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Job Description:/h3:
PHYSICAL THERAPIST Personal Touch Home Care, a National Provider of Medicare home care services since 1974, is seeking a qualified Full:Time Physical Therapist for our Chesapeake location.
:Licensed Physical Therapist with current valid license to practice in Virginia with 2 years home health experience preferred
:Excellent communication skills
:Knowledgeable of State and Federal regulations
:Strong computer skills required, familiarity with Netsmart preferred
JOB SUMMARY The physical therapist contracted or employed through the Organization is responsible for providing physical therapy services and for adherence to all conditions outlined in the Contractual Services Agreement (when
applicable).ESSENTIAL JOB
:Provides physical therapy services to patients according to a written physicians plan of care. This may include, but will not be limited to:
:Assessing and evaluating
therapeutic/rehabilitative/functional status and participation in the development of the total plan of care. Evaluates home environment.
:Assesses for muscle strength, mobility, gait, ROM:potential for rehabilitation.
:Directing physical therapy treatment.
:Instructing patients and
families/caregivers in the use and care of therapeutic appliances.
:Determining priority needs for physical therapy.
:Reporting to physician patients reaction to treatment or changes in condition.
:Initiates physical therapy program and instructs other personnel and/or family/caregiver members in certain phases of physical therapy with which they may work with the patient, as well as instructing them to the goals of the physical therapy program for the patient by participating in case conferences.
:May train patient in the use of prosthetic device.
:Supervising physical therapy assistant, home health aides/personal care aides when such personnel are participating in patients rehabilitation regime.
:Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other home health services and refers as necessary.
JOB DESCRIPTION Physical Therapist
:Prepares and submits clinical and progress summaries based on the attainment of goals.
:Participates in discharge planning for patient.
:Prepares and submits a clinical progress summary based on the attainment of goals.
:Provides physical therapy consultation to
families/caregivers when indicated.
:Provides in:service education for nursing personnel as needed.
:Participates in peer consultation process.
Job Type: Full:time
Company Description:/h3:
Personal Touch Home Aides of New York, Inc. is a part of a larger corporate entity that has been an established national healthcare provider since 1974. Personal Touch offices are spread across the East coast and Midwest region totaling 35 offices in 10 different states. At Personal Touch, we strive to serve our communities to the best of our abilities by implementing the latest technologies and adhering to the best business practices.
Our Mission
The first word in Personal:Touch is the one we will never forget...
We are dedicated to the provision of individualized, comprehensive quality patient and family centered care in the patients place of residence.
We are dedicated to the belief that each prson is a unique individual and, therefore, we need to be sensitive to his/her social, emotional, intellectual, safety and physical needs.
We are dedicated to enhancing the quality of life throughout the life cycle by promoting and restoring health, alleviating suffering and caring for the sick and dying in a manner that insures dignity and respect for each person.
We are dedicated to hiring experienced and competent professionals who follow the highest standards of excellence to establish an individualized plan of care offering personal choices and decisions, respecting each individuals rights and needs for self:determination.
We are dedicated to providing a level of care that encourages the safe


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