Physical Therapist - CHANS Home Health & Hospice

US-ME-Brunswick
Job ID
2017-1390
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Therapy
Unit
Physical Therapy
Shift
day, some Saturdays
Hours per Week
40

Overview

Organizes and conducts prescribed programs with adults and/or children in the home setting to restore function and prevent disability following disease or injury.  Helps patient reach his/her maximum performance; assume a place in society while learning to live within the limits of his/her capabilities.

 

Mid Coast Parkview Health offers a generous benefit package, see details below. 

Responsibilities

  • Accurately develops and plans programs involving mobility training, therapeutic exercise, muscle re-education, fall prevention and joint coordination activities to assist the patient in regaining physical function, to relieve pain, and/or to achieve their maximum possible performance.
  • Provides accurate, complete and timely documentation related to each patient according to agency guidelines and third party payer requirements.
  • Recommends, orders, modifies, and adjusts appropriate DME to meet the specific needs of the patient population.
  • Participates as agency liaison for the training of agency employees, Mid Coast employees and community partners.
  • Participates in monitoring, evaluation, and improving the quality and appropriateness of patient care, participating in the QI program and suggesting constructive improvements.

Qualifications

  • Maine State licensure
  • Entry level degree in Physical Therapy; one year experience in supervised setting preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Valid Maine driver's license and own transportation
  • Excellent composition skills
  • Ethical reasoning

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