Heritage OnCare Home Health is currently seeking a Part Time Physical Therapist!
The ideal Physical Therapy candidate has the ability to work in an independent setting, providing therapy in the client's home setting, and directing the overall case management of the clinical episode. This position works within the team to ensure that an interdisciplinary approach is taken to enhance the outcomes of the clients served.
The agency provides all technology needed to complete the position's tasks, (phone, tablet, EMR, internet access). We offer competitive wages and mileage reimbursement, and our care is based in the Omaha metro area.
With OnCare, you'll be a part of an experienced home health team of leaders and peers, with ample opportunity for mentorship and career growth throughout the organization.
The Physical Therapist provides direct client care services in multiple settings, wherever the client calls home. The PT will work to promote the growth of Heritage OnCare Home Health by representing the organization, its mission, and its role in the community in a professional manner.
- Graduated from an approved school of Physical Therapy with a Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree or Doctorate of Physical Therapy.
- Must be licensed as a PT in the states of Nebraska and Iowa
- Must possess a current CPR certification
- Two years' experience as a PT preferred
- Prior Home care experience preferred
- Ability to provide care in a variety of settings
- Must be at least 18 years of age
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
- Knowledgeable and respectful of client's legal rights and reports the failure of any other person to comply with client rights including abuse, neglect, or disrespect.
- Maintains confidentiality about all client's personal, financial, and health information including following HIPAA guidelines.
- Deals tactfully with other team members, clients, families, visitors and government agencies/personnel, and can manage conflict as is arises.
- Possesses the knowledge or willingness to learn the home health case management model and the client assessment process related to home health, as well as all associated Medicare regulations.
- Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and incorporate them into existing clinical practices.
- Demonstrates ability to critically think, plan, organize, and problem solve needs of the department and takes the initiative to implement objectives resulting in favorable outcomes.
- Understands and utilizes universal precautions, utilizes and maintains equipment and requests supplies as needed
- Performs necessary documentation including: consent, evaluations, assessments, plan of care development, prior level of function, discharge planning and follow through, and order entry and adherence to, etc. in a timely manner and per agency policy. Initiates and revises client care plan for the Nursing Assistants and Physical Therapy Assistance based on client's needs. Assumes responsibility for the Physical Therapist Assistant. Physical Therapist will comply with state regulations completing supervisory visits per regulation for Physical Therapist Assistant's and Nursing Assistant's.
- Devises a realistic client plan of care for the physician's approval after the initial evaluation visit. Reviews the plan of care as often as the severity of the client's condition requires, but at least every 60 days. Informs the physician and other healthcare team members of changes in the client's conditions and needs
- Attends in-services, team member meetings, care plans or family conferences per agency policy and as necessary or when directed by supervisor, participates in team conferences as required (weekly), QAPI activities, and committees as requested.