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Physical Therapist

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Date: Sep 23, 2017

Location: Irondale, AL, US, 35210

Company: Envision

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St. Vincent's Home Health & Hospice, an Ascension Health at Home Company, is growing and has an immediate opportunity for a Physical Therapist for our Rehabilitation Facility.  

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POSITION SUMMARY: 

A licensed professional who provides coordinated care to patients of all age groups. Plans, implements, and evaluates patient care plans to restore or maintain patient well-being. Plans, organizes, and conducts physical therapy treatment program based on the medical referral and their evaluation. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team.

 

Essential Duties and 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.

 

Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

Minimum 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.

  • Current CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent/declination

     

    Experience:

  • Two years’ experience as a Physical Therapist in an acute care or rehabilitation setting.

     

    Knowledge and Skills:

  • Therapy skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Knowledge of durable medical equipment

     

     

     

     


Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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