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Job Location: Okeechobee, Florida - United States

Job #: 24122
Title: Physical Therapist
Job Location: Okeechobee, Florida - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $65.00 - $70.00 - US Dollars - Hourly
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: NO


Multiple opportunities with one of the fastest growing home health organizations in South Florida.

New grads welcome to apply!

Flexible hours, Per Diem

Will only see 7 - 10 patients a day and travel within 20 miles of base city.

Additional incentives available


The ideal candidate will function as a professional member of patients treatment who evaluates, assesses, and delivers services according to a written plan of treatment established by a physician.

Provides supervision for all services rendered by Physical Therapy Assistants. Evaluations are performed by peers.

Duties of the Registered Physical Therapist include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide comprehensive assessment, which may include OASIS data elements to evaluate patients level of physical functioning and need for physical therapy services.
  • Discuss evaluation with physician, seek input from patient/caregiver, establish a plan of care to assist patient meet maximum rehabilitation potential.
  • Carry out prescribed treatments; and /or supervise PTA in carrying out PT program.
  • Establish/instruct in home exercise program (HEP); document instructions on visit notes.
  • Observe and report to physician pertinent changes in the patients level of functioning. Communicate changes to other team members involved in the patients care.
  • Maintain appropriate documentation of all services as per Agency policy.
  • Conduct self-in professional manner at all times and in all situations.
  • Provide Agency with all required evidence, including copy of license/registration, to allow Agency to verify experience.
  • Accept only those assignments for which qualified.
  • Comply with all State, Federal, Local and Agency rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Maintain all patient/Agency information in strictest confidence.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures including HIPPA.
  • Respect patient rights, cultural beliefs.

Minimum: Bachelors degree from accredited PT program by the council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association.

  • Licensed/registered in the State of Florida as Physical Therapist.
  • Minimum of one-year current experience as Physical Therapist.
  • Currently licensed in the State of Florida.
  • Preferred - Bilingual fluent in English and Spanish.
  • At least one year of experience under the supervision of a Registered Physical Therapist.

Language Skills:

  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Additional languages preferred

Physical Requirements:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising client care.

University - Bachelor`s Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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