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Virtual Physical Therapist, Home Health - Remote

Job Description

Division: Home Office

Encompass Health’s home health & hospice services are now Enhabit Home Health & Hospice. We remain committed to delivering a better way to care for our patients and their loved ones, helping them achieve their specific care goals in the comfort and safety of their own homes. As one of the largest Medicare-certified home health and hospice providers in the nation, we continue to set the industry standard for superior home-based care.


We’re hiring a PT to provide virtual support to our patients on service with the home health branches in Alabama.  Visits will be done telephonically and through approved virtual technology.

  • Must have AL licensure
  • Fully remote
  • Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • No on-call

Responsibilities

  • Complete all appropriate documentation and submit timely.
  • Respond to all generated virtual care alerts in a timely manner.
  • Participate in case conferences, staff development meetings, case manager meetings,therapist meetings, and in-services.
  • Participate in the planning, operation, and evaluation of professional services
  • Conduct supervisory visits in a timely manner as required to ensure appropriate service provision and compliance to all state and federal regulations.
  • Perform virtual patient visits in a timely, professional, and appropriate manner per standards of care.
  • Contact physician regarding patient changes; receive and write verbal orders.
  • Review and verify schedules weekly to ensure accuracy.
  • Update the plan of treatment, as needed. Notify the physician and branch staff of significant changes in the patient’s status.
  • Report the need for add-on services to the appropriate branch staff.
  • Guide and instruct patient and their families in prescribed activities that are directed toward improving independence and functionality.
  • Cooperate and assist other health care providers to enhance continuity of care.
  • Review and update the medication profile; assess patient compliance, understanding of medication regime, contraindications, and side effects.
  • Review and evaluate client lab results and ensure appropriate physician notification.
  • Ensure that missed patient visits are rescheduled in the same Medicare week in order to adhere to the patient’s POC.

Qualifications

  • Must be a Physical Therapist (PT) and have AL licensure.
  • Must have at least one year experience as a Home Health physical therapist.
  • Must maintain internet services in remote workspace.