Providence Health & Services Physical Therapist - Home Health Services in Burbank, California
Providence is calling a Physical Therapist - Home Health Services (Full-Time/Day Shift) to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.
External candidate may be eligible for a sign on bonus!
We are seeking a Physical Therapist - Home Health Services who will provide home health physical therapy within the Physical Therapy Professional Scope of Practice, to restore function and prevent disability following disease or injury; assist the patient in reaching maximum ability within the limits of his/her capabilities and the disease process.
In this position you will:
Evaluation of Patients:
Complete evaluation of patient in compliance with agency policy, law and regulation and within the Physical Therapy Professional Scope of Practice
Assist the physician in evaluating level of function and in developing the plan of care
Evaluate the home environment and makes appropriate recommendations
Treatment of Patients:
Carry out patient care in compliance with agency policy, law and regulation, and within the Physical Therapy Professional Scope of Practice as ordered by the attending physician, dentist or podiatrist
Reassessment of Patients:
Complete reassessment of patient in compliance with agency policy, law and regulation and within the Physical Therapy Professional Scope of Practice
Assist the physician in updating the plan of treatment
Provides Continuity of Care:
Ensure appropriate planning for patient discharge and referral to other services according to agency policy and in compliance with law and regulation
Advise, consult and, when appropriate, instruct family and other agency personnel in patient’s therapy program
Communicate with Rehabilitation Coordinator and other health care professionals caring for the patient to ensure uninterrupted patient care
Observe records and report information on the patient’s condition to the attending physician and in the patient’s health record
Attend patient care conferences to ensure coordination of the patients care with other disciplines caring for the patient
Supervise Home Health Aide when assigned
Document all patient care according to agency policy
Ensure confidentiality of all patient information
Assume responsibility and accountability for own professional growth and practice. This includes maintaining current licensure and completing all required in-service education
Attend all assigned staff development activities for department including a minimum attendance of 75% at all scheduled work time staff meetings
Participate in/conducts in-service education, as requested
Participate as requested in agency Improving Organizational Performance activities
Promote use of the agency C.A.R.E. methodology in problem solving
Follow Core Value for being Financial Prudent
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Degree in Physical Therapy from an approved program according to Medicare guidelines
Current California Physical Therapy license
Valid driver’s license with no excessive violations or accidents
Maintaining the minimum state requirements for auto insurance
Two (2) years experience in acute care, rehabilitation, or home care
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Home care experience
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 414 bed acute care facility, known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, has provided the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities for close to 70 years.
Many of our specialized services are provided within our Heart and Vascular Institute, one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers of heart attack victims; our Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for a Primary Stroke Center, and the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association (2010); our Women's Pavilion, and our newly opened the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building.
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has an exceptional orthopedic program recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. And Providence Saint Joseph's Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation from HealthGrades.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Physical Therapy
Req ID: 292328