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Functions as part of the interdisciplinary team providing rehabilitative services for qualified homecare patients. The therapist assists the physician in evaluating level of function, helps develop the plan of care (revisiting it as necessary), implements the plan of care, prepares clinical and progress notes; advises and consults with the family and other agency personnel and participates in inservice programs
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Â· Performs an evaluation, assessing ability to function safely using a method which objectively measures muscle strength, ability to safely function in the home related to walking on flat, uneven surfaces and stairs, balance, transfers, use of assistive devices, pain management, mental and cognitive factors, and safety issues for fall prevention. The measurement results are documented in the clinical record and updated with each visit.
Â· Periodically reassess the patient every 30 days: provide the ordered therapy service, functionally reassess the patient and compare the resultant measurement to prior assessment measurements. Document the measurements in the clinical record along with the therapists determination of the effectiveness or therapy or lack thereof.
Â· Observes and records activities and findings in the clinical record and reports to the physician the patients reaction to treatment and any changes in patients condition, or when there are deviations from the plan of care.
Â· Instructs other health team personnel including, when appropriate, home health aides and caregivers in certain phases of physical therapy with which they may work with the patient.
Â· Selects, applies or modifies skilled intervention to the patient using various physical therapy procedures and techniques to achieve the best outcome possible for the patient. (Ex: therapeutic exercises/activities, neuromuscular re-education, gait training, wheelchair management, other modalities such as ultrasound, TENS application, electrical stimulation, hot/cold packs, etc.) Assesses patient response to interventions and performs reassessments as required.
Â· Documents in medical record, accurately reflecting treatment provided. Updates the care plan as needed including the aide care plan; writes modified orders for changes in the plan of care, performs and documents the aide supervision by the due date.
Â· Completes all documentation within the time frame required by the agency, including reassessments, discharge summaries and OASIS documents.
Â· Participates in clinical record review, agency staff meetings, therapy meetings and other activities as requested
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Â· Must be fluent in the English language
Â· Demonstrates moderate computer skills
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
Â· Previous home health experience
Â· Knowledge of regulatory requirements
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Â· Bachelors degree in Physical Therapy
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Â· At least 2 years of clinical experience as a physical therapist
Â· Experience working with adult and geriatric rehabilitation cases
Â· Home health experience within the past 3 years
Â· Current knowledge of homecare requirements and OASIS assessments
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Â· Current state of Florida Physical Therapy license
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.