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Physical Therapist Home Health

Company: Banner Health
Location: Sun City West
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Primary City/State:Sun City West, ArizonaDepartment Name: Home Care Team-WestWork Shift: WeekendJob Category:Clinical CareYou have a place in the health care industry! One of the most rewarding ways that we can rehabilitate patients is in their own home. Whether recovering from an acute stay away from home or a short term illness, helping patients learn to navigate the safety challenges that their own home presents is both valuable and rewarding. Home Health is the best way to set patients up for independence and success in their own space, and at the cutting edge of healthcare.Banner Home Health is a four-star home care agency with a track record for quality and excellence and is the largest skilled home care agency in Phoenix. We provide support to our therapy teams with a robust clinical support team: a field preceptor, an IT specialist, scheduler, therapy supervisor, and nurse manager. Our agency strives for the best possible patient outcomes with support from QI specialists, documentation support specialists, telehealth resources, and more. Having a strong clinical support structure is important to supporting our field clinicians in managing their caseload appropriately while not feeling alone. As a Banner Home Health Physical Therapist, you will enjoy working in sub-assigned geographic territories with smaller travel distances than many other agencies. You will enjoy an autonomous but supportive work environment and have the option to work pay per visit or hourly. We offer mileage reimbursement and will provide you a company cell phone and a tablet for documentation in our electronic medical record system (Home Care Home Base). Banner Home Health offers an opportunity to treat patients with a wide variety of clinical conditions and goals- post-op orthopedic patients, neuro rehab, cardiac issues and more. We pride ourselves on integration with the hospital system. Our therapy team is constantly growing in collaboration and expansion within our Banner network of hospitals and physicians. If you are looking for a variety of clinical treatment settings and personalized care, Banner Home Care is the place for you. This position will provide visits in the West Valley with home visits primarily on the weekends (Saturdays and Sundays), flexible schedule options for additional work days. Considering full-time and part-time. Ranked in the top 25 percent of all home care agencies in the United States, Banner Home Care is the largest nonprofit, free-standing home care agency in Arizona. We provide intermittent health care for patients of all ages in the comfort of their home. Our home care team is experienced, compassionate and professional, and the results prove that Banner Home Care measures better than the national and Arizona average in almost all Medicare Quality Compare patient satisfaction results. Banner Hospice have been providing comfort care for the past 10 years in the Phoenix Metro area. The goal is to support quality of life, honor the wishes of patients, maintain the dignity of the individual and support the family through their grieving process. Inpatient Home care is also available for respite care and symptom management. The Banner Hospice Team can provide comfort to the patient and family by alleviating symptoms, by providing meaningful help and by creating an environment to develop lasting final memories.POSITION SUMMARYThis position is responsible for the evaluation, planning, administration and supervision of Physical Therapy treatment in accordance with physician referral, state and national organizational standards, regulatory agencies, and established departmental policies and procedures. This position demonstrates the clinical competence and knowledge necessary to provide treatment appropriate to the age of the patients served.CORE FUNCTIONS1. Evaluates patient's functional abilities and limitations. Determines if intervention is needed. Establishes a plan of care and treatment goals. Completes comprehensive evaluation within the established time frame set by the department. Identifies and prioritizes key limiting factors. Establishes treatment goals that are functional, measurable, patient related and reflects the key limiting factors. Collaborates with patient and family/caregiver when setting goals. Initiates discharge planning. Recommends additions to or modifications of referring orders.2. Implements individualized treatment plan with consideration to the patient's physical, social, spiritual, cultural, educational and age specific needs. Provides skilled treatment in a safe manner. Assesses ongoing effectiveness of treatment and modifies plan of care as indicated. Involves patient and family/caregiver in the treatment and decision making process. Provides ongoing education to physician, nurse, patient, family/caregiver, and interdisciplinary team.3. Documents according to professional practice guidelines set by regulatory agencies. Documents legibly. Completes documentation within the established time frames of the department. Documents evidence based and individualized treatment techniques/plan. Documentation reflects skilled intervention and comprehensive assessment of the patient's progress or lack of progress. Treatment goals are reassessed according to department policies.4. Communicates pertinent patient information to ensure the best possible follow through of care. Communicates evaluation/treatment results and patient progress to physicians, nurses, patient, family/caregiver, and interdisciplinary team. Communicates in a clear and timely manner. Accepts responsibility to contact physicians for routine or difficult problem solving to ensure optimal patient outcome. Defends treatment rationale with standard practices and/or current literature.5. Exhibits adaptability in assignments as it relates to caseload, scheduling, and staffing shifts. Takes initiative to assist in other patient care areas and accepts responsibility for all patient care needs.6. Demonstrates appropriate supervision and delegation of personnel to achieve safe delivery of quality cost effective patient care. Supervision and delegation of the PTA, ATC, Therapy Technician and student complies with department policies and regulatory agencies. Participates in the training and orientation of new personnel. Assures competency of personnel, prior to delegation of task.7. Department operational activities. Attends department required meetings and/or follows up to obtain pertinent information. Participates in departmental/facility process improvement. Meets productivity standards set by the department.8. This position has responsibility for interacting with all levels of staff in a variety of departments, physicians, patients, families, and external contacts such as employees of other health care institutions, community provides and agencies concerning the health care of the patient. Also interacts with the physician offices in order to report, request or clarify information.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSMust have graduated from an APTA accredited school of Physical Therapy, or equivalent.Must possess a current Physical Therapy license within the State of practice. BLS certification required.Relates throughout the interview process their clinical competency, experience, training and education they have received that is required to perform the job. Demonstrates through behaviors and answers to job related experiential questions. Employees working for Banner Home Care/Hospice or Boswell Skilled Nursing Facility must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment.Must have the ability to become proficient with computer software applications commonly used in an automated patient care environment. Patient care equipment, evaluation tools, and therapeutic modalities. Copier, multi-line feature telephone, fax machine, computer, pager, and miscellaneous office equipment.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSAdditional related education and/or experience preferred. EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/Veterans Our organization supports a drug-free work environment. Privacy Policy

Keywords: Banner Health, Sun City West , Physical Therapist Home Health, Healthcare , Sun City West, Arizona

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