Home Health Physical Therapist - Saddle Brook, NJ
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Elmwood Park, NJ  / Garfield, NJ  / Saddle Brook, NJ 
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Job Description

We are hiring for a full-time Physical Therapist/PT to join our passionate team in Saddle Brook, NJ!


At Patient Care, a part of LHC Group we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy the meaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families, each other, and the communities we serve—it truly is all about helping people.


We strive to offer benefits that reward the whole you!

  • employee wellness programs 
  • flexibility for true work-life balance
  • holidays & paid time off
  • continuing education & career growth opportunities 
  • company-wide support & resources to help you achieve your goals


Take your career to a new level of caring. Apply today!

 
Responsibilities
  • Evaluates the patient's functional status, status of all body systems as required for CMS documentation, and physical therapy needs. Consults with the physician in the development of the therapy plan of care.
  • Provides services within the scope of practice as defined by the state laws governing the practice of physical therapy, in accordance with the plan of care, and in coordination with other members of the health care team.
  • Observes and reports the patient's response to treatment and any changes in his/her condition to the nurse supervisor and/or the physician.
  • Treats patients to relieve pain, develop and restore function, and / or maintain maximum functioning using acceptable standards of practice and evidence based techniques.
  • Instructs and informs participating members of the health care team, the patient, and the family/caregivers regarding the plan of care, functional limitations, and progress toward goals.
  • Visits patients within the entire service area of their respective agency and other nearby LHC agencies as needed.
  • According to Plan of Treatment, completes a progress note for each visit, and submits progress notes per LHC policy.
  • Completes all patient evaluations and develops the PT plan of care within state specific guidelines. Reports outcomes of evaluation, goals, and anticipated projected frequency of care to nurse supervisor within 24 hours of the evaluation.
  • Participates in staff conferences and committees as requested by the agency.
  • May supervise home health aides per LHC policy if allowed per state regulation.
  • Provides supervision of the PTA as per LHC policy and state regulation.
  • Participate in a weekend rotation to provide services for their respective agency and other nearby LHC agencies as needed.
  • Prepares a written discharge summary and/or a written summary report on patient's condition at least every 60 days.
  • Provides in-service education as requested by agency leadership.
  • Adheres to LHC Therapy Standards of Practice in provision of services to all patients.
  • Is responsible for accessing education to maintain and enhance clinical knowledge and skills that are up to date with the current standards of care for the profession and to maintain state issued licensure.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

Licensure Requirements

  • Current Physical Therapy licensure in state of
  • Current CPR certification
  • Must have a current driver's license and vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle

 

Company Overview
LHC Group is committed to a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally other protected characteristic.


Patient Care a part of LHC Group family of providers – the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians, and families nationwide. We deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that supports our patients when and where they need it. From our home health, hospice, and community-based services to inpatient care at our clinics and hospitals, our mission is to reach more patients and families with effective and efficient healthcare. More hospitals, physicians, and families choose LHC Group because we are united by a single shared purpose: It's all about helping people.
Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.

 

Job Summary
Company
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1+ years
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