At WellStar, we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
The Physical Therapist is responsible for providing and supervising primary care to approximately 25-35 patients in their home setting. This includes age appropriate interventions for the client that meet the physical, emotional, developmental, psychosocial and educational needs of the patients whom requires rehabilitative care. The Physical Therapist is responsible for the coordination of all rehabilitative disciplines, throughout the episode of care. The Physical Therapist communicates with all team members including RNs, LPNs, Therapists, Social Works, Home Health Aides, the Physician, patient, family, and other internal and external individuals to ensure that the patient’s plan of care is appropriately developed, implemented and that goals are met. The Physical Therapist supervises the PTAs and Home Health Aides, throughout the patient plan of care. The Physical Therapist participates with leadership to develop and implement processes to continue improvement with patient and agency outcomes.
Required Minimum Education: Graduate of an accredited school of physical therapy.
Required Minimum Certification: Licensed as a Physical Therapist by the State of Georgia. BLS certification required. Valid Georgia Driver’s License required. Private vehicle insurance (PVI)
Required Minimum Experience: One year of Full-time Physical Therapy experience required. Home Health
Required Minimum Skills: Strong critical care assessment and rehabilitation skills required. Positive leadership, problem solving skills, strong organizational and time management skills. Strong communication (written and verbal) skills. Ability to write and follow directions to patient’s homes. Use of Windows based computer, utilizing home health patient software, email, internet, computer based learning modules, etc. Good understanding of home health operations, reimbursement, law and regulatory processes. OASIS knowledge preferred
Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.
WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.
DepartmentPhysical Therapist Home Health
FacilityWellStar Post Acute Services
CategoryHomecare and Hospice
ShiftDays, Weekend Option
|Location:||United States Georgia Marietta|
|Salary:||Highly Competitive USD per year|
Healthcare and Medical
Homecare and Hospice
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Only direct applications will be considered.