Physical Therapist - Located in Triangle

Arlington, VA
Mar 20, 2017
Mar 21, 2017
Full Time
Job Description:PHYSICAL THERAPIST (PT) - HOME HEALTH- Full-time, PRN, and Part-time permanent Home visits available for leading locally owned Home Health Agency. We are willing to train any Therapists. PHYSICAL THERAPY SERVICES: During the first visit, the therapist performs an evaluation of the patient's needs. The therapist then creates an individual treatment plan. Treatments provided may include: * Therapeutic exercises to improve strength, joint range of motion, balance, endurance and general reconditioning * Prescribing individual home exercise programs * Practicing bed mobility and transfer training to allow patients to move about their environment as freely as possible * Ordering necessary assistive devices or medical equipment * Decreasing pain, muscle spasm, and/or edema, and improving flexibility through therapeutic massage * Educating patients about their diagnosis and prognosis * Teaching families and caregivers necessary skills to support the patient while also encouraging patient independence * Evaluating the home for safety concerns and fall prevention * Instructing pain management techniques post-surgery or injury COMMONLY TREATED CONDITIONS: * Stroke/neurological disorders * Joint replacement * Amputation * Head injury * Fractures of upper and lower extremities * Spinal cord injury * Arthritis * Post-traumatic injuries QUALIFICATIONS: * Graduation from a physical therapy school accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education. * Licensed or registered as a Therapist in the state(s) in which he/she is required to practice. * A minimum of one year of experience in acute, rehab, outpatient, or long term care setting required. * Ability to relate to and treat acutely ill/chronically ill patients/families and their particular problems. * Must possess strong patient assessment, patient management, and documentation skills. * Ability to function in any home situation regardless of age, race, creed, color, sex, disability, or financial condition of the patient. Visit us on-line at and please feel free to contact us toll Submit your confidential resume directly to .

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