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Physical Therapist - ProHealth Physicians - Middletown, CT

Company: UnitedHealth Group Inc.
Location: Middletown
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm)

ProHealth Physicians, part of OptumCare

If you want to get way ahead in your career, it makes sense to be with an organization that's way ahead of the curve. Formed in 1997, ProHealth Physicians has grown to become Connecticut's leading primary care physician organization. With over 90 locations throughout the state of Connecticut, our family of primary care doctors and specialists care for more than 360,000 people statewide. In fact, ProHealth serves every county and provides roughly ten percent of the primary care delivered to patients in the state. We're leaders in thinking and in serving our communities. For instance, we're a C.M.S. approved Accountable Care Organization (ACO), covering over 30,000 Medicare patients associated with our community-based primary care providers. We're also nationally recognized as a NCQA Level III Medical Home. That kind of progressive leadership makes us perfect fit for OptumCare and UnitedHealth Group's expanding family of providers. This is a place where you can stay way ahead as you do your life's best work.(sm)

ProHealth Physicians is seeking a Physical Therapist to join our Middletown team. Outpatient experience is necessary. The right individual will be customer service oriented with strong communication and patient management skills. Candidates must be licensed in the State of Connecticut. New graduates are welcome to apply and take advantage of our mentorship program. We offer excellent CEUs benefits. ProHealth Physicians offers excellent benefits and an opportunity to provide 1:1 quality care with one of the state's leading primary care organizations. This is a 40 hour/week position. Office visits are typically from 7:00 am - 7:00 pm. The exact schedule will be determined upon hire by the Hiring Manager. May be asked to float to local practices for coverage.

Primary Responsibilities:

Implements, with minimal supervision, high quality physical therapy services for patients, caregivers and facilities in accordance with the principals and practices of physical therapy and with ProHealth Physicians policies and procedures. Diagnose and treat individuals who have physical conditions that limit their abilities to move and perform functional activities in their daily lives by using treatment techniques to promote the ability to move, reduce pain, restore function, and reduce disability.

  • Evaluates and treats musculoskeletal dysfunction, balance, vestibular problems and other medical conditions
  • Develops, supervises and carries out treatment plans, providing quality care to patients
  • Supervises, directs and shares patients with Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Initiates communication and develops positive interaction with patients, caregivers, and referral sources
  • Maintains and develops positive interaction with clinical staff including PT's, PTAs and referring M.D.'s and APC's as well as administrative staff
  • Understands and adheres to compliant billing and documenting procedures to operate within compliance with insurance and federal/state regulations
  • Seeks appropriate resources when issues arise
  • Responsible for individual productivity goals and facility metrics to align with company goals and objectives
  • Participate in PHP sponsored and independent continuing education opportunities including lab-based courses, clinical projects, journal review, and peer case review
  • Participates in company sales and marketing events, including community outreach programs
  • Operate and represent yourself as a corporate citizen of PHP

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate from an accredited PT program
  • Unrestricted CT license
  • Outpatient experience
  • EMR experience
  • You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role
  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in an outpatient setting

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 Therapy, CT, PT, Connecticut

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group Inc., Middletown , Physical Therapist - ProHealth Physicians - Middletown, CT, Other , Middletown, Connecticut

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