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Physical Therapist - Homecare

Job Details:

· Provides assessments to determine patients’ rehabilitation needs and psychosocial status

· Assesses each patient's environment and recommends adaptive equipment and/or home modifications as needed

· Establishes an effective physical therapy treatment plan in partnership with the patient, their family/caregiver, the patient's physician and other members of the health care team; modifies the treatment plan as needed

· Provides physical therapy services in accordance with the treatment plan, agency standards, and regulatory guidelines

· Helps patient achieve independence at home through activities of daily living training, functional activity training, visual/perceptual training, psychosocial interventions, and heat/cold application

· Provides patient and/or caregiver education regarding the injury/disease process, functional limitations and the purpose of treatment interventions. Trains patients and/or caregivers in aspects of care that will be managed independently after discharge

· Plans adequately for discharge including referrals to appropriate community resources

· Communicates regularly with the patient's physician, home health care team, and other key members of the care team

Requirements:

· Bachelor’s, Master’s or doctoral degree in physical therapy

· Currently licensed as a physical therapist in the State of Maryland, Virginia or the District of Columbia

· One-year clinical experience preferred

· Knowledge of home equipment, home care reimbursement, regulations governing Physical Therapy Assistants (PTAs not applicable in DC)

· Good verbal and written communication

· Good clinical skills

· Able to transfer, position patients and lift up to 25 lbs; able to perform physical assessments, walk and climb stairs

· Must have reliable transportation to all work sites

· CPR certification preferred

About Ampian Staffing:

At Ampian Staffing, we match your unique skills with the right opportunity. We have been working with professionals just like you for over a decade and we take pride in helping people find the right match for their skills.

Nestled in the Rocky Mountains in the greater Salt Lake area, Ampian Staffing, Inc., is a comprehensive staffing organization with in-depth expertise in the Contract, Contract-to-Hire, and Direct Hire arenas. Our firm provides high-level, skilled, and qualified individuals in Technology, Healthcare, Engineering, Executive Management, and Financial industries to name just a few. With years of experience, our professional staff maintains the highest levels of skill and professionalism, while delivering results that exceed expectations. With your best interests in mind, Ampian Staffing is committed to precisely matching experience and opportunity, and making sure your success stay in pace with your ambition.

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