Physical Therapist, Home Health
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Home and Community Services--Southern
We are seeking a Contingent Physical Therapist to service our clients in Portsmouth, OH and surrounding areas!
According to the prescribed policies and procedures of the organization including all applicable federal, state and local regulations and under the general supervision of the Agency Therapy Manager, the purpose of this position is to supervise, provide and direct physical therapy rehabilitation services in compliance with company and agency policies and procedures. A review of performance will be conducted on a yearly basis.
The PT is responsible for the evaluation and treatment of clients who demonstrate musculoskeletal deficiencies,
neurological conditions, balance, gait and transfer difficulty, and additional deficits and/or conditions resulting
in a functional decline. Also may include safety assessment and environment modifications for patient
surroundings and home environment. Evaluation and treatment will only be conducted in accordance with the
rules of the Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board of the State of Ohio and the
Ohio Revised Code, Chapter 4755.
The PT will be responsible for the supervision of physical therapist assistants in accordance with the Conditions
of Participation and with the rules of the Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board of
the State of Ohio and the Ohio Revised Code.
The PT will be responsible for the instruction, evaluation, plan development, and supervision of the home
health aide when appropriate per the Conditions of Participation.
The PT may assist with community education to increase awareness of agency services and therapy benefits
with referrals as necessary and appropriate to assist individual’s ability to remain in community dwelling.
The PT is responsible for the timely and accurate completion of all necessary documentation, which includes
but is not limited to the following items:
a. Daily Time Log
b. Initial Evaluation/Assessment to include plan of care for physician’s approval with rehabilitation
c. Daily Visit Note with progress summaries as appropriate toward plan of care
d. Recertification with intermediate summary for plan of care
e. Discharge Assessment and Summary
f. Start of Care, Resumption, Transfer, Recertification or Discharge OASIS when appropriate
g. All other required forms as designated by the agency and agency therapy manager
The PT will maintain progressive knowledge of the physical therapy field, attending related in-services and
continuing education programs.
The PT is responsible for attending all required facility meetings and in-services, including, but not limited to
patient staffing and interdisciplinary team meetings for coordination of patient care and staff
The PT will assist the agency in meeting the Conditions of Participation and other standards necessary to obtain
and/or maintain state, federal, and other appropriate certifications.
The PT will employ and follow all appropriate agency infection control policies and procedures including OSHA
With respect to client rights, ensures all care is provided with respect and dignity for clients, reports all
complaints made by clients and/or families to the therapy manager or other appropriate manager, reports all
allegations of abuse, misappropriation of funds/client property and/or any other corporate compliance items
The PT is responsible for the appropriate management of clients on caseload and meetings to meet agency
productivity standard of at least 75%.
The PT is responsible for the scheduling and completing of in-services for agency staff education.
The PT will provide in-service education programs for agency personal when indicated.
The PT will present herself/himself in a professional manner at all times including conduct, communication, and
appropriate dress when representing the agency.
Adheres to departmental and agency policies and procedures.
Maintains responsible work attendance, communicating requested days off with at least 30 days advance
Other duties as assigned by the agency therapy manager and agency.
Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy
Experience: Minimum of two years clinical experience
Mental: Must have good communication, comprehension, and interpersonal skills. Must have the
ability to speak, read, write and understand English.
Skills: Must have working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, and World Wide Web. Must have good written and verbal communications skills.
Licensure: Current Ohio License
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, military status, disability, genetic information and/or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.