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Home Health Physical Therapist - Weekend PRN

Company: Centerwell
Location: Riverhead
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionCenterWell Home Health serves over 85,000 patients each day, with more than 350 locations across 38 states. As part of Humana's Home Solutions business, we are bringing better care continuity and health outcomes into the home. We put patients at the center of everything we do, while working in collaboration with healthcare providers to bring multi-disciplinary care to the most appropriate or convenient setting. The result is easy, comprehensive and personalized care that helps patients lead healthier, happier lives.The Physical Therapist 2 provides services that help restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients suffering from injuries or disease. The Physical Therapist 2 work assignments are varied and frequently require interpretation and independent determination of the appropriate courses of action.ResponsibilitiesThe Physical Therapist 2 examines patient's medical history, evaluates their physical abilities, determines their potential to respond to therapy, and develops treatment plans. Understands department, segment, and organizational strategy and operating objectives, including their linkages to related areas. Makes decisions regarding own work methods, occasionally in ambiguous situations, and requires minimal direction and receives guidance where needed. Follows established guidelines/procedures.As a Home Health Physical Therapist , you will:

  • Plan and administer prescribed skilled physical therapy treatment and training for patients suffering from various injuries, illnesses and functional disabilities to attain highest level of physical function.
  • Test/screen the patient's physical strengths to assist the physician in evaluating the patient's level of function and records findings to develop or pursue treatment programs and establish measurable training objectives.
  • Develop/implement a conditioning/rehabilitation program consistent with physician's Plan of Treatment and the overall goals of the patient/rehab team. Adjust treatment as needed to achieve maximum results.
  • Confer with physician and clinical team members to obtain additional patient information and assist in developing, implementing and revising the therapy treatment program and Plan of Treatment.
  • Provide Physical Therapy Assistants and Home Health Aide staff with written instructions/care plan that reflects current plan of care as related to therapy, supervise/evaluate staffs' performance. Monitor the appropriate completion of documentation by physical therapy assistants and home health aides/personal care workers as part of the supervisory/leadership responsibility.
  • Accurately, promptly and thoroughly document patients' care observations, interventions and evaluations. Assure that interim (verbal) orders received from the physician and physical therapist are promptly and accurately documented, submitted for physician signature and implemented
  • Report patient's progress to the patient's physician, Clinical Manager, staff, patient and family. Submit evaluation, treatment plans, progress reports and discharge summary to the supervisor and care management staff.Required Experience/Skills:
    • Degree from an accredited Physical Therapy Program (approved by the APTA)
    • Minimum of one year physical therapy experience preferred
    • Current and unrestricted Physical Therapy license
    • Current CPR certification
    • Strong organizational and communication skills
    • Valid driver's license, auto insurance and reliable transportation.
    • This role requires full COVID-19 vaccinationTogether, we can raise the bar on home healthcareCenterWell Home Health (formerly Kindred at Home), is one of the nation's leading providers of home care, with an incredible team of compassionate clinicians who deliver high-quality, specialty care to patients. Many of our clinicians live in the same neighborhoods they serve - providing the much-needed care to people in their community.As a company, we strive to lead by example and show employees the same compassion and care we expect them to show patients. We provide employees the resources, stability, and job flexibility they truly deserve. We help them fulfill their personal and professional goals while enjoying industry-leading benefits, competitive salaries, opportunities for career and professional growth, and a healthy work/life balance.Part of Humana's Home Solution businessCenterWell Home Health cares for nearly 80,000 patients every day in over 350 locations, across 38 states. As part of Humana Inc., we create experiences that put patients at the center, working in collaboration with healthcare providers to bring multidisciplinary care directly to the comfort and safety of home. The result is easy, comprehensive and personalized care that helps patients lead healthier, happier lives.Caring for people who care for our patientsExperience has shown us that supporting and nurturing employees helps them become the best version of themselves and more compassionate, committed home health professionals. That's why CenterWell Home Health never stops working to improve the employee experience. Our people are our greatest resource, and we are committed to creating an environment they enjoy stepping into every day.World-class employee benefits
      • Competitive pay and benefits package
      • 50% matching 401(k) contributions up to 6%
      • Career advancement opportunities
      • Tuition reimbursement program
      • Advanced Continuing Education (CE) accredited trainingScheduled Weekly Hours1Centerwell, a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana, complies with all applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. We also provide free language interpreter services. See our full accessibility rights information and language options https://www.partnersinprimarycare.com/accessibility-resources

Keywords: Centerwell, New Haven , Home Health Physical Therapist - Weekend PRN, Healthcare , Riverhead, Connecticut

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