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Benefits from Day One
Paid Days Off from Day One
Student Loan Repayment Program
Whole Person Wellbeing Resources
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Sat & Sun 10hr shifts, 2 additional 8hrs during the week, 4 hrs paid for paperwork on Mon.
Location: Could cover all 4 surrounding counties
The role you’ll contribute: The agency has a need for extended weekend coverage to cover a high volume of therapy evaluations and admissions for patients being discharged from inpatient facilities. Additionally, there may be some care plans that require daily therapy visits to enhance recovery and reduce rehospitalizations.
The Home Health PT Weekend, under the general supervision of the Care Manager, provides therapy to assigned patients and directs therapy assistants and Home Health Aides to provide quality care in accordance with physician orders under a plan of care. Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates total patient care and coordinates patient/family teaching. Assures compliance with therapy standards, federal, state, and local government regulations, and company clinical policies. Provides goal directed care leading to specific outcomes. May be on call for after-hours work. Coordinates and directs the home care patient’s care based on individual patient needs.
Workdays will be mutually determined between employee and agency Director; and will exceed minimum requirements for an exempt status professional employee.
The value you’ll bring to the team
Performs an evaluation, assessing ability to function safely using a method which objectively measures muscle strength, ability to safely function in the home related to walking on flat, uneven surfaces and stairs, balance, transfers, use of assistive devices, pain management, mental and cognitive factors, and safety issues for fall prevention. The measurement results are documented in the clinical record and updated with each visit.
Provides hand-off report to assigned homecare therapy case manager who will be assuming care if the patient. • Periodically reassess the patient every 30 days: provide the ordered therapy service, functionally reassess the patient and compare the resultant measurement to prior assessment measurements. Document the measurements in the clinical record along with the therapist's determination of the effectiveness or therapy or lack thereof.
Observes and records activities and findings in the clinical record and reports to the physician the patient's reaction to treatment and any changes in patient's condition, or when there are deviations from the plan of care.
Instructs other health team personnel including, when appropriate, home health aides and caregivers in certain phases of physical therapy with which they may work with the patient.
Selects, applies or modifies skilled intervention to the patient using various physical therapy procedures and techniques to achieve the best outcome possible for the patient. (Ex: therapeutic exercises/activities, neuromuscular re-education, gait training, wheelchair management, other modalities such as ultrasound, TENS application, electrical stimulation, hot/cold packs, etc.) Assesses patient response to interventions and performs reassessments as required.
Documents in medical record, accurately reflecting treatment provided. Updates the care plan as needed including the aide care plan; writes modified orders for changes in the plan of care, performs and documents the aide supervision by the due date.
Completes all documentation within the time frame required by the agency, including reassessments, discharge summaries and OASIS documents.
Participates in clinical record review, agency staff meetings, therapy meetings and other activities as requested.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
Bachelors and 1+ years experience
Minimum of one year relevant physical therapy experience
Graduated from an approved physical therapy curriculum as required by the state which issued the license
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.