Job Description

Job Title: Team Leader, OT/PT - Home Health
Job ID: 618665
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Department: Administration Nrth PodA
Location: 300 Northepoint Circle, Seven Fields PA 16046


Are you looking to further your career by leading a team of Home Health Therapists? This may be the role for you! Combine your leadership skills and Physical Therapy experience to take the next step in your career!  In this role, you will lead our multidisciplinary team to affect quality patient care through accurate documentation, ongoing education and coordination of the team's operations.  If you’re a natural people-person who is passionate about developing team members and making an impact in the world of Home Healthcare, we invite you to join our team today!
Our team of home health professionals at UPMC live and work in the communities they serve and provide specialized care to patients of all ages. Our areas of care include pediatrics, cardiopulmonary, ortho/rehab, ob/gyn, wound care, bariatrics, diabetes, oncology, behavioral health, and more!

This position will lead a therapy team in the North Branch.


  • Assists with the completion of performance appraisals. Makes supervisory visits with staff to ensure the delivery of quality patient care.
  • Attend compliance training and adhere to the organization standards of conduct, policies and procedures
  • Continually develops professional skills by assuming responsibility for ongoing education.
  • Facilitates accurate documentation and ensures optimal patient care and utilization of services to ensure that outcomes are achieved while containing costs per episode.
  • Facilitates communication with inter-intradisciplinary team members, physicians, and other professionals and by fostering and promoting a positive work environment.
  • 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 home health agency that will enhance the quality of services we provide.
  • Oversees activities of the team including assignment of new patients to multidisciplinary staff. Coordination of interdisciplinary services to patients, coordination and scheduling of visits to ensure that productivity is achieved. Ensures that orders for services and treatment are obtained by the Case Manager prior to delivery of care. Provides discipline specific direct patient care as scheduling requires.
  • Performs duties and job responsibilities in a fashion which coincides with the service management philosophy of the organization towards patients, visitors, staff, peers, physicians and other departments within the organization.
  • Proven ability to facilitate change.


  • Physical Therapist Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Program, B.S. Degree in Physical Therapy-Required
  • Minimum of two (2) years healthcare experience-Required
  • Minimum of one (1) year home health experience - Required
  • Minimum of one (1) year management experience - Preferred OR
  • Occupational Therapist Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy program, B.S. Degree in occupational therapy-Required
  • Minimum of two (2) years healthcare experience-Required
  • Minimum of one (1) year home health experience - Required
  • Minimum of one (1) year management experience - Preferred

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Licensed Physical Therapist (PT) in state of PA and/or in Ohio (LPT) where applicable  Required
  • Member of the American Physical Therapy Association  Preferred
  • Act 73 required for Pediatric/OB caregivers  Required OR
  • Licensed Occupational Therapy License in PA and in Ohio where applicable  Required
  • Certification by National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)  Required
  • Member of American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)  Required
  • Act 73 required for Pediatric/OB caregivers  Required
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Act 33 Child Clearance
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Automotive Insurance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Driver's License
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act
  • Physical Therapist

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $27.20 to $43.57 / hour

Union Position: No

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