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PT- Physical Therapist

Job Description

The Visiting Nurse Association of Florida is a locally owned Homecare Organization specializing in providing long term nursing and personal care services to individuals needing help in the privacy and comfort of their homes. At the VNA, we understand the importance of treating our patients and our caregivers like family. Investing in compassionate and skilled caregivers is instrumental in the process of improving the quality and the lives of our clients.
As a Physical Therapist with the VNA, you will learn all aspects of our model and quickly become a vital part of the team. In our fast-growing environment, we’re committed to developing talent from within and are dedicated to the personal and professional growth of our employees. Our ideal Physical Therapist will be able to accomplish the following duties:
  • Evaluates and admits patients to service after conducting a comprehensive assessment (including the OASIS data), taking a pertinent health history, and evaluating the home situation to determine if the case is appropriate for home care
  • Conducts OASIS assessments accurately, according to instructions in Chapter 8 of the OASIS Implementation Manual, and corresponding to documentation contained elsewhere in the assessment note
  • Understands the home health coverage guidelines for Medicare/Insurance and determines whether the care required meets those guidelines
  • Is responsible for establishing a plan of care and clinical pathway based on the physician's orders, with periodic revisions as necessary, and assuring that those physicians orders are followed
  • Develops reasonable, specific and measurable goals that commensurate with the plan of care, are agreed upon by the patient/care giver. Counsels and instructs in order to accomplish goals
  • Instructs the patient/care giver and other health team members in the care and use of therapeutic equipment and devices and in the patient's total therapy program
  • Initiates discharge planning with patient/care giver at time of admission and throughout the case
Education and Experience
  • Graduate from an approved school of Physical Therapy
  • Currently licensed in the state of Florida
  • Have at least 1 year of experience
The Visiting Nurse Association of Florida offers competitive pay, mileage reimbursement, flexible schedules and Paid Time Off after one year. Additionally, Medical Benefits are not just for Full Time employees, all Per Diem employees have the opportunity to enroll in Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Critical Illness coverage and much more!

Job Requirements

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, and individual must be ale to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 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.

Education and Experience

  • Graduate from an approved school of Physical Therapy
  • Currently licensed in the state of Florida
  • Have at least 1 year of experience

Job Snapshot

Location US-FL-West Palm Beach
Employment Type Per Diem
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
Other Compensation: 0.00
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Company Overview

Visiting Nurse Association of Florida

The VNA of Florida is a non-profit homehealth medicare certified agency. The VNA provides a full spectrum of care from skilled nursing to bathing and 24-hour care including Medicare and private home care. While home-healthcare remains its primary function, VNA of Florida also provides additional services to keep seniors independent in their home. Learn More

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US-FL-West Palm Beach
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Visiting Nurse Association of Florida
Company:
US-FL-West Palm Beach
Location:
Per Diem
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description

The Visiting Nurse Association of Florida is a locally owned Homecare Organization specializing in providing long term nursing and personal care services to individuals needing help in the privacy and comfort of their homes. At the VNA, we understand the importance of treating our patients and our caregivers like family. Investing in compassionate and skilled caregivers is instrumental in the process of improving the quality and the lives of our clients.
As a Physical Therapist with the VNA, you will learn all aspects of our model and quickly become a vital part of the team. In our fast-growing environment, we’re committed to developing talent from within and are dedicated to the personal and professional growth of our employees. Our ideal Physical Therapist will be able to accomplish the following duties:
  • Evaluates and admits patients to service after conducting a comprehensive assessment (including the OASIS data), taking a pertinent health history, and evaluating the home situation to determine if the case is appropriate for home care
  • Conducts OASIS assessments accurately, according to instructions in Chapter 8 of the OASIS Implementation Manual, and corresponding to documentation contained elsewhere in the assessment note
  • Understands the home health coverage guidelines for Medicare/Insurance and determines whether the care required meets those guidelines
  • Is responsible for establishing a plan of care and clinical pathway based on the physician's orders, with periodic revisions as necessary, and assuring that those physicians orders are followed
  • Develops reasonable, specific and measurable goals that commensurate with the plan of care, are agreed upon by the patient/care giver. Counsels and instructs in order to accomplish goals
  • Instructs the patient/care giver and other health team members in the care and use of therapeutic equipment and devices and in the patient's total therapy program
  • Initiates discharge planning with patient/care giver at time of admission and throughout the case
Education and Experience
  • Graduate from an approved school of Physical Therapy
  • Currently licensed in the state of Florida
  • Have at least 1 year of experience
The Visiting Nurse Association of Florida offers competitive pay, mileage reimbursement, flexible schedules and Paid Time Off after one year. Additionally, Medical Benefits are not just for Full Time employees, all Per Diem employees have the opportunity to enroll in Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Critical Illness coverage and much more!

Job Requirements

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, and individual must be ale to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 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.

Education and Experience

  • Graduate from an approved school of Physical Therapy
  • Currently licensed in the state of Florida
  • Have at least 1 year of experience
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