WCHC Physical Therapist
Company: Nuvance Health
Posted on: June 13, 2021
Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and
outpatient locations - Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital,
Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern
Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers
Medical Center in New York - plus multiple primary and specialty
care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a
leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices.
Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the
Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and
the Home Care organizations.
Provides services that identify, prevent, remediate and
rehabilitate acute or prolonged physical dysfunction or pain.
Evaluates and analyzes patients and therapeutic application,
physical and chemical agents, exercise, instruction to
patient/family and other procedures. Assumes responsibility for the
ongoing interdisciplinary assessment and development of the
individualized plan of care in partnership with the patient,
representative (if any) and caregiver. Communicates with the
physician who is responsible for the health plan of care and other
health care practitioners as appropriate related to the current
home health plan of care.
Performs physical therapy assessment including functional
limitations, rooms, capabilities, mobility status, endurance
status, ADL status.
Identifies patient and family needs for other home health
services and refers for same when needed.
Provides services that are ordered by the physician as indicated
in the plan of care. Communicates with the physician(s) involved in
the plan of care and other health care providers as
Provides appropriate treatment. Treats patients to relieve pain,
develop and restore function and regain optimum level of
independence using appropriate equipment and modalities.
Records on a visit basis, all evaluation data, treatments and
client's response to therapy, provides client's discharge
Participates in case management conferences with team members to
coordinate physical therapy and total plan of care.
Provides counseling and education to patients, family and other
health care personnel in the patient's treatment regimen, and
documents to whom this instruction has been given.
. Provides or arranges for equipment required to increase the
client's function and independence.
Participates in the agency quality assurance and performance
improvement program and the agency-sponsored inservice
Supervises care provided by the PTA(s) and home healt aides as
Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Experience: one year
Desired: Experience in qualified home health agency.
Location: Danbury-100 Saw Mill Road
Work Type: Full-Time
Standard Hours: 40.00
Work Schedule: Day 8
Work Shift: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Org Unit: 609
Department: Physical Therapy
- Significant manual skills / motor coord & finger dexterity
- Significant occupational risk
- Extremely heavy effort. May exert > 125 lbs. of force
- Some exposure to dirt, odors, noise, human waste, etc.
Nuvance Health and its affiliates are Section 501(c)(3)
tax-exempt organizations and therefore eligible employees may
qualify for forgiveness of certain federal student loans under the
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
EOE, including disability/vets.
We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known
physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a
disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship
on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such
assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview,
please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable
accommodation requests only). Please provide all information
requested to assure that you are considered for current or future
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