Physical Therapist / PT – Home Healthcare – Per Diem – Interim HealthCare – Hudson, WI
Physical therapy services are provided for treating impairments, functional limitations, disabilities or changes in physical function and health status. The treatment and intervention provided is in accordance with the patient’s plan of care, accepted professional standards of physical therapy practice, applicable law and regulation, as well as applicable Interim HealthCare policies and procedures.
Assists the physician or other licensed practitioner in evaluating the level of patient function and performance and equipment needs as well as in developing the resulting plan of care/treatment including appropriate long and short-term treatment goals, selection of interventions, and the intensity, frequency and duration of services to meet the needs of an individual patient.
Completes initial and ongoing comprehensive assessments at appropriate time points as assigned.
Participates in ongoing interdisciplinary assessment of the patient.
Participates in the development and evaluation of the plan of care in partnership with the patient, representative (if any), and caregiver(s).
Provides services that are ordered by the physician as indicated in the plan of care.
Provides interventions and therapeutic treatment in accordance with the physician certified plan of care and physical therapy professional standards of practice.
Regularly assesses changes in the patient’s status since the last visit/treatment day, and determines whether the planned services should be modified, performing a re-evaluation and obtaining revision orders from the physician as indicated.
Advises and consults with the family and/or other caregivers to promote the patient progress toward mutually agreed upon goals and planning for discharge.
Counsels and educates the patient and the family, and other caregivers to promote patient progress toward mutually established goals and in meeting healthcare related needs.
Effectively communicates with other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team providing care to promote the coordination of patient care and planning for discharge.
Communicates with all physicians involved in the plan of care and other health care practitioners (as appropriate) related to the current plan of care.
Completes and submits timely, legible, accurate, relevant and sufficient documentation (written or electronic) addressing the treatment and interventions provided, the patient’s response to the treatment and interventions, and the patient’s progress toward goals in accordance with professional standards of practice, policy and procedures, and payor requirements.
Participates in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) program.
Participates in in-services or training, as requested.
Completes other assignments as requested and assigned.
Accesses personal health information (“PHI”) necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization/department.
M inimum Education & Experience Requirements:
Current licensure, if applicable, as a physical therapist in the state(s) in which he or she will practice.
In the last five (5) years, two (2) years of experience as a physical therapist that is relevant to the patient population assigned preferred.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
Able to provide proof of current CPR certification, per organization-specific policy.
Able to demonstrate basic understanding of computers and workplace software.
Able to work with people, function well under stress, use clinical judgment, be creative and accept challenges.
Able to effectively communicate in English with all levels of the workforce, both clinical and non-clinical.
Able to perform and prioritize multiple functions or tasks.
Able to read and interpret technical instructions related to the care of the patient and use of equipment in providing treatment.
Able to visually and aurally observe and assess the patient.
Able to effectively deal with multiple changes based on patient needs and scheduling.
Able to provide proof of valid driver’s license, if applicable.
Locally Owned and Operated
Free Education Courses
Flexible Assignments to fit your needs
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Interim HealthCare has been Providing HomeCare Nationwide For Over 50 Years and we are the leading provider of home care, hospice and healthcare staffing. We offer one of the most comprehensive selections of career opportunities in the industry ranging from per diem to full-time.
If you’re looking for a stable career opportunity, look no further. We offer the freedom of a flexible work schedule combined with the security of working for an established company. Nationally, Interim HealthCare has been providing great jobs to great people for 50 years and there are more than 300 offices across the country. That kind of stability combined with our commitment to integrity makes us your perfect career partner.
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