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Physical Therapist - PRN Homecare at Mercy Health

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Part-Time
Location: Paducah, Kentucky

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health!

This is what we were meant to do - Together!

Provides evaluation, reassessment, and treatment of patients referred for home health physical therapy and supervises the plan of care and clinical work of the PTA's assisting with the care. Serves as the home health case manager on therapy only cases taking responsibility for leading the care team, managing the total care plan and assuring adherance to the regulatory and agency guidelines for these cases. 

Our Mission 

To extend the healing ministry of Jesus by improving the health of our communities with an emphasis on people who are poor or under-served.

Our Core Values

 Compassion Excellence Human Dignity 

 Justice Sacredness of Life Service 

The Mercy Standards

 Effective Communication Compassionate Care Responsiveness 

 Accountability Teamwork Respect 

It is expected that all duties and responsibilities of this position will be performed in a manner consistent with Our Mission, Our Core Values and The Mercy Standards.

Essential Functions (7-10 statements)

Completes accurate evaluations, reassessments and treatments of physical therapy patients. Oversees PTA treatments assuring adherance to plan of care and

quality outcomes. Develops patient plan of care and adapts the plan according to asssessment data and the patient needs. Schedules work independently 

and according to patient's clinical need and agency policy. Documents care, progress, goals, contacts, and orders according to policy and regualtions.

Serves as care team member, communicating effectively with patients, families, caregivers, physicians, and third party payors. Works autonomously without

direct supervision in the field. Uses computerized technology for clinical care effectively after on the job training. Serves as primary case manager on

therapy only cases. At discharge assures coordination with any needed ongoing services and completion of discharge teaching, Complies with and is 

knowledgable of hospital and department safety procedures and policies,

Department Specific Functions (2-4 statements)

Considerable driving in any weather and road conditions.  Complies with and is knowledgeable in reassessments frequencies to meet state and payor 

guidelines.  Is willing to assume additional responsibilities.

The above is intended to describe the general content and functions of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties or responsibilities. Associates may be required to perform other job related duties as required by their supervisor. The job description is subject to continual revisions as needed for patient care. Due to the services and care provided by this institution, associates may be requested to serve in related capacities as determined by their qualifications in a different unit, department and location, in an effort not to disrupt the provision of patient care.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Education: Graduate of an accredited PT program    

Licensure:Kentucky licensed and Illinois license eligible 



Preferred Qualifications

Education: Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy from accredited PT program    

Licensure:Kentucky and Illinois licensed 


Experience: 1 year experience in home health setting    

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Great health, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.

  • Paid time off

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • And a lot more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:

Days (United States of America)


Home Care

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, which is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

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