Physical Therapist-Home Care/Hospice
Department: Home Care/Hospice
Schedule: Unscheduled (Casual)
Shift: As scheduled
Hours: .00, M-F, 8:00am-4:30pm, Req # - 10678
* Graduate from an accredited Physical Therapy School.
* MN PT license prior to start
* Two (2) years relevant experience is required
Responsible for providing physical therapy to Home Care/Hospice patients and primary case management when indicated. Responsible for timely and accurate communication and documentation relative to physical therapy delivery. Provides clinical supervision for the Physical Therapist Assistant. Promotes and develops physical therapy services in home care/hospice.
Education:Graduate from an accredited Physical Therapy School.
Experience:Two (2) years experience.
Licensure/Certification/Registration:Current MN PT license. WI Physical Therapy license within six
(6) months of hire.
Experience:Previous Home Care experience.
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of: physical therapy principles; interpersonal dynamics; community resources; legal limitations within the practice of physical therapy. Ability to: Make decisions and solve problems; work in a mature constructive manner; exercise good, professional judgement and to accept responsibility; follow through with directions; organize and prioritize responsibilities; present information to others; be self-motivated and independent; time manage.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/LIFTING REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to walk, talk, see, hear, bend and lift up to fifty (50) pounds; sit and drive (providing own vehicle).
AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES:
Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development. Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment.
Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances; may be exposed to/occasionally exposed to patient elements; exposed to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries and illness); subject to varying and unpredictable situations; handles emergency or crisis situations.