Under the supervision of the Director of Seniors At Home, the Physical Therapist manages the outpatient physical therapy program on the Peninsula and provides physical therapy services to older adults. The Physical Therapist understands and assists in meeting budget and services goals, understands the mission and objectives of Jewish Family and Children’s Services and works within the limitations of the Agency’s resources and performs all duties in compliance with agency standards.
- Provides physical therapy treatment to older adults in their homes and on site. Treatment may include, but is not limited to, therapeutic use of hands, exercise programs, training in daily activities, and patient education.
- Ensures that the Outpatient Therapy Program is operating in accordance with standards of practice and Medicare and other payor requirements.
- Conducts an initial evaluation of each patient, which include medical diagnosis, treating impairment, subjective and objective observation, assessment and development of a plan.
- Prepares an individual plan of care for each patient, which includes diagnosis, long and short term goals, intervention, quantity of interventions, and frequency of treatment.
- Obtains signed plans of care from licensed physicians within 30 calendar days and obtains physician referrals as required.
- Complete and maintain all required documentation including treatment notes, progress notes, and discharge documentation to establish and support the need for medically reasonable and necessary services.
- Utilizes the agency’s electronic health record, Evolv, for documentation.
- Communicates patient progress to authorized family members, caregivers, and other providers.
- Instructs and educates family members and caregivers with assisting with activities and exercises.
- Participates in team meetings and coordinated care with other team members, as appropriate.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the program director and/or the administrator.
- Complies with Jewish Family and Children’s Services’ standards for performance and policies and procedures.
- Graduate of an approved school of Physical Therapy, with Certificate, BS or MS, degree.
- Has at least three years of experience in providing physical therapy, preferably in a Medicare setting.
- Current license by the State of California as Physical Therapist.
- Has NPI number and Medicare certification.
- Able to work independently as well as on a team.
- Physically capable of performing the required duties and of assisting frail elderly and disabled adults, as necessary.
- Has car, current driver’s license and insurance.
This is a part-time, non-exempt position up to 20 hours per week. Competitive compensation will depend on experience and proficiency level..
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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans, and disabled individuals. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status. JFCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.