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Physical Therapist (PT) - Home Health


For over 40 years Pathways has been a Bay Area pioneer, leader, and innovator in Hospice, Home Health, Palliative Care, and Care Management services. We provide care at home or in settings such as assisted living, a nursing home, or the hospital. We have offices in Sunnyvale, South San Francisco, and Oakland. Patients and their families know us for our personalized, high-quality care, delivered with empathy, kindness, and respect.

Physical Therapist (PT) - Home Health
South San Francisco, CA
: San Francisco County, San Mateo Country
Full-Time (hours are flexible)
8A - 5P

Physical therapy goals are to restore function to prevent or minimize disability following disease or injury and to help the client reach his/her maximum performance/function within the limits of his/her capabilities. The Physical Therapist evaluates and treats patients using medically prescribed physical therapy programs. The Physical Therapist may also supervise Physical Therapy Assistants per agency and regulatory standards.


  • Makes initial admission/evaluation visits. Notifies assigned Clinical Team Manager of OASIS scores within established timelines. Notifies appropriate staff of admission/evaluation and provides information on the follow-up plan.
  • In consultation with the assigned Clinical Team Manager, initiates and regularly re-evaluates and revises the plan of care. Instructs assigned PTA on the plan of care revisions.
  • On an on-going basis, documents observations, clinical findings, problems, skilled interventions/treatments, goals and discharge plans.
  • Assesses the need for the services of other team members (RN, OT, ST, MSW and HHA).
  • Provides and documents skilled care/interventions on all visits (includes skilled observation of the patient's condition, skilled care, medical procedures performed and teaching of the patient and/or family).
  • Obtains and documents physician orders.
  • Performs Home Health Aide supervision per regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinates care and documents communication with the assigned Clinical Team Manager (s), physician and other members of the home care team informing them of significant changes in the patient s condition and needs.
  • Follows established standards for point for service technology, documentation, and synchronization.
  • Uses agency provided telecommunication devices (i.e. cell phone, voice mail, and pager) according to established guidelines.
  • Submits weekly visit schedule of assigned patients. Collaborates with the Clinical Team Manager(s) to address scheduling needs.
  • Performs re-certifications, resumption of care, transfers, and discharges as requested by the assigned Clinical Team Manager. Completes and submits all related documentation within established timeframes.
  • Supervises Physical Therapy Assistant(s):


  • Graduate from an accredited physical therapy program approved by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association in collaboration with the American Physical Therapy Association.
  • California license as a Physical Therapist by the Physical Therapy Examining Committee of the California Board of Medical Quality Assurance.
  • Minimum 2 years recent experience as a Physical Therapist. Prefer experience and interest in gerontology and home care.
  • Current CPR Certificate.
  • Current California driver s license and automobile insurance.

Physical Therapist (PT) - Home Health

Pathways Home Health and Hospice
San Francisco, CA
Full Time

Published on 01/12/2021