Home Health Physical Therapist Full Time
Company: Aveanna Healthcare
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: August 5, 2022
Responsible for evaluating, planning, conducting and implementing
physical therapy treatment plans program in accordance with the
medical referral. Participates and functions as an
interdisciplinary team member who provides
assessments/re-assessments and direct patient care in order to
restore or maintain a patient's functional status while adhering to
confidentiality standards and professional boundaries at all
Perform initial and ongoing assessments to evaluate mobility,
coordination, strength and current level of function.
Responsible for administration, evaluation, and interpretation of
tests and measurements to determine functional goals and
Provide a written evaluation and plan of care defining physical
therapy needs, goals, progress and expected outcomes.
Delivery of physical therapy services to comply with prescribed
Maintains plan of care by performing timely documentation of client
performance, modifying goals and treatment as needed, and determine
discharge care plans as appropriate.
Responsible for discharge planning, including collaborating and
educating the patient and his/her caretakers on home exercise plan
to follow discharge.
Uses appropriate modalities and procedures correctly, demonstrating
knowledge of indication and contradictions.
Participates in coordination of services with health care team,
physicians, parent/guardians, nurses, etc.
Documents according to policy and procedure and requires minimal
supervision or instruction.Documents effectively resulting in no
technical or clinical denials subsequent to review of documentation
Maintain effective communication between staff, healthcare team
members and family.
Serve as a resource consultant for clinical staff.
Supervises other personnel (PTA, HHA) as applicable.
Completes OASIS assessments where allowed by state professional
practice and regulation.
Follow policies and procedures and conforms to all applicable
patient care standards, licensure regulations and state laws.
Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from an American Physical
Therapy Association approved program
Current, unrestricted state license as a Physical Therapist in the
state of practice
Current CPR certification
Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and
compliance with policies and procedures
Additional state specific requirements:
Continuing Education as required by state
One (1) year of recent experience as a Physical Therapist in an
acute care or rehab setting
Pediatric experience preferred
Attention to detail
Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution
Good organization and communication skills
Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English
Must be able to travel
Must be able to lift 50 pounds
Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching,
Must be able to sit and climb stairs
Must have visual and hearing acuity
Must have strong sense of smell and touch
Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment
Must be able to appropriately respond physically and mentally to
emergency situations in the home or outpatient clinic setting
Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which
may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions
Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or
contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or
responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with
or without notice.HHHAs an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid
funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements
in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and
testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as
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