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Physical Therapist -" Outpatient Home Based

Company: ECHN Careers
Location: New Britain
Posted on: July 7, 2024

Job Description:

We are inviting you to help grow our new line of service! This is in the client home, but with an outpatient approach. This role is paid on a per-visit basis. There is a rate for visits and training. Apply today to learn more about this great new opportunity!


Provides outpatient physical therapy services in the patient's place of residence (i.e. home, assisted living facility) which requires reliable transportation. - Provides treatments to patients by evaluating their function and selecting and applying appropriate treatments to improve or restore function.


  • Graduate of an accredited program of Physical Therapy with a minimum of a B.S. -
  • Must hold a current Connecticut license in Physical Therapy.
  • CPR certification required
  • 3 years of recent outpatient physical therapy experience preferred


    • This position requires an individual with strong English communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Must have personal computer skills and be proficient in the use of Windows based programs needed for department functions. -
    • Basic keyboarding and skill is desirable, but not required, in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and in search capabilities on the internet.
    • Must have access to reliable transportation to travel between multiple work sites; and travel is required in order to perform essential duties.



      Disclaimer: Job descriptions are not intended, nor should they be construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. - They are intended to be accurate reflections of the principal duties and responsibilities of this position. - These responsibilities and competencies listed below may change from time to time.


      - - - - - - - - - Job-Specific Competency

    • Evaluates patients based on departmental standard.

    • Conducts and modifies evaluations based on the patient's symptoms, level of activity, and medical status establishing individualized, appropriate, measurable goals for each patient.

    • Treats patients with the appropriate and acceptable therapeutic exercises (strength, endurance, coordination, and ROM).

    • Administers physical agents (modalities) and manual therapeutic technique to relieve pain and/or attain established goals.

    • Utilizes effective techniques to assist in normalizing motor activity and learning.

    • Educates patients/families in home exercise programs and/or functional activities in order to maximize independent functional activity.

    • Determines when a patient has achieved maximal benefit from treatment and recommends discharge if appropriate.

    • Documents in accordance to insurance guidelines and adheres to the department's policies and procedures.

    • Seeks and fosters interdepartmental communication and communication with the referring physician regarding patient care as evidenced by observation, and chart review.

    • Accurately and consistently fills out and submits charges daily.

    • Adheres to the professional code of ethics established by the APTA and the facility at all times as evidenced by observation.

    • Performs all duties with proper body mechanics and safety to prevent injuries.

    • Attends a continuing education course to further/improve treatment techniques.

    • Participates in at least one departmental in-service, or community in-service as evidenced by documentation of educational program.

Keywords: ECHN Careers, New Britain , Physical Therapist -" Outpatient Home Based, Healthcare , New Britain, Connecticut

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