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Home Physical Therapist - South Milwaukee

Company: Athletico
Location: South Milwaukee
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Greater Purpose and Core Values

Athletico empowers people, inspires hope and transforms lives. This is accomplished through demonstrating our core values of one team, understanding our business, recognition, people-focus, accountability, continuous innovation and trust & integrity.

 

Position Summary:

At Athletico, the Physical Therapist’s role is to evaluate, design and implement a patient’s plan of care. Each Plan of Care is created to increase, maintain or restore function, minimize or prevent disability, and assist patients in reaching their maximum performance levels.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assess and screen  patient's  daily living/workrelated  skills   and   develop   therapeutic retraining programs with measurable   Administer and interpret diagnostic and prognostic tests of function to patients in their homes or other settings to assist the physician in evaluating the patient’s level of function.
  • Confer with the patient's physician and other health care team members and participate in development/revision of the Plan of Care
  • Provide therapeutic treatment and instruction to patients in accordance with physician orders to improve/restore strength, coordination, rangeofmotion and function or teach compensation
  • Review/expand the retraining programs in a manner consistent with the behavioral goals of each patient and within the guidelines of the rehabilitation program as a
  • Report patient  status  and  progress  to  the  physician,  rehabilitation  staff,  patient and family me
  • Participate in care coordination and discharge planning activities and act as a resource to other health care personnel in meeting patient's
  • Recommend and/or design special adaptive equipment for clients to improve residence or working environments or improve their participation in the rehabilitation program and/or commu
  • Design/train staff and family members to carry out the retraining program including dressing, feeding, grooming and hygiene skills, participate in team and family educational meeti
  • Accurately and thoroughly document patients' care observations, interventions and evaluation on the day services are Ensure that interim (verbal) orders received from the physician are accurately documented and implemented.  Submit evaluation, treatment plans and discharge summary within twenty four (24) hours.

 

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform other duties as required

Education and Experience:  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Degree from an accredited Physical Therapy Program
  • A minimum of 1 year physical therapy experience preferred
  • Home Health experience a plus
  • Current Physical Therapist licensure in good standing
  • Current CPR certification
  • Proof of a negative TB test
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills
  • Current and valid driver’s license
  • Current and valid automobile insurance

 

Essential Qualifications:   To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Language Skills:  

  • Ability to read, write and speak English profiiently

Physical Demands:  The physical demands describe here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

  • Specific vision requirements include the ability to see at close range, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear
  • Possess the ability to fulfill any office activities normally expected in an office setting, to include, but not limited to: remaining seated for periods of time to perform computer based work, participating in filing activity, lifting and carrying office supplies (paper reams, mail, etc.)
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to feel, and reach with hand and arms
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20-25 pounds 
  • Fine hand manipulation (keyboarding)

 

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Therapy Patient Residences
  • Travel required to reach the patient residence

 

 

Athletico is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics

Keywords: Athletico, Milwaukee , Home Physical Therapist - South Milwaukee, Other , South Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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