Community Health Choices & UPMC Health Plan Provider
Community Health Choices & UPMC Health Plan Provider

We're Hiring Roaming Physical Therapist

 

Reports to:

Director of Agency

Status:

Full-Time or Part-Time

Job Summary:

Provide skilled therapy intervention and treatment to patients in a home setting including, appropriate utilization of treatment plans and assessment skills. Monitor carefully the patient status and progress toward goals as well as compliance with physician’s orders. Responsible for educating patients and caregivers while preparing the patient/caregiver for discharge as appropriate.

Educational Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited program approved by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities & Interpersonal/Language Skills:

  • Must possess knowledge and skills required to provide quality customer service
  • Must possess knowledge of normal human growth and development over the lifespan
  • Must be able to read, understand, analyze, and interpret medical record documents.
  • Must be skilled in planning/organization, follow up/control, delegation, problem solving, self-development orientation, organizational behaviors/competencies, and stress tolerance.
  • Must possess the ability to apply principles of logic and strategic thinking to a wide range of problems, and to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
  • Must possess effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must possess the ability to identify referral growth opportunities Demonstrated ability to interact with healthcare team, coworkers, supervisors, and all members of the Corporate Management Team. Active participation with health care industry professional organizations is preferred
  • Must complete all mandatory competencies for system, CRS business unit and/or facility.
  • Must complete CRS Orientation, Facility-specific Orientation, and Department Specific Orientation(s) where appropriate.
  • May in the course of their job duties be in rooms where medications are stored.
  • No contact with medications is allowed.

Responsibilities: The person in this position must be able to perform the following essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations.

  • Provide skilled physical therapy in accordance with the physician’s plan of treatment.
  • Assist the physician in the evaluation and assessment of the client’s level of functioning by applying appropriate tests and assist in the development and revision of the plan of care.
  • Treat clients to relieve pain, develop and restore function and maintain maximum performance using appropriate physical therapy treatments, modalities and procedures as stated in the physical therapy plan of care.
  • Observe, record, and report the client’s reaction to treatment and any changes in the client’s condition to the physician, Director of Nurses and Case Manager.
  • Educate client/caregiver and health care team in the phases of physical therapy in which they may assist the client, in the use of prosthetic and orthotic devices, and durable medical equipment, as appropriate.
  • Provide staff in-service education as directed by Director of Nursing.
  • Assess and regularly reevaluate the needs of the client. Develops implements and revises the client’s plan of care.
  • Initiate diagnostic, preventive and rehabilitative procedures as appropriate to the client’s care safety.
  • Assist with plan of care and maintain continuity of and/or multidisciplinary clients whenever needed to ensure good coordination of care.
  • Promote coordination of care through interdisciplinary case conferences and communication with physician and field staff.
  • Develop, prepares and maintains individualized client care progress records with accuracy, timeliness and according to agency policy and procedures.
  • Participate in the agency’s quality improvement program.
  • Keep abreast of physical trends and knowledge for service provision, documentation and care coordination.
  • Participate in staff meetings, in-service programs and Utilization reviews.
  • Supervise the Physical Therapy Aide at least every 30 days

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Act 33 and 73 clearances required.  
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act
  • Physical Therapist

Prerequisites:

  • Driver's License
  • Automobile with automotive Insurance.
  • One (1) year of nursing experience preferred, but will consider new graduate

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