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Physical Therapist PT

Maxim Healthcare Services • Springfield, MO

Posted 7 days ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Other Great Industries
Health Care, Professional Services

Job Description

Maxim Healthcare Services (MGS) is currently seeking healthcare professionals in multiple modalities (Registered Nurses, Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists [RN, PT, OT]) for direct placement opportunities to provide Care Management services in several locations in Springfield, MO. The caregiver will facilitate and coordinate the optimal Discharge Plan and serve as the communication link between the patient and their interdisciplinary health care team on their journey to well-being.

The caregiver will complete weekly LiveSafe assessments and engage the patient’s interdisciplinary care team providing them with the Outcomes Prediction Tool (OPT) to align expectations for discharge planning. He/She will engage the patient and family to share information and facilitate informed decision by serving as the link between patients and the appropriate health care personnel, ensuring efficient, smooth, and prompt transitions of care.

Locations available:

• West Virginia
• Missouri

Benefits:

• Salary
• Paid Time Off
• Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
• Matching 401K Savings plan with performance contribution
• Annual bonus potential based on company performance (up to 5%)

Qualifications:

• Registered Clinician (Registered Nurse [RN], Physical Therapist [PT] or Occupational Therapist [OT])
• Current active unrestricted clinical license required
• Bachelor’s degree preferred
• 3-5 years of clinical experience required
• Case Management experience with CCM preferred
• Patient education background, rehabilitation and/or home health nursing experience a plus
• Experience working with geriatric population preferred
• Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
• Strong problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiating skills
• Proficient with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and Power Point
• Independent problem identification/resolution and decision making skills
• Must be able to prioritize, plan, and handle multiple tasks/demands simultaneously
• Team player
• Ability to travel in a local or regional market depending upon facility alignment
• Ability to establish a home office work space

Responsibilities:

• Perform SNF assessments on patient using clinical skills and appropriate measurement tools such as LiveSafe, OPT, InterQual and CMS criteria upon admission to SNF and periodically through the patient’s stay
• Review targets for LOS, target outcomes and discharge plans with the providers and family
• Completes all SNF concurrent reviews, updating Authorizations on a timely basis
• Collaborate effectively with the patient’s health care team to establish an optimal discharge plan. The health care team includes physicians, referral coordinators, discharge planners, social workers, physical therapist, etc.
• Assure the patient is progressing toward discharge goals and assist to resolve barriers Participate in SNF Rounds weekly providing accurate and up to date information to the Sr. Manager or Medical Director Assure appropriate referrals are made to the Health Plan, High Risk Case Manager and/or community-based services
• Engages with patient, family or caregiver either telephonically or on-site weekly and as needed
• Attends the patient/family care conference
• Assess and monitor patient’s continued appropriateness for SNF setting (as indicated) according to InterQual criteria or the OPT
• When delegated for utilization management review refer requests that cannot be approved for continued stay and are forwarded to licensed physicians for review and issuance of the NOMNC when appropriate
• Coordinate peer to peer reviews with Medical Directors
• Supports new delegated contract start up to ensure experienced staff work with new contract
• Manage assigned caseload in an efficient and effective manner utilizing time management skills
• Enter timely and accurate documentation into the CM Tool application
• Daily review of census and identification of barriers to manage independent workload and ability to assist others
• Review with the assigned Clinical Team Manager monthly dashboards, readmission reports, quarterly and other reports as needed to assist with the identification of opportunities for improvement
• Adhere to organizational and departmental policies and procedures.
• Maintains confidentiality of all PHI information in compliance with HIPPA, federal and state regulations and laws

For immediate consideration, please contact Leonard Badham at 443.430.8495 or email your resume and a brief note to lebadham@maxhealth.com!

Maxim Government Services (MGS), a division of Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc., is a leading provider of physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, and specialty care personnel to Federal, State and Local Government clients nationwide. Operating under Federal Supply Schedule #V797D-30238, MGS delivers healthcare staffing services to the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers and other Federal Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs). We have gained the trust of our clients and established recognition by placing emphasis on recruiting experienced professionals and offering a comprehensive level of customer service.
Job ID: 425600
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