Physical Therapist - Home Health and Skilled Nursing

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Fond du Lac, WI

About the Job: We’re looking for a Physical Therapist to see patients with their territory being Fond du Lac, Oshkosh and Waupun. This position will work in both skilled nursing facility and home health care settings. Up to $5k sign on bonus for this position. 

We’re Looking for a Physical Therapist (PT) Who: 

  • Is willing to travel throughout designated territory  to provide the best patient care around, primarily to patients in assisted living facilities and skilled nursing facilities!
  • Loves working independently, but wants to have a team who is always there to support them when needed.
  • Is a great communicator, both written and orally.

The team at PRN Home Health & Therapy also provides you with a support system like no other! Even though you may be traveling on your own, you can always count on our team to be there for you along the way.

Certification Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy curriculum.
  • Current license/certification in Wisconsin.
  • Current American Heart Association CPR Certification.
  • CEUs as required by state licensure regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and direct Physical Therapist Assistants.
  • Self-directing with the ability to work with little direct supervision.

Job Duties

  • Respond to and initiate patient referrals.
  • Review available patient information to conduct and document a thorough functional assessment of the patient utilizing standardized procedures.
  • Complete OASIS documentation if working in Home Health setting.
  • Develop and implement an individualized treatment plan based on patient needs and containing achievable functional goals.
  • Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines.
  • Record patient progress in the patient record a minimum of every ten (10) visits or 30 days, whichever comes first.
  • Revise treatment plans, as needed, throughout the treatment process.
  • Documents the course of treatment in from initial evaluation through discharge in a clear, concise manner in accordance with PRN Home Health & Therapy standards.
  • Instruct Physical Therapist Assistants in treatment procedures to be utilized and provide supervision.
  • Orient patients to program services and treatment procedures appropriate to their needs. Inform patients of any potential risk during any procedure.
  • Work with clinical staff, patient and families to maximize patient’s use of functional abilities.
  • Collaborate with the Interdisciplinary Team to identify and assist with obtaining patient specific DME including mobility aides, wheelchairs, cushions, orthotics, and adaptive equipment.
  • Demonstrate competence and ability to use physical agent modalities including but not limited to heat, cold, electrical stimulation, ultrasound and manual therapy techniques.
  • Establish and teach home exercise programs for patients and/or care givers following discharge.
  • Collaborate with clinical team to develop and educate patient and/or care givers on safe discharge plan.
  • Maintain current knowledge of community resources.
  • Attend and participate in interdisciplinary team conferences and other meetings as required.
  • Attend and participate in other department/facility meetings, staff meetings, or other meetings as required.
  • Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical competency.
  • Assess Physical Therapist Assistants’ competency on an annual basis per individual.
  • Provide patient specific training to Physical Therapist Assistants to enhance patient outcomes.
  • Act in compliance with PRN Home Health and Therapy Management policies and procedures, State, Federal and Professional Organization regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.
  • Promote the programs and services of PRN Home Health and Therapy through formal and informal interactions with the community.
  • This position must continually meet the productivity expectations set forth by PRN Home Health and Therapy. PRN has the right to adjust each individual employee’s productivity objective independently based upon said employee’s specific position responsibilities.
  • The duties of this position may include weekends and holidays.
  • Maintain current state licensing, credentialing and certification.
  • Participate in ongoing evaluation of the home environment for hazards or barriers to promote more independent living.
  • Participate in quality improvement processes as directed by the organization.
  • Complete all documentation, payroll and billing accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.