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Job Location: Auburn, NY
JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 25298
Title: PT - Physical Therapist - Home Visits
Job Location: Auburn, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $60,000.00 - $80,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Benefits
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
any
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

Physical Therapist
For Home Visits
Full Time with Benefits
Direct Hire
Auburn, New York


As the Physical Therapist, you will have to provide physician ordered physical therapy services, which include assessment, planning, developing, and implementing an individualized patient therapy plan. This position coordinates the physical therapy plan with the interdisciplinary team care plan.

Responsibilities:

Provides physician ordered physical therapy services.
Assures orders are renewed, per schedule, or as patient`s response to current orders change.
Is responsible for completing, in a timely manner, all documentation including initial assessment, visit notes, renewal orders, verbal orders, and discharge summaries.
Identifies patient short/long term goals in terms of functional outcomes. Reflects progress or lack of goal achievement in all charting. Confers with physician and/or interdisciplinary team regarding patient response to therapy.
Evaluates home environment for changes needed to increase patient`s independence. Recommends equipment and assistive devices (ramps, bathroom aides, adaptive wheelchair), as appropriate.
Instructs the patient and caregivers in therapeutic exercise, which may be used to improve the patient`s functional status.
Provides gait evaluation and ambulating training. Select and instruct in the use of various assistive devices (orthotic appliance, crutches, walker, cane, etc.).
Treats patient`s physical deficits using clinically accepted therapeutic exercises. Specifies technique used in the plan of care.
Evaluates and instructs patient and caregivers in safe transfers (bed, chair, commode, etc.) using appropriate body mechanics and equipment (sliding board, hoyer lift, trapeze, bath bench, etc.).
Attends scheduled interdisciplinary staff meetings and actively participate in treatment planning.

About the Area:

Auburn is a great place to live. It is a very historical place with an old town feel. It is located just at the north tip of Owasco Lake, 15 minutes west of Skaneateles, 50 minutes south of Oswego, 2.5 hours east of Niagara Falls, and 40 minutes from Syracuse.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Physical Therapist
For Home Visits
Full Time with Benefits
Direct Hire
Auburn, New York


As the Physical Therapist, you will have to provide physician ordered physical therapy services, which include assessment, planning, developing, and implementing an individualized patient therapy plan. This position coordinates the physical therapy plan with the interdisciplinary team care plan.

Responsibilities:

Provides physician ordered physical therapy services.
Assures orders are renewed, per schedule, or as patient`s response to current orders change.
Is responsible for completing, in a timely manner, all documentation including initial assessment, visit notes, renewal orders, verbal orders, and discharge summaries.
Identifies patient short/long term goals in terms of functional outcomes. Reflects progress or lack of goal achievement in all charting. Confers with physician and/or interdisciplinary team regarding patient response to therapy.
Evaluates home environment for changes needed to increase patient`s independence. Recommends equipment and assistive devices (ramps, bathroom aides, adaptive wheelchair), as appropriate.
Instructs the patient and caregivers in therapeutic exercise, which may be used to improve the patient`s functional status.
Provides gait evaluation and ambulating training. Select and instruct in the use of various assistive devices (orthotic appliance, crutches, walker, cane, etc.).
Treats patient`s physical deficits using clinically accepted therapeutic exercises. Specifies technique used in the plan of care.
Evaluates and instructs patient and caregivers in safe transfers (bed, chair, commode, etc.) using appropriate body mechanics and equipment (sliding board, hoyer lift, trapeze, bath bench, etc.).
Attends scheduled interdisciplinary staff meetings and actively participate in treatment planning.

About the Area:

Auburn is a great place to live. It is a very historical place with an old town feel. It is located just at the north tip of Owasco Lake, 15 minutes west of Skaneateles, 50 minutes south of Oswego, 2.5 hours east of Niagara Falls, and 40 minutes from Syracuse.

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications:

BS or MS degree from an accredited Physical Therapy school with current NYS licensure.
Minimum of 1 year experience in an acute care facility and/or an acute intermediate rehabilitation facility.
Ability to travel required.
Possession of a valid NYS motor vehicle operator`s license.
Pre-employment physical examination and an annual health assessment as require by New York State Health Department.

Education Required

  • Bachelors or better in Physical Therapy.

Licenses & Certifications Required

  • Physical Therapist

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




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