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PRN Home Health Physical Therapist-TheraCare College Station

Company: Cantex Continuing Care Network
Location: Carrollton
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details

Job Location
TheraCare Home Health-College Station 171 - CARROLLTON, TX

Position Type
Per Diem

Travel Percentage
Road Warrior

Job Shift
Any

Description

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are at the heart of Cantex. We are committed to a culture that respects our differences and values the contributions of all people.

Please visit cantexcc.com for more information on this location.

Job Summary:

The overall purpose of the PT Case Manager position is to conduct all aspects of supervision and management of patient care, including PTA and HHA supervision, case conferences and discharge planning to enable the agency to identify the medically related social and emotional needs of the patients. This position will promote patients' potential during their home health episode and collaborates with physician, clinical team and patient in preparation for discharge.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Physical Therapist licensed per the state requirements.
  • Skills in communication, documentation, assessment, and social work methods and techniques.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak the English language.

    Case Manager Essential Functions:

    • Supervises and manages all aspects of patient care, including PTA and HHA supervision.
    • Coordinates the distribution of visits among all disciplines (SN, PT, OT, ST, MSW, HHA) after the Start of Care, Recertification or Resumption of Care is completed, and coordinates POC with the physician. Ensures all visits are provided as ordered.
    • Initiates referrals to appropriate ancillary services i.e. podiatry, community services.
    • Facilitates interdisciplinary communication to ensure that patients needs and expectation for services provided are understood and to ensure optimization of service delivery and patient progress.
    • Leads weekly interdisciplinary case conferences for patient caseload, and contributes to the development of care plans for patients.
    • Establishes specific social action plans and realistic goals for each patient consistent with medically related social and emotional needs.
    • With the Administrator, interprets and promotes patients' rights and the "Patients' Bill of Rights".
    • Coordinates all aspects of discharge planning with patients, clinical team and agency.
    • Provides individual and group help for patients and families at times of adjustment, crisis or particular need.
    • Completes all necessary and supportive documentation-evaluations/re-evaluations, visit notes and discharges, in accordance with state and federal regulations.
    • Ability to function as a team leader/role model.
    • Serves on various committees as requested by Administrator.
    • Has reviewed TheraCare Home Health Clinical Policies and Procedures on Abuse Prevention and knows the employee's responsibility to enforce it.
    • Responsible for assuring patient safety.
    • Performs other duties/tasks as assigned.

      PT essential functions:

      • Screens, evaluates, and treats patients.
      • Evaluates patient within two working days of Start of Care.
      • Completes a comprehensive evaluation using appropriate evaluation and assessment tools and procedures.
      • Reviews patient records for current diagnoses, past medical history, precautions and contraindications
      • Establishes relevant, objective, measurable and functional goals with stated timeframes.
      • Develops individualized plan of care and monitors progress toward stated goals
      • Supervises and manages all aspects of physical therapy in patient care, including PTA supervision in accordance with state practice act. May also provide Home Health Aide supervision as needed per regulation.
      • Documents all visits at point of care accurately and thoroughly, reflecting medical necessity and skilled need for physical therapy services according to accepted regulatory, corporate and professional guidelines.
      • Maintains supervisory oversight for documentation completed by Physical Therapy Assistant(s).
      • Performs re-evaluations as required to update and progress plan of care and provides updates to clinical team, physician, patient and caregiver as indicated.
      • Participates in interdisciplinary communication to ensure that patients needs and expectation for services provided are understood and to ensure optimization of service delivery and patient progress.
      • Participates in weekly case conferences.
      • Participates in in-service training programs.
      • Establishes and instructs patients and caregivers in patient specific maintenance programs.
      • Participates in all aspects of discharge planning with patients, clinical team and agency.
      • Complies with state regulations and national standards as they apply to the practice of Physical Therapy.
      • Responsible for assuring patient safety.
      • Performs other duties/tasks as assigned.
      • Every SOC, ROC and recertification will be reported to the team via HIPAA-compliant text messaging or email to include discipline orders, frequencies and any pertinent information the team needs to provide care.
      • All OASIS documentation will be completed and synched by 9:00AM the following day, 7 days per week.
      • All PTs may be required to participate in the on call weekend rotation, including PRN staff. The size of each branch will determine the frequency of on call responsibility.
      • Full time staff may be required to work a minimum of one major and one minor holiday each year and could have additional holiday coverage requirements depending on the size of branch and number of staff in the agency location.
      • PRN staff may be required to work one major and one minor holiday each year, may be required to work at least 2 weekend days each month, and complete a minimum of 5 visits each month unless on an approved leave of absence status, depending on the needs of their location.

        We are an Equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Cantex Continuing Care Network, Carrollton , PRN Home Health Physical Therapist-TheraCare College Station, Healthcare , Carrollton, Texas

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