Provides therapy to patients based on patient need and medical direction. Provides patient/caregiver education and arranges for adaptive equipment as needed.
Responsible for evaluating/assessing needs of patients and compiling comprehensive treatment plans in a home care environment. Travels to patients homes or current residence to provide skilled care. Provides the therapy services outlined in treatment plans along with ongoing discharge planning.
Works cooperatively and in collaboration with doctors, nurses, other therapies, aides, social work, dietician and leadership team. Provides supervision to both physical therapist assistants and home health aides. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field and maintains professional and technical knowledge.
Documents timely and accurately within the patient's medical record. Demonstrates flexibility and sound clinical judgement required to be successful in the challenging home care environment.
Basic Life Support (BLS) within 90 days
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