BJC Healthcare Physical Therapist, Home Care *Sign On Bonus Eligible* in Alton, Illinois
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BJC Home Care Services offers patients and their families a complete range of home care services, including skilled nursing services, adult and pediatric hospice and supportive care, rehabilitation therapy, home infusion therapy, infusion treatment rooms, home medical equipment and high-tech respiratory care. Specialty home care programs also are available, including adult and pediatric asthma, cardiac, diabetes, orthopedic and wound care programs as well as the Lifeline emergency response system. BJC Home Care Services provides care to thousands of patients in both Missouri and Illinois. Serving more than 25 counties, it has become the largest home care network in the region and one of the largest in the country.
The Rehabilitation Services staff at BJC Home Care Services are committed to bringing home high quality healthcare by blending traditional therapy techniques and modern home equipment. Our team evaluates and treats physical disorders at home, using physical, occupational and speech therapists to assist patients recovering from a variety of conditions. These conditions include but are not limited to strokes, fractures, joint replacements and amputations. Therapists use their skill and experience to design successful recovery plans.
Provides direct patient care activities according to physician orders in the home environment including assessment, evaluation, treatment planning, implementation and instruction/supervision of physical therapy practice.
Instructs and assists patient to perform various physical activities and in use of assistive and supportive devices such as crutches, canes, and prostheses.
Instructs patient and family in treatment procedures.
Re-evaluates patient and adapts treatment program accordingly to achieve maximum benefit.
Confers with physician and other practitioners to obtain additional information, suggest revisions in treatment plan and to integrate physical therapy treatment with other aspects of patients care.
Evaluates, fits and adjusts prosthetic and orthotic devices and recommends modifications to Orthotist.
- Physical Therapy (PT)
- 2-5 years
- No Experience
Licenses & Certifications
Valid Driver's License
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
- Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- Pension Plan/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan with company match- Tuition Assistance- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts-On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)-Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Equal Opportunity Employer