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Physical Therapist, PT, Home Health

Company: Choice Home Health
Location: San Luis Obispo
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:

(Choice Home Health, Focus Health, San Diego Home Health Care)

Be an Integral Part of our Exciting Growth and Dynamic Team!

Ask us about our Company Vehicle Program with PAID GAS CARD!

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 patient relationships.

Curious About our Benefits?

As a full-time employee, you'll enjoy comprehensive benefits and employee programs:

Excellent pay, including 23 days PTO per year
Health, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability
Continuing education & tuition assistance
Generous referral bonus program
Flexible scheduling

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 appropriately.
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 accordingly.
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 requested.
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 Cities:

Paso Robles,Templeton, Atascadero
Northern Santa Barbara county including Santa Maria and Orcutt
San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Cayucos, Cambria

Minimum Requirements:
Master's degree in Physical Therapy
Active Physical Therapy license in the state of practice
Ability to practice physical therapy unencumbered within state and federal guidelines
At least one year of experience working as a Physical Therapist
Must have a vehicle, current driver's license and appropriate automobile insurance
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
Preferred Requirements:
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
Team attitude
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Keywords: Choice Home Health, San Luis Obispo , Physical Therapist, PT, Home Health, Other , San Luis Obispo, California

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