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Physical Therapist- PT

Company: BrightStar Care
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

Physical Therapist (PT) TEMPLATE Summary Come join BrightStar Care, a client-centric team that holds value in honest and serving with passion. Our higher-standard way has brought BrightStar to the top of Home Health care and we want individuals with desire to maintain such standards and change peoples lives for the better. Our commitment to incorporating advance technology has offered our employees an opportunity to deliver their best performance. The Physical Therapist must be able to evaluate the patients condition and develop an individualized plan tailored to each client based on the physicians orders. Help clients enhance strength, range of motion, flexibility, and minimize pain or discomfort. Work as much or as little as you want, with our highly flexible schedule, work part-time, nights, weekends, and holidays. The pay is set per visit, and is to be determined upon hire. Benefits ADD BENEFITS SPECIFIC TO YOUR OFFICE * Weekly pay with direct deposit * GPS time and attendance technology enhances your access to key scheduling and care information * Free continuing education * Variety of assignments, procedures, and treatments * Day, Evening, and Weekend opportunities, in-home as set between you and the client * One to one patient care * Over 95% of BrightStar locations are Joint Commission accredited or in process * International opportunities with over 330 locations in US and Canada Responsibilities * Work cooperatively with physicians to develop care and treatment plan that is appropriate for clients home environment, especially as it relates to fall risk, interventions, and home safety * Assess for muscle strength, mobility, gait, range of motion and pain and select appropriate treatment and assistive devices, instructing family and caregivers on use of devices * Report clients response to treatment or changes in condition to the Director of Nursing and physician * Initiate physical therapy program and instructs other personnel, including family members and caregivers, in specific phases of physical therapy with which they may assist with the client care * Prepare clinical and progress summaries, as well as participate in discharge planning. A copy of the summaries will be submitted to the Director of Nursing * Treat clients, families, and staff with courtesy and respect Requirements * Graduated with a masters or higher degree in physical therapy from an accredited physical therapy program * Passed a National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) and/or state examination required by the state * State licensure in state where care is being provided * Two (2) years of appropriate experience as a physical therapist. Community/home health is preferred * Adhere to HIPAA and maintain client confidentiality We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Keywords: BrightStar Care, Chesapeake , Physical Therapist- PT, Healthcare , Chesapeake, Virginia

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