Albemarle, NC, United States
Job ID: 63093
Job Family: Rehabilitative Services
Status: Full Time
Detailed Shift and Schedule: mon - fri with weekend rotation occastionally
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 42011007837707-Physical Therapy
In addition to the provision of home health therapy services as directed by Branch policy & procedure, Medicare Conditions of Participation, State/Federal Regulations, the Rehab Therapist 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%.
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 discipline specific therapy program with a minimum of a Baccalaureate degree in Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy, or a master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology. Current state license showing registration as a licensed physical therapist, occupational therapist, or speech language pathologist. Must have a current state driver's license. One year experience as a licensed physical, occupational or speech therapist in a clinical care setting: home health experience is preferred. Maintains active membership in the APTA, AOTA, or ASHA. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required. Expected to obtain OASIS Certification within one year of hire date.