Posted: Thursday, February 8, 2018 10:43 AM
Works as part of the Home Health team to assess, plan, and treat patients with rehabilitative needs. Provides effective treatment plans in the patients home under the Plan of Care. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.
Graduate from a school of Physical Therapy accredited by CAPTE.
Licensed as a Physical Therapist in the State where work is performed.
:Thorough knowledge of current theories and principles in field of specialty.
:Demonstrated ability to interact with peers, medical staff, patients/families and other constituents involved in patient care.
:Knowledgeable of the system through which the child must move in order to obtain care.
:Must have excellent skills in verbal and written communication, problem solving, and conflict resolution.
:Displays sensitivity, compassion, and respect for people of diverse cultures. 13;
Key Job Responsibilities 13;
:Performs initial patient assessments and re:assessments.
:Provides effective treatment plans in accordance with the Plan of Care.
:Identifies patient specific learning needs and provides education as appropriate.
:Maintains reliable systems to document, track and monitor cases.
:Provides oversight for the treatment plans by contributing as part of a collaborative team effort, operating within scope of practice.
:Performs other job functions as assigned or requested. 13;
Physical Requirements 13;
:The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
:Must have good balance and coordination.
:The physical requirements of this position are: medium work : exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs. of force frequently.
:The Associate is required to have close visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
:Frequent non:invasive patient contact.
:Exposure to patient body fluids, inclement weather, temperature extremes, home environment risks such as safety, pets, fire, infection, etc.
:Ability to react quickly to emergency situations.
:Valid drivers license and current automobile liability insurance. Must be able to travel to patients residence for care delivery. 13;
• Location: Memphis
• Post ID: 35019312 memphis