Physical Therapist
Home Physical Therapy, Inc. - Arcadia, CA

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At Home Physical Therapy, Inc., quality care, time and efficiency are the driving forces to fulfill our clients' and partners' needs.

If you are passionate and love your work, seeking professional & opportunity growth, and want to be a part of a positive work environment...

Then Home Physical Therapy is your home.

JOB SUMMARY for PT:

A Registered Physical Therapist (PT) administers physical therapy to patients on an intermittent basis in their place of residence. This is performed in accordance with physician orders and plan of care under the direction and supervision of the Director of Patient Care Services/Nursing
Supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Graduate from a physical therapist curriculum approved by the American Physical Therapy
Association, or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the
American Medical Association, or the Council of Medical Education of the American
Medical Association and American Physical Therapy Association.
2. Currently licensed in the state(s) in which practicing.
3. One (1) year of experience, preferred (new grads welcome!)
4. Acceptance of philosophy and goals of this Agency.
5. Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Understands and adheres to established policies and procedures.
2. Provides physician prescribed physical therapy.
3. Improves or minimizes residual physical disabilities of the patient.
4. Returns the individual to optimum and productive level within the patient's capabilities.
5. Participates with all other health care personnel in patient care planning.
6. Directs and supervises personnel as required.
7. Takes initial history and makes initial evaluation.
8. Performs all skilled procedures as ordered by physician.
9. Consults with physicians regarding change in treatment.
10. Writes reports to physicians regarding patient's progress.
11. Instructs patients and family/significant others in home programs and activities of daily living.
12. Participates in in-service programs and presents in-service programs as assigned.
13. Participates in performance improvement activities as assigned.
14. Attends all patient care conferences as scheduled.
15. Prepares clinical and progress notes.
16. Assists physician with evaluating level of function.
17. Helps develop the plan of care and revise as necessary.
18. Consults with family and Agency personnel.
Completes and submits OASIS assessments, reassessments, transfers, resumptions of care, discharges and significant change in condition in accordance with Agency defined time frames.
20. Appropriately utilizes ICD-9 codes.