Physical Therapist - Rainier Home Health

Company: Ensign Services ( Learn More )

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US-WA-Auburn
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Job Description

Rainier Home Health is a Home Health Agency based out of Auburn, WA that provides home healthcare services to patients in King County. Rainier is committed to establishing a team of the best nurses, therapists, and other skilled professionals in order to bring about our mission of providing Life Changing Service. 
 

Rainier Home Health Services:

  • Skilled Nursing
  • Physical Therapy 
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Social Work
  • Wound Care
  • Disease and Pain Management
  • Medication Management
  • Patient Education to promote self-management


  • Job Description

    Physical Therapist serving South King County

    Locations: Federal Way, Auburn, Des Moines, Kent, Covington, Maple Valley, Black Diamond and Enumclaw

    The Physical Therapist contracted or employed through the organization is responsible for providing physical therapy services and for adherence to all conditions outlined in the personnel services agreement.

    PT RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides physical therapy services to patients
    according to a written physician's plan of care. This may include, but will not
    be limited to:

  • Assessing and evaluating
    therapeutic/rehabilitative/functional status, and participation in the
    development of the total plan of care. 
    Evaluates home environment.

  • Assesses for muscle strength, mobility, gait,
    ROM—potential for rehab.

  • Directing physical therapy treatment.

  • Instructing patients and families/caregivers
    in the use and care of therapeutic appliances.

  • Determining priority needs for physical
    therapy

  • Reporting to physician patient’s reaction to
    treatment or changes in condition.

  • Initiates physical therapy program and
    instructs other personnel and/or family/caregiver members in certain phases of
    physical therapy with which they may work with a patient, as well as
    instructing them as to the goals of the physical therapy program for the
    patient by participating in case conferences.

  • May train patient in the use of prosthetic
    device.

  • Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs
    for other home health services and refers

  • as necessary.

  • Prepares and submits clinical and progress
    summaries based on the attainment of goals.

  • Participates in discharge planning for
    patient.

  • Prepares and submits a clinical progress
    summary based on the attainment of goals as directed by Organization policy.

  • Provides physical therapy consultation to home
    families/caregivers when indicated.

  • Provides in-service education programs for
    nursing organization personnel as needed.

  • Participates in peer consultation process.

  • Supervises Physical Therapy Assistants
    according to organization policy and state regulations.

  • When therapy is the only skilled service,
    instructs, supervises and evaluates home health aide care every two (2) weeks.

  • JOB REQUIREMENTS (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Possesses a degree from a baccalaureate or
    master’s program in physical therapy approved by an accredited organization.

  • Licensed to practice as physical therapist
    within the State, if applicable.

  • Two years of appropriate experience as a
    physical therapist. Community/home
    health experience is preferred.

  • Demonstrates good verbal and written
    communication and organization skills.

  • Possesses and maintains current CPR
    certification.

  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile
    that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in
    good working order.

  • The employer for this position is stated in the job posting. Ensign Services, Inc. provides recruiting services for operations in the skilled nursing, assisted living, home health and hospice industries.

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