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Home Health Physical Therapist PT : Full Time & Flexible

Company: Pathwell Health
Location: Chula Vista
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Pathwell Health - The Physical Therapist assesses, plans, organizes, and participates in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and improve or correct disabling conditions resulting from disease or injury. -
The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following: -

  • Develops, implements and adjusts a conditioning/rehabilitation plan of care in partnership with the client, representative, caregiver(s), and physician(s) -
  • Tests and screens the client's physical strength to assist the physician in evaluating the patient's level of function -
  • Educates and instructs client, family members, or other client representatives, about exercise programs and therapeutic procedures to be continued by the client -
  • Accurately documents observations, interventions, and evaluations pertaining to client care management and services provided -
  • Give direct patient care as prescribed including evaluation and treatment planning -
  • Review the physician's referral and patient's medical records to help determine a diagnosis and physical therapy treatment required -
  • Record prognosis, treatment, response, and progress in the patient's chart or enter information into the computer -
  • Identify and document goals, anticipated progress, and plans for reevaluation -
  • Evaluate effects of treatment at various stages and adjust treatments to achieve maximum benefit -
  • Participate in educational activities of the service -
  • Participate in clinical studies -
  • Perform other duties as assigned -


    • Graduation from an approved Physical Therapy curriculum -
    • Current and valid CaliforniaPhysical Therapist license (required) -
    • Recent work experience in home health (preferred) -
    • Driver's License -
    • Car Insurance -
    • Car Registration -
    • Strong clinical assessment, organizational and communication skills -
    • Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously -
    • Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing, and documentation -
    • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred -
    • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment -
    • Must have the ability to work well under pressure and stay calm and focused in emergent situations -
    • Be highly self-motivated and results-driven -
    • A desire for further education to keep up with the ever-changing medical advances -

      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, and handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. -

Keywords: Pathwell Health, Chula Vista , Home Health Physical Therapist PT : Full Time & Flexible, Healthcare , Chula Vista, California

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