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Physical Therapist, Home Health - Per Diem

Job ID: 6170499002 Location: Las Vegas, NV Category: Physical Therapy Date Posted: May. 25, 2022
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Valley Health at Home by BAYADA is currently seeking an experienced Physical Therapist, PT, for a position performing home health visits for the Northwest (Centennial Hills) and Southwest (Southern Highlands/Rhodes Ranch) areas. Our Las Vegas office services adult and geriatric clients on a per visit basis. One year prior clinical experience as a licensed Physical Therapist is required. Prior home health experience, including SOCs and OASIS documentation, is strongly preferred. 

 

As a home care Physical Therapist, you will be an integral member of a multi-disciplinary health care team that provides rehabilitative care and skilled nursing to clients, affording them the opportunity to receive the medical care required to remain at home.

 

Responsibilities for a PT - Physical Therapist include:

  • Make home visits to clients in designated geographic territories.
  • Perform diagnostic tests and measurements, such as the mobility/range of joints, transfer status, stability, patterns and appearance of ambulation, strength and endurance of muscles, balance testing, and safety assessments.
  • Develop and implement appropriate individualized care plans, including manual therapeutic exercises, gait training, balance, and other interventions.
  • Continually assess and revise the Physical Therapy - PT care plan, and participate with nursing in the multidisciplinary care plan, as appropriate.
  • Educate and instruct clients, family members, or other client representatives, in rehabilitative care and activities necessary to promote the client's health, safety, and independent living.
  • Accurately document observations, interventions, and evaluations pertaining to client care management and services provided, utilizing a state-of-the-art touch pad tablet.

Qualifications for a PT - Physical Therapist include:

  • A current Nevada Physical Therapist - PT license.
  • A minimum of one year of recent work experience as a Physical Therapist - PT.
  • Graduation from a program approved by the American Physical Therapy Association or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association, as indicated by school transcript or diploma.
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and problem solving skills.
  • Solid computer skills; prior experience with electronic medical records (EMR) preferred.

BAYADA believes that our employees are our greatest asset:

  • BAYADA offers a comprehensive benefits plan that includes the following: Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, vision, dental and medical health plans, employer paid life insurance, 401k with company match, direct deposit and employee assistance program
  • To learn more about BAYADA Benefits, click here
  • Enjoy being part of a team that cares and a company that believes in leading with our values.
  • Feel confident, safe, and supported with PPE supplies, comprehensive infection prevention protocol, daily pre-screens, and close monitoring of the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • Be recognized and rewarded for your compassion, excellence, and reliability.

 

As an accredited, regulated, certified, and licensed home health care provider, BAYADA complies with all state/local mandates.

About BAYADA

Founded in 1975 by J. Mark Baiada, BAYADA Home Health Care provides nursing, rehabilitative, therapeutic, hospice, and assistive care services to children, adults, and seniors in the comfort of their homes. BAYADA employs more than 26,000 nurses, home health aides, therapists, medical social workers, and other home health care professionals who serve their communities in 22 states from more than 350 offices, with locations in Germany, India, Ireland, New Zealand, South Korea, Canada, and the UK.

In 2019, Baiada oversaw the company's unprecedented transition to a not-for-profit organization to ensure BAYADA's mission, purpose, and business model would endure, and to help BAYADA realize its vision of helping millions of people worldwide experience a better quality of life at home.

BAYADA is committed to creating a culture and environment of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) where all employees can thrive and all clients can receive high-quality, personalized care with a sense of well-being, dignity, and trust.

BAYADA Home Health Care, Inc., and its associated entities and joint venture partners, are Equal Opportunity Employers. All employment decisions are made on a non-discriminatory basis without regard to sex, race, color, age, disability, pregnancy or maternity, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, military status, or any other similarly protected status in accordance with federal, state and local laws.  Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.

  • I love what I do because I love encouraging my clients to enjoy life's journey. Little things like making themselves a cup of coffee, or walking the boardwalk on family vacation, are big successes. Tara M., PT - Physical Therapist

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