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  • Physical Therapist (PT) United States
  • The Care Company in United States, , United States
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  • 5 days ago

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About The Care Company

The Care Company was founded on a simple idea - to offer dependable whole-person home health and personal care services to all who need it. Our approach is guided by a set of core values, including compassion, respect, integrity, professionalism, and excellence. These values are crucial to providing the best possible care, and we aim to uphold them in everything we... do.

About The Role

A Physical Therapist provides professional services within the scope of physical therapy practice standards in collaboration with primary care physicians and other members of the health care team and teaches and educates clients and their families.

What You'll Do
• Receives the intake referral information and prepares PT paperwork/tools necessary for the visit.
• Obtains all pertinent medical history from client, family, or significant others.
• Performs PT assessment visit and documents accordingly.
• Performs home safety check and environmental assessment of the client’s home environment.
• Assists the physician in evaluating the level of function.
• Helps develop an appropriate and effective PT Plan of Care (POC) to be submitted to the physician for approval and implementation, revising as necessary and at least every 30 days.
• Functionally reassess the client for on-going therapy.
• Determines medical necessity for other services.
• Evaluates the client’s ADL and iADL abilities.
• Develops and implements the HHA plan of care when HHA services are ordered, and PT is the only skilled discipline.
• Supervises the HHA in accordance with state/federal requirements and documents the supervision without having to be directed to do so when PT is the only skilled discipline.
• Effectively communicates ongoing with client and family regarding the POC and progression of such.
• Effectively instructs clients and families in the safe use of prosthetic, orthotic, and assistive devices (canes, walkers, wheelchairs, mechanical lifts etc.).
• Effectively communicates with other disciplines in the case.
• Communication with the client’s physician (verbally and/or in writing) to obtain effective treatment modalities and/or rehabilitative therapy modalities.
• Assists the physician in evaluating clients by applying diagnostic and prognostic muscle, nerve, joint and functional ability tests.
• Submits ALL OASIS assessments/documentation within 48 hours of the OASIS visit.
• Performs clinical record reviews (CRR) in collaboration with the Nursing Supervisor (Peer Review). Submits the CRR timely each month.
• Participates in the Performance Improvement Committee process as requested.
• Participates in staff meetings and in-services.
• Participates in the growth of the office by being a willing preceptor for newly hired same discipline employees.
• Participates in the planning, operation, and evaluation of the therapy services of the organization.
• Maintains professional licensure and actively seeks out educational experiences to enhance the practice of home care physical therapy and the benefit of the clients serviced.
• Notifies the Agency of emergencies, sickness, and other imminent occurrences that may affect the client caseload as quickly as possible relative to the event’s occurrence.
• Submits written time requests 2 weeks or more in advance of planned time off.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
• Successful completion & graduate of a PT Program approved by the Commission on Accreditation in PT education (CAPTE) or successor organizations of the CAPTE or an education program outside of the United States determined to be substantially equivalent to physical therapist entry level education in the US by a credentials eval organization approved by the American PT Association or an organization identified in 8 CFR 212.15(e) as it relates to physical therapists.
• A current, active license to practice Physical Therapy in TX.
• A minimum of two (2) years’ experience as a Physical Therapist.
• Will pass a criminal background check and any other required check & Current CPR certification.

If trained outside of the United States before January 1, 2008, meets the following requirements:
• GRADUATED FROM A PT CURRICULUM APPROVED IN THE COUNTRY IN WHICH THE CURRICULUM WAS LOCATED AND IN WHICH THERE IS A MEMBER ORGANIZATION OF THE WORLD CONFERENCE FOR PHYSICAL THERAPY.
• MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS FOR MEMBERSHIP IN A MEMBERSHIP ORGANIZATION OF THE WORLD CONFEDERATION FOR PHYSICAL THERAPY
United States

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