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Physical Therapist - (PRN)

H2Health Kunkletown, PA

  • Posted: January 15, 2021
  • Per Diem

Description:

Are you ready to join one of the strongest, fastest-growing rehabilitation service teams in the country? In business for over 50 years as Heartland Rehabilitation Services, H2 Health is a new company poised to establish itself as one of the most trusted and reliable outpatient rehabilitation service providers in America.


H2 Health is looking for a PRN Physical Therapist (PT) to work in Kunkletown, Pennsylvania. This position will consist of working in an Assisted Living Facility and treating patients in their room. We are looking for someone that can service about 20-30 hours per week.


Details about this great opportunity:


Education: Graduate of an accredited (APTA) Physical Therapy program and currently licensed (or eligible) in the state of Pennsylvania.


Experience: Prior experience in Physical Therapy preferred, however, newly licensed physical therapists/new graduates will be considered. Must have experience with geriatric population; Alzheimer's and dementia experience are a plus!


H2 Health is always accepting applications from highly motivated health professionals looking to make a difference in their communities by providing premier health and rehabilitation services. Full-time, part-time or PRN candidates, and referrals of your colleagues are always welcome!



Job Type: PRN



Physical Therapist – Job Description

Position Code: TC3001

Department: 621-Physical Therapy W/H Class: _____ Non-Exempt Reports to: Clinical Director

_____ Per Visit Supervises: N/A


Job Summary

Develops and administers physical therapy Plan of Care for patients to restore function, relieve pain, and prevent disability following illness, disease, or injury.

Essential Job Functions

Every effort has been made to make your job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is a logical assignment to the position.

Patient Rights

  • Ensures that care is provided in privacy
  • Ensures protected health information is kept confidential
  • Reports complaints made by patients to supervisor
  • Reports allegations of patient abuse, neglect and/or misappropriation of patient property

Safety and Sanitation

  • Follows established safety and infection control policies and procedures
  • Observes safety needs of patients as indicated in plan of care
  • Wears and/or uses safety and personal protective equipment and/or supplies when indicated and as properly trained to use
  • Demonstrates job-specific knowledge of fire and disaster preparedness during drills or actual situations

Staff Development

  • Attends and participates in scheduled in-service training, educational classes and meetings to maintain current credentials as applicable and as managed by regulatory agencies and company policies.
  • Participates in QAA program

Physical Therapist Responsibilities

  • Reviews and evaluates physician's referral and patient's medical records to determine physical therapy treatment required.
  • Plans and prepares written plan of care based on evaluation of available patient data.
  • Confers with physician and other health practitioners to obtain additional patient information, suggests revisions in treatment programs, and integrates physical therapy treatment with other aspects of patient care.
  • Records patient treatment, response, and progress.
  • Assists the Clinic Director in planning of physical therapy services, as needed.
  • Performs tests, measurements, and evaluations, such as functional activities/ADLs, range of motion, manual muscle tests, gait analysis, and records and evaluates findings to aid in establishing or revising Plan of Care;
  • Provides evaluation and administers a variety of treatments to the musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiopulmonary and integumentary systems.
  • Evaluates effects of treatments at various intensities and durations and adjusts treatment to achieve maximum benefit.
  • Instructs, motivates, and assists patients in exercises, such as isometric and progressive-resistive and in functional activities, such as gait training, transfer training; Utilizes weights, exercise machines, mats steps, inclined surfaces, assistive and supportive devices such as walkers, canes, crutches, parallel bars, orthoses, and prostheses.
  • Consults with physician in the advent of adverse reactions.
  • Maintains documentation consistent with third party reimbursement.

Supervisory/People Management Responsibilities

  • Provides input to the Clinical Director on performance appraisals for Physical Therapist Assistants and Rehabilitation Aides
  • Delegates and supervises appropriate clinical responsibilities according to their State practice act.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Participates in department meetings and other meetings as assigned by Clinical Director.
  • Follows H2 Health Policies and Procedures
  • Maintains confidentiality of necessary information.
  • Performs any miscellaneous work assignments as may be required.
  • Assists the facility in assuring adherence to Federal and State regulations and certifications.

Education

  • Meets the educational requirements by being a graduate of an accredited physical therapy program for Physical Therapy and obtaining a passing grade on the National Physical Therapy Examination or currently licensed in the state where you are practicing.

Experience

  • Prior experience in Physical Therapy, preferred.

Physical Demands

  • Lifting 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Walking, standing, bending, stooping and sitting for prolonged periods. Full use of gross and fine motor skills of the upper and lower extremities. Possesses verbal and written communication skills. Ability to use senses in applicable tests and equipment use.

Travel

  • May provide services in a patient's home or contextual environment including but not limited to a physician appointment, in-home intervention or home assessment, assist at other centers and/or attend company sponsored meeting.

Working Conditions

  • Inside with exposure to some disagreeable conditions and sometimes outside contracted events.

Principal Contacts

  • Patients/visitors and all co-workers.

General Requirements

Must be able to execute the terms and conditions set forth in the H2 Health Employee Handbook, including, but not limited to:

  • Works in a safety-conscious manner, which ensures that safe work practices are used in order not to pose a risk to self or others in the workplace. Reports any safety violations or hazards to supervisor
  • Complies with company policies and procedures and local, state, and federal regulations
  • Adheres to H2H policy for a Drug-Free Workplace
  • Interacts in a tactful, diplomatic, and humanistic manner with patients, families, visitors, and co-workers to provide a safe, efficient, and therapeutically effective caring environment which ensures the self-respect, personal dignity, rights and physical safety of each patient and facility guest
  • Maintains a dependable attendance record and adheres to standards of cleanliness, grooming, hygiene, and dress code.
  • Takes positive action to ensure equal opportunity in the conduct of all business activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, age, national origin, disability, citizenship, veteran status or any other legally protected category.

I have read/reviewed the job description for the position of Physical Therapist, acknowledge that all items are essential to the job, understand what the job demands, and agree that I am able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

_________________________________________ ________________________________________

(Physical Therapist) (Date) (Clinical Director / ARM / RDO) (Date)

PM21

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