Primary Case Manager - Physical Therapist Home Health

  • Mission Health System
  • Asheville, NC, USA
  • Nov 19, 2017

Job Description

This position is with CarePartners Home Health for the Spruce Pine, NC area (see map below)

Come work in a team environment with friendly, supportive staff. Our employees strive to provide quality patient care and are committed to customer service. Mission Health is officially certified as a Great Place to Work and Practice, which is driven by the quality individuals who work for Mission. If you have the same commitment to excellence and are driven to be a leader in Healthcare, then we encourage you to apply today.

Role Summary:

The Primary Physical Therapist in Home Health manages an assigned caseload of patients, providing therapy and clinical case management, taking responsibility to improve patient outcomes and to manage resources and assure cost effective, clinically effective, and coordinated services. Completes comprehensive assessment/examination/evaluation, develops/modifies plan of care in conjunction with patient/caregiver and physician, provides treatment visits, and provides discharge planning to these patients to facilitate patient/caregiver engagement for achievement of patient goals, clinical outcomes and positive patient experience. The Primary Physical Therapist provides the majority of patient's physical therapy and communicates handoff information/coordinates with PTA, other therapists/members of care team to support patient's care throughout home health and the continuum of care.

Required Education:

Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy

Required License:

Current North Carolina license to practice Physical Therapy; Driver's license required. BLS/CPR Certification

Required Experience:

One to two years related experience.

Preferred Experience:

Clinical affiliations having a wide variety of acute care procedures, especially orthopedics, neurology, cardiopulmonary and care of burns/open wounds are helpful.