Home Health VNA

Physical Therapist *2,500 Sign on Bonus*

US-MA-Peabody
Department
VNA - Peabody (N. Shore area)
Job ID
2017-1995
# of Openings
1
Hours (posting)
Regular Full-Time
Hours Per Week
40
Shift
Days
Schedule From:
8:00 AM
Schedule To:
4:30 PM

Overview

Follow Your Passion, Make An Impact In Your Community, Love The Work You Do...

 

Rehabilitation/Orthopedic Services are provided by registered therapists and are available to meet specific therapy needs of patients with orthopedic, neurologic, cardiac and other conditions to restore skills needed for daily living and improve quality of life.

 

 

**Offering $2,500 Sign On Bonus**

Responsibilities

  • Performs a comprehensive assessment including physiological, psychological and environmental factors.  Utilizes appropriate techniques and materials.
  • Encourages and promotes patient/family independence.
  • Develops, evaluates and revises patient care goals in conjunction with the patient and family.
  • Coordinates goal directed, cost effective care for primary resources to deliver comprehensive individualized care. 
  • Communicates with MD, family and interdisciplinary care providers to clarify care and increase awareness of significant changes in condition in a timely manner. 
  • Maintains effective working relationships with patients/families, referral sources, physicians, community resources and insurance representatives. 
  • Provide patient and family with appropriate information and materials necessary to support the learning process, i.e. home exercise program sheets and instruction sheets.  Document teaching and learner response to teachings.

Qualifications

  • Active license as a Physical Therapist/PT in MA and NH (or willingness to obtain a NH license).
  • Graduation from an approved school of physical therapy. 
  • At least one year of experience as a registered therapist (PT) in a rehabilitation or acute care setting. 
  • Ability to work independently, to be self-motivated and well organized.

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