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Physical Therapist (Lee, Scott And Wise Counties)

Company: Amedisys Home Health
Location: Suffolk
Posted on: November 13, 2022

Job Description:

*$5,000 Sign On Bonus!**What You Will Do*Responsible for helping patients maintain, restore, and improve movement, activity, and function thereby enabling optimal performance and enhancing health, well-being, and quality of life. Under a physician approved plan of care, this position is responsible for providing interventions, conducting reexaminations, modifying interventions as necessary, and performing discharge planning.* Provides a comprehensive patient examination / evaluation at the initial visit upon receipt of referral.* Reassesses the patient at a minimum of every 30 days. Makes necessary revisions to the patient's plan of care in conjunction with the physician and documents the patient's continual care needs.* Provides physical therapy patient/client management, including interventions in accordance with the physician approved plan of care.* Provides documentation of each visit according to the APTA Documentation Guidelines and accepted regulatory standards for inclusion in the patient's clinical record.* Provides coordination of care by participating in interdisciplinary team and by observing, recording, and reporting the patient's response to treatment and any change in the patient's condition to the team.* Identifies the patient's need for other disciplines and services and initiates the appropriate referrals. Provides resources for future needs.* Acts as a consultant to other care providers as needed.* Completes OASIS assessments timely, accurately, and according to OASIS user's manual definitions.* Supervises Physical Therapy Assistants (PTA) in accordance with applicable municipal, state, and federal rules and regulations.* Provides consistent patient care oversight.* Remains accessible by telecommunication, conducts regularly scheduled and documented conferences with the PTA, and makes supervisory visits to the patient.* Assesses competence of PTA in performing assigned activities.* Remains available upon request of the PTA for reexamination of the patient in instances of a noted change in the patient's medical status, response to interventions or a discharge or discontinuation from physical therapy services.* Includes documentation of supervisory activities in the patient's medical record.* Participates in patient care conferences, in-services, chart audit activities, quality improvement activities including OBQI and OBQM, and peer-review activities.* Maintains confidentiality of information relating to the physical therapist-client relationship.* Makes recommendations for follow-up care in coordination with the care center that admitted the patient and utilizes other care center care providers to assist with referrals to community resources.* Supervises the Home Health Aide when SN is not active in the case. Communicates plan of care changes to the Aide and other appropriate staff as necessary.* Keeps abreast of physical therapy trends and knowledge for the service provision, documentation, and care coordination.* Performs other duties as assigned.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:* 401(k) matching* Continuing education credits* Dental insurance* Disability insurance* Employee assistance program* Flexible schedule* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Opportunities for advancement* Paid time off* Travel reimbursement* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* Geriatrics* Home HealthSchedule:* Monday to FridayExperience:* physical therapy: 1 year (Required)License/Certification:* Physical Therapy License (Required)Work Location: On the road

Keywords: Amedisys Home Health, Suffolk , Physical Therapist (Lee, Scott And Wise Counties), Other , Suffolk, Virginia

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