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Job Category:

Healthcare

Country:

US

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Physical Therapist - Las Vegas, NV

UHG - Las Vegas, Nevada

Posted: 11/15/2018

At OptumCare, you will perform within an innovative culture focusing on transformational change in the health care system. You will leverage your skills across a diverse and multi - faceted business. Your contributions will have an impact greater than you have ever imagined! Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide physical therapy services to patient according to physician’s plan of care. This may include, but will not be limited to assessing and evaluating therapeutic / rehabilitative / functional status, participation in the development of the total plan of care and evaluates home environment
  • Initiates physical therapy program and instructs other personnel and / or family caregiver members in certain phases of physical therapy with which they may work with a patient, as well as instructing them as to the goals of the physical therapy program for the patient by participating in case conferences
  • Prepares and submits clinical and progress summaries in a timely manner
  • Participates in discharge planning for patient
  • Supervises physical therapy assistants according to organization policy and state regulations, treat and re-evaluation patient no less than every 7th day of treatment or 21 days whichever occurs first
  • Maintains contact / communication with other personnel involved in the patient’s care to promote coordinated, efficient care
  • Maintain clinical competency in physical therapy practice and theory
  • Will participate in Agency on-call coverage as outlined in Agency policy

Required Qualifications:
  • Graduate Degree from an Accredited Physical Therapy Program
  • Possess an active and unrestricted Nevada Physical Therapist license
  • 2+ years of experience as a Physical Therapist
  • CPR certification or obtain within 30 days of hire
  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1 year of Home Health experience
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records Systems
  • Experience with OASIS documentation
  • Experience in a home health setting
  • Weekend availability 
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
 
 
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
 
 
Job Keywords: Physical Therapist, PT, CPR, Home Health, Community Care, Southwest Medical, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

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