Physical Therapist - Home Therapy

Job Locations US-MI-Troy
Post Date 8 months ago(3/30/2022 12:51 PM)
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Greater Purpose and Core Values: Athletico’s Greater Purpose is to empower people, inspire hope and transform lives. We accomplish this by providing exceptional, progressive, and cost-effective fitness, performance and rehabilitative services through personalized care that emphasizes education and prevention of future injury. This is accomplished through building on our Core Values of one team, understanding our business, recognition, people-focused, accountability, continuous innovation and trust and integrity, which are the foundation for our unique culture.


Position Summary: At Athletico, the Physical Therapist’s role is to evaluate, design and implement a patient’s plan of care. Each Plan of Care is created to increase, maintain or restore function, minimize or prevent disability, and assist patients in reaching their maximum performance levels.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The below  is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organization and the overall business objectives of the organization.

  • Assess and screen patient's daily living/work‐related  skills   and   develop   therapeutic retraining programs with measurable   Administer and interpret diagnostic and prognostic tests of function to patients in their homes or other settings to assist the physician in evaluating the patient’s level of function.
  • Confer with the patient's physician and other health care team members and participate in development/revision of the Plan of Care
  • Provide therapeutic treatment and instruction to patients in accordance with physician orders to improve/restore strength, coordination, range‐of‐motion and function or teach compensation
  • Review/expand the treatment programs in a manner consistent with the functional goals of each patient and within the guidelines of the rehabilitation program as a
  • Report patient  status  and  progress  to  the  physician,  rehabilitation  staff,  patient and family me
  • Participate in care coordination and discharge planning activities and act as a resource to other health care personnel in meeting patient's
  • Recommend and/or design special adaptive equipment for clients to improve residence or working environments or improve their participation in the rehabilitation program and/or commu
  • Train family members and caregivers to carry out the treatment including dressing, feeding, grooming and hygiene skills, participate in team and family educational meeti
  • Accurately and thoroughly document patients' care observations, interventions and evaluation on the day services are Ensure that interim (verbal) orders received from the physician are accurately documented and implemented.  Submit evaluation, treatment plans and discharge summary within twenty four (24) hours.



  • Education:
    • Degree from an accredited Physical Therapy Program
  • Work Experience:
    • A minimum of 5 year physical therapy experience preferred
    • Home Health experience preferred
  • Certification/Licensure:
    • Current Physical Therapist licensure in good standing
  • Knowledge and Technical Skills:
    • Current CPR certification
    • Proof of a negative TB test recommended
    • Exceptional organizational and communication skills
    • Current and valid driver’s license
    • Current and valid automobile insurance

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently

The physical demands and work environment describe here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.


Physical Demands: 

  • Specific vision requirements include the ability to see at close range, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and understand
  • Possess the ability to fulfill any office activities normally expected in an office setting, to include, but not limited to: remaining seated for periods of time to perform computer based work, participating in filing activity, lifting and carrying office supplies (paper reams, mail, etc.)
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to feel, and reach with hand and arms
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20‐25 pounds
  • Fine hand manipulation (keyboarding)

Work Environment: 

  • Internal office and patient home
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually low

Athletico provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.   This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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