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Physical Therapist

Company: Empower Mobile Physical Therapy
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

The physical therapist will work in the North County San Diego region (primarily Vista, San Marcos, Oceanside) to provide per diem assistance for our mobile physical therapy business. The physical therapist provides physical therapy services to patients according to a written physician's plan of care. This may include, but will not be limited to:

  • Assessing and evaluating therapeutic/rehabilitative/functional status, and participation in the development of the total plan of care. Evaluates home environment.
  • Assesses for muscle strength, mobility, gait, ROM-potential for rehab.
  • Directs physical therapy treatments.
  • Instructing patients and families/caregivers in the use and care of therapeutic appliances.
  • Determining priority needs for physical therapy
  • Reporting to physician patient's reaction to treatment or changes in condition.
  • Initiates physical therapy program and instructs other personnel and/or family/caregiver members in certain phases of physical therapy with which they may work with a patient, as well as instructing them as to the goals of the physical therapy program for the patient by participating in case conferences.
  • May train patient in the use of prosthetic device, assistive devices.
  • Prepares and submits clinical and progress summaries based on the attainment of goals.
  • Participates in discharge planning for patient.
  • Prepares and submits a clinical progress summary based on the attainment of goals as directed by Medicare .
  • Provides physical therapy consultation to home families/caregivers when indicated.
  • Provides in-service education programs for nursing organization personnel as needed.
  • Participates in peer consultation process.
  • Supervises Physical Therapy Assistants according to organization policy and state regulations.
  • Other related duties as assignedBasic Qualifications -
    • Master (MS) or Doctorate (DPT) degree in physical therapy approved by an accredited organization
    • Licensed to practice as physical therapist within the state.
    • One (1) year or more experience as a physical therapist
    • Prefer 1 year in home health experience as a physical therapist

Keywords: Empower Mobile Physical Therapy, San Marcos , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , San Marcos, California

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