The Physical Therapist will evaluate, organize, and conduct medically prescribed physical therapy for pediatric patients within the home health setting. They will direct the patient and the caregiver in selected tasks to restore, reinforce and/or enhance performance.
- Examine, evaluate, and administer remedial treatments for pediatric patients.
- Provide clinical treatment to patients including screenings, evaluations, direct treatment, and family/caregiver training and counseling regarding status, progress, goals, home programming and discharge planning.
- Coordinate patient care with office staff and other disciplines.
- Maintain appropriate communication with the pediatric patient and family regarding progress, problems, home programs, and other issues related to therapeutic process.
- Refer patients and family members to appropriate services including other professionals, agencies, and resources as appropriate.
- Consult with physician on patient progress and maintains appropriate records.
- Responsible for the maintenance of supplies and equipment.
- Perform internal and external public education functions which may include periodic in-service presentations.
- Participate in Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) program.
- Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy required.
- Current state-issued professional.
- Valid state driver.
- Pediatric clinical experience.