Physical Therapist (PT) - Home Care Full Time

ID138446
Full Time Regular
912 Meramec Station Road, Suite D
Valley Park, MO 63088-2045
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Job Description

SSM Health Rehabilitation Network is seeking a Full-Time Physical Therapist to join our Home Care Team in the South Territory!

This position will work in Franklin County, Jefferson County, and part of St. Louis County.

Designated in the "Top Work Places" for 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 by the St. Louis Post Dispatch

Travel within St. Louis Region by assigned territory.  Mileage reimbursed.

As the leading provider of comprehensive rehabilitation services in the St. Louis area, SSM Health Rehabilitation Hospital delivers the specialized care and advanced treatment that enables individuals with stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, neurological disorders, amputation, joint replacement and other orthopedic trauma, and general medical rehabilitation needs, to rebuild their lives.

SSM Health Home Care provides a variety of home care services to meet a variety of needs. Our services can be arranged quickly and efficiently by a single phone call - and referrals can be made by physicians, case managers, social workers, family and friends, or by request from the patient.

**Mileage reimbursement

 Full benefits package including:

  • Excellent Orientation Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Extended Illness Days (EID)
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Prescription Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Personal and Family Medical Leave

Responsibilities

Evaluates assigned patients and establishes appropriate treatment goals and treatment programs.

Develops comprehensive goals for patient treatment to maximize patient outcomes and return to community activities.

Coordinates treatment program in conjunction with other clinical/therapeutic services, as well as available community resources.  Attends appropriate clinical meetings to facilitate coordination.

Provides for patient education to include development of comprehensive and progressive home programs with instruction to patient, family and other caregivers as appropriate to facilitate a safe and effective discharge.

Prepares for patient discharge inclusive of ordering of necessary equipment and recommendations for therapeutic services ensuring the continuum of care.

Carries full patient caseload, ensuring management of patient schedule.  Notifies supervisor of scheduled openings and concerns with caseload management.

Completes medical record documentation in a clear, concise, accurate and timely manner and ensures accurate and timely charge entry using approved formats in compliance with state, federal and intermediary guidelines and in accordance with established policies and procedures. Ensures care is provided under valid physician orders and within insurance approval, as indicated and necessary for clinical care of the patient.

Qualifications

Current state licensure or eligibility for state licensure as a Physical Therapist required.

Certified BLS or completion in first 90 days of employment required.

Home Care Requirements: One or more years of clinical experience and valid state Driver’s License.

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