Healthcare - Health Services
2 Year Degree
At least 1 year(s)
Deaconess HomeCare, a subsidiary of BioScrip, Inc., is a national leader in home care backed by over 40 years of home care experience. We offer an appealing atmosphere where our staffs' talents and skills are recognized and rewarded.
DHC is the employer of choice for home care. As member of our team you will enjoy competitive pay and an excellent benefit package.
Responsibilities to include but not limited to:
To provide medically prescribed evaluation and treatment of individuals following accepted practice guidelines, in a home health care setting.
Render treatment to relieve pain, restore or develop function, and maintain maximum performance according to accepted physical therapy practices for the purpose of improved patient outcomes.
Direct and aid the patient in active and passive exercises, muscle re-education and training of activities of daily living.
Instruct family and caregivers on the total physical therapy program and the procedures that will be followed for maximum benefit.
Comply with state and federal supervision requirements.
Coordinate every fifth patient visit with the supervising physical therapist.
Associate of Science degree in Physical Therapy from a school approved by the American Physical Therapy Association is required.
A minimum of one (1) year home health experience is preferred.
Certificates & Licenses
Current license to practice a Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant in the appropriate state, current driver's license, automobile liability insurance, and CPR certification.
Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must effectively communicate with patients, families, and others and convey sense of caring, concern and dignity for patients.
Accurately interprets the patient's physical therapy home care needs. Makes prompt and accurate physical therapy judgments while following the supervising physical therapist's treatment plan.