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Physical Therapist - Home Health

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: PHYSICAL THERAPY
Categories: Physical Therapy
Type: Full-Time
Shift: -
Schedule: Variable

Description:

• Conducts and documents the evaluation and treatment of functional impairment in accordance with standards of the profession as delineated in the state practice act, regulatory agencies, and accrediting agencies and Guide to Practice.
• Accurately and effectively communicates with patients, other team members, and appropriate authorized parties including, but not limited to, case managers and physicians.
• Supervises and utilizes assistants and rehab techs in accordance with established licensure and professional guidelines.
• Performs all duties in a competent and safe manner.
• Presents self professionally in both a physical and behavioral manner.
• Staff may be required to rotate to treatment areas, other than their primary designation, as requested by their department leader. This could include an ACHA regulated area (SNF, HH, Peds) that requires Level 2 Background Screening.
• All rehab members of the Comprehensive Stroke Certification Team are required to meet the following standards: 1) Minimum (2) years of clinical experience with special interest in treating the stroke patient; 2)(8) CEUs per year must be directly related to the treatment of the stroke patient.

Requirements:

Education: Baccalaureate Degree in Physical Therapy
Experience: No previous job experience required
Training: N/A
License: Florida State Licensure
Other: Effective analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills, strong customer service skills


External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable.
General Requirements (has the ability to…)
Sit - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Drive - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Bend - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Climb - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Kneel - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Crouch - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Twist - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Maintain Balance - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Reach - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Sensory Requirements (has ability for…)
Far Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Color Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Depth Perception - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Seeing Fine Details - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Hearing Overhead Pages - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to…)
Cope with high level of stress - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Make decisions under high pressure - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Handle a high degree of flexibility - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Work alone - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Adapt to shift work - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Work in areas that are close and crowded - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Hand Manipulation (ability with…)
Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Firm Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Fine Manipulation - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Required Lifting (ability to lift…)
Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
11 to 24 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
25 to 34 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
35 to 50 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
51 to 75 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
76 to 100 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Over 100 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull…)
Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
11 to 24 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
25 to 34 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
35 to 50 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
51 to 75 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
76 to 100 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Over 100 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Environmental (may be exposed to…)
Infectious Diseases - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Chemical Agents - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Dust, Fumes, Gases Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Extremes in Temperature or Humidity - Continually ( i.e. Daily)