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PHYSICAL THERAPIST

Envision Healthcare Texarkana, TX Full-Time
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Overview

Physical Therapist - Home Health

PRN

Guardian Home Health

Texarkana, Texas

Guardian Healthcare is in joint venture with Evolution Health, that is committed to transforming the delivery of care as a Physical Therapist to join our organization in the Texarkana area that are interested in helping make a difference in patient care.



Responsibilities

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


Qualifications

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
 

Recommended skills

Orthopedic Surgery
Neurology
Rehabilitations
Hepatitis
Tuberculosis
Acute Care
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