HealthPRO - Heritage

  • Physical Therapist

    Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
    Requisition ID
    2019-21323
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Therapy - Clinical Staff
    Position Type (Portal Searching)
    PRN/Per Diem
    Recruiter Name
    Tina Davis
    Recruiter Email
    tinadavis@healthpro-heritage.com
    Recruiter Number
    205-862-7802
    Facility Location : Address
    1634 Afton Lane
    Job Class
    A
  • Overview

    Seeking Physical Therapist for Assisted Living facility located in the Brookhaven area of Atlanta, GA.

     

    At HealthPro Heritage we hire people who share our vision, who work diligently and provide the kind of care that will help change patient's lives for the better. As an Associate, your dedication and commitment deserve respect and recognition. If you're looking for a career and straightforward and realistic 'care' expectations, maybe it's time to look at our company.

     

    Great opportunity to join our team on a full-time basis with company benefit package offered!!

    Responsibilities

    • Conduct and document a thorough functional assessment of the resident, utilizing standardized procedures. Assessment of home/vocational and equipment needs.
    • Develop and implement an individualized treatment plan based on resident needs and containing achievable functional goals.
    • Orient residents to program services and treatment procedures appropriate to their needs. Inform residents of any potential risk during any procedures.
    • Work with nursing staff, resident and families to maximize resident's use of functional abilities.
    • Instruct residents and family/other caregiver about exercise programs and therapeutic procedures to be continued by the resident at home following treatment.
    • Assist in the referral process when a resident requires additional services following discharge. Maintain current knowledge of community resources.
    • Attend and participate in, or provide information for rehabilitation team conferences regarding resident progress, problems or needs.
    • Attend and participate in other department/facility meetings, as required.
    • Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical competency.
    • Participate in the quality improvement process.
    • Promote the programs and services of Heritage Healthcare through formal and informal interactions with the community.
    • Understand reimbursement by various payers and allocates therapy resources efficiently in accordance with resident goals and outcomes related to discharge destination.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor/Masters of Science degree in Physical Therapy.  
    • Current license in the state of practice.  
    • Prefer supervision, training and/or experience in a setting serving the same age/type of resident population served by this facility.  
    • Certification, if applicable, and demonstrated competency in identified areas of specialization.  
    • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Demonstrated competency in applying the principles, methods, materials and equipment used in physical therapy.  
    • Ability to assess resident needs and develop and implement a comprehensive plan of care.  
    • Knowledge of accreditation standards and compliance requirements.

    Recruiter : Email Address

    tinadavis@healthpro-heritage.com

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