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Physical Therapist

Company: Innovive Health
Location: Fall River
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

What You Need:Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited universityValid license to practice Physical Therapy within the state of MassachusettsPossess and maintains current CPR CertificationValid Driver's LicenseHome care experienceWe believe our employees are our greatest asset! What we offer:Flexible Schedules to fit your lifestyleMileage Reimbursement401k with company matchDaily Pay - voluntary benefit that gives access to earned payEmployee Assistance ProgramOnline CEU credits with MedBridgeRewarding one-on-one careOne-on-one mentoring and 24/7 clinical supportExcellent career growth opportunitiesResponsibilities:Conducts home physical therapy visits and performs evaluations, start of care, follow-up visits, discharges and OASIS evaluation, re-cert, and discharges.Meets the patient's goals and needs and provides quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results, determining physical therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians or by prescription.Helps patient accomplish treatment plan by instructing, encouraging, and assisting patients in performing physical activities, such as therapeutic exercises, gait/ambulation training, neuromuscular re-education, coordination, transfer training, and educating patients on safety and fall prevention in the home to improve patient's ability to participate in activities of daily living.Assess patient's vitals BP, HR, SaO2 as needed for patient safety and report abnormal findings to Rehabilitation Director hand PCP.Educates and instructs patients on the proper use of durable medical equipment (DME), such as walkers, grab bars, shower chairs, wheelchairs, crutches, canes, and prostheses, and orders DME when appropriate.Accurately and thoroughly documents patient response to physical therapy by observing, noting, and evaluating patient's progress; recommends adjustments and modifications as related to rehab potential.Completes discharge planning by consulting with physicians, nurses, social workers, and other health care workers involved in patient care.Educates on the importance of continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing home exercise programs; instructs patients, families, and caregivers in home exercise programs; recommends and/or providing assistive equipment; recommends outpatient or home health follow-up programs.Effectively communicates with supporting staff SN, OT, PT/PTA, SLP, MD.Maintains patient confidence and protects agency operations by keeping information confidential.Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; follows manufacturer's instructions; troubleshoots malfunctions; calls for repairs.Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviews professional publications; establishes personal networks; participates in professional societies.Complies with federal, state and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipates future legislation; enforces adherence to requirements; advises management on needed actions.At Innovive Health, our mission is to provide best-in-class home healthcare services to patients with chronic behavioral health issues and complex medical needs. Our team of skilled caregivers, nurses, therapists, and operations staff collaborate to create innovative, data-driven solutions while ensuring the best outcomes for our patients. If you have a passion for delivering better healthcare and are interested in building a meaningful career, join our team of Innovivers!Innovive Health is committed to providing and maintaining a safe work environment and pursuant to applicable state and federal mandates, requires that all employees receive a COVID-19 vaccine (including booster if applicable) or obtain an approved religious or medical exemption as an accommodation. Please be advised we will take all exemption requests into consideration, however, we may not be able to accommodate all requests.Innovive Health 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.

Keywords: Innovive Health, Fall River , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Fall River, Massachusetts

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