in a motor vehicle, standing, sitting, walking,
bending, reaching and stretching.
Our Choice Home Health Branch Treats Patients in the Following
Paso Robles,Templeton, Atascadero
Northern Santa Barbara county including Santa Maria and Orcutt
San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Cayucos, Cambria
Master's degree in Physical Therapy
Active Physical Therapy license in the state of practice
Ability to practice physical therapy unencumbered within state and
At least one year of experience working as a Physical Therapist
Must have a vehicle, current driver's license and appropriate
Ability to make home visits and provide physical therapy
evaluations and treatments in the home environment, complete
documentation effectively, and submit in a timely manner
Home health experience
Home Care Home Base documentation experience
Essential qualities and attributes:
Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Keywords: Choice Home Health, San Luis Obispo , Physical Therapist, PT, Home Health, Other , San Luis Obispo, California
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