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Physical Therapist - Home Health

Company: Pacific Medical Centers
Location: Burbank
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Providence is calling a Physical Therapist - Home Health (Per-Diem/Day Shift) to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.

We are seeking a Physical Therapist - Home Health who will provide home health physical therapy within the Physical Therapy Professional Scope of Practice, to restore function and prevent disability following disease or injury; assist the patient in reaching maximum ability within the limits of his/her capabilities and the disease process.

In this position you will:

  • Evaluation of Patients: Complete evaluation of patient in compliance with agency policy, law and regulation and within the Physical Therapy Professional Scope of Practice. Assist the physician in evaluating level of function and in developing the plan of care. Evaluate the home environment and makes appropriate recommendations
  • Treatment of Patients: Carriy out patient care in compliance with agency policy, law and regulation, and within the Physical Therapy Professional Scope of Practice as ordered by the attending physician, dentist or podiatrist
  • Reassessment of Patients: Complete reassessment of patient in compliance with agency policy, law and regulation and within the Physical Therapy Professional Scope of Practice. Assist the physician in updating the plan of treatment
  • Provides Continuity of Care: Ensure appropriate planning for patient discharge and referral to other services according to agency policy and in compliance with law and regulation. Advise, consult and, when appropriate, instruct family and other agency personnel in patient's therapy program
  • Communicates: Communicate with Rehabilitation Coordinator and other health care professionals caring for the patient to ensure uninterrupted patient care. Observe records and report information on the patient's condition to the attending physician and in the patient's health record
  • Coordinates: Attend patient care conferences to ensure coordination of the patients care with other disciplines caring for the patient
  • Leadership:
  • Supervise Home Health Aide when assigned

  • Documentation/Information Management:
  • Document all patient care according to agency policy
  • Ensure confidentiality of all patient information

  • Development:
  • Assume responsibility and accountability for own professional growth and practice. This includes maintaining current licensure and completing all required in-service education
  • Attend all assigned staff development activities for department including a minimum attendance of 75% at all scheduled work time staff meetings
  • Participate in/conducts in-service education, as requested

  • Performance Improvement:
  • Participate as requested in agency Improving Organizational Performance activities
  • Promote use of the agency C.A.R.E. methodology in problem solving

  • Budgetary:
  • Follow Core Value for being Financial Prudent

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Degree in Physical Therapy from an approved program according to Medicare guidelines
  • Current California Physical Therapy license
  • BLS certificate
  • Requires a valid driver's license with no excessive violations or accidents
  • Requires maintaining the minimum state requirements for auto insurance
  • 2 years experience in acute care, rehabilitation, or home care

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Home care experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 414 bed acute care facility, known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, has provided the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities for close to 70 years.

Many of our specialized services are provided within our Heart and Vascular Institute, one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers of heart attack victims; our Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for a Primary Stroke Center, and the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association (2010); our Women's Pavilion, and our newly opened the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has an exceptional orthopedic program recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. And Providence Saint Joseph's Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation from HealthGrades.

Keywords: Pacific Medical Centers, Burbank , Physical Therapist - Home Health, Other , Burbank, California

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