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Cardinal Hill - Home Health Phys Therapist PPV, Full Time, Sign on Bonus up to $5,000

Lexington, Kentucky
Therapy Home Health


Job Description

 

 The Home Health Physical Therapist provides physical therapy treatment and patient care according to hospital, Home Health, state, professional and federal regulations and guidelines.

In addition, the position:
- Requires effective communication skills for working with patients, families, caregivers, and departmental and interdepartmental relationships.
- Requires competency in physical therapy evaluation, assessment, care planning and treatment.
- Requires task delegation and supervision of physical therapist assistants and technicians.
- Maintains open and on-going communication within the home health agency (HHA) to ensure patient, staff, and HHA needs are met.
- The Physical Therapist creates an environment and culture that enables the Home Health Agency to fulfill its mission by providing patient safety and patient-centered treatment.

 

Job Code: 100593

 

 

 

License or Certification:
- Must be in possession of current state license or certification on or before the first day of employment. 
- CPR certification preferred unless otherwise required by hospital policy.
- Valid Drivers license and acceptable driving record
Education, Training and Experience
- Succesful completion of a degree from an accredited therapy program or one that is determined to be substantially equivalent to a U.S. accredited program by an appropriate certifying agency preferred.
- One year experience in a Home Health setting preferred.
Machines, Equipment Used:
- General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer.
Physical Requirements:
- Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.
- Ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients.  Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.
Compliance:
- Adheres to the company¿s Standards of Business Conduct.
- Maintains current licensure and/or certifications, if applicable.
Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.
- Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.
- Ability to work independently without supervision.
Environmental Conditions:
- Daily, frequent outdoor exposure including weather conditions, hazards of driving, and other hazards encountered in the community.
- Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required.
- May work under stressful circumstances at times.
Proficiency or Productivity Standards:
- Meets established attendance standards.
- Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge.
- May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines. 
- May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.
- Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster.
- May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives.
- May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.



Address: 2050 Versailles Road, Lexington 40504
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1722122