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Physical Therapy (PT) – Home Health Care

Pegasus Home Health Care

This is a Contract position in Northridge, CA posted May 13, 2022.

Pegasus Home Health Care is seeking dedicated clinicians who place a high value on excellence in patient care and service.

For more than 26 years Pegasus has been a leader in our field.

We are a preferred partner for Kaiser and Optum and several area hospitals. Therefore, you will always have as many visits as you desire.

Upon joining our team, you will be provided the training and tools needed to excel and be confident in your role. And if you are looking to learn new skills and take on more challenging roles, Pegasus offers many opportunities for advancement.

*COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIRED (INCLUDING BOOSTER IF SECOND SHOT WAS MORE THAN FIVE MONTHS AGO)*

_ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES: _
* Make home visits to clients in the community, as well as Senior Living, Assisted Living, and Independent Living facilities.
* Perform thorough evaluations of patients’ functional status, including muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, written and verbal communication skills, and ADL and IADL performance.
* Assess cognitive, psychological and motor aspects of performance and develop individualized intervention plans to achieve favorable outcomes.
* Evaluate home environment for hazards or barriers to more independent living.
* Identify equipment needs and environmental adaptations resulting in enhanced outcomes for clients.
* Continually assess and revise the occupational therapy care plan, and participate with nursing in the multidisciplinary care plan, as appropriate.
* Educate and instruct patients, family members, or other patient representatives, in rehabilitative care and activities necessary to promote the client’s health, safety and independent living.
* Accurately document observations, interventions, and evaluations pertaining to patient care management and services provided.

_AVAILABILITY: _
* This position allows flexibility in that you will schedule your visits with your patients! However, home health is a field that requires detailed documentation which will take clinicians who are new to the field some time to get the hang of. It is a priority of ours to make sure our clinicians feel as confident and comfortable as possible in the field so that they can provide the best care possible. Because of this, if you do not have home health / OASIS experience, we ask that you are available to work at least three days each week. This will allow us the time to fully invest in your success!
* Our patients need care 7 days a week, although you have flexibility in your scheduling, we do ask that you are able to work at least two-three days each, one weekend a month, and two holidays per year (one winter and one summer)
* If you have additional jobs and your available days change each week we can accommodate you!

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $115.00 – $120.00 per hour

Benefits:
* Flexible schedule
Medical Specialty:
* Home Health
Schedule:
* Day shift

COVID-19 considerations:
Vaccination requirements, PPE

License/Certification:
* Physical Therapy License (Required)
* Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: Multiple Locations