Physical Therapist - Certified Home Health (per diem)

Cedar Crest is a 130-acre senior living campus located in Pompton Plains, NJ. Our team members enjoy the opportunity to work in a vibrant community situated in the rolling hills and scenic valleys of historic Morris County.
For professionals dedicated to helping seniors live life to the fullest, Cedar Crest provides a rewarding alternative to the typical retirement community career. Our team members help each resident achieve the most active and independent lifestyle possible. In fact, almost everything our residents need can be found on campus or nearby. There is an abundance of amenities available, as well as hundreds of clubs and activities, excellent on-site restaurants, a state-of-the-art medical center, an all-season pool, and a fitness center. For this reason, Cedar Crest continually offers career opportunities in three major categories: Healthcare, Dining and Community Support.
The Physical Therapist is a licensed professional who provides direct and indirect patient care and restoration of normal body functions after illness or injury. The Physical Therapist provides physical therapy services in accordance with Agency policy and governing regulations.
1. Provide initial and ongoing assessments to determine level of functioning, including OASIS assessment at appropriate time points.
2. Develop participate and revise the Plan of Care in consultation with the physician and other care-team members.
3. Assess, provide and instruct in therapeutic treatments and evaluation of equipment needs/prosthetics.
4. Advise and consult with the family and other agency personnel as applicable.
5. Prepare clinical and progress notes.
6. Evaluate outcomes of care.
7. Supervise Therapy Assistants and Home Health Aides according to regulations.
8. Plan for patient discharge.
9. Determine eligibility for Medicare home health benefit, including homebound status as applicable.
10. Participate in-service programs.
11. Assess and evaluate therapeutic/rehabilitate/functional status.
12. Attend and participate in in-service and continuing education programs.
13. Initiate physical therapy program and instruct as required, personnel, family and/or caregiver in goals and phases of therapy with which they may participate.
14. Provide physical therapy services to patients according to a written physician?s plan of care.
15. Obtain and receives physician?s orders as required.
16. Develop a treatment program and goals for improved function.
17. Report changes in the patient?s condition to physician and other members of the health team
18. May be requested to visit patients that live outside of the community gates. This would require driving own vehicle or using public transportation to client location. (FRV, ACH and MGC only).
19. Identify patient and family/caregiver needs for other services and refers as necessary.
20. As applicable, supervise physical therapy assistants according to Agency policy and or State regulations.
21. Report all client complaints and incidents; implements appropriate corrective action as directed and follow-up when necessary.
22. Work with other departments to improve the customer service, communication and care management
23. Maintain productivity, as appropriate.
24. Participate in case conferences with the Clinical Manager by reviewing: services, clinical documentation and discussing pertinent patient care issues and goals.
25. Participate in quarterly record reviews and communicates findings and recommendations to appropriate Agency personnel.
26. Participates in quality performance activities.
27. Submit an accurate record of visit/hours worked each day.
28. Submit accurate, complete, timely, meaningful, and required documentation.
29. Maintain and protect the confidentiality of patient information at all times, enforce patient rights regarding privacy, personal property, and grievances.
30. Assist with orientation of new staff as requested.
31. Comply with acceptable professional standards and principles.
32. Adhere to American Physical Therapy Association?s (APTA) Code of Ethics.
33. Maintains department philosophy, goals and objectives, standards, policies and procedures, and interprets these to ensure high-quality care.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
? Good organizational, writing and communication skills.
? Bachelor?s degree required in physical therapy approved by an accredited organization or as required by State regulations.
? Master?s degree preferred.
? Two years of appropriate experience as a physical therapist or as required by State regulations.
? Community/home health experience is required.
Good writing and communication skills. Must speak, read and write the English language.
1. Current license to practice as physical therapist within the State.
2. Current CPR certification.
Job: CHH Physical Therapy Asst
Organization: Physical Therapy
Title: Physical Therapist - Certified Home Health (per diem)
Location: New Jersey-Pompton Plains
Requisition ID: 18111396

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