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PT/Physical Therapist Home Health in Baltimore, MD at Professional Health Care Resources

Date Posted: 6/11/2018

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Job Description

PHYSICAL THERAPIST  
(FULL TIME, PART-TIME, PRN POSITIONS AVAILABLE)
 
Professional Healthcare Resources, a leader in Home Health, Hospice and Personal Care services in the Washington, DC, Baltimore, Maryland and Virginia areas, seeks compassionate  PHYSICAL THERAPIST  to join our team of dedicated nursing professionals in Baltimore area
Join PHR and experience what great visit pay rates feel like, what the freedom of a truly flexible schedule feels like, what working close to your own home feels like, what getting back to true home care (i.e. one-on-one care) feels like and what is being appreciated by your home care agency feels like.
We are ready to teach and train experienced clinicians if they are willing to work in the home setting

POSITION SUMMARY
A therapy professional responsible for ensuring quality total patient care through assessment, planning, interventions, and evaluation of patient needs through nursing care plans for each assigned patient; responsible for effectiveness of measures implemented, under the direction of the physician, to resolve active problems of the patient and to provide stronger self-care techniques; directs Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistants, Home Health Aides in quality patient care; provides appropriate patient/family/caregiver teaching; promotes quality services in accordance with established agency policies and procedures; ensures compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines for all services; meets budgeted productivity standards, and assures the quality and growth of the agency.
  1. Performs initial and ongoing assessments to determine level of functioning, including OASIS assessments at appropriate time points
  2. Develops and revises the plan of care in consultation with the physician and other care-team members
  3. Provides therapeutic treatments and evaluation of equipment needs as applicable; coordinates with physician and DME provider to obtains assistive devices to ensure safety and rehabilitation
  4. Advises and consults with caregivers, family, and other agency personnel as applicable
  5. Establishes and instructs the patient, the caretaker, or agency staff involved in assisting the patient in home exercise programs, when applicable
  6. Instructs the patient and caregiver, when applicable, in the care and proper use of equipment and devices, such as wheelchairs, braces, crutches, canes, prosthetics, and orthopedic devices
  7. Accurately and completely prepares all clinical documentation per agency policy
  8. Identifies and communicates changes in the patient’s condition; informs the physician and obtains new orders as needed
  9. Maintains communication with the patient, family and other members of the home care team to ensure coordination of services and episode management that meets patient goals in a cost-effective manner
  10. Evaluates outcomes of care through performance improvement activities, clinical outcomes, and adverse event reviews, clinical record reviews, and other assigned duties
  11. Supervises Therapy Assistants and Home Health Aides as appropriate
  12. Participates in care conference, staff meetings, and at least quarterly, in-service programs
  13. Plans for discharge
 
POSITION REQUIREMENTS
 
The successful candidate must be a Physical Therapist licensed in the state(s) of operation, have a minimum of two years of appropriate experience as a physical therapist and is ready to travel.

COMPENSATION
IN OUR COMPANY YOU WILL FIND:

  • !!!HIGHEST IN THE INDUSTRY VISIT RATES
  • Diverse pay system and great earning potential
  • Holiday, weekend and on-call additional pay
  • Cell phone and mileage reimbursement
  • Advanced orientation and annual educational programs
  • Friendly, family oriented and caring working environment
  • Great benefits package which includes health, dental and vision care, PTO, company-paid life insurance and a 401K Plan