Home Health Aide/Rehab Aide
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El Dorado, KS 67042
1. Performs initial and periodic evaluation of physical therapy patients, designs treatment programs based on evaluative findings and revises treatment programs when patient status changes. Administers therapy programs as ordered by physician. 2. Performs initial and periodic evaluation of physical therapy patients, designs treatment programs based on evaluative findings and revises treatment programs when patient status changes. Administers therapy programs as ordered by physician. 3. Directs and supervises the application of physical therapy by supportive personnel, including Home Health Aides. 4. Ensures the best possible care by communicating with client and family and meets clients need for courtesy, information, physical care, emotional care, safety, privacy, and confidentiality of patients undergoing physical therapy and rehabilitation. 5. Prepares, submits, and maintains patient records and reports as required by departmental , hospital, state and national standards, including Home Health charges and progress notes. 6. Communicates with physicians and other healthcare personnel regarding patient progress, treatment programs, or other pertinent information. 7. Follows all infection control procedures and policies including use of universal standard precautions. 8. Reports significant client status changes to Primary Care Physician. 9. Performs activities related to necessary ongoing operation of the department: a. ordering supplies b. restocking of supplies c. cleaning d. filing information. 10. Markets the service to physicians & the community through meetings, seminars and health fairs. 11. Performs other duties as assigned.
II. JOB DESCRIPTION: NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 12. Serves as a resource for professional knowledge concerning physical therapy and rehabilitation. 13. Arranges and maintains daily schedule of patients. 14. Acts as a clinical instructor for physical therapy or physical therapist assistant programs sending students to facility.
II. JOB DESCRIPTION: QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Excellent communication skills, must have the ability to communicate well with clients and co workers. Possess skill in analytical thinking, planning and organization. Education: Bachelors or Masters Degree in Physical Therapy from accredited and approved school of Physical Therapy.
Experience: One year experience as a Physical Therapist required, with preference given to individuals with one year of experience in Home Health, Hospice or a Long Term Care Facility. Certification/Licensure: Maintains current license as a Physical Therapist in the State of Kansas. Code Blue Training: Ability to activate Code Blue system by dialing 200.
II. JOB DESCRIPTION: PHYSICAL DEMANDS May require frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, and grasping. Occasionally requires lifting and carrying up to 55 lbs. May also require pushing and pulling up to 55 lbs. Job requires full range of body motion, with occasional twisting, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crawling and reaching. Job may require reaching overhead. Job requires ability to handle and lift clients. Eye hand coordination, finger and manual dexterity are required. Requires corrected hearing and vision to a normal range. Job requires working under stressful conditions and/or irregular hours. Some exposure to communicable diseases, sharps, and hazardous material is anticipated. Job requires potential exposure to body fluids and radiation. Requires the ability to distinguish letters and symbols. Use of office equipment such as telephones, computers, copying machines, and intercom may be required. Repetitive movements such as writing or typing is required.