Riverside Health System is actively seeking a PRN Physical Therapist to join our Home Health Rehab Team in Newport News, VA!
Riverside Therapy Home Health has been established in serving our communities for over 25 years. We strive to make a difference in the lives of our patients by helping them heal in their own homes! We have a fantastic team of therapists, ranging from new grad to experienced, who work very closely with the Riverside medical team to provide an interdisciplinary treatment approach to patients with general debility, neuro, cardiac, orthopedic, and other conditions. As members of the Riverside Health System we are continuously challenged to learn, and for the Rehab team our partnership with MedBridge allows us to stay up to date on the latest practice techniques as well as complete CEU's online.
A staff Physical Therapist is required to be flexible with daily scheduling and may be required to work various patient care settings. A staff Physical Therapist is supervised by the Home Care Therapy Manager. Following appropriate practice a therapist will perform evaluations determine PT diagnoses develop a plan of care and perform physical therapy procedures to aid in restoring function improving mobility relieving pain improving health and preventing or limiting permanent physical disability. This position may also perform other assigned duties. A staff Physical Therapist must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide age goal and diagnosis appropriate care. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development throughout the life span be able to assess patients' needs and status by analyzing evaluated data and be able to interpret information to identify age-specific needs and provide appropriate care accordingly per patient care setting. This position must also be able to follow and adhere to the practices described in the Department Policy and Procedure Manual. Services provided by the PT include: initial and ongoing assessments to determine level of functioning including OASIS assessments at appropriate time points; developing and revising the plan of care in consultation with the physician and other interdisciplinary team members; providing therapeutic treatments and evaluation of equipment needs as applicable; advising and consulting with the family and other agency personnel as applicable; preparing clinical and progress notes; evaluating outcomes of care; supervising the LPTA and Home Health Aides as appropriate; participating in in-service programs and case conferences; and planning for discharge of patient from the agency. Participates in facility meetings departmental meetings in-services educational programs and other meetings as required to include solutions and engagement with resolution processes.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Physical Therapy is required
Experience: Previous healthcare experience is preferred
Licensure/Certification: Licensure to practice in the State of Virginia is required. CPR-BLS is required. Must have reliable transportation to make visits to patient homes each day. Must also have a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record that is required upon hire and to be maintained during employment.