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Physical Therapist - Home Health

Non-Nursing Clinical

Aspirus Wausau Hospital Inc

Medford, WI

PHYSICAL THERAPY

Casual

Day

Flexible schedule with 1 Saturday per month rotation

19966

Bachelor's Degree

Aspirus At Home is growing and adding to their Therapy Team!   Join us as a Physical Therapist and provide compassionate home health care to patients in Medford, Wisconsin.  While specific tasks may vary among departments, general responsibilities include:

·         Provides evaluation utilizing tests/measures to arrive at clinical assessment of patient's condition.

·         Processes information gathered during the evaluation to establish an appropriate treatment plan.

·         Establishes the treatment plan in accordance with the needs of specific age groups in terms of their physical and motor development, psychosocial development and intellectual/language development.

·         Performs ongoing re-evaluation of patient's response to treatment, determining appropriate modifications and timely discharge.

·         Clinically trains and supervises aide and Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) in carrying out treatment plan.

·         Provides adequate documentation for purposes of justifying reimbursement to third party payers, establishing baseline data and subsequent progress, and recording of treatment.

·         Communicates to other therapists and health professionals regarding patient status and progress.

·         Clinical oversight of CNA's delivery of care which may include assignment of duties and/or assurance of safe and effective delivery of care.

·         Contributes to the Home Health Quality assessment and/or Performance Improvement Process.

 

Location:  This position covers the Medford territory but can be flexible based on patient needs and your location.

 

Our ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

·         Experience in general practice of physical therapy with experience in area of specialization beneficial but not required.

·         Current Wisconsin licensure to practice Physical Therapy required.

·         Current CPR certification or obtained within 90 days of hire.

·         Possesses and maintains a valid Wisconsin Driver's License required.

·         Possesses automobile liability insurance with $100,000/$300,000 coverage required, or $300,000 combined single-limit liability.

·         Knowledge of physical therapy standards and practices normally acquired through completion of a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy from a school of Physical Therapy accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).