Under the administrative direction and supervision of Management provides physical therapy evaluation, treatment, and/or interventions and oversees the physical therapy program for participants. Integrates physical therapy treatment plan into the plan or care for to maximize benefits for participants.
- Graduate of a physical therapy curriculum approved by The American Physical Therapy Association, The Committee on Allied Health Education & Accreditation of the American Medical Association, or The Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association and the American Physical Therapy Association
- Licensed in the state of Florida
- One year working with the frail or elderly population required
- Valid driver's license and automobile insurance in the State of Florida.
- Reliable transportation to meet visit schedule.
- Ability to use equipment with visual and auditory mechanisms
- Ability to effectively communicate in English
- Flexible schedule to meet the needs of participants
- Ability to physically access any home i.e. navigate stairs and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning, in any area Company serves
- Ability to manage stress.
- Ability to perform the essential functions and physical requirements (including, but not limited to: lifting participants and/or equipment, bending, pushing/pulling, kneeling) of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
- Provides physical therapy evaluation, treatment, and interventions to program participants.
- Conducts initial assessments and reassessments, upon referral from team, of participant's condition and functional status and establishes measurable goals and a treatment plan.
- Provides training, guidance, and supervision to program staff and participants/family members regarding therapy.
- Responsible for providing and recommending therapeutic exercises.
- Participates actively in the interdisciplinary team (IDT) by providing clinical expertise in team planning, problem solving, and processes.
- Fulfills all administrative requirements, including but not limited to collaboration with Occupational Therapist, attendance at team and staff meetings, and recording and tracking of physical therapy durable medical equipment.
- Develop treatment program when indicated, sets goals and provides treatment.
- Record and sign treatments in participant's medical record, record, sign, and date "Progress Notes".
- Review assessments and discharge participants when appropriate.
- Performs other job duties as assigned.