Encompass Health Careers

Home Health Physical Therapist - Full Time, Assisted Living Facility Based

Henderson, Nevada
Therapy


Job Description

Division: Home Health

Are you in search of a new career opportunity where you are the connection? 

 

Encompass Health is growing and we are seeking a Physical Therapist to join our dynamic Home Health team. 

 

At Encompass Health, we believe integrated care delivery for post-acute services across the healthcare continuum is critical to achieving the best outcomes for patients.  We can provide a seamless transition of care between inpatient and home-based care that adapts fluidly and helps our patients get back to their lives.

 

We are stronger together and empower our therapists to be the connection by fostering a positive culture of inclusivity and collaboration.

 

Consistently ranked as a top Best-Place-To-Work in the communities we serve, we maintain a workplace that is stable, ethical, and supportive to you so that meaningful, measurable differences can be made in the lives of our patients.  Ever-mindful of the need for employees to care for themselves and their families, Encompass Health offers benefits that encourage lifestyle choices that keep you healthy and happy. Subject to employee eligibility, some benefits, tools, and resources include:

  • State-of-the-art resources and tools for secure, compliant, reliable and organized communication between patients and their care team 
  • Generous Paid Time Off plans for full-time employees.
  • Web-based education and online instruction to increase knowledge and competency.
  • Scholarship program for employees and their children.
  • Matching 401(k) plan.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans for medical, dental, and vision coverage.
  • Electronic medical records & mobile devices for all clinicians.
  • Incentivized bonus plan.

 

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EOE

Responsibilities

Home Health with Less Travel!

 

Our Physical Therapists (PT) supervise, evaluate, and provide therapy services to clients in various senior living communities, including assisted living and independent living facilities.

 

Our facility-based PTs enjoy:

  • providing therapy services to our patients within the beautiful confines of the assisted living facilities where our patients reside
  • 1:1 patient care
  • the ability to follow each patient from start to discharge

Our talented and highly skilled Physical Therapists work collaboratively with each assisted living facility's wellness team on a daily basis to maintain strong lines of communication and overall continuity of care for the residents and their loved ones. Encompass PTs examine and treat patients with physical impairments through the use of physical modalities. The goal is to assist persons who are physically challenged to improve mobility and function, independence in self-care, and other skills necessary for functioning in daily living and to successfully age in place. Encompass offers our patients Specialty Programs that include Balance and Fall Prevention, Spine Safety, Low Vision, and Diabetic Management programs to help them achieve their goals. Our Physical Therapists administer skilled care to clients requiring intermittent professional services and teach the family and other members of the health care team. These services are performed in accordance with the physician’s orders and the established plan of care, under the direction and supervision of the Branch Director. 

Qualifications

Physical Therapists / PTs must meet the following requirements:

  1. Be currently licensed as a Physical Therapist (PT) in the state of employment
  2. A minimum of one year of clinical experience is preferred
  3. Demonstrate knowledge and skill in current therapy practice
  4. Possess a valid state driver’s license and automobile liability insurance