- Perform initial and ongoing clinical assessments to identify patient needs, determine level of functioning, including OASIS assessments at appropriate time points and appropriateness of patient for home health.
- Develop and revise a Plan of Care in consultation with the physician and other care-team members.
- Provide therapeutic treatments and evaluation of equipment needs as applicable.
- Evaluate outcomes of care with appropriate discharge planning.
- Apply concepts of infection control and standard precautions in coordinating/performing patient care activities to prevent contamination and transmission of disease.
- Accept clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients.
- Supervise PTA and HHA as appropriate.
- Complete appropriate documentation in a timely manner.
- Meet mandatory continuing education requirements of the agency/licensing board and participate in in-service programs.
- Education: Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy or higher from an American Physical Therapy Association approved program.
- Licensure: Current Texas State License as a Physical Therapist, current Texas Driver’s License
- Skills: Therapy skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice. Good interpersonal skills. Proof of current BLS for healthcare workers CPR. Knowledge of durable medical equipment.
- Transportation: Reliable transportation and valid and current auto liability insurance.