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Pinnacle Senior Care
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Physical Therapist

Post Date:Jan 30, 2018Type:Full time
Deadline:Salary:
Location: Michigan - Okemos Job Reference:
Job Description:
Physical Therapist

Pinnacle Senior Care, a CHAP accredited leader in skilled home health is leading the way into the future with its dynamic chronic care home health model. Pinnacle Senior Care is a partner of US Medical Management and owned by a Fortune 250 company. Pinnacle presents the unique opportunity to be part of a medically-centered home care provider within a continuum of care that includes Home Care, Hospice, Visiting Physicians Association, and Laboratory/Diagnostic services.

We are seeking applicants that desire the experience of changing healthcare through compassionate delivery of care. We provide opportunity for growth and advancement, with over 20 branch locations in 8 states.

Positions offer:

Partnership with Visiting Physicians Association allows staff easy access to doctors to optimize quality patient care.
#1 operating point of care system/ Home Care Home Base.
Ready access to professional resources such as wound care and rehabilitation specialists.   
Weekly team conferences to optimize patient care through open discussion with the interdisciplinary team.
Flexible scheduling with very limited on-call and weekend hours.
A Competitive salary package which includes a 401k match.   
Mileage reimbursement.
Scrubs provided.
Fast advancement opportunities in a rapidly expanding innovative healthcare environment offering a clinical ladder.
A unique opportunity to provide care with specialty programs that focus on disease pathology, Health Literacy, and treating the whole patient.
Agency is a Member of the National Association for Home Care.
POSITION DESCRIPTION

Under the general supervision of the Clinical Supervisor/Clinical Manager, the Physical Therapist provides physical therapy services; communicates the patient’s progress with other disciplines and directs, supervises and instructs non-professional home health aide staff in the provision of personal care to the patient.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the physician’s order, admits patients eligible for home care services within 24-48 hours.
Assess and evaluates patient needs/problems, identifies mutually agreed upon goals with patients.
Reports patient status and need for other disciplines to agency Clinical Supervisor and referring physician. Reports to assigned follow-up Clinician as indicated.
Develops patient care plan that specifically addresses identified patient problems and goals. Updates care plans on an ongoing basis; revises and resolves patient problems and goals as changes occur and/or at recertification.Completes admission paperwork to include checklist and submits to Clinical Supervisor per agency policy.
Provides physical therapist services including assessment, evaluation, procedures, teaching and training activities as outlined in the patient Plan of Care.
Provides Physical therapist visits according to visit schedule and notifies agency of need to alter schedule in any way.

Requirements:
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE

A current unencumbered State professional license.
One year experience as a home care professional physical therapist.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
An automobile to be used for work, current driver’s license, good driving record and proof of insurance.
Proficiency in personal computer use, including email, clinical, word processing, and spreadsheet software.
The ability to assess and document patient needs and formulate individualized patient care plans to meet those needs.
Proficiency in clinical skills.
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE

Competent in performing comprehensive assessment and OASIS-C preferred.




Contact Information
Nadia Zahran
Email: nzahran@usmmllc.com
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