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Physical Therapist

Company: Transition Care Telemetry
Location: Escondido
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY The physical therapist contracted or employed through the Organization is responsible for providing physical therapy services and for adherence to all conditions outlined in the Personnel Services Agreement. This position will start out as Per Diem. (Refer a PT and we will provide a $200 referral fee.) ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Provides physical therapy services to patients according to a written physician's plan of care and as defined in the state Physical Therapy Practice Act. This may include, but will not be limited to: A. Assessing and evaluating therapeutic/rehabilitative/functional status, and participation in the development of the total plan of care. Evaluates home environment. B. Assesses for muscle strength, mobility, gait, ROM-potential for rehab. C. Directing physical therapy treatment. D. Instructing patients and families/caregivers in the use and care of therapeutic appliances. E. Determining priority needs for physical therapy. F. Reporting to physician patient's reaction to treatment or changes in condition. 2. 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. 3. May train patient in the use of prosthetic device. 4. Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other home health services and refers as necessary. 5. Prepares and submits clinical and progress summaries based on the attainment of goals. 6. Participates in discharge planning for patient. 7. Prepares and submits a clinical progress summary based on the attainment of goals as directed by Organization policy. 8. Provides physical therapy consultation to home families/caregivers when indicated. 9. Provides inservice education programs for nursing organization personnel as needed. 10. Participates in peer consultation process. 11. Supervises physical therapy assistants according to organization policy and state regulations. 12. When therapy is the only skilled service, instructs, supervises and evaluates home health aide care every two (2) weeks. 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 QUALIFICATIONS 1. Possesses a degree from a baccalaureate or master's program in physical therapy approved by an accredited organization. 2. Licensed to practice as physical therapist by the Physical Therapy Board of California. 3. Two years of appropriate experience as a physical therapist. Community/home health experience is preferred. 4. Demonstrates good verbal and written communication and organization skills. 5. Possesses and maintains current CPR certification. 6. Licensed driver with automobile that is in good working order and insured in accordance with the organization requirements. Job Type: Contract Salary: $75.00 - $100.00 per hour Medical specialties: Home Health Schedule: Day shift Experience: Home Health: 1 year (Preferred) License/Certification: Physical Therapy License (Preferred) CPR Certification (Preferred) Ability to Relocate: Escondido, CA: Relocate before starting work (Required) Work Location: On the road Employment Type: Contract Salary: $75 - $100 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Transition Care Telemetry, Escondido , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Escondido, California

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