Physical Therapist / PT - Full Time
Intrepid USA Health Care Services
 McMinnville, TN

Intrepid USA - Our vision makes a difference:

We are a top 10 national home healthcare company with an overall 50 year history of excellence driving our future vision forward. We are putting a dent in the homecare universe through our commitment to providing affordable, personalized, patient and family centered medical home healthcare, home hospice, private duty homecare and independent living support services delivered in a concierge style, on-demand to create an exceptional patient experience. What makes our vision different:

  • Culture driven by servant based leadership with an inverted organization chart. Our clinical teams are at the top and our CEO is at the bottom supporting our organization
  • Our Care Centers are not franchises. We have a National Support Center helping our Care Center leaders manage and drive their local “family business“ style of operations, clinical and patient experience
  • Our teams manage their local Care Centers where they are embedded in the fabric of the communities they serve
  • We are committed to caring for our patients just as if they were our family

Why working here is awesome:

  • Industry leading online training system and modules for continuing education thru Intrepid University
  • Clinician centric WellSky EHR to improve clinical documentation quality and patient care
  • Competitive pay with healthcare, dental, vision, pharmacy, Flexible Spending Account, Dependent Care Account benefits with affordable premiums for Full-time team members
  • 401K available to all team members
  • Supportive time away through PTO time and company paid holidays for Full-time team members
  • Mobile benefits access, 24 hour NurseLineSM, Teladoc access, health education library and health cost estimator for Full-time team members.
  • Company paid Life Insurance up to $50K and AD&D insurance with the option of additional affordable voluntary life and AD&D available for Full-time team members.
  • Short and long term disability insurance available at affordable rates for Full-time team members.
  • Talent science that improves the quality of our talent acquisition, recruiting process and team members

Great work you'll do here:

The Physical Therapist directs physical therapy treatment toward preventing disability, relieving pain, developing, improving and/or restoring muscle function and maintaining maximum performance within the client's capabilities in accordance with the plan or care/treatment. The PT will oversee physical therapy assistants to assure appropriate implementation of the plan of care.

  • Evaluates the client's level of function by applying diagnostic and prognostic muscle, nerve, joint and functional abilities tests
  • Evaluates the home environment for rehabilitation and makes appropriate recommendations to increase the independence of the client
  • Supplies physical therapy services in the home as prescribed by a physician
  • Administers manual therapeutic exercises; instructs, motivates and assists clients in non-manual exercises and functional activities
  • Administers traction, massage and treatments involving the application of physical agents
  • Evaluates, fits and adjusts prosthetic and orthotic devices and recommends any modifications to the physician
  • Participates in the development, review, and updating of the care plan
  • Observes, records and reports any changes in the client's condition and response to therapy and makes suggestions for changes in the plan of care to the client's physician and Case Manager
  • Prepares clinical records (initial evaluations – including OASIS, care plans, progress notes, discharge summaries) and submits them for the client's clinical record
  • Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team in case conferences and in planning and evaluating the total treatment for the client and confers with interdisciplinary team members as needed
  • Advises and consults with the client/family and other agency personnel
  • Submits orders and documentation (clinical and payroll) on a timely basis and according to branch policy
  • Instructs and supervises Home Health Aides or CNAs/STNAs, as applicable, in certain phases of physical therapy services they may to the client
  • Instructs the client/family in the use and care of physical therapy devices and on client's total physical therapy program
  • Instructs and supervises Physical Therapy Assistants in certain phases of physical therapy services they may provide to the client
  • Supervises the Physical Therapy Assistant minimally as required by applicable state law
  • Completes an on-site functional assessment, review and revision of the plan of care and assessment of utilization of community resources as required by client
  • Accessible to the Physical Therapy Assistant when a Physical Therapy Assistant is providing treatment to a client
  • Completes other assignments and duties as requested and assigned to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Company

What we'll love about you:

  • Passion and commitment to clinical excellence, quality and integrity
  • Embracing and leading the patient care mission through providing an exceptional patient experience
  • Positive attitude and ability to fit in as a collaborative team member for patient care
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and patient/family engagement skills
  • Commitment to clinical documentation excellence and quality along with ability to educate and inspire others
  • High energy, focus, work ethic, motivation and commitment to lifelong learning and growth
  • Flexibility with diverse clients, cultures, and environments allowing you to provide excellent care
  • Ability to demonstrate clinical skills in both a collaborative and solo contributor capacity
  • Experience with EHR systems and their implementation/optimization in complex clinical settings
  • Proficiency with federal, state and governing agency regulations
  • Participates in continued clinical and in-service education, as well as professional training required by law
  • Knowledge and comfort level working with technology and enterprise wide support systems and tools
  • Successful management of a high volume of work, changing priorities as needed
  • Appropriate judgment and critical thinking in decisions that requiring consideration of regulatory compliance, customer service, patient welfare and company interests
  • Outstanding presentation, writing and communication skills
  • Promotes the agency through positive representation and communication of its services
  • Capable of using professional judgement to delegate selected nursing tasks
  • Strong ability to be the public face of the organization, and serve as an advocate for Home Healthcare, Home Hospice and other service lines
  • Creative thinker who embraces thought leadership
  • Capable of making challenging decisions and willing to take responsibility for them.
  • Graduate of an accredited physical therapy program
  • One (1) year experience as a physical therapist (acute care/home care setting) or as required by law
  • Current PT licensure (in good standing) in the state(s) of practice
  • Current CPR certification
  • Valid driver's license and automobile insurance