LHC Group Home Health Physical Therapist -$5,000 Sign-on Bonus in Flagstaff, Arizona

Overview:

Northern Arizona Home Health is part of the LHC group ;

Come join us at Northern Arizona Home Health where we’re excited by improving the lives of our patients .We are under new leadership and looking for people with positive attitudes. You will work with a team that supports you and your mission to improve quality for our patients. Home Health provides a flexible work day, the ability to be in the community caring for patients in their own environment. Home Health allows you to truly make a difference.

LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. More than 60 leading hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because our 11,000 employees in 25 states are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

As a Physical Therapist, you will assist the physician in evaluating the patient's functional status and physical therapy needs, to enhance the health, well-being and quality of life for your patients. All services will be done in accordance with each patient's individual plan of care.

Responsibilities:

Essential Functions

  • Service - Evaluates the patient's functional status and physical therapy needs. Assists the physician in the development of the therapy plan of care.

  • Provides services within the scope of practice as defined by the state laws governing the practice of physical therapy, in accordance with the plan of care, and in coordination with other members of the health care team.

  • Observes and reports the patient's response to treatment and any changes in his/her condition to the supervising nurse and/or the physician.

  • Treats patients to relieve pain, develop and restore function, and / or maintain maximum functioning using acceptable standards of practice.

  • Instructs and informs participating members of the health care team, the patient, and the family/caregivers regarding the plan of care, functional limitations, and progress toward goals.

  • Visits patients according to Plan of Treatment, completes a progress note for each visit, and submits progress notes to the agency at least twice a week.

  • Completes all patient evaluations and develops the PT plan of care within state specific guidelines. Reports outcomes of evaluation, goals, and anticipated projected frequency of care to supervising nurse within 24 hours of the evaluation.

  • Participates in staff conferences and committees as necessary.

  • May supervise home health aides in lieu of a RN if physical therapy is the only skilled service being provided.

  • Provides supervision of the PTA as per LHC policy.

  • Prepares a written discharge summary and/or a written summary report on patient's condition at least every 60 days.

  • Provides in-service education as requested by DON or Branch Manager.

  • Adheres to LHC Therapy Standards of Practice in provision of services to all patients.

Qualifications:

Education Requirements

  • Arizona - Must be currently licensed by the Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy to practice physical therapy in the state of Arizona. Must have a current driver's license and vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle. Current CPR certification required.

Requisition ID 2016-6249

Facility Name Northern Arizona Home Health

Territory Coverage ..

Category THERAPY

Position Type Full-Time

Work Schedule Normal (Based on FT, PT, PRN)