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Physical Therapist (PT) $20,00 SIGN ON BONUS

Company: Kettering Home Care
Location: Dayton
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Agency:Kettering Home CareOur culture and people are what set us apart from other post-acute care providers. We're dedicated to the growth and development of our team to set them up for success. We CARE for our patients like they are our own FAMILY.Note: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), require COVID-19 vaccinations for all Medicare and Medicaid certified providers. Based on this regulation, all of our employees must be fully vaccinated or have a valid exemption.Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:15AM - 5:00PMTerritory: Arcanum, Bradford, Brookville, Clayton, Covington, Eaton, Eldorado, Englewood, Union, Greenville, Laura, Lewisburg, Ludlow Falls, New Madison, New Paris, Phillipsburg, Pleasant Hill, Potsdam, Verona, Versailles, West Manchester, West Milton $20,000 SIGN ON BONUS HOW YOU'LL MAKE A DIFFERENCE:Care and compassion are at the heart of what you'll do as a Physical Therapist (PT). You'll be part of an interdisciplinary team that focuses on providing compassionate quality care and producing positive outcomes for your patient population. You'll provide home-based therapy care for patients as directed by the attending physician. Interacting with patients' families while caring for your patients and experiencing the rewarding privilege to be part of every step of their recovery journey. Home care provides context and real-world perspective about what will really help patients restore their health.WHAT WE OFFER:We make it easy to do your job and have competitive financial incentives. On a pay per visit model, the more visits you make, the more you will earn! We pay mileage and have bonus opportunities. Our schedules are flexible, and you'll have the support of a whole team, from scheduling to patient admissions. Our benefits package is also competitive in the market. We provide medical, dental, and vision insurance with flexibility for you to select what works best for you. Eligible teammates will also receive paid time off, opportunity to participate in 401k, company paid life insurance and access to a robust Employee Assistance Program.HOW YOU'LL WORK:You'll provide comprehensive skilled services as ordered by the attending physician. You will educate patients and their family members and ensures the safety of the patient. You are accountable for completing accurate documentation and remaining compliant with all legal rules and regulations.QUALIFICATIONS & ATTRIBUTES:Physical Therapist with a current license in the state of employment.Minimum of one year of experience as an PT in an acute setting is required.Home care experience is desired.Ability to effectively communicate and create positive impressions with patients, families, physicians and co-workers.Knowledgeable on therapy best practices.Ability to make appropriate physical therapy judgments.Ability to identify a situation and handle it with the best possible solution.Detail-oriented and observant.Disciplined style of work ethic with the ability to prioritize and be timely.Valid driver's license and auto insurance with your name as a listed driver.MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:Provides skilled physical therapy in a patient's home as ordered by the attending physicianObserves, records, and reports patient reactions, changes, and progress to attending physician and any appropriate agency staffPerforms OASIS assessments to develop an individualized plan of care and makes adjustments as needs changeCompletes initial evaluation and admission visit within 48-72 hours of referralDevelops plan of careHelps decrease re-hospitalizations by front loading visits for high risk patientsTreats patients to relieve pain, develop or restore function, and maintain maximum performance using physical means, such as, exercise, massage, heat, water, etc.Arranges the provision of services listed above on an outpatient basis which cannot be given in the patient's homePromotes continuity of care with appropriate admissions, transfers and dischargesCounsels patient and family on the disease/injury and how to manage in all phases of physical therapyIncorporates patient and family in development of plan of careInstructs patient and family members on proper use of equipment such as wheelchairs, braces, walkers, crutches, canes, and other prosthetic/orthotic devicesEnsures patient/family know financial responsibility for needed equipment by utilizing DME department and/or MSWHelps decrease re-hospitalizations by teaching the patient on preventative measures and making good decisionsListens to patient and family membersOversees and supervises therapy services of patient provided by PTAs and when appropriate, nurse assistantsEvaluates the POC based on patient response to treatment/medical condition and adjusts as needed.Communicates with the PTAs and nurse aides on supervisory visit resultsCompletes all clinical documentation in accordance with agency protocol and Medicare/Federal guidelinesDocuments all aspects of treatment, assessments, and patient educationCompletes chart audits at agency site location as requestedMaintains active PT license in state of employmentCommunicates with scheduler any changes as neededParticipates in all on-call requirements and case conferencesAttends in-service trainings and mandatory agency meetingsParticipates in orientation/training of new employeesMaintains a professional appearance as a representative of the companyUnderstands and practices agency policies and proceduresESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Drives to patient's primary location per scheduled visit.Daily attendance at assigned visit locations.Documents all aspects of subsequent, discharge, eval/recert/resumption of care visits within 24 hours of visits. Documents all aspects of start of care visits within 48 hours of visits.Completes and submits all required documentation within specified company requirements.Establishes and follows plan of care as permitted within the scope of practice for a Licensed Physical Therapy, per the state of employment.HEALTH QUALIFICATIONS:Health Requirements: Must be able to meet all physical position requirements. Evidence required of a current negative tuberculin skin test or x-ray or receive TB testing at the date of orientation. Thereafter an annual tuberculin skin test is required, unless the employee has documentation of a previous TB test. Employee must be free of physical/medical conditions, which would limit or restrict their ability to perform the job functions listed below. Employees in this position may be at risk for exposure to bloodborne pathogens.Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Below are minimal knowledge/physical requirements of this position. Travel is required for this position.Constantly (66%-100%):Reading, Speaking, Writing EnglishCommunications SkillsComputer/PDA UsageHearing/SeeingTalking in personHearing in personVision for close workTalking on the phoneHearing on the phoneStretching/ReachingWalkingSittingBendingStandingFrequently (34%-66%)DrivingLifting up to 50 lbs. with or without assistanceClimbingStooping (bend at waist)Hand/finger dexterityOccasionally (2%-33%)Distinguish smell/tasteRarely (1% or less)N/ADayton, OHWe'll help you put your passion for patient care to work. Apply today!This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Kettering Home Care, Dayton , Physical Therapist (PT) $20,00 SIGN ON BONUS, Healthcare , Dayton, Ohio

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