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Physical Therapist

Company: Health at Home Therapy-Knoxville, LLC
Location: Hendersonville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview: Premier opening for a PRN Senior Living Community Physical Therapist (PT, DPT) in Hendersonville, North Carolina: -Benefits of joining our team:

  • Our clinical team is a family of clinicians who work together to meet the needs of each patient
  • Our pay structure is extremely competitive in the market
  • Our leaders encourage advancement
  • Our clinicians enjoy the flexibility of getting to build rapport with patientsThe Physical Therapist (PT, DPT, RPT) for our Senior Living Community responsible for the assessment and evaluation of patient care needs related to functional status/mobility, endurance/stamina, pain and other medical conditions. Based on this assessment and evaluation, the -Physical Therapist works to help determine a treatment plan, performs interventions aimed at improving and enhancing the patient's well-being, and evaluates the patient's progress. -LHC Group, is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians, and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people. - Essential Functions:
    • Completes initial evaluation in a timely manner.
    • Evaluates the patient to determine rehab potential, identifies needs, establishes an individualized treatment plan of care, and sets goals to be used in the team plan of care.
    • Sets initial STG's and LTG's.
    • Collaborates with patient and family in goal setting and achievement.
    • Schedules patient at appropriate time for therapy.
    • Identifies patient and family education needs.
    • Utilizes equipment in a proper and safe manner, maintains equipment inspection, maintenance and cleaning logs, reports broken or faulty equipment.
    • Maintains equipment logs for required equipment in the outpatient clinic.
    • Follows medical regimen developed for the patient. Is aware of and adheres to precautions (THR, TKR, Cardiac, Wound, etc.).
    • Utilizes the following safe treatment techniques: transfers, positioning, feeding, splinting, paraffin bath, cryotherapy, ultrasound, electrical stimulation, etc.
    • Utilizes treatment approaches according to established PT protocols and policies.
    • Documents each visit in the EMR.
    • Documents units of treatment for each visit in the EMR.
    • Completes D/C summary on each patient on their final visit to outpatient PT.
    • Completes appropriate discharge planning in the following areas: Develops and reviews Home Exercise Program (HEP) with patient and family/caregiver. Provides discharge instructions to patient and family as clinically appropriate.
    • Actively participates in Department Team meetings.
    • Conducts in services for other staff members as needed or identified.
    • Participates in weekend and holiday rotation as needed.
    • Participates in student supervision as indicated.
    • Assists in the interview process for new therapy department employees as needed.
    • Wound Care-provides wound care to patients as allowed by state licensure boards and practice actsJob Keywords: allied health, PT, Physical Therapist, LHC, health care, travel, hiring immediately, PT, Hendersonville, Blue Ridge, North Carolina, Discharge Planning, Medicaid, Medicare, Case Management, Utilization Review, Managed Care, Hospice, Long Term Care, LTC, assisted living, home health assessments, EMR Education & Experience: Requirements:
      • Graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy and successful completion of the National Registry exam.
      • Recent graduates who have applied for the registration exam may be considered for provisional appointment.
      • CPR certification and all other certificates and documents as required by LHC Group policy.
      • Current Physical Therapy License in state of practice of North Carolina
      • Must be willing to accept management duties as assigned - -Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.Must be fully vaccinated or be willing to complete full vaccination by date of hire and proof of vaccination will be required. - If permitted by state law, the company will consider requests for religious or medical exemptions.

Keywords: Health at Home Therapy-Knoxville, LLC, Asheville , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Hendersonville, North Carolina

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