PruittHealth Phyiscal Therapy (PT) - Home Health, Carteret County, Sign on Bonus in Morehead City, North Carolina

Category : Therapy Services

Location/City : NC - Morehead City

Id : 23631

Committed to Your Career? Join PruittHealth as a Home Health Physical Therapist!At PruittHealth, we're committed to a lot of things. But we're especially committed to caring for our patients and residents, as well as providing our employees with a rewarding career as a member of our PruittHealth family.That's why we attract employees who are passionate about providing the highest quality level of care possible for our patients. We also attract people who are looking for a home, rather than just a job â where being part of a family at work is as important as the type of work they are doing.We offer a progressive benefits program, reasonable terrorities and caseloads, competitive salary and ppv pay.Position: Physical Therapist (PT) â Full-TimeSign-on bonus of up to $5,000 available!Office: PruittHealth Home Health â New Bern, NCServicing: Carteret CountyJob Description

Provides therapy treatments to PruittHealth patients in their place of residence.Essential Skill/Knowledge Functions Responsible for assisting with the development and implementation of the plan of care within goals defined by the physician, patient/patient family and interdisciplinary team. Meets agency productivity standards and utilizes time and resources effectively. Maintains clinical record to meet Federal, State and agency regulations and guidelines. Informs the physician, RN Care Manager, Patient Care Coordinator and other interdisciplinary team members of the current patient condition, outcomes, response to treatment and any changes which may indicate a change in patient condition or need to revise the plan of treatment. Demonstrates ongoing evaluation of effectiveness of therapy treatments/interventions. Prepares clinical documentation including assessments, visit and progress notes, and coordinates services as directed by the RN Care Manager and/or Patient Care Coordinator. Submits all documentation within timelines determined by the agency. Assesses the health status of assigned patients according to the agency policies and procedures and job standards Revises the care plan as indicated. Regularly reevaluates the patient's level of function and skilled therapy needs. Treats the patient to relieve pain, develop or restore function and obtain maximum outcomes according to the established plan of care. Provides therapy services according to the plan of care that has been developed and ordered by the physician. Instructs the patient/patient caregiver(s) on home care techniques, safety, etc. as indicated. Performs other duties as assigned by Patient Care Coordinator. Supervises LPTA staff members as directed by the Patient Care Coordinator. Participates in the agency Performance Improvement Program. Maintains competence level to meet agency and JCAHO standards governing personnel training and qualifications and patient care by participating in the agency in-service and education program. Actively participates in interdisciplinary team conferencing. Assists the patient in learning appropriate self-care techniques. Advises and consults the family and other interdisciplinary team members to promote the optimal functional outcomes. Instructs the patient/patient caregiver(s) on the total physical therapy program.Essential Administrative Functions Participate in center/agency surveys (Licensure / JCAHO) and any subsequently required reports. Attend and participate in continuing educational programs to keep abreast of changes in your field as well as to maintain current license/certification, as required. Attend and participate in mandatory in-services. Honor patients/residents' rights to fair and equitable treatment, self-determination, individuality, privacy, property and civil rights, including the right to wage complaints. Comply with corporate compliance program. Report job-related functions/tasks that involve occupational hazards including exposure to blood and body fluids and others as necessary. Follow established safety regulations, to include fire protection & prevention, smoking regulations, infection control, etc. Follow established safety procedures when performing tasks and/or working with equipment. Perform other related duties as necessary and as directed by supervisor.

Qualifications Minimum of 2 years therapy experience is required. Previous home health care experience is preferred.Education Current state license as a Physical Therapist. Valid driver's license and automobile liability insurance. Current CPR certification.For immediate consideration, please click on the "Apply Now" at the top right of this screen or send your resume to pjohnson-scott@pruitthealthcare.comPruittHealth is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.