What You Will Do:
As a home health physical therapist, you will provide one on one therapeutic treatment and care to patients in their home using a comprehensive and patient specific care plan, innovative solutions, and a preferred technology for point of care documentation. You will have the opportunity to spend quality time with the patient, in their own home, to promote their health and independence. You will have autonomy in addition to the support and collaboration of a full team of healthcare professionals.
Collaborate with physicians, patients and their families, nurses, therapists, social workers and other members of the patient care team to develop and implement a patient specific care and treatment plan
Cooperatively utilize varied solutions to educate and promote the health and independence of the patient
Assess, monitor, document and report progress of patient's health and condition using required documents, reports and established timelines
Provides supervision and evaluation of aides and physical therapist assistants
Current and unencumbered license to practice physical therapy specific to the state the therapist is assigned to work by the Company
Successful completion of a physical therapy program at a school of physical therapy approved by the American Physical Therapy Association or the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of American Medical Association or the committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association.
Current CPR certification
Valid Driver's License and reliable transportation and agency required liability insurance to perform home visits
Master's degree or Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy
One year of physical therapy experience preferred. If less than 1 year experience then approval from regional clinical leaders required as well as appropriate mentoring and/or residency program established.
Amedisys Home Health Services