Job Description

Job Title: Physical Therapist - Huntingdon County
Job ID: 180000MY
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Home Nursing Agency
Department: Home Health Phys Ther
Location: 9492 William Penn Hwy, Huntingdon PA 16652

Description

Purpose:
Are you an experienced Physical Therapist looking for a rewarding career in home health? If so, you might be a great fit for our team at Home Nursing Agency! UPMC Home Nursing Agency is experiencing tremendous growth and we are currently hiring a Physical Therapist for our team in Huntingdon County. This position will provide age sensitive professional physical therapy services in the home and community setting, including assessment, intervention, treatment and instruction to individuals of all ages to maximize functional abilities and ensure optimal care.

 

This position is eligible for a $7,000 sign on bonus! 

Responsibilities:

  • Advises and consults with the family, inter-intradisciplinary team members, physicians and other professionals, as appropriate, to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Assigns and supervises the Certified Physical Therapy Assistant, if applicable.
  • Attend compliance training and adhere to the organization standards of conduct, policies and procedures.
  • Continually develops professional skills by assuming responsibility for on-going continuing education.
  • Evaluates, plans, and treats patients in an effective Physical Therapy Program including the use of modalities and assistive devices within the Standards of Physical Therapy Practice.
  • Focuses on customer service and continually strives to perform the duties of their job in a manner that will result in optimal patient satisfaction.
  • Identifies develops and participates in process improvement opportunities within the Agency's Home Health or Early Intervention programs that will enhance the quality of services we provide.
  • Maintains and completes all required documentation, orders, Point of Care or written, promptly and accurately within Agency and regulatory standards. Data syncs (transmits) information same day, if applicable.
  • Performs duties and job responsibilities in a fashion which coincides with the service management philosophy of UPMC towards patients, visitors, staff, peers, physicians and other departments within the organization.
  • Provide physical therapy services and participates in the development of a physical therapy plan of treatment including modalities, frequency and treatment in collaboration with the referring physician for patients from birth to geriatrics to assist patient in obtaining maximum functional independence within the standards of physical therapy.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of a Physical Therapy curriculum accredited jointly by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association and the American Physical Therapy Association; or Is eligible for the National Registration Examination of the American Physical Therapy Association; or Two (2) years of appropriate experience as a physical therapist, and has achieved a satisfactory grade on a proficiency examination conducted, approved, or sponsored by the U.S. Public Health Service, except that such determinations of proficiency do not apply with respect to persons initially licensed by a State or seeking initial qualification as a physical therapist after December 31, 1977 required. 
  • One (1) year of Physical Therapy experience to practice without supervision or less than one (1) year if practicing under supervision, i.e., ALF/PCH, required
Licensure/Certification:
  • Driver's License
  • Automotive Insurance
  • Physical Therapist
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Act 33 Child Clearance
  • Older Adult Protective Svs Act



Salary Range: $32.80 to $53.25

Union Position: no

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