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Physical Therapist (Pt) - Bonus

Company: VNA Health
Location: El Cajon
Posted on: November 13, 2022

Job Description:

$5,000 Bonus!!JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARYThe Physical Therapist contracted or employed through the Organization is responsible for providing physical therapy services and for adherence to all conditions outlined in the Services Agreement. Respects and promotes the mission, vision, and values of VNA Health.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIESProvides 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.Assesses for muscle strength, mobility, gait, ROM-potential for rehab.Directing physical therapy treatment.Instructing patients and families/caregivers in the use and care of therapeutic appliances.Determining priority needs for physical therapyReporting 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 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 home health aides and Physical Therapy Assistant 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.Meets the average daily productivity standards as set by the agency.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 inservice education programs for nursing organization personnel as needed.Participates in peer consultation process.The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.POSITION QUALIFICATIONSPossesses 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.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSAbility to lift 25 lbs.Ability to push/pull 200 lbs.Ability to stoop, bend, and squat.Ability to walk up one flight of stairs.Ability to walk one mile.Ability to sit for one hour, minimum.Visual and audio acuity.XQSUAifBs8

Keywords: VNA Health, El Cajon , Physical Therapist (Pt) - Bonus, Other , El Cajon, California

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