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Position : Physical Therapist

Responsible for evaluation, planning, directing and administering physical therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a
licensed physician or as assessed at start of care.  

Develops an individualized plan of care for the patient in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, surgery, disease or physical disability.  

The Physical Therapist will assist patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning in order to remain
as independent as possible.

Provides direct patient care in the home or setting where the patient refers to as home.

The PT is under the direction of the Director or designee.

Performs detailed and accurate assessments utilizing a standardized assessment (OASIS) of patients and completes documentation in a
timely and accurate manner according to home health policy and regulatory
requirements.  

Facilitates patient hand-offs and provides assistance to move the patient through the care continuum.

Understands the principles of case management to ensure effective coordination of care, financial stewardship and utilization of community resources.  Works collaboratively with other members of the healthcare team, physicians, and the community emphasizing a teamwork
environment. Ability to implement quality care standards for patients served. 

Coordinates provision of patient care for assigned patients, maintains competency levels annually and attends continuing
education as applicable.  

Delegates appropriate tasks as needed.  

Works with the Director and/or clinical coordinator to assure patient visits are being
provided as outlined in the plan of care.

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