Physical Therapist, PT – (Flexible Schedule)

Location: Las Vegas, NV

We are currently looking for an experienced Physical Therapist to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing exceptional patient care in the comfort of their own homes, helping to improve their quality of life.

The Physical Therapist will assess and treat patients based on physician orders, utilizing a variety of therapeutic procedures designed to restore muscle strength, coordination, body alignment, relieve pain, and improve movement and function. As an integral member of our interdisciplinary team, the Physical Therapist will also provide support and information within the area of Physical Therapy.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct physical therapy assessments, diagnostic tests, skilled procedures, and ongoing evaluations for clients under approved Plan of Care.
    • Complete initial assessments, including OASIS data set, within forty-eight (48) hours of referral, or as per specified arrangements.
    • Develop therapy care plans to guide other health team members involved in the plan of care, reviewing and updating as needed.
    • Document all findings, plans, interventions, and outcomes, submitting documentation to the Agency within seven (7) days, or as per Agency policy.
    • Communicate plans and changes to physicians, client Case Managers, and other caregivers through care plans, progress notes, and participation in care conferences.
    • Notify the office of changes in schedule and physician orders on the day they occur.
  • Implement appropriate teaching methods tailored to clients' needs and learning abilities within their environment.
    • Assess clients' knowledge level and identify their learning needs.
    • Plan, teach, supervise, and counsel clients on their physical therapy needs, promoting improvement or recovery, symptom management, and community resources.
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of teaching plans and establish care plans for others to teach clients.
    • Attend and actively contribute to interdisciplinary team meetings and other required meetings.
    • Share areas of expertise between teams and initiate interdisciplinary referrals.
    • Participate in discharge planning and document in client records.
  • Assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of ongoing quality improvement processes.
    • Serve on the Clinical Record Review Committee.
    • Utilize the OASIS assessment tool and outcome reports to improve therapy services and client outcomes.
    • Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to ensure consistency in data collection methods.
  • Promote personal safety and a safe environment for clients and coworkers.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of safety and infection control practices, adhering to agency policies and procedures.
    • Recognize and respond to potentially unsafe situations.
    • Practice safe use of equipment.
    • Assess the safety of the environment and take initiative to prevent accidents and promote safety.
  • Supervise relevant home care team members.
    • Provide in-home supervision of home health aides and physical therapy assistants as directed and according to Agency policy.
    • Evaluate employee performance and provide timely reviews as delegated.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary.
  • Adhere to Agency policies and procedures, as well as professional and community standards.
    • Provide services in accordance with applicable state, federal, CHAP, and JCAHO standards.
    • Attend meetings and required educational programs.
    • Take responsibility for personal and professional development, identifying learning and developmental needs to the supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an approved Physical Therapy program by the American Physical Therapy Association, the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association, or the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association and the American Physical Therapy Association.
  • Hold a current license/registration as a Physical Therapist in the state(s) of practice.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in the healthcare field, with preferred experience in home care.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Licensed and insured driver with a good driving record, meeting state and/or Agency requirements.
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