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Per Diem Physical Therapist for a Home-health Agency in Mill Valley ($40/hour)

Company: BrightStar Care
Location: Mill Valley
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description: The Physical Therapist will assess physical activity demands against the performance ability of the client and identify and address deficits to improve the client's quality of life and rebuild or maintain the client's independence. The Physical Therapist will also provide transfer and body mechanics skills training to our clinical staff on a regular basis. Physical Therapist Responsibilities: --- Provide physical therapy services to client according to a physician's written orders. This may include, but is not limited to the following: Assess and evaluate; Develop a plan of care and treatment making sure plan of care is consistent with assessment; Participate in the development of the client's total plan of treatment; Assess the home environment especially as it relates to fall risk and interventions and home safety; Assess for muscle strength, mobility, gait, and range of motion; Assess for potential for rehabilitation; Report client's response to treatment or changes in condition to the Director of Nursing and physician. --- Initiate physical therapy program and instructs other personnel and/or family members and caregivers in specific phases of physical therapy with which they may assist with the client care. --- Instruct other personnel and/or family members and caregivers on the goals of the physical therapy program. --- Participate in client case conferences. --- Teach/educate client in the use of prosthetic device as required. --- Assist in identifying client and family/caregiver needs for other home health services and reports these needs to the Director of Nursing. --- Prepare and submit clinical and progress summaries based on identified and attained goals. A copy of the summaries will be submitted to the Director of Nursing. --- Participate in discharge planning, as appropriate. --- Provide in-service education for agency personnel weekly --- Supervise physical therapy assistant(s), if needed, in accordance with organization policy and state regulations. --- Assure compliance with all local, state and federal laws and regulations. Physical Therapist Qualifications: --- Graduated with a master's or higher degree in physical therapy from an accredited physical therapy program. --- Passed a National Physical Therapy Examination and or state examination as required by the state regulation. --- Fulfilled any other state required examination. --- Compliant with continuing education, if required by state as a condition of maintaining licensure. --- Comply with any state mandated Physical Therapy Practice Act and other legal mandates --- Licensed or certified to practice as a physical therapist as required by the state. --- Community/home health experience is preferred. Benefits: --- Weekly pay --- Flexible shifts & hours: Candidate must be able to participate in New Hire orientations which will take atleast 1.5 hours. Pay per NHO is $150 --- Private home environment and facility locations --- Free continuing education & expert support from our Director of Nursing --- Uniform provided

Keywords: BrightStar Care, San Francisco , Per Diem Physical Therapist for a Home-health Agency in Mill Valley ($40/hour), Healthcare , Mill Valley, California

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