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Physical Therapist

Company: Extended HC
Location: Brooklyn
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Extended Health Care is looking for experienced, compassionate and reliable Physical Therapists to fill our Field positions in Suffolk County. Extended strives to provide exceptional care to our patients, while supporting their independence and promoting a better quality of life. We are seeking physical therapists to cover the Hamptons. We offer paid orientation and competitive salaries. The ideal candidates will have homecare experience working for a CHHA and be responsible for providing physical therapy services and for adherence to all conditions outlined in the personnel service agreement.Essential Job Functions: 1. Provides physical therapy services to patients according to written physician's plan of care. This may include, but will not be limited to: Assessing and evaluating therapeutic/ rehabilitative functional status, and participation in the development of the total plan of care. Evaluates home environment. Assesses for muscle strength, mobility, gait, ROM -potential for rehab. Directing physical therapy treatment. Instructing patients and families /caregivers in the use and care of therapeutic appliances. Determining priority needs for physical therapy. Reporting to physician patient's reaction to treatment or changes in condition. 2. Initiates physical therapy program and instructs other personnel and/or family/caregiver members in certain phases of physical therapy with which may work with a patient, as well as instructing them as to the goals of the physical therapy program for the patient by participating in case conferences. 3. May train patient in the use of prosthetic devices. 4. Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other home health services and refers as necessary. 5. Prepares and submits clinical and progress summaries based on the attainment of goals. 6. Participates in discharge planning for patient. 7. Prepares and submits a clinical progress summary based on the attainment of goals as directed by organization policy. 8. Provides physical therapy consultation to home families/caregivers when indicated. 9. Provides in-services education programs for nursing organization personnel as needed. 10. Participates in peer consultation process. 11. Supervises Physical Therapy Assistants according to organization policy and state regulations. 12. When therapy is the only skilled service, instructs, supervises and evaluates home health aide care every two (2) weeks.Position Qualifications 1. Possess a degree from a baccalaureate or masters program in physical therapy approved by an accredited organization. 2. Licensed to practice as a physical therapist. Community/home health experience is preferred. 3. Two years of appropriate experience as a physical therapist. Community/home health experience is preferred. 4. Demonstrates good verbal and written communication and organization skills. 5. Possesses and maintains current CPR certification. 6. Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with the state or organization requirements and is in good working order.Nurse Benefits: --- Health, Dental, Vision --- 401k + Company match --- Paid holidays. --- PTO package --- Paid orientation --- Employee Referral ProgramThe agency provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.Job Type: Full-timePay: $100,000.00 - $120,000.00 per yearJob Type: Full-timePay: $100,000.00 - $120,000.00 per yearWork Location: In person

Keywords: Extended HC, New York , Physical Therapist, Other , Brooklyn, New York

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