Kindred At Home Physical Therapist, Home Health Full Time in Pueblo, Colorado
Physical Therapist, Home Health Full TimeI believe that better care begins at home. Compassionate care, uncompromising service, and clinical excellence -that's what our patients have come to expect from our clinicians. Kindred atHome, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the nation's leadingprovider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical home careserviceKindred at Home, and its affiliates, delivers compassionate, high-qualitycare to patients and clients in their homes or places of residence,including non-medical personal assistance, skilled nursing andrehabilitation, and hospice and palliative care. Our caregivers focus oneach unique patient to deliver the appropriate care and emotional supportto our patients and their families.I believe in working for a company that cares as much as I do.We offer a unique employment package that includes:Unprecedented opportunities for career growth.Clinical ladder for professional credentialing and advancement.Innovative specialties with cutting-edge training and development.As a Home Health Physical Therapist, you will:* Plan and administer prescribed skilled physical therapy treatment andtraining for patients suffering from various injuries, illnesses, andfunctional disabilities to attain highest level of physical function.* Test/screen the patient's physical strengths to assist the physician inevaluating the patient's level of function and records findings to developor pursue treatment programs and establish measurable training objectives.* Develop/implement a conditioning/rehabilitation program consistent withphysician's Plan of Treatment and the overall goals of the patient/rehabteam.* Adjust treatment as needed to achieve maximum results.* Confer with physician and clinical team members to obtain additionalpatient information and assist in developing, implementing, and revising thetherapy treatment program and Plan of Treatment.* Provide Physical Therapy Assistants and Home Health Aide staff with writteninstructions/care plan that reflects current plan of care as relatedto therapy, supervise/evaluate staffs' performance.* Monitor the appropriate completion of documentation by physical therapyassistants and home health aides/personal care workers as part of thesupervisory/leadership responsibility.* Accurately, promptly, and thoroughly document patients' careobservations, interventions, and evaluations.* Assure that interim (verbal) orders received from the physician andphysical therapist are promptly and accurately documented, submitted forphysician signature and implemented.* Report patient's progress to the patient's physician, Clinical Manager,staff, patient, and family. Submit evaluation, treatment plans, progressreports, and discharge summary to the supervisor and care managerRequired SkillsQualifications* Degree from an accredited Physical Therapy Program (approved by the APTA)* Minimum of one-year physical therapy experience preferred* Current and unrestricted Physical Therapy license* Current CPR certification* Strong organizational and communication skillsRequired ExperienceTo learn more, please contact your local recruiter at (toll free)855-KND-AT-HOMEAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment withoutregard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genderidentity or national origin.