Physical Therapist (Bexar And Surrounding Areas)
Ready to stretch your therapy skills and reach for more?
At Gentiva, we make it possible for associates to achieve their most ambitious career objectives. Our success, commitment to clinical excellence, scope of service, and financial strength means we can offer you real potential to build a rewarding career. And you'll be impressed by how we ensure your growth and development with Gentiva University-our 24/7, online continuing education program. You can learn on your own schedule, at your own pace and earn valuable CE credits.
As a Physical Therapist with Gentiva, you will:
*Test/screen the patient's physical strengths to assist the physician in evaluating the patient's level of function and record findings to develop or pursue treatment programs and establish measurable training objectives.
*Develop/implement a conditioning/rehabilitation program consistent with physician's Plan of Treatment and the overall goals of the patient/rehab team. Adjust treatment as needed to achieve maximum results.
*Confer with physician and other team members to obtain additional patient information and assist in developing, implementing, and revising the therapy treatment program and Plan of Treatment.
*Integrate physical therapy with other aspects of patient's healthcare and training needs in accordance with physician's orders. Participate in family education meetings.
*Coordinate, oversee, supervise, instruct, and evaluate Physical Therapy Assistants' performance in implementing physical therapy services. Train Physical Therapy Assistants to implement treatment protocols and collect data on patient progress as permitted by policy and regulation.
*Act as a liaison and maintain contact with patients, physicians, Clinical Manager(s) and other members of the healthcare team and the community in assuring effective care coordination and appropriate resource referrals.
*Degree from an accredited Physical Therapy Program (approved by the American Physical Therapy Association, the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association and/or the American Physical Therapy Association) and meet any additional qualifications as stated in state homecare regulations
*Six months of experience
*Current licensure/certification in the state of practice and current CPR certification
*Good organizational and communications skills
*Ability to function with minimal supervision
We recognize people as our most valuable asset. Our competitive salary and benefits package may include: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; 401(k); employee stock purchase plan; paid time off; tuition assistance program and free CE credits through Gentiva University, our 24/7 online education resource.
* Ask your recruiter about qualifying details, including minimum required hours.
About Gentiva Health Services
Gentiva Health Services is the nation's leading provider of comprehensive home health services. Gentiva serves patients through more than 350 direct service delivery units within approximately 250 locations in 35 states, and through CareCentrix , which manages home healthcare services for many major managed care organizations throughout the United States and delivers them in all 50 states through a network of more than 2,000 third-party provider locations, as well as Gentiva locations. The Company is a single source for skilled nursing; physical, occupational, speech and neurorehabilitation services; social work; nutrition; disease management education; and help with daily living activities, as well as other therapies and services. Gentiva's revenues are generated from commercial insurance, federal and state government programs and individual consumers. For more information, visit Gentiva's web site, www.gentiva.com.
*Gentiva Health Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V encouraged to apply.
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