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Home Health Physical Therapist FT Days - Zephyrhills in Zephyrhills, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    11/30/2018
  • Job ID:
    18014057
  • Job Function
    Home Care
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    West Florida Health Home Care

Job Description


Description
SHIFT TIMES
FT Days
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Comply with all department policies, procedures, practices and standards of care.
  • Admits new patients according to Departmental policy.
  • Performs comprehensive initial evaluation on all patients assigned requiring physical therapy.
  • Perform comprehensive home safety evaluation and communicates specific needs to the physician and the appropriate team member.
  • Establish a plan of care with goals based on the patient’s current level of functioning and potential for improvement in conjunction with the patient/family/caregiver and in accordance with the physician’s orders
  • Implement the physical therapy assessment and care plan, continuously evaluating the patient’s response to program and need for modification.
  • Report pertinent observations to attending physician; changing patient care plan as directed.
  • Instruct the patient and family in the total physical therapy program; use of prosthetic, orthotic and assistive devices, etc
  • Participate in the team process through cooperative efforts with team members in development of the patient care plan and team conferences and provide comprehensive, individualized care to assigned patients.
  • Supervise PTA activities appropriate to individual patient care requirements and in accordance with department policy.
  • Supervise and plan home health aide activities in absence of other health care professionals.
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills with all team member, patients and families.
  • Maintains clinical record information in accordance with established standards and within established time frames.
  • Prepare and submits schedule daily.
  • Demonstrate cost-effective practices.
  • Participate in the review process and the agency performance improvement program.
  • Participate in orientation, in-service and staff meetings as scheduled.
  • Secures patient confidentiality by protecting patient information on and off duty.
  • Displays flexibility in accepting assignment changes and readily accepts assignment and patient care responsibilities including participation in weekend coverage and call rotation.
  • Develop professional and clinical skills through attendance at staff development meetings, pertinent educational activities and professional affiliations.
  • Complete related tasks as assigned by the Supervisor, Manager or Director.
  • Maintains current driver’s license, automobile insurance and BLS.
Qualifications
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
  • BS in Physical Therapy by an American Physical Therapy Association accredited university.
  • Minimum of (1) year of clinical Physical Therapy in an acute or Rehab setting
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of physical therapy theory, modalities, treatments and skills.
  • Problem solving abilities.
  • Positive interpersonal communication skills.
  • Team and customer service oriented.
  • Basic computer skills required.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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