Job 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
Preferred Education: None
Required License: Current North Carolina license to practice Physical Therapy; Driver's license required. BLS/CPR Certification
Preferred License: None
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.