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Physical Therapist - Home Care

Physical Therapist - Home Care

Job Description

 

Physical Therapist Home Health


About us

Pinnacle Senior Care, a leader in skilled home care and specialists in geriatric care. Our dedicated, compassionate staff is highly trained in the diagnosis and treatment of seniors. Advanced medical technology and compassionate care is now available for the care of your loved one from the comfort of home.

 

The Physical Therapist is a qualified professional who assists the physician in evaluating level of function, helps develop the plan of treatment (revising as necessary), prepares clinical and progress notes, advises and consults with the family and other agency personnel, and participates in in-service programs.

 

 

Duties of Physical Therapist

 

  • Provides treatment as ordered by the attending physician to relieve pain, develop or restore function and maintain maximum performance, using physical means such as exercise, massage, heat, water, light and electricity.
  • Assists the physician in evaluating the level of function, disability, injury, or disease process of individual patients by applying diagnostic and prognostic muscle, nerve, joint and functional ability tests.
  • Interprets, plans, establishes, and exercises proper treatment program in accordance with the physician's referral, periodically reviewing the patient's program and response and making recommendations to the physician relative to the need of continuing or discontinuing the physical therapy treatment.
  • Observes, records, and reports to the physician the patient's reaction to the therapy program or any changes in the patient's condition.
  • Instructs, teaches, and supervises patients, their families, and other health team personnel regarding physical therapy procedures as related to the patient's therapy programs.
  • Evaluates the home environment and makes appropriate recommendations.
  • Documents each visit made to the patient and incorporates notes into the clinical record at last weekly.
  • Treat and reassess patients seen by PTA at least every 30 days.
  • Performs other ordered job-related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Physical Therapist


 

Requirements for Physical Therapist

 

  • Are currently licensed and registered as a Physical Therapist by the state of Agency practice.
  • Has graduated from a Physical Therapy curriculum approved by: The American Physical Therapy Association or The council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association or The council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association and the APTA.
  • Skilled home health experience preferred



Keywords: Physical Therapist, physical therapy, PT, P.T., rehab, allied health, physical rehab

Job Snapshot

Other Pay Excellent per visits rates and paid mileage!
Employment Type Per Diem
Job Type Health Care, Nurse
Education Doctorate
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Up to 50%
Job ID PRN-PT-Mil-HH
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Physical Therapist - Home Care


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