Physical Therapist

  • Advanced Home Health & Home Care NW of Wenatchee
  • 681 Okanogan Ave, Ste. B
  • Jun 21, 2018
Allied Health

Job Description

Come Join Our Great Team at Advanced Home Health Northwest!

This is a Full Time position that offers a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package!

If you have questions please contact:

Katie Kettlety - Sr Recruiter

kkettlety@prestigecare.com

360-816-8276

JOB SUMMARY:

The Physical Therapist is responsible for assessing and evaluating patients needs related to therapeutic/rehabilitative/functional status. Based on this assessment the Physical Therapist works to develop a treatment plan, instructs patients and families/caregivers on use of any therapy equipment and evaluates the patients progress.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Provides physical therapy services to patients according to a written individualized plan of care. This may include, but 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 and transfer capabilities.
Directs physical therapy treatment.
Instructs patients and families/caregivers in the use and care of therapeutic appliances.
Determines priority needs for physical therapy
Reports the patient’s reaction to treatment or changes in condition to physician.
Initiates physical therapy program and instructs other personnel and/or family/caregivers 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 educate patient in the use of prosthetic device.
Prepares and submits clinical and progress summaries based on the attainment of goals.
Participates in patient discharge planning. Prepares and submits a clinical progress summary based on the attainment of goals directed by organization policy.
Provides physical therapy consultation to families/caregivers, as appropriate.
Provides in-service education programs for nursing personnel as needed.
Participates in the interdisciplinary group.
Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.
Participates in orientation program for home health team members.
Performs other related duties as needed.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Possesses a degree from a baccalaureate or masters program in physical therapy approved by an accredited organization.
Meets personnel qualification stated in state and federal regulations.
Is licensed to practice as physical therapist within the state.
Has at least two (2) years of appropriate experience as a physical therapist.

Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.
Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.
Community/hospice experience is preferred.

Our care philosophy is rooted in a set of shared core values that deliver on a promise to provide unmatched quality care, led by a compassionate heart. In all that we do, we strive to personally touch lives, guided by the four pillars of our core values: respect, integrity, commitment and trust.

At Prestige, we offer a dynamic and collaborative environment where you will not only make a difference in the lives of others every day; you have the opportunity to grow professionally, learn new skills and advance your career.

Medical, dental and vision coverage

HSA/FSA Accounts

Employer Paid Group Life and ADD insurance

401(k) plan with w/Company Match

Paid Vacation, sick days and holidays

Employer paid License Renewal Continuing Education

Scholarship/Tuition Reimbursement Program

Employee Discounts: Cell Service, Theme Parks and much more!

Advanced Home Health NW is part of the Prestige Care, Inc family.

EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED