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Physical Therapist

Company: AlphaCare Home Health Corp.
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: June 29, 2024

Job Description:

At *AlphaCare Home Health Corp*, compassion and patient dedication drive everything we do. With a close-knit team of 50+ full-time and per diem employees, we've fostered a supportive culture underlined by good management that genuinely cares about both our staff and the individuals we serve. Our commitment to excellence resonates in the personalized care we provide, treating each patient as a unique individual with specific needs and goals.*Job Summary:* Physical Therapist will provide skilled therapy intervention and treatment to patients in a home setting. Including, appropriate utilization of treatment plans and assessment skills. Monitor carefully the patient status and progress toward goals as well as compliance with physician's orders. Responsible for educating patients and caregivers while preparing the patient/caregiver for discharge as appropriate.*Qualifications/Educational Requirements:** Valid Physical Therapy License* Accepting New Graduates* Ability to relate positively and favorably with patients and staff* Demonstrate good oral and written communication along with good documentation skills* Must be able to travel within different areas of the Bay Area including, but not limited to, San Francisco and San Mateo County* Must have valid driver's license and current auto insurance*Responsibilities/Essential Functions:**Patient Assessment & Care Development:** Conduct thorough assessments of patients, considering their medical history, physical condition, and referral requirements.* Develop individualized care plans aligning with patient needs and goals, following physician's orders and evidence-based practice.*Supervision of Physical Therapist Assistants (PTA):** Provide direct supervision and support to PTA, ensuring adherence to the plan of care.* Foster ongoing communication, provide feedback, and make necessary adjustments to ensure effective treatment.*In-Home Therapy Interventions:** Deliver skilled therapy interventions and treatments in a home setting employing a variety of therapeutic techniques as appropriate.* Monitor patient status, progress, and adherence to the care plan, making adjustments as necessary.* Educate patients and caregivers on managing conditions and achieving goals, and prepare them for discharge when appropriate.*Clinical Documentation:** Complete clinical notes, evaluations, and progress reports within the agency's established timelines, maintaining adherence to both legal and professional standards.* Ensure that all necessary forms and documentation are accurate, clear, and reflective of the care provided.*Care Coordination & Conferences:** Attend and actively participate in care conferences with other healthcare professionals, ensuring an integrated approach to patient care.* Collaborate with the care team to achieve a seamless transition between different stages of therapy and other services if needed.*Quality Improvement Participation:** Actively participate in the agency's quality improvement program, suggesting improvements where necessary.* Continuously strive for excellence by adhering to best practices, attending training, and maintaining up-to-date knowledge of physical therapy trends.*Additional Responsibilities:** Perform other related and assigned duties that may include liaising with other healthcare providers, participating in community outreach programs, or assisting with administrative tasks.*Qualification Requirements:*Physical Therapist in this position must hold the appropriate state licensure as a physical therapist and demonstrate the ability to perform the above essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations._AlphaCare Home Health Corp. is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws._Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Per diemPay: $55.00 - $65.00 per hourExpected hours: 4 - 32 per weekBenefits:* Flexible schedule* Travel reimbursementMedical specialties:* Home HealthSchedule:* Choose your own hoursLicense/Certification:* Physical Therapy License (Required)* CPR Certification (Required)Ability to Relocate:* Santa Clara, CA: Relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: In person

Keywords: AlphaCare Home Health Corp., Santa Clara , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Santa Clara, California

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