Job Schedule: Per Diem
Standard Hours: .025
Job Shift: Shift 1
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services in Connecticut, has been fulfilling our mission for more
than 115 years. Our Person-Centered Care Model allows our employees
to learn and grow within our organization, all while providing
integrated support to the patient. As part of Hartford HealthCare,
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the real differences they make in both the lives of their clients
and their clients families.
Responsible for evaluating patients level of function and
developing an appropriate Physical Therapy care plan under
direction of M.D. Implements and coordinates patient care with
other Agency personnel and community resources. Delegates
appropriate patient care responsibilities to PTA and Home Health
Aides and supervises their performance. Responsible for accurate,
timely, and proficient clinical and reimbursement
Manages a patient caseload on a daily basis.
Evaluates patients level of function and develops appropriate care
plan under the direction of a M.D. and in collaboration with the
Implements plan of care to provide safe, efficient quality care to
patients on a daily basis.
Implements plan of care for hospice patients with appropriate
end-of-life goals, with an emphasis on patient safety and
Evaluates care plan on an on-going basis, revising as necessary
accordance with patients care needs.
Coordinates patient care with other Agency personnel and
resources i.e. Community Health Nurse, Hospice Nurse, other
therapists, social workers, Home Health Aide services, physicians,
etc., in an appropriate and timely manner. Initiates and
participates in case conferences and Hospice Interdisciplinary Team
meeting as appropriate.
Works in conjunction with Physical Therapy Assistant daily and
patient care responsibility as appropriate. Communicates with
Therapy Assistant daily and monitors and supervises patient care
Organizes and prioritizes caseload needs on a daily basis to ensure
patient care needs, and Agency productivity standards are met.
Keeps Rehab Coordinator informed in a timely manner regarding
caseload and/or patient problems so that patient care and staffing
needs are consistently met.
Demonstrate an understanding of after hour procedures, and educate
patients to on-call/after hours coverage.
Responsible for clinical and reimbursement documentation to reflect
Agency policy and procedure and the delivery of quality and safe
Prepares and keeps legible records current, on a daily basis,
providing all written information regarding service record, visit
and non-visit time, statistical sheets and reports to physicians
and other personnel, according to expected time frames.
Develops written patient care goals and expected outcomes according
individualized patient care plans, accurately reflecting
collaboration with Health Care Team or Hospice Interdisciplinary
Team on an
Updates and submits written physician orders accurately, in a
according to established timeframes.
Collects and documents necessary financial and reimbursement
for each patient and provides verbal and written communication as
to Agency personnel and other reimbursement sources.
Obtains prior authorization for services when indicated by calling
payors and requesting and/or providing verbal or written
confirmation, in a timely manner within respective established time
Completes and processes discharge record within 24 hours after last
visit, and communicates promptly with other Agency personnel, in an
Education & Training:
Graduate of an accredited school with a Bachelors of Science
Degree in Physical Therapy.
License/Certification: Current Connecticut license to
practice Physical Therapy.
Experience: Minimum of one (1) year of clinical experience.
Three (3) year's preferred.
Knowledge of principles and practices of Physical Therapy.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to effectively interact
with patients, families, physicians and co-workers.
Ability to deal effectively with stress and ability to exercise
Valid motor vehicle operators license, reliable personal
automobile during business hours, and active automobile insurance
coverage in accordance with Agency policy.
We take great care of careers.
With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers
exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you
are part of an organization on the cutting edge helping to bring
new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education
to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving
organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a
competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.
Every moment matters. And this is your moment.