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Home Health Physical Therapist FT Days

Req #: 17008964
Location: Sebring, FL
Job Category: Home Care
Organization: Florida Hospital Heartland

Description
Work Hours/Shift
 FT days
 
What You Are Responsible For:
 
  • Comply with all department policies, procedures, practices and standards of care.
  • Evaluate patients as assigned.
  • Establish a plan of care with goals based on the patient’s current level of functioning and potential for improvement and in accordance with physician’s orders.
  • Implement the physical therapy assessment and care plan, continuously evaluating the patient’s response to program and need for modification.
  • 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 and plan home health aide activities in absence of other health care professionals.
  • Instruct other health team personnel in the care of patients as related to physical therapy aspects of the patient care plan.
  • Participate in orientation, in-service and staff meetings as scheduled.
  • Provide required documentation within established time frames.
  • Report pertinent observations to attending physician, changing patient care plan and therapy program as directed.
  • Develop professional and clinical skills through attendance at staff development meetings, pertinent educational activities and professional affiliations.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
What You Will Need:
  • Able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Understands regulations applicable to home healthcare.
  • Knowledge of general physical therapy modalities and scope of physical therapy practice within the state of Florida.
  • Graduate of a physical therapy school approved by the American Physical Therapy Association or its equivalent
  • At least one (1) year of appropriate work experience as Physical Therapist.
  • Prior home health experience preferred.
  • Active State of Florida license in Physical Therapy
  • BLS Certification
  • Valid Florida driver’s license
  • Automobile liability insurance
 

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