Home Health/ Registered Physical Therapist

7 days left

Employer
Humana
Location
Boca Raton, Florida
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Feb 22, 2024
Closes
Apr 21, 2024
Ref
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Industry
Insurance
Category
Insurance
Workplace
In-Office
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A Registered Physical Therapist (PT) administers physical therapy to patients on an intermittent basis in their place of residence. This is performed in accordance with physician orders and plan of care under the direction and supervision of the Director of Clinical Services/Clinical Manager. Such care must be provided in accordance with current Federal, State, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern the agency to ensure that the highest quality care is always maintained.

A Registered Physical Therapist understands and adheres to established policies and procedures. Provides physician-prescribed physical therapy. Improves or minimizes residual physical disabilities of the patient. Returns the individual to optimum and productive level within the patient's capabilities. Participates with all other home care personnel in patient care planning. Directs and supervises personnel as required. Responsible for initial assessment, plan of care, maintenance program development and modifications and reassessments every 30 days. Performs all skilled procedures as ordered by physician. Consults with physicians regarding the change in treatment. Writes reports to physicians regarding patients' progress. Instructs patients and family/significant others in-home programs and activities of daily living. Apply concepts of the agency's infection control plan and universal precaution in coordination/performing client cares activities to protect both patient and staff (OSHA. Participates in in-service programs and presents in-service programs as assigned. Participates in Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement activities as assigned. Prepares clinical and progress notes. Assists physician with evaluating the level of function. Helps develop the plan of care and revise it as necessary. Consults with family and Agency personnel. Completes and submits OASIS assessments, reassessments, transfers, resumptions of care, discharges, and significant change in condition in accordance with Agency defined time frames. Appropriately utilizes ICD-10 codes. Participating in patient care conferences to discuss the need for the involvement of other members of the health team. Complete appropriate documentation in a timely manner to assure compliance with agency policy. Demonstrate commitment and professional growth by participating in in-service programs and maintaining/improving competency. Maintain the highest standards of professional conduct in relation to information that is confidential in nature. Share information only when the recipient's right to access is clearly established and the sharing of such information is in the best interest of the patient. Maintain your required licenses, certifications, and mandatory skill updates. Comply with all policies, local, state, and federal laws and regulations. Provide other duties of healthcare team members as assigned.

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Regulatory Requirements

Graduate from a physical therapist curriculum approved by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, American Physical Therapy Association, or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association, or the Council of Medical Education of the American Medical Association and American Physical Therapy Association.

Currently licensed as a Registered Physical Therapist in the state(s) in which practicing.

Minimum of (1) one-year current experience in health care community. Home health experience preferred.

Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment.

Have a sympathetic attitude toward the care of the sick and elderly.

Ability to carry out directions, read and write.

Maturity and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to participate in physical activity.

Ability to work for an extended period while standing and being involved in physical activity.

Heavy lifting.

Ability to do extensive bending, lifting, and standing on a regular basis.

Language Skills:

Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.

Additional languages preferred.

Scheduled Weekly Hours

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About us

About onehome: onehome coordinates a full range of post-acute care ranging from home health, infusion therapy and durable medical equipment services at patients' homes. onehome's patient focused model creates one integrated point of accountability that coordinates with physicians, hospitals and health plans serving more than one million health plan members nationwide. onehome was acquired by Humana in 2021 to advance value-based care. Our culture is inclusive, diverse, and above all, caring. It is important to us that our employees are engaged, supported and fairly treated. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to ensure the health and financial well-being of you and your family.

About Humana: Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is committed to putting health first – for our teammates, our customers, and our company. Through our Humana insurance services, and our CenterWell healthcare services, we make it easier for the millions of people we serve to achieve their best health – delivering the care and service they need, when they need it. These efforts are leading to a better quality of life for people with Medicare, Medicaid, families, individuals, military service personnel, and communities at large.

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It is the policy of  Humana not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy of  Humana to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.

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