Chapters Health

  • Physical Therapist Pool

    Job Locations US-FL-Temple Terrace
    Job ID
    2018-2821
    Department
    3400 Staffing Svcs Mgmt
    Type
    SSP/Per Diem
  • Overview

    Role:

    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.

     Qualifications:

    • 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.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • 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.

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