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Home Health Physical Therapist

Home Health Physical Therapist

Category 
Therapy
Job ID 
2017-3027
Type 
Full Time 40
Location Name  
Bellingham Home Health
# of Openings 
1
Address 
459 Stuart Rd
Days of the week working 
M-F
City 
Bellingham
Time of day and or shift schedule 
..
State 
Washington
Territory the clinician will be covering (mileage radius/cities) 
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Overview

 

Now Hiring!

 

Full-Time Home Health Physical Therapist/PT!

 

Bellingham Home Health - 459 Stuart Rd - Bellingham, Washington 98226

 

Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday

 

Coverage Area: Whatcom County

 

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The Home Health Physical Therapist/PT provides rehabilitative and skilled physical therapy services to patients in their place of residence.

Responsibilities

  • Make initial evaluation visits to patients and develop and implement an appropriate plan of care.
  • Use various tests to determine patient’s individualized needs including mobility, ambulation, stability, balance, and strength and endurance.
  • Perform manual and functional therapy exercises and activities with the patient.
  • Complete safety assessments of the patient’s residence, providing recommendations to multidisciplinary staff, family and caregivers.
  • Instruct and educate families and caregivers in the use of therapy, prosthetic, and orthotic devices.
  • Instruct and supervise Signature caregivers, CNA’s, and PTA’s.
  • Revise patient’s plan of care as necessary, and document clinical and progress notes the day of service.

Qualifications/Skillsets

  • Graduate of a CAPTE accredited physical therapy education program.
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a PT in this state.
  • Current CPR Certification.
  • Minimum 1 year recent work experience as a PT.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance.
  • Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and communicating with patients and caregivers.
  • Ability to meet productivity expectations, organize tasks and manage time effectively.
  • Work independently without supervision, and use good judgment in difficult situations.
  • Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.

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Lee Whitlock

Signature Services – Director of Recruiting
Tel: 971-224-2512 |C: 503-329-2802 | F: 1-866-859-5350

LWhitlock@4signatureservice.com |www.4signatureservice.com

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