Physical Therapist

Amedisys, Inc. - Owensboro, Kentucky
July 22, 2020
Submission for the position: Physical Therapist - (Job Number: 20006038) https://amedisys.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=20006038&lang=en Physical Therapist
Why Join the Amedisys Family?
We are a growing company that values and rewards our team members, recognizes your special skills and experience and offers opportunities for growth. Join more than 14,000 team members who help change lives every day and share a mission of delivering high quality home health, hospice and private duty care at home.
Culture of teamwork:
Shine on your own, with the support of a multi-disciplinary team
Ongoing support:
Continuing education, training, tuition assistance and more
Clinical distinction:
High-level clinical services with outstanding outcomes
Advancement:
Goal planning and opportunities to develop skills for higher level positions
Healthcare leader:
Progressive, stable company with 30 years of experience in delivering care at home
If you’re looking for a home where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.
United States-Kentucky-Owensboro
What You Will Do:
As a home health physical therapist, you will provide one on one therapeutic treatment and care to patients in their home using a comprehensive and patient specific care plan, innovative solutions, and a preferred technology for point of care documentation.  You will have the opportunity to spend quality time with the patient, in their own home, to promote their health and independence.  You will have autonomy in addition to the support and collaboration of a full team of healthcare professionals.
• Collaborate with physicians, patients and their families, nurses, therapists, social workers and other members of the patient care team to develop and implement a patient specific care and treatment plan
• Cooperatively utilize varied solutions to educate and promote the health and independence of the patient
• Assess, monitor, document and report progress of patient's health and condition using required documents, reports and established timelines
• Provides supervision and evaluation of aides and physical therapist assistants
Required:
• Current and unencumbered license to practice physical therapy specific to the state the therapist is assigned to work by the Company
• Successful completion of a physical therapy program at a school of physical therapy approved by the American Physical Therapy Association or the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of American Medical Association or the committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association.
• Current CPR certification
• Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation and agency required liability insurance to perform home visits
Preferred:
• Master’s degree or Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy
• One year of physical therapy experience preferred.  If less than 1 year experience then approval from regional clinical leaders required as well as appropriate mentoring and/or residency program established.
Additional Qualifications:
Not applicable.
Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.
Benefits and More
Amedisys cares for our team members with the same commitment we have to our patients. This is reflected in the benefits we provide and the opportunities we make available to our team. Benefits for eligible employees include:
• Paid Time Off/Holidays
• Health benefits (medical, dental, vision); health spending account
• 401 (K) plan; employee stock purchase plan available
• Continuing education
• Fleet car for eligible employees
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