UnityPoint Health Physical Therapist - Home Health - $10K sign on bonus in Waterloo, Iowa
$10,000 Sign on bonus
Physical Therapist - UnityPoint at Home
Full time: 40/hrs a week, Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm
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The Physical Therapist uses clinical expertise, physical assessment, teaching and skilled therapy interventions to deliver high quality patient care in the patient’s place of residence. The PT develops or contributes to the development of the home health plan of care under the direction of the physician and facilitates appropriate interdisciplinary involvement to ensure the best outcome for each patient. The PT delivers therapy intervention and treatment directed by the physician as established in the home health plan of care that is consistent with clinical best practices and results in high quality, improved outcomes and exceptional patient experience.
Patient Care/Care Coordination
Makes visits to the homes of patients requiring home health physical therapy services and assumes responsibility for an ongoing interdisciplinary assessment of the patient.
Performs initial and comprehensive assessments on all patients in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
Evaluates and assesses the patient’s level of functioning by applying appropriate tests.
Treats clients to relieve pain, develop and restore function and maintain maximum performance using appropriate physical therapy treatments, modalities and procedures as stated in the physical therapy plan of care.
Initiates diagnostic, preventative and rehabilitative procedures as appropriate to the patient’s care delivery
Ensures quality and safe delivery of services to patients according to the care plan.
Home Care Performance Criteria
Delivers quality care and completes clear, concise and accurate clinical documentation of care provision in accordance with home health conditions of participation (CoPs), various payer home health coverage criteria, accreditation standards, professional standards for discipline/credential and the home health plan of care.
Maintains competence in OASIS data collection and documentation and submits all initial and corrected assessments according to CMS guidance and agency policies and procedures.
Participates in clinical review of records to monitor quality and accuracy, appropriate utilization, appropriate involvement of interdisciplinary team members, appropriate referrals and coordination of care.
Provides patient and family education using UPaH approved patient teaching materials.
Participates in case conferences, in-service programs and other meetings required to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care.
Graduate of a Physical Therapist education program approved by The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).
Licensed as a PT by the state in which practicing, unless licensure does not apply within state regulation.
One year experience caring for similar patient population as to be assigned.
Valid licensed driver with automobile insurance in accordance with state(s) and/or organizational requirements.
Mandatory Reporter: Child & Dependent Adult Abuse.
Person Centered Care (PCC) course completion within first 12 months of hire and annual completion of competency validation activities.
CPR: Maintain a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Card with Re-certification.
Requisition ID: 2023-137875
Street: 3731 University Ave
Name: 9400 UnityPoint at Home Affiliate
Name: SN Visits- HC- WL
FLSA Status: Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: Mon thru Friday 8:00 to 4:30 p.m.
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org