Physical Therapist - Las Vegas, NV

Unitedhealth Group Inc. Las Vegas , NV 89134

Posted 3 weeks ago

Southwest Medical, part of OptumCare, is a multi - specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 300 providers, 21 medical health centers including six urgent care clinics, four convenient care centers, two lifestyle centers catering to older adults, an outpatient surgery center, home health, hospice and palliative care services, plus E - visits and online options via Now Clinic telemedicine technology. Southwest Medical offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. Southwest Medical is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area.

If you enjoy an autonomous role and spending time with your patients, please bring your clinical knowledge and experience to a home based direct care therapy position! Southwest Medical Home Health, a home health division of OptumCare / United Health Group, offers flexible shifts and the opportunity to make a difference in the care of patients in their home setting.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide physical therapy services to patient according to physician's plan of care. This may include, but will not be limited to assessing and evaluating therapeutic / rehabilitative / functional status, participation in the development of the total plan of care and evaluates home environment

  • Initiate physical therapy program and instructs other personnel and / or family caregiver members in certain phases of physical therapy with which they may work with a patient, as well as instructing them as to the goals of the physical therapy program for the patient by participating in case conferences

  • Prepare and submit clinical and progress summaries in a timely manner

  • Participate in discharge planning for patient

  • Supervise physical therapy assistants according to organization policy and state regulations, treat and re-evaluation patient no less than every 7th day of treatment or 21 days whichever occurs first

  • Maintain communication with other personnel involved in the patient's care to promote coordinated and efficient care

  • Maintain clinical competency in physical therapy practice and theory

  • Participate in Agency on-call coverage as outlined in Agency policy

  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited physical therapy program

  • Possess an active and unrestricted Nevada Physical Therapist license

  • 2 years of experience as a physical therapist

  • CPR certification or willing to obtain within 30 days of hire

  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year of home health experience

  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records systems

  • Experience with OASIS documentation

  • Experience in a home health setting

  • Availability for weekend work on rotating basis

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: physical therapist, PT, home health, healthcare, Las Vegas, UHG, Optum, Southwest Medical, UHC


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