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Estimated Pay $46 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Dyersburg, Tennessee

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We are hiring a Physical Therapist (PT)!

 

At Extendicare Home Health, a part of LHC Group, we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy the meaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families, each other, and the communities we serve—it truly is all about helping people. You can find a home for your career here.

 

As a Therapist, you can expect:

  • the ability to build in-person trusted therapist-patient relationships
  • continuing education and tuition reimbursement opportunities 
  • independence and autonomy
  • career growth possibilities

 

Give your passion to serve others and your drive for better, more advanced quality healthcare.


The Physical Therapist (PT, DPT, RPT) in Home Health is responsible for the assessment and evaluation of patient care needs related to functional status/mobility, endurance/stamina, pain and other medical conditions. Based on this assessment and evaluation, the Physical Therapist works to help determine a treatment plan, performs interventions aimed at improving and enhancing the patient's well-being, and evaluates the patient's progress

  • Evaluates the patient's functional status and physical therapy needs. Assists the physician in the development of the therapy plan of care.
  • Observes and reports the patient's response to treatment and any changes in his/her condition to the supervising nurse and/or the physician.
  • Treats patients to relieve pain, develop and restore function, and / or maintain maximum functioning using acceptable standards of practice.
  • Instructs and informs participating members of the health care team, the patient, and the family/caregivers regarding the plan of care, functional limitations, and progress toward goals.

Licensure Requirements
  • Current Physical Therapy licensure in state of practice.
  • Current CPR certification required.
  • Must have a current driver's license and vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle.

Equal Opportunity Employer – vets, disability.

 

Must be fully vaccinated or be willing to complete full vaccination by date of hire and proof of vaccination will be required.  If permitted by state law, the company will consider requests for religious or medical exemptions.

 

Extendicare Home Health, a part of LHC Group, is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.