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:
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.
Provides physical therapy services to patientsaccording to a written physician's plan of care. This may include, but will notbe limited to:
Assessing and evaluatingtherapeutic/rehabilitative/functional status, and participation in thedevelopment 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/caregiversin the use and care of therapeutic appliances.
Determining priority needs for physicaltherapy
Reporting to physician patient’s reaction totreatment or changes in condition.
Initiates physical therapy program andinstructs other personnel and/or family/caregiver members in certain phases ofphysical therapy with which they may work with a patient, as well asinstructing them as to the goals of the physical therapy program for thepatient by participating in case conferences.
May train patient in the use of prostheticdevice.
Identifies patient and family/caregiver needsfor other home health services and refers
Prepares and submits clinical and progresssummaries based on the attainment of goals.
Participates in discharge planning forpatient.
Prepares and submits a clinical progresssummary based on the attainment of goals as directed by Organization policy.
Provides physical therapy consultation to homefamilies/caregivers when indicated.
Provides in-service education programs fornursing organization personnel as needed.
Participates in peer consultation process.
Supervises Physical Therapy Assistantsaccording 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 ormaster’s program in physical therapy approved by an accredited organization.
Licensed to practice as physical therapistwithin the State, if applicable.
Two years of appropriate experience as aphysical therapist. Community/homehealth experience is preferred.
Demonstrates good verbal and writtencommunication and organization skills.
Possesses and maintains current CPRcertification.
Must be a licensed driver with an automobilethat is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is ingood 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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