Avid Healthcare Services
  • Home Health Therapists
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Per Visit
  • Contract

Physical Therapist

Locations: Northern California 


Job Description: This job is limited to Physical Therapists working in the patients' place of residence. Ability to diagnose and treat individuals of all ages, who have medical problems or other health-related conditions that limit their abilities to move and perform functional activities in their daily lives. Shift availability depends on client needs. Applicant must be flexible with reliable transportation, and ability to travel if necessary. 


Essential Responsibilities: 

  • Plan and administer prescribed skilled physical therapy treatment and training for patients suffering from various injuries, illnesses and functional disabilities to attain highest level of physical function. 
  • Test/screen the patient's physical strengths to assist the physician in evaluating the patient's level of function and records findings to develop or pursue treatment programs and establish measurable training objectives. 
  • Develop/implement a conditioning/rehabilitation program consistent with physician's Plan of Treatment and the overall goals of the patient/rehab team. Adjust treatment as needed to achieve maximum results. 
  • Confer with physician and clinical team members to obtain additional patient information and assist in developing, implementing and revising the therapy treatment program and Plan of Treatment. 
  • Provide Physical Therapy Assistants and Home Health Aide staff with written instructions/care plan that reflects current plan of care as related to therapy, supervise/evaluate staffs' performance. Monitor the appropriate completion of documentation by physical therapy assistants and home health aides/personal care workers as part of the supervisory/leadership responsibility. 
  • Accurately, promptly and thoroughly document patients' care observations, interventions and evaluations. Assure that interim (verbal) orders received from the physician and physical therapist are promptly and accurately documented, submitted for physician signature and implemented 
  • Report patient's progress to the patient's physician, Clinical Manager, staff, patient and family. Submit evaluation, treatment plans, progress reports and discharge summary to the supervisor and care management staff 


Basic Qualifications: 


  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in Physical Therapy 


  • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy curriculum with a bachelor's or master's degree 

License, Certification, Registration 

  • Licensure to practice Physical Therapy by the State of California 
  • Current CPR/BLS Certification 
  • Proficiency in Electronic Medical Records (EMR) 
  • Must have a Nat'l Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date 


Additional Requirements: 

  • Ability to pass background check/drug screen 
  • Current Neg. PPD or Chest X-Ray 
  • Current Negative TB 
  • Current physical 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

Scheduled Weekly Hours: Varies 

Shift: AM/PM/NOC 

Workdays: Sun, Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 

Job Schedule: On-Call/Per-Diem 

Job Type: Home Health 

Job Category: Physical Therapist 

Employee Status: Contract 

Department: General Staffing 

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