UnityPoint Health

Physical Therapist (Marshalltown/Grinnell area)

Requisition ID
2022-110891
Category
Therapy
Location
US-IA-Waterloo
Address
3731 University Ave
Affiliate
9400 UnityPoint at Home Affiliate
City
Waterloo
Department
SN Visits- HC- WL
State
IA
FTE
1.0
FLSA
Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

Physical Therapist - UnityPoint at Home

$10K Sign on bonus

Marshalltown/Grinnell area - Non-profit Organization

FT: Monday-Friday, daytime hours

 

Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k) Match, Disability Coverage, Paid Time Off/Holidays, Critical Care Coverage, Parental Leave, Annual Pay Raise and more!!

 

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint

Responsibilities

The Physical Therapist uses clinical expertise, physical assessment, teaching and skilled therapy interventions to deliver high quality patient care in the patient’s place of residence. The PT develops or contributes to the development of the home health plan of care under the direction of the physician and facilitates appropriate interdisciplinary involvement to ensure the best outcome for each patient. The PT delivers therapy intervention and treatment directed by the physician as established in the home health plan of care that is consistent with clinical best practices and results in high quality, improved outcomes and exceptional patient experience.

 

Patient Care/Care Coordination

  • Makes visits to the homes of patients requiring home health physical therapy services and assumes responsibility for an ongoing interdisciplinary assessment of the patient.
  • Performs initial and comprehensive assessments on all patients in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
  • Evaluates and assesses the patient’s level of functioning by applying appropriate tests.
  • Treats clients to relieve pain, develop and restore function and maintain maximum performance using appropriate physical therapy treatments, modalities and procedures as stated in the physical therapy plan of care.
  • Initiates diagnostic, preventative and rehabilitative procedures as appropriate to the patient’s care delivery
  • Ensures quality and safe delivery of services to patients according to the care plan.

Home Care Performance Criteria

  • Delivers quality care and completes clear, concise and accurate clinical documentation of care provision in accordance with home health conditions of participation (CoPs), various payer home health coverage criteria, accreditation standards, professional standards for discipline/credential and the home health plan of care.
  • Maintains competence in OASIS data collection and documentation and submits all initial and corrected assessments according to CMS guidance and agency policies and procedures.
  • Participates in clinical review of records to monitor quality and accuracy, appropriate utilization, appropriate involvement of interdisciplinary team members, appropriate referrals and coordination of care.
  • Provides patient and family education using UPaH approved patient teaching materials.
  • Participates in case conferences, in-service programs and other meetings required to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care.

 

Qualifications

  • Graduate of a Physical Therapist education program approved by The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).
  • Licensed as a PT by the state in which practicing, unless licensure does not apply within state regulation. 
  • One year experience caring for similar patient population as to be assigned.
  • Valid licensed driver with automobile insurance in accordance with state(s) and/or organizational requirements. 
  • Mandatory Reporter: Child & Dependent Adult Abuse.
  • Person Centered Care (PCC) course completion within first 12 months of hire and annual completion of competency validation activities.
  • CPR: Maintain a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Card with Re-certification.

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