Spectrum Health Physical Therapist - Visiting Nurse Association - Muskegon in NEWAYGO, Michigan

Facility: Visiting Nurse Association - NEWAYGO, MI Department: Vna North - Pt Category: Other Classification: Full-time with Benefits (A1) Provides therapy to patients based on patient need and medical direction. Provides patient/caregiver education and arranges for adaptive equipment as needed. Responsible for evaluating/assessing needs of patients and compiling comprehensive treatment plans in a home care environment. Travels to patients homes or current residence to provide skilled care. Provides the therapy services outlined in treatment plans along with ongoing discharge planning. Works cooperatively and in collaboration with doctors, nurses, other therapies, aides, social work, dietician and leadership team. Provides supervision to both physical therapist assistants and home health aides. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field and maintains professional and technical knowledge. Documents timely and accurately within the patient’s medical record. Demonstrates flexibility and sound clinical judgement required to be successful in the challenging home care environment. emBasic Qualifications:/em Education - Graduate of accredited physical therapy program Licenses - Physical Therapist (PT) Basic Life Support (BLS) within 90 days emPreferred Qualifications:/em Education - Graduate of accredited physical therapy program Experience - 6 months of experience typically gained through skills/knowledge/abilities Spectrum Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected category. script id="detrack" defer src="https://d2e48ltfsb5exy.cloudfront.net/t/t.js?i=0,1" data-g="d39133388c5a42e797c50104c77ee983151"/script