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Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018 2:25 AM

Service Line: Home Health

Job Title/Position: Physical Therapist

Reports To: Branch Director

Essential Job Functions

* Provides physical therapy services to patients according to a written physician's plan of care. This may include, but will not be limited to:Assessing and evaluating therapeutic/rehabilitative/functional status, and participation in the development of the total plan of care. Evaluates home environment.

* Initiates physical therapy program and instructs other personnel and/or family/caregiver members in certain phases of physical therapy with which they may work with a patient, as well as instructing them as to the goals of the physical therapy program for the patient by participating in case conferences.

* May train patient in the use of prosthetic device.

* Supervising homemaker/home health aides when such personnel participating in patient's rehabilitation regime.

* Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other home health services and refers as necessary.

* Prepares and submits clinical and progress summaries based on the attainment of goals.

* Participates in discharge planning for patient.

* Prepares and submits a clinical progress summary based on the attainment of goals directed by Organization policy.

* Provides physical therapy consultation to home families/caregivers when indicated.

* Provides in-service education programs for nursing agency personnel as needed.

* Participates in peer consultation process.

Position Qualifications

* Possesses a degree from a baccalaureate or masters program in physical therapy approved by an accredited organization.

* Licensed to practice as physical therapist within the State, if applicable.

* Two years of appropriate experience as a physical therapist. Community/home health experience is preferred.

* Demonstrates good verbal and written communication and organization skills.

* Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.

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• Location: Palm Springs

• Post ID: 156227417 palmsprings
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