Physical Therapist

Company: Ascension Health at Home ( Learn More )

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US-AL-Pell City
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Full-Time
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Job Description
Physical Therapist.Full-time 5k Sign on Bonus




St. Vincent's Home Health & Hospice, an Ascension at Home Company, is growing and has an immediate opportunities.



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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.


  • 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
  • Job Requirements