In this role, you will assess and evaluate therapeutic/rehabilitative/functional status and participate in developing the total plan of care. Instruct patients, families and caregivers in the use and care of therapeutic appliances.
The Physical Therapist in Home Health is accountable for the evaluation of patient care, concluding function level, establish of the rehabilitation program, preparation of clinical and progress notes, giving counsel to family and other agency personnel, and participation in in-service programs.
The Staff Physical Therapist evaluates and treats patients/residents, communicates with families, physicians, and other health team members, and maintains documentation of services in the medical records.
In this role, you will develop and maintain therapist skills through seminars, workshops, or other forms of training/education related to working with adults with a history of mental illness and/or substance abuse.
The occupational therapist organizes and conducts occupational therapy programs for the agency to facilitate rehabilitation. S/he directs patient participation in selected tasks to restore, reinforce, and enhance performance.
The Speech Therapist in Home Health is accountable for the assessment and interpretation of patient care needs in treating speech and language disorders, training functionality in communication, swallowing, and cognitive disabilities.