Physical Therapists Who Join Our Home Health Care Team Help Their Career and Their Patients
Physical therapists are in high demand. New grad or experienced therapist, there’s a job waiting for you at Pegasus. Join our team to work with experts dedicated to helping others.
There’s a nationwide shortage of physical therapists now. That shortage is expected to increase dramatically in the next few years. Among the reasons for the increased need for therapists are:
- More people have health care insurance
- Hospitals are releasing patients early
- Baby boomers are aging, but living longer
- Seniors prefer aging in place
Many physical therapists are choosing home health care as a way of providing services.
Their reasons for doing so include:
- Flexibility: You schedule patients, so you have the time you need for personal business or activities. You see only the number of patients you want during the hours and on the days you choose.
- Independence: You aren’t punching a time clock and obligated to work in one place for a specified number of hours.
- Patient relationships: You aren’t seeing one patient after another, with more waiting, so you have time to fully assess individual needs.
- Less physically demanding: You aren’t on your feet all day, with few breaks. You’re moving around in the patient’s home or may be sitting across from them. You have as long a break as you want between patients.
Because there’s a demand for physical therapists, you have your choice of locations and jobs.
Pegasus Home Health Care Has Openings for New and Experienced Therapists
As a physical therapist, you are responsible for developing a care plan that:
- Reduces pain
- Restores mobility
- Reduces disability
The big difference is that you’re doing therapy in the patient’s home.
Although most of our clients are elderly, we help individuals of all ages. Some need temporary assistance recovering from an accident or surgery. Others may need long-term treatments.
You aren’t limited in the kinds of conditions for which your patients need treatment. Among other conditions, you’ll help patients regain mobility from:
- Joint replacement surgery
- Heart failure
You’ll always have variety in your job because every patient and every home is different.
Some individuals are unable to leave their homes. Their only recourse is home health care. You help them get the care they wouldn’t have access to otherwise.
Our home services help keep people out of facilities. As people age, their loss of mobility makes them susceptible to accidents. They also become victims of chronic illnesses.
Home health care has benefits for you and your patient. You’re able to customize the care plan to fit the individual’s needs. You can teach family caregivers how to help the patient.
Therapy at a facility is helpful, but the patient’s home environment can reduce the benefits. When you’re in the home, you have the opportunity to assess how the patient functions in real life. That helps you provide the best possible therapy.
Patients are more comfortable in their homes. That helps them relax, and your treatment is optimized. Patients gain more mobility, and you have the satisfaction of seeing long-term improvement.
You Aren’t Alone
You may have to deal challenges such as less than hygienic conditions in some homes. Pegasus is a nurse owned and operated company. As such, we understand the circumstances you may face on occasion.
Although you work alone in the patient’s home, our staff and your colleagues support you. We’re always available to help you and your patients.
We Have a Place for You on Our Team
Pegasus is a licensed Home Care Organization and a Joint Commission Accredited Home Health Care organization. We have consistently provided quality care to our clients since 1994. Our reputation is based on adhering to the highest ethical and clinical standards.
Our goal is to keep each client independent and comfortable. Individuals are treated with dignity and respect for their privacy regardless of their medical needs. They are also shown:
- Recognition that they are more than a diagnosis
Everything you and other team members do is intended to help clients stay healthy and able to live at home.
We are a small business, and unlike in a faceless corporation, your voice is heard. We listen to your ideas and suggestions. We’re professionals, but we also strive to maintain a feeling of family.
Your skills and abilities will be validated with trust, appreciation, and respect from your colleagues and our staff. We encourage you to be proactive. Daily improving the health and quality of life for others keeps your work satisfying and stimulating.
A new grad or experienced therapist, you can count on us for support in meeting your personal and professional goals. We’re industry leaders in providing home health care. We’re also an independently owned company with strong management.
Would you like to work for a company that cares about you? Would you like to be part of a team dedicated to helping others? Would you like to make a difference in the lives of others?
If so, click here to join the Pegasus Home Health Care team. We’re hiring, and we have an opening for you.