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Physical Therapist

Company: Personal Touch Home Care
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Personal Touch Home Care & Hospice, a leader in the home care industry began operations in 1974 and has grown into a national company providing in-home nursing care, IV therapy, wound care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, hospice care, social work, and personal care services. We are dedicated to the provision of individualized, comprehensive quality patient and family-centered care and believe that each person is a unique individual. Enhancing the quality of life by promoting and restoring health, alleviating suffering, and providing compassionate care to the sick and dying is our belief and we work to make it Personal with each patient. We are dedicated to hiring experienced and competent staff that follows the highest standards of care and excellence.We are seeking a qualified Full-Time Physical Therapist for our Chesapeake, VA location. We Offer

  • Competitive wages
  • Paid time off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD insurance
  • AFLAC insurance
  • 401k
  • ESOP
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Weekly direct depositJob SummaryThe Physical Therapist is responsible for the implementation of standards of care for physical therapy services. Completing initial assessments, routine visits and communicating all patient-related information back to the office, and documenting accordinglyRequired Qualifications
    • Currently licensed as a Physical Therapist in the State
    • Preferred two (2) years of experience as an occupational therapist. Home Health experience preferred.
    • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication and organization skills.
    • Strong computer skills; familiarity with Allscripts/NetSmart preferred.Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities
      • 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. Evaluate home environment.
      • Assesses for muscle strength, mobility, gait, ROM-potential for rehabilitation.
      • Directing physical therapy treatment.
      • Instructing patients and families/caregivers in the use and care of therapeutic appliances.
      • Determining priority needs for physical therapy.
      • Reporting to physician patient's reaction to treatment or changes in condition.
      • 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 the patient, as well as instructing them to the goals of the physical therapy program for the patient by participating in case conferences.
      • May train patient in the use of the prosthetic device.
      • Supervising physical therapy assistants, home health aides/personal care aides when such personnel is participating in a patient's rehabilitation regime.
      • Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other home health services and refers as necessary. 6. Prepares and submits clinical and progress summaries based on the attainment of goals.
      • Participates in discharge planning for patients.
      • Prepares and submits a clinical progress summary based on the attainment of goals.
      • Provides physical therapy consultation to families/caregivers when indicated.
      • Provides in-service education for nursing personnel as needed.
      • Participates in the peer consultation process.
      • Other duties as assigned.Personal Touch Home Care is a National Provider of Medicare Home Care Services since 1974. At Personal Touch, we strive to serve our communities to the best of our abilities by implementing the latest technologies and adhering to the best business practices.

Keywords: Personal Touch Home Care, Chesapeake , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Chesapeake, Virginia

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