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Physical Therapist-Full Time-Homeward Bound

Physical Therapist-Full Time-Homeward Bound

Job ID 
Experience (Years) 
Therapy - Physical Therapy
Street Address 
430 North West Street
SSM Health Homeward Bound Rehab
Position Type 
Full Time-Regular
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The SSM Rehabilitation Network-Homeward Bound Program has an opening for a full time Licensed Physical Therapist in our beautiful rehab facility in Perryville, MO.


We are looking for someone who is patient-centered and likes a team approach and enjoys working with the geriatric population in a sub acute and long term setting. Join this professional rehab team today!


We have a great mentoring program for new graduates and those coming from another setting.


As the leading provider of comprehensive rehabilitation services in the St. Louis area, SSM Rehabilitation Network delivers the specialized care and advanced treatment that enables individuals with stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, neurological disorders, amputation, joint replacement and other orthopedic trauma, and general medical rehabilitation needs, to rebuild their lives.


Be an integral part of a team that helps patients achieve their greatest potential and work toward productive, independent lives.

Evaluates all assigned patients and develops, implements and modifies treatment plan in accordance with the patient’s need and physician direction. Responsible for delegation and direction of all discipline specific therapy services for those assigned patients. Ensures design of functional treatment programs allowing for effective return to community activities. Serves as an educator of patients, families, students, coworkers and self. Performs other professional duties associated with the care of the patient, development of discipline specific therapy services and design of program delivery.




Job description:


Evaluates assigned patients and establishes appropriate treatment goals and treatment programs.


Provides ongoing evaluation of patient’s status and goals, modifying treatment program for timely progression.


Develops comprehensive goals for patient treatment to maximize patient outcomes and return to community activities.


Coordinates treatment program in conjunction with other clinical/therapeutic services, as well as available community resources.


Attends appropriate clinical meetings to facilitate coordination.


Provides for patient education to include development of comprehensive and progressive home programs with instruction to patient, family and other caregivers as appropriate to facilitate a safe and effective discharge.


Prepares for patient discharge inclusive of ordering of necessary equipment and recommendations for therapeutic services ensuring the continuum of care.


Evaluates patient in actual or simulated home, school, work or community environments as necessary to facilitate return to community activities, making recommendations for necessary adaptations or training.


Identifies and manages various levels of care necessary to insure care plan delivery.


Delegates and supervises the utilization of PTAs, as well as supportive personnel to maximize patient outcomes and insure effective utilization of services.


Carries full patient caseload, ensuring management of patient schedule.


Notifies supervisor of scheduled openings and concerns with caseload management.


Completes medical record documentation in a clear, concise, accurate and timely manner and ensures accurate and timely charge entry using approved formats in compliance with state, federal and intermediary guidelines and in accordance with established policies and procedures.


Ensures care is provided under valid physician orders and within insurance approval, as indicated and necessary for clinical care of the patient.





Current state licensure or eligibility for state licensure as an Physical Therapist required.


Certified BLS or completion in first 90 days of employment required.


Additional Data

We offer an outstanding compensation package including competitive salaries and top rated benefits such as:

  • Medical
  • Dental 
  • Vision
  • 401K with company match
  • Paid Time Off
  • CEU Reimbursement
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability
  • Flexible Spending Account