Physical Therapist (PT) Home Health [email protected] University

Job Req ID: 171388

Position Number: 00146003

Employment Type: Part Time

Shift: Weekends

Shift Details:

Standard Hours: 24.00

Department Name: PT - Certified

Location: CMC Home Care - University

Location Details: 

Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth

 

 

Job Summary
Provides clinical leadership. Provides patient evaluation and care planning. Delivers patient care appropriate to age specific and other population needs.

 

Weekend position 12 hrs. Saturday and Sunday 


Essential Functions

 

  • Assesses and documents patient's medical, mental and emotional needs at admission and on an on-going basis.
  • Develops and implements a plan of care to meet patient and family needs, to include discharge planning and utilization of available resources.
  • Acts as patient advocate; treats patients and families with compassion and implements plan of care in a safe and timely manner.
  • Demonstrates clinical reasoning, coupled with clinical skills to conduct accurate clinical assessments and perform patient care activities; evaluates effectiveness of therapy interventions, identifies and prioritizes patient/family strengths, needs and priorities.
  • Identifies the normal course of illness in assigned patient population recognizing and intervening appropriately when deviations occur.
  • Communicates patient information and thoroughly documents therapist's actions and plan of care.
  • Provides clinical leadership and mentoring.

Physical Requirements
Requires ability to hear (corrected) and have vision (corrected). Requires ability to push patients in a wheelchair or stretcher. Requires lifting up to 20 lbs. frequently, 50 lbs. occasionally, and 100 lbs. infrequently. Requires sitting, standing, and, walking. Requires ability to climb stairs, kneel, twist, bend, crouch, crawl and reach overhead. Requires ability to transfer patients and demonstrate appropriate exercise and activities to patients/caregivers. Possible exposure to hazardous chemicals, blood, and body fluids.

Education, Experience and Certifications
Bachelors Degree in Physical Therapy (PT) required. NC license in PT required. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required. 

Valid driver's license and auto insurance required in State of residence.

 

The Region's Preferred Healthcare – in the Comfort of Home.

Home care at Carolinas HealthCare System allows patients in North and South Carolina to receive world-class healthcare in the comfort of their own homes. The team of experts at [email protected] provides compassionate care and advanced services outside the scope of a medical facility.

As part of Carolinas HealthCare system, [email protected] works with our patients' physicians to develop a personalized plan of care for individuals of all ages.

Backed by more experience, greater access, and more services than any other home care provider in the region, [email protected] is trusted to meet the needs of each of our patients in the comfort of his or her own home.

 

 

At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

 

As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.

 

Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer

Company
Carolinas HealthCare
Posted
09/19/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Charlotte, NC 28262, US