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Physical Therapist (PT) Team Lead - Healthy@Home Charlotte

Date: Jan 31, 2019

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28209

Company: Atrium Health

Job Req ID: 184637

Position Number: 00155711

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Day

Shift Details: M-F, 8:30a - 5:00p with some weekends

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: PT - Certified

Location: CMC Home Care - Charlotte

Location Details:  Healthy@Home Charlotte

Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth

 

 

Job Summary
In addition to the provision of physical therapy home health services as directed by Branch policy & procedure, Medicare Conditions of Participation, State/Federal Regulations, the PT Team Leader will act as the clinical resource for the branch therapists including new hires and students. Assumes a leadership role ensuring clinical standards of practice. Coordinates activities to maintain and improve the quality of patient care delivered while maintaining a direct patient care caseload of 75%.

Essential Functions
  • Assists the Director and Clinical Manager with staff compliance with policies and procedures, documentation, and other related departmental issues.
  • May complete or assist Clinical Manager with performance reviews by offering performance feedback for assigned staff.
  • Assists Clinical Manager with staffing schedules and department organization.
  • Assures staff and program compliance with established standards, practices, and regulations.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities and communicates information that enables root cause analysis of data to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Maintains/enhances clinical practice skills by attending, participating in/conducting staff development/continuing education programs.
  • Participates or leads training and in-service programs for other agency staff as directed.
  • Assists Manager with orientation as preceptor for new hires.
  • Acts as the Center Coordinator of Clinical Education (CCCE) for the branch.
  • Responsible for the daily management of an assigned patient caseload, ensuring timely care and documentation to meet the patent needs/services as prescribed in the established plan of care and per MD orders.
  • Develops and provides oversight of a plan of care that is effectively communicated with the parties involved and supports quality patient outcomes and patient satisfaction.
  • Implements the identified plan, and directs the care coordination of a multidisciplinary clinical team approach, supervision of PTA's and/or HHAs involved in the care of the assigned patient caseload to promote health and safe outcomes.
  • Performs ordered treatments, therapies, and/or procedures in accordance with State Practice Act and Home Health Conditions of Participation, JCAHO and agency policy and procedures.
  • Communicates and works with the care team to coordinate patients' schedule and treatment programs.
  • Promotes shared governance and decision making activities, developing and nurturing research to positively affect clinical outcomes and promotion.
Physical Requirements
Works in patients' homes in various conditions. Possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infectious diseases. Ability to work flexible schedule to meet patients' needs. Ability to travel extensively. Some exposure to unpleasant weather. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with multidisciplinary health team. Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 50 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak English in good, understandable terms. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient conditions.

Education, Experience and Certifications
Graduate of an accredited physical therapy program with a minimum of a Baccalaureate degree. Current state license showing registration as a licensed physical therapist. Must have a current state driver's license. One year experience as a licensed physical therapist in a clinical care setting or home health preferred. Maintains active membership in the APTA. BLS certification from AHA required.

 

At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

 

As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.

 

Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer


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