Job: Physical Therapist (PT) Home Health H@H Albemarle
Physical Therapist (PT) Home Health H@H Albemarle
Carolinas HealthCare System
Albemarle, North Carolina 28001
Job Description and Requirements
Evaluates, plans, directs, and administers programs of Physical Therapy upon referral by the physician. Plans and conducts PT programs to restore function, prevent disability, and help patients reach their maximum level of independence. Performs supervisory duties and participates in continuing education.
*PRN position to serve the Stanly County area - hours vary Mon.-Fri. occasional weekend
Evaluates patients and establishes appropriate patient care plan to include necessary modalities, procedures, exercise programs, and patient education as warranted by the patient's diagnosis and condition.
Gathers and interprets appropriate data from the medical record, physician reports, patient, and/or family as evidenced by documentation and identifies need for and utilizes appropriate assistive and orthotic devices.
Documents evaluations, tests, progress notes, daily treatment notes, attendance records, patient/family education, outcomes, discharge notes, and charges.
Re-evaluates patients as needed, modifying goals and treatment as patient's status changes.
Communicates patient's evaluation and subsequent progress to physician, referral sources, and other clinical staff and coordinates patient's schedule, treatment programs, discharge planning and recommends solutions to patient care problems.
Provides and documents patient and family education in regard to deficits, progress toward goals, and therapeutic techniques, with individualized instruction for a home program including equipment use.
Directs and supervises activities of Physical Therapist Assistant, Physical Therapy Technician, students, and volunteers and assists with orienting new and rotating staff.
Hearing (corrected) adequate for oral/aural communication with patients, staff, family, visitors, etc. Vision (corrected) adequate for reading. Must be able to push patients in a wheelchair or stretchers. Lifting of patients, equipment or supplies will be required up to 20 pounds frequently, up to 50 pounds occasionally, and up to 100 pounds rarely dependent on individual facility operations and policies. Sitting, standing, and walking required throughout the day. Job duties sometimes require climbing stairs, kneeling, twisting, bending; on occasion, crouching, crawling and reaching overhead. Must be able to transfer patients. Must be able to demonstrate any appropriate exercise and activities to patients/caregivers. Personal Protective Equipment such as gloves, goggles, gowns, and masks are sometimes required due to possible exposure to hazardous chemicals or blood and body fluids. Fast-paced clinical environment. Weekend and holiday work may be required. The work environment is primarily indoors but occasionally outdoors.
Education, Experience and Certifications
Bachelors Degree in PT from an accredited program required. NC license for PT required. CPR Certification and Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required.
Valid driver's license and auto insurance required in State of residence.
The Region's Preferred Healthcare - in the Comfort of Home.
Home care at Carolinas HealthCare System allows patients in North and South Carolina to receive world-class healthcare in the comfort of their own homes. The team of experts at Healthy@Home provides compassionate care and advanced services outside the scope of a medical facility.
As part of Carolinas HealthCare system, Healthy@Home works with our patients' physicians to develop a personalized plan of care for individuals of all ages.
Backed by more experience, greater access, and more services than any other home care provider in the region, Healthy@Home is trusted to meet the needs of each of our patients in the comfort of his or her own home.
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[posted Jun 6, 2018]
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