Title: Physical Therapist - Huntsville Area
Job Category: Nursing/Skilled
Line of Business: HomeCare Services
Join us in transforming peoples’ lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Physical Therapist - Huntsville Area. In this position, you will play a vital and positive role in helping our clients with intellectual, cognitive, or developmental disabilities achieve their fullest potential.
Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.Physical Therapist - Huntsville Area Responsibilities
- Plan and administer prescribed physical therapy treatment and training for persons receiving services who have experienced various injuries or illnesses so that they may obtain the highest physical functioning.
- Work under minimum supervision.
- Abides by and demonstrates the company Mission--Vision--Values through both behavior and job performance on a day-to-day basis.
- Provides therapy services planned, delegated and supervised by the qualified Physical Therapist consistent with the patient’s approved Plan of Treatment.
- Observes patients during treatment, compiles data and reports patient’s progress to Physical Therapist.
- Acts as a liaison and maintains contact with patients, Physical Therapist, Clinical Manager (s), other members of the healthcare team and the community in assuring effective care coordination and appropriate resource referrals.
- Recommends to Physical Therapist possible modification to existing physical therapy treatment plans and training needs to achieve maximum results.
- Maintains and submits documents as required by the Company and/or facility.
- Accurately and thoroughly documents patient care observations, interventions and evaluation on the day services are rendered. Assists qualified THerapist with preparation of patient progress notes.
- Participates in Performance Improvement activities as assigned. Communicates information that enables collection and root cause analysis of data to identify opportunities for improvement.
- Maintains the highest standards of professional conduct in relation to information that is confidential in nature. Shares information only when recipient’s right to access is clearly established and sharing of such information is in the best interest of the patient.
- Maintains/enhances clinical practice skills by attending, participating in/conducting staff development/continuing education program.
- Adheres to and participates in Company’s mandatory HIPPA privacy program/practices and Business Ethics and Compliance programs/practices.
- Reviews and adheres to all Company policies and procedures and the Employee Handbook.
- Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorially. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Current CPR certification is required.The candidate must successfully complete any/all required pre-employment evaluation test (s) per policy in each assigned area of practice.Good organizational and communication skills are needed.Ability to function with minimum supervision.Reliable transportation is required.The candidate will have the physical ability to perform job related duties which may require lifting, standing, bending, stooping, stretching, walking, pushing, and pulling with or without reasonable accommodation.A health examination must be successfully completed prior to assignment and periodically thereafter, as required by Company Policy, and/or state regulations, to verify that he/she is physically capable of performing assigned duties with or without reasonable accommodation.Successful completion of any/all Company required pre-employment competency testing and health clearance prior to assignment and periodically as required by Company Policy and state regulations.Good organization and communication skills are required.
In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people’s lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:
- Competitive pay based on experience
- Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
- Suite of voluntary insurance options
- Paid Time Off
- Performance incentives
- Company Discount Purchasing Program
- Cell phone Service
- Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
- Staples discounts
- Employee Assistance Program
- Legal Assistance Program
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Predictive Full-time, 40 Hour Plus Schedule
- Part-time and On-call shifts available (less than 30 hours)
Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence.
ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.113 Longwood Drive SW Ste D , Huntsville, AL 35801 USA
Location/Region: Huntsville, AL (US)