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Goodwin House Physical Therapist - Prince William County in United States

Goodwin House is a 2020 Top Workplace in the D.C region, according to The Washington Post!

ABOUT GOODWIN HOUSE

Goodwin House has been uplifting the lives of older adults and those who care for them since 1967. Based in Northern Virginia, we are a mission-driven, not-for-profit organization, committed to exceptional service and personalized care. Our family of services includes two senior living communities, an innovative continuing care at home program, health care services, hospice, home health services, rehabilitation therapy and the Goodwin House Foundation.

HOME HEALTH SERVICES AT GOODWIN HOUSE

Goodwin House is proud to offer skilled outpatient nursing and specialty services in partnership with Virginian Home Health Services. We provide this Medicare-certified service to patients in the comfort of their own homes or retirement communities throughout the Northern Virginia cities and counties of Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Physical Therapist evaluates patients, under physician referral, with decline in ability to perform functional tasks, such as gait and transfers, impaired safety level, pain, and impaired quality of life due to illness, injury, and disease processes. Develops effective treatment plans and goals, obtaining approval for services from the referring physician. Involves the patient and caregivers in the development of the Plan of Care. Communicates and teaches families and other health team members to improve outcomes and follow-through with exercise and gait programs and functional tasks. All tasks are performed in a home health setting, with assessment of eligibility of homebound status performed each visit.

DUTIES

  • Provide comprehensive Physical Therapy evaluations and treatments, under referral from the attending physician, to overcome specific losses of function, impaired safety, and pain.

  • Open cases, completing Oasis assessment, if on intake the patient is assessed as having no nursing needs.

  • Evaluate the home environment and make appropriate recommendations.

  • Consult with DON and nursing staff, after Oasis assessment and Physical Therapy evaluation, on needs for additional services, such as nursing, home health aide, occupational therapy, or speech therapy.

  • Effectively communicate with the referring physician and nursing staff concerning changes in the patient’s condition, and necessary changes to the initial Plan of Care due to such changes.

  • Coordinate treatment with nursing staff, home health aides, occupational therapists, and speech therapists, as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in Physical Therapy from an APTA approved and accredited college or university.

  • Current licensure as a Physical Therapist in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

  • CPR certification (adult only)

  • Has the ability to move intermittently throughout the workday, lift, push, pull, and move equipment, supplies, etc. up to 50 lbs. getting assistance when needed is a must.

WHY WORK FOR GOODWIN HOUSE?

We are proud to offer the following to Full-Time Staff and exceptional benefits for Part-Time Staff who meet eligibility requirements (*):

  • Health/ Dental/ Vision Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Disability Insurance

  • *Financial assistance with U.S. Citizenship application

  • *Tuition Assistance

  • *Paid Time Off

  • *401(k) Plan

  • *Fitness Center

  • *Student Loan Repayment Assistance

  • And More

Goodwin House provides a supporting and enriching work environment, and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer as well as an AARP Employer Pledge Signer.

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