AdventHealth Physical Therapist PRN home health Tampa FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 3/10/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Home Care
  • Travel
    Yes, 50 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Home Care West FL

Job Description


Physical Therapist AdventHealth Zephyrhills

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills

?       FH Zeph/Dade City Named One of America?s Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Orthopedics, Stroke Centers and Patient Safety three years in a row ?2017-2019? by the Women?s Choice Award

?       Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Spring/Fall 2018

?       One of only 35 Hospitals Nationally Named as a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group

?       Four Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2019 by Health grades

?       First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee by The Joint Commission

Work Hours/Shift:


You Will Be Responsible For:

Comply with all department policies, procedures, practices and standards of care.

Admits new patients according to Departmental policy.

Performs comprehensive initial evaluation on all patients assigned requiring physical therapy.

Perform comprehensive home safety evaluation and communicates specific needs to the physician and the appropriate team member.

Establish a plan of care with goals based on the patients current level of functioning and potential for improvement in conjunction with the patient/family/caregiver and in accordance with the physicians orders 

Implement the physical therapy assessment and care plan, continuously evaluating the patients response to program and need for modification.

Report pertinent observations to attending physician; changing patient care plan as directed.

Instruct the patient and family in the total physical therapy program; use of prosthetic, orthotic and assistive devices, etc

Participate in the team process through cooperative efforts with team members in development of the patient care plan and team conferences and provide comprehensive, individualized care to assigned patients.

Supervise PTA activities appropriate to individual patient care requirements and in accordance with department policy.

Supervise and plan home health aide activities in absence of other health care professionals.

Demonstrates effective communication skills with all team member, patients and families.

Maintains clinical record information in accordance with established standards and within established time frames.

Prepare and submits schedule daily.

Demonstrate cost-effective practices.

Participate in the review process and the agency performance improvement program.

Participate in orientation, in-service and staff meetings as scheduled.

Secures patient confidentiality by protecting patient information on and off duty.

Displays flexibility in accepting assignment changes and readily accepts assignment and patient care responsibilities including participation in weekend coverage and call rotation.

Develop professional and clinical skills through attendance at staff development meetings, pertinent educational activities and professional affiliations.

Complete related tasks as assigned by the Supervisor, Manager or Director.

Maintains current drivers license, automobile insurance and BLS.


What You Will Need:

BS in Physical Therapy by an American Physical Therapy Association accredited university.

Minimum of (1) year of clinical Physical Therapy in an acute or Rehab setting

Demonstrated knowledge of physical therapy theory, modalities, treatments and skills.

Problem solving abilities.

Positive interpersonal communication skills.

Team and customer service oriented.

Basic computer skills required.

Job Summary:

Executes physicians order, and notifies physicians of necessary updates or changes in a home health patients condition.  Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates the individualized physical therapy care provided to a patient.  Responsible for the coordination of care of all assigned patients.  Delivers high quality and professional physical therapy care; performs technical physical therapy skills with a high degree of proficiency, and promotes the team approach in the delivery of patient care.  Completes documentation according to Agency Policy and Regulatory guidelines, and performs home visits as ordered by the patients physician.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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