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Physical Therapist (Home Health)

Company: Maxicare Therapy
Location: Pearland
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Maxicare Group of Companies is a leader in providing highly skilled Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, and Nursing services for home health agencies, schools, hospitals and skilled nursing facilities. We are the fastest-growing team of medical professionals who can be classified as the best in their expertise by providing innovative and high-quality care.
We are looking for Physical Therapists with a strong desire to help people and improve their daily lives. You will assess patients' conditions, needs, and goals to establish effective therapy and treatment plans. You will carry out treatment plans and communicate with patients, their families/friends, employers, and caregivers while being compassionate and sensitive to a patient's concerns. Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Facilitates development and rehabilitation of patients by planning and administering medically prescribed physical therapy.
    • Meets the patient's goals and needs and provides quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results and determining physical therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians or by prescription.
      • Helps patients develop or regain physical or mental functioning or adjust to disabilities and to apply interventions to maximize safety and performance in activities of daily living (ADL) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADL).
        • Promotes maximum independence by selecting and constructing therapies according to an individual's physical capacity, intelligence level, and interest.
          • Evaluates results of physical therapy by observing, noting, and evaluating patient's progress and recommending and implementing adjustments and modifications.
            • Complete discharge planning by consulting with physicians, nurses, social workers, and other health care workers.
              • Assures continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing and instructing patients, families, and caregivers in home exercise programs; recommending and/or providing assistive equipment and recommending outpatient or home health follow-up programs.
                • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
                  • Maintain patient confidence and protect hospital operations by keeping information confidential.Skills
                    • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy, Master's or Doctorate degree with a certificate, or diploma for successful completion of a post-degree program in Physical Therapy
                      • Continuing education classes for maintenance of certification
                        • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiency
                          • Excellent verbal communication and written communication skills
                            • Adaptable, flexible, and able to make quick decisions when plans change
                              • Creative and innovative thinker and planner*Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, ContractMedical specialties:
                                • Geriatrics
                                • Pediatrics
                                • Home HealthSchedule:
                                  • Self-determined scheduleLicense/Certification:
                                    • Physical Therapy License (Required)
                                    • CPR Certification (Required)Work Location: On the roadPowered by JazzHR

Keywords: Maxicare Therapy, Pearland , Physical Therapist (Home Health), Healthcare , Pearland, Texas

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