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Physical Therapist / Occupational Therapist Consulting Opportunity

Company: Periscope 365
Location: Rocky Mount
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Are you looking for a new challenge that broadens your education, offers flexibility, competitive pay and is changing the way health plans understand their members' equipment and service needs?
The Periscope Group is seeking therapists to work as independent contractors to provide per diem consulting services in Rocky Mount and Martinsville, VA and surrounding area.
The Periscope Group has a network of physical and occupational therapists around the country who perform one time only, in-home medical necessity assessments. These assessments provide objective recommendations to health plans about the equipment and services their members need to safely complete their activities of daily living and remain functionally independent in their home. We do not provide patient care, only consulting services. Documentation is simple and completed via secure online portal; any device that you have that can access the internet can be used to complete the work.
About Periscope:
The Periscope Group is a privately held consulting company that was founded in 1997. Our accurate, timely, and objective reports have assisted medical management teams to manage their most vulnerable populations. Our services are now offered in 43 states serving all demographics and all lines of business.
The success of our program is the result of our expertise - a national network of licensed clinicians (physical, occupational, speech therapists, prosthetists, and nurses) - and a unique two-tiered medical necessity review process. Our technology platform provides a secure, compliant solution for clinicians and customers to communicate and collaborate. We deliver objective, in-home data to accurately determine medical need, and apply coverage criteria so medical management can confidently make benefit decisions.

Job Responsibilities:
Perform one-time comprehensive medical need assessments in an individual's home.
Provide recommendations for equipment, service, and care needs
Complete documentation in a timely manner with collaboration with the review team as needed

Continuing education benefits and opportunities for professional growth through a training and mentoring program
Become part of a nationwide network of expert consultants
Opportunities for growth

Qualifications and Requirements
Current licensure as a Physical or Occupational Therapist (Sorry, No PTAs or COTAs).
Malpractice/Liability Insurance (may be purchased at the time of job offer. The cost is typically $125- $150 per year).
Reliable vehicle for work

Job Type: Independent Consultant

Our ideal candidate has:
Experience with home safety assessments
Experience with durable medical equipment, assistive technology and home modifications
Comfort assessing a wide variety of conditions and diagnoses
Excellent communication skills both verbally and writing
Comfort using technology and electronic documentation
Ability to think outside the box, utilize critical thinking skills and come up with appropriate solutions
Drive to continually learn and grow
Prior experience is not required- we are willing to train the right person

LOCATION: Rocky Mount, VA


Keywords: Periscope 365, Roanoke , Physical Therapist / Occupational Therapist Consulting Opportunity, Professions , Rocky Mount, Virginia

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