The Holyoke Visiting Nurses Association, Inc. is looking to hire a Physical Therapist to work Per Diem. They will also work with a an experienced multi-disciplinary team of clinicians providing evaluation, treatment planning and implementation for homebound patients referred for therapy at Holyoke VNA. Responsibilities: #Provide comprehensive rehabilitation services to members of the community. #Performs a comprehensive assessment including physiological, psychological and environmental factors. Utilizes appropriate techniques and materials. #Encourages and promotes patient/family independence. #Develops, evaluates, and revises patient care goals in conjunction with the patient and family. #Coordinates goal directed, cost effective care for primary patients and demonstrates appropriate use of community resources to deliver comprehensive individualized care. #Communicates with MD, family and interdisciplinary care providers to clarify care and increase awareness of significant changes in condition in a timely manner. #Maintains effective working relationships with patients/families, referral sources, physicians, community resources and insurance representatives. #Provide patient and family with appropriate information and materials necessary to support the learning process, i.e., home exercise program sheets and instruction sheets. Document teaching and learner response to teachings.This position will allow you to utilize and develop your skills in case management, falls prevention, specialty equipment ordering, wound care and more.
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