Home Health Care Of Otsego prides its self on being recognized and certified as one of the modern home-health care agencies which are scientifically measured and assessed to have high-quality home-health care services. By carefully integrating clinical expertise, experience, and innovative progressive treatments we help to optimize the recovery of our patients. Certified individualized services include nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, medical social work, and home health aides.
Provides professional physical therapy diagnostic and therapeutic services by collaborating with physician and interdisciplinary team members to develop and manage the patient’s plan of care.
Provides ongoing evaluation of patient’s status and goals, modifying treatment program for timely progression.
Treats patients through the use of therapeutic activities to relieve pain, develop and restore function and maintain maximum performance within the functional limitations of the patient using appropriate physical therapy treatments, modalities and procedures as stated in the physical therapy plan of care
Provides for patient education to include the development of comprehensive and progressive home programs with instruction to the patient, family and other caregivers
Develops comprehensive goals for patient treatment to maximize patient outcomes.
Instructs and advises clients, family and other health team personnel including, when appropriate, home health aides, in the phases of physical therapy in which they may assist the patient.
Provides documentation according to policy.Ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, or standards.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
Successful completion of a physical therapy program at a school of physical therapy accredited by the state, and approved by the American Physical Therapy Association or the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association or both.
Minimum of one year of experience post-license in physical therapy.
Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to and communicate with primarily the geriatric population, and to a lesser degree the pediatric and other adult population.
Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.
Able to assess data reflecting the patient’s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to their age-specific needs.
Licensed in New York State as a physical therapist.
If licensed or registered prior to 1966, meets the alternative qualifications cited in the Medicare Conditions of Participation, Section 405.12 or (1) (2) (3) (4).
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact well with diverse individuals.
Experience with territory management, strong presentation skills, performance management, building relationships, emphasizing excellence, negotiation, results driven, sales planning and execution.
Self-starter who requires minimal supervision
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The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to the job classification. They should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.