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Physical Therapist (PT)

Company: Optimal Health Care Inc
Location: Chestertown
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

PHYSICAL THERAPISTS and PTAs NEEDED FOR UPPER SHORE!

PRN, PART TIME AND FULL TIME available

Optimal Health Care Inc. provides skilled care in patients' homes throughout the Upper and Mid Shore region. Our services are growing, and we are seeking a PTs and a PTAs for Cecil, Kent, Caroline, Talbot and Queen Anne's Counties. We are building teams for each of these counties, as we grow.

You will be working with our skilled Clinical Care team (RN, LPN, CNA, OT, PT, LCSW-C) to provide our clients the professional support they need to continue recovering in their own homes.

If you are a mature, independent professional who is highly organized and efficient with excellent skills, interested in serving your patients in their homes---please apply! We want to increase recovery potential and decrease readmissions through dedicated in home care and therapies. Become an essential part of a team determined to increase the quality of life for our communities, while honoring the choices our clients make to live independently. We have openings in the following areas:

Cecil County
Kent County
Queen Anne's
Caroline and Talbot
We can offer you:
- HIGHLY COMPETITIVE Salary discussed during interview
- multiple benefits available, including quarterly profit sharing and 401k with matching %
- flexible schedule
- mileage reimbursement for travel
- strong, collaborative care teams work as partners in patient services
- social worker support for patients as needed
- daily check-in for patient review with care team ensures fluid delivery of services and a forum for any issues and ideas.
- supportive supervision
- training department available for training needs
- for part time and full time, technology provided and supported

We look forward to welcoming you into the Optimal family!

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Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $47.00 - $58.00 per hour

JOB DESCRIPTION
Registered Physical Therapist (PT)
JOB SUMMARY:
A Registered Physical Therapist (PT) administers physical therapy to patients on an intermittent basis in their place of residence. This is performed in accordance with physician orders and plan of care under the direction and supervision of the Director of Clinical Services/Clinical Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduate from a physical therapist curriculum approved by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, American Physical Therapy Association, or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association, or the Council of Medical Education of the American Medical Association and American Physical Therapy Association.

Currently licensed in the state(s) in which practicing.

Two (2) years' experiences, preferred.

Acceptance of philosophy and goals of this Agency.

Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Understands and adheres to established policies and procedures.

Provides physician prescribed physical therapy.

Improves or minimizes residual physical disabilities of the patient.

Returns the individual to optimum and productive level within the patient's capabilities.

Participates with all other home care personnel in patient care planning.

Directs and supervises personnel as required.

Responsible for initial assessment, plan of care, maintenance program development and modifications and reassessments every 30 days.

Performs all skilled procedures as ordered by physician.

Consults with physicians regarding change in treatment.

Writes reports to physicians regarding patient's progress.

Instructs patients and family/significant others in home programs and activities of daily living.

Participates in inservice programs and presents inservice programs as assigned.

Participates in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as assigned.

Attends all patient care conferences as scheduled.

Prepares clinical and progress notes.

Assists physician with evaluating level of function.

Helps develop the plan of care and revise as necessary.

Consults with family and Agency personnel.

Completes and submits OASIS assessments, reassessments, transfers, resumptions of care, discharges and significant change in condition in accordance with Agency defined time frames.

Appropriately utilizes ICD-10 codes.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
Works indoors in Agency office and patient homes and travels to/from patient homes.

JOB RELATIONSHIP:
Supervised by: Director of Clinical Services/Clinical Manager

Workers Supervised: Physical Therapy Assistant and Home Health Aide as assigned

RISK EXPOSURE:
High risk

LIFTING REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to perform the following tasks if necessary:

Ability to participate in physical activity.

Ability to work for extended period of time while standing and being involved in physical activity.

Heavy lifting.

Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular basis.

PI186705714

Keywords: Optimal Health Care Inc, Baltimore , Physical Therapist (PT), Healthcare , Chestertown, Maryland

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