Home Health Physical Therapist in Lancaster

Full-time @Kaiser Permanente in Healthcare
  • Lancaster, California View on Map
  • Apply Before : September 30, 2022

Job Description

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Position : Home Health Physical Therapist

Location :  Lancaster, California

Job Type : Full-time

Job details:

Description: Job Summary:
In accordance with agency policy and state/federal regulations, provides independent, age-appropriate physical therapy to patients in their place of residence. Teaches patient/family and caregivers preventative and rehabilitative procedures. Develops and coordinates the plan of care and provides case management.

Essential Responsibilities:

Evaluates patients and interprets evaluation findings to determine the nature and extent of dysfunction
Detects early warning signs of complications including medical assessments of skin integrity and mentation
Ability to differentiate emergent versus non emergent patient care status and escalates appropriately
Providing initial and ongoing assessment to determine level of functioning
Evaluate the patient comprehensively, not just body part or functional ability.
Establishes treatment goals and plans treatment to achieve established goals
Initiates discharge planning for physical therapy
Implements the of care through direct treatment of the patient other health care personnel as appropriate.
Provides advice and education to patient and family
Regularly reassesses clinical symptoms to determine effectiveness of treatment, progress of patients towards goals, and the need for modifying goals and treatment.
Discharges patient from physical therapy when the patient has met their treatment goals.
Provides accurate, timely documentation of physical therapy patient management  
Participates in appropriate and approved educational and clinical research activities in physical therapy
Completes OASIS documentation according to guidelines.
 Coordinating with pharmacy, inpatient physical therapy, outpatient departments.
Assists in the development, implementation, and review of departmental patient care programs
Performs other duties as needed in the areas of staff education, peer reviews, departmental operations, and departmental projects
Supervises the work of Home Health Aides and Physical Therapy Assistant according to regulation and agency policy.
Demonstrates on-going progress toward meeting the criteria for professional practice
Consistently supports compliance and the Principles of Responsibility (Kaiser Permanentes Code of Conduct) by maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of information, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with ethics and integrity, reporting non-compliance, and adhering to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, accreditation and licenser requirements (if applicable), and Kaiser Permanentes policies and procedures.

Basic Qualifications:


Minimum of two (2) years experience in physical therapy.


Graduate of an accredited physical therapy curriculum with a Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral degree with certification in Physical Therapy or foreign-trained equivalent.

License, Certification, Registration

Physical Therapist License (California)

National Provider Identifier

Basic Life Support

Driver’s License (California)


Additional Requirements:

Clinically skilled to detect early warning signs of complications including medical assessments of skin integrity, mentation.
Ability to differentiate emergent versus non emergent patient care status.
Ability to look at patient holistically, not just body part or functional ability.
Competency to remove staples/sutures in the home.
Commitment to Service Orientation.
Effective written and oral communication skills (in English).
Good interpersonal skills.
Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
Clear driving record for the past two (2) years and proof of automobile insurance as required by law.


Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in an automated clinical information system preferred.
1-year experience in home health agency preferred
OASIS Certification


Other Details

Primary Location: California,Lancaster,Commerce Center Administration

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

Shift: Day
Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun *Variable
Working Hours Start: 08:30 AM

Working Hours End: 05:00 PM

Job Schedule: Full-time

Job Type: Standard

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Group/Union Affiliation: B24|AFSCME|United Therapists of So Cal

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Department: Lancaster Commerce Center – Home Health – 0801

Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.


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