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Physical Therapist – Home Care

Physical Therapist – Home Care
Full Time

JGS Lifecare has been taking care of the elders of our community for more than a century, fulfilling a promise made in 1912 to provide compassionate care to improve their physical, spiritual and social needs. Guided by Jewish traditions and values, we welcome the opportunity to make the lives of the elders we serve fulfilling, meaningful and vibrant across a spectrum of services. JGS Lifecare is committed to being an “Employer of Choice.” We offer employment opportunities for people with various interests and backgrounds interested in working in a variety of health and elder care settings. At JGS Lifecare you will find a great working environment and an excellent compensation and benefits package. We are a smoke-free campus to ensure the health and safety of JGS Lifecare residents, patients, visitors and employees.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Initiates an assessment of patient needs upon referral to physical therapy services.
  • Teaches appropriate treatment procedures and supportive activities to patients and family members.
  • Teaches basic principles of good posture and body mechanics.
  • Carries through specific PT interventions to meet the needs of the “whole” patient and family
  • Helps individuals and families accept and adjust positively to physical, mental, and social limitations.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in using the agency’s Problem Oriented Record (POR) to obtain the designated data base.
  • Maintains and individualizes twenty-four (24) hour plan of care based upon on-going reassessment of patient needs.

 

NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Graduate of a physical therapy curriculum accredited jointly by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association and the American Physical Therapy Association; or
  • Is registered by the American Physical Therapy Association and is currently licensed in the state which employed.
  • Has one (1) year of current PT experience.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • CPR Certification

JGS Lifecare conducts extensive background checks and professional references for all potential employees. You must be able to provide a recent physical and required immunizations.

JGS Lifecare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity or expression, genetics, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, political affiliation, veteran status or any other status that is protected by local, state or federal law.
Equal Opportunity Employer – Disability and Veteran
JGS Lifecare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity or expression, genetics, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, political affiliation, veteran status or any other status that is protected by local, state or federal law.

 

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