Physical Therapy Opportunity in Portland, OR

  • Necnic Group, LLC
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Aug 04, 2021
Full time Physical Therapy

Job Description

Seeking a Physical Therapist - Home Health to manage and provide skilled physical therapy to patients/clients with a wide variety of diagnoses and disabilities in a home setting in accordance with a physician plan of treatment, taking into account individual patient special or age related needs.  Requires skills in patient/client evaluation and treatment, as well as professional consultations to achieve maximum patient/client independence in accordance with the individual’s functional level and potential.

 

Full-time

 

Competitive compensation and benefits package

 

Relocation Assistance Available 

 

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

• Assess patients

• Plan and administer medically prescribed physical therapy treatment programs for patients to restore function, relieve pain, and prevent disability following disease, injury, or loss of body part

• Complete comprehensive physical assessments and identifies need for referral to additional appropriate clinical disciplines

• Perform patient tests, measurements, and evaluations such as range-of-motion and manual muscle tests, gain and functional analysis, and body-part measurements

• Record and evaluate tests, measurements, and evaluations to aid in establishing or revising specifics of treatment programs

• Administer manual therapeutic exercises to improve or maintain muscle function

• Instruct, motivate, and assist patients in non-manual exercises, such as isometric and progressive-resistive exercises; and in functional activities, using weights, pulleys, exercise machines, amts, steps, and assistive and supportive devices such as crutches, canes, parallel bars, and prostheses

• Administer treatments involving applications of physical agents such as heat/cold, massage and other modalities under a physician’s order

• Confer with physician and other health practitioners to obtain additional patient information, suggest revision in treatment programs, and integrate physical therapy with other aspects of patient health care

• Instruct patient and family in physical therapy procedures to be continued at home

• Supervise licensed physical therapy assistants and aides

 

Required qualifications for this position includes: 

• Bachelor's Degree  -OR- Master's Degree  -OR- Doctor of Physical Therapy From an accredited Physical Therapy Program

• Current Physical Therapy licensure through the State of Oregon, or temporary license if new graduate awaiting licensing exam results

• Current AHA-BLS (Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider) or ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) required within 30 days of hire

• Valid driver license

• Reliable transportation 

• Driving record consistent with GOP Safe Driving Policy 330 Incident Point Matrix at time of hire

• One (1) year clinical experience in Home Health or healthcare setting, or active enrollment in the company's postgraduate preceptor program