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Physical Therapy Consultant – Blackwood, NJ 

Location Blackwood, NJ / Multiple locations
Job Type On-Call 
Category Therapy
Partners in HomeCare Services LLC (PIHCS) is looking for a compassionate, kind, and patient Physical Therapy (PT) Consultant who’s willing to make a difference in the quality of life of an elder client. New Physical Therapy degree graduates are welcome!
Pay Starting at $65.00 per visit 
Description

A Physical Therapy (PT) Consultant assesses, plans, organizes, and administers rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and improve/correct disabling conditions resulting from disease or injury; accomplished within the comfort of the clients’ home.

Responsibilities
  • Performs and documents an initial assessment, evaluating data to identify problems, and determining a diagnosis prior to intervention
  • Consults with clients to learn about their physical condition and symptoms and review their medical history and referrals from doctors/surgeons
  • Plans, prepares, or carries out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve, or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain, or prevent physical dysfunction in clients
  • Records prognosis, treatment, response, and progress in clients’ file
  • Identifies and documents goals, anticipated progress, and plans for reevaluation
  • Administers manual exercises, massage, or traction to help relieve pain, increase patient strength, or decrease or prevent deformity or crippling
  • Evaluates effects of treatment at various stages and adjust treatments to achieve maximum benefit
  • Tests and measures clients’ strength, motor development and function, sensory perception, functional capacity, or respiratory or circulatory efficiency and record data
  • Instructs clients’, their families, and the assigned Care Assistant(s) in treatment procedures to be continued at home
  • Ensures service is delivered in accordance with Firm policies, procedures, and industry standards
  • Observes how the client’s functioning and report to the Care Coordinator
  • Attends orientation, in-service training sessions, and staff meetings
Qualifications
  • Current Physical Therapist (PT) license required
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Physical Therapy required
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification preferred
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be willing to travel throughout Southwest Jersey
Experience
  • Physical Therapy: 1 year (preferred)
  • Home Care: 1 year (preferred)
About Us 

Partners in HomeCare Services LLC (PIHCS) is a home health care service firm that renders home care services to clients who are homebound. We primarily focus on improving the quality of life of our physically or cognitively impaired clients and their respective families.

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