Business Office Manager – Martinsville, VA

Business Office Manager

Essential Functions of Business Office Manager:

  • The Business Office Manager has full responsibility for billing Medicare, Medicaid, third party insurance carriers and private payer sources and pursuing collection of all claims until full payment is received. The Manager is responsible for day-to-day management of the business office and other duties associated with the billing process.

Job Requirements:

Qualifications of Business Office Manager:

The ideal Business Office Manager should meet the following requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Undergraduate degree in Business Administration or related field of study preferred.
  • Post high school courses in insurance billing, data processing, and medical terminology.
  • Must have knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, and other third party billing requirements.
  • One year prior experience in billing of third party insurances required. Two – three years experience in medical billing experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, electronic billing software, and personal computers.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Company Paid Group Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • 401 (k) Plan
  • PTO
  • Holiday Pay
  • Tuition Reimbursement

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Restorative Aide – The Springs

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Position / Title:  Restorative Nursing Assistant

 

SUMMARY: 

The Restorative Nursing Assistant reports to and receives supervision from the Charge Nurse and is responsible for proving quality restorative care to assigned residents in compliance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and established policies and procedures which encourages each resident’s ability to maintain or attain the highest practical physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being.

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide quality restorative nursing care to assigned residents in an environment which promotes their rights, dignity, freedom of choice, and their individuality as illustrated by the following:

  • Provide individualized attention which encourages each resident’s ability to maintain or attain the highest practical physical, mental and psychosocial well-being.
  • Maintain knowledge of the individualized care plan for each resident and provide support to the resident according to the care plan.
  • Contribute to the care planning process by providing the charge nurse with specific information and observations of the residents’ needs and preferences.
  • Maintain the comfort, privacy, and dignity of each resident in the delivery of services.
  • Interact with residents in a manner that displays warmth and promotes a caring environment.
  • Comprehensive understanding and adherence to all aspects of residents’ rights, including the right to be free of restraints and free of abuse.
  • Promptly report to the charge nurse or administrative staff all incidents or evidence of resident abuse or violation of residents’ rights.
  • Observe residents for changes in condition or behavior and promptly report these changes to the Charge Nurse.
  • Assure residents have call lights at hand and answer resident’s call lights promptly and courteously.
  • Lift, move, and transport residents using proper body mechanics and lifting devices for accident prevention.
  • Receive the nursing report upon reporting for duty each shift. Give the nursing report to relief personnel before departing at the end of each shift.
  • Observe and report the presence of pressure areas and skin breakdown to the Charge Nurse.
  • Promptly report injuries of an unknown source, including skin tears to the Charge Nurse.
  • Communicate and interact effectively, courteously, and tactfully with residents, visitors, family members, peers, and supervisors.
  • Practice careful, efficient, and no-waste use of supplies and linens in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Perform all job responsibilities in accordance with prescribed safety and infection control procedures including thorough hand washing, use of disposable gloves where indicated, and proper disposal of soiled materials.
  • Thoroughly wash hands before and after performing any service for the resident.
  • Respond to inquiries or requests from residents and family members in a prompt and courteous manner.
  • Promote positive public relations with residents, family members and guests.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all resident care information.

 

Perform duties in a safe manner in accordance with established policies and procedures.

  • Perform all duties in compliance with established safety and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Actively participate in fire, safety and disaster preparedness drills.
  • Maintain safe working conditions and practices and follow established safety regulations in the use of equipment and supplies.

 

Assist in development, modification and implementation of individualized care plans.

  • Review care plans daily to determine if changes in the resident’s restorative care needs have been made on the care plan.
  • Inform the Charge Nurse of any changes in the resident’s conditions so that appropriate changes (if necessary) can be made to the care plan.
  • Ensure all restorative notes convey specific care provided and the resident’s response or lack of response to the care provided.
  • Perform all restorative care services in accordance with the individualized care plan.
  • Honor the resident’s refusal of treatment request.  Document and promptly report such requests to the Charge Nurse.

 

Timely and accurately record restorative assistant notes in an informative and description manner.

  • Record all restorative entries in charts, logs, etc. in an informative and descriptive manner.
  • Use only authorized abbreviations established by the facility when recording information.
  • Properly document all care, responses to care, changes in condition, etc. in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Properly document all refusals of treatment including reason for the refusal.

 

 

DEGREE OF SUPERVISION:

The Restorative Nursing Assistant reports to and receives supervision from the Charge Nurse.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of a State-Approved Nursing Assistant Certification course or other education which meets the state certification requirements.
  • Possess current Nursing Assistant Certification.
  • Must successfully complete in-house training course and pass facility examination for restorative care.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of 50 pounds of an inanimate object.
  • Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a maximum of 35 pounds of a person.
  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to reach, stoop, kneel, bend, lift and move intermittently throughout the workday throughout the facility.
  • Must be able to work outside of normal work hours including nights, holidays, and weekends as needed to meet facility and position demands.
  • Must be free of diseases that may be transmitted in the performance of job responsibilities during the stage of communicability.
  • Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times hostile people within the facility.

  

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Works throughout the facility.  Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends and holidays and temporarily in other positions when necessary.  Interacts with residents, family members, and staff under all conditions and circumstances.  Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, and visitors.   Exposure to infectious waste, diseases, and conditions including but not limited to exposure to hepatitis B viruses.

 

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HR/Payroll Coordinator – Maple Grove

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Position / Title:                        Payroll/Human Resources Coordinator

Department:                             Administration

SUMMARY:

The Payroll/Human Resources Coordinator reports to the Chief Administrative Officer and Director of Human Resources and has full responsibility for payroll, employee benefits, personnel file maintenance, and accounts payable functions.  The Payroll/Human Resources Coordinator will organize and maintain all records related to payroll, human resources, and accounts payable in an effective, efficient, and financially sound manner.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Process facility payroll in accordance with established policies and procedures and within established timeframes.

  • Prepare and submit accurate and complete payroll data within established timeframes to ensure each employee receives the correct amount of wages on each scheduled pay day.
  • Generate punch detail reports for department head approval on a daily basis. Update missed punches and enter leave requests into time system on a daily basis.Ensure all payroll items processed have appropriate department head signatures prior to processing.
  • Ensure all payroll items entered conform to Kissito policy as stated in the Employee Handbook. Immediately notify the Director of Human Resources and the Chief Administrative Officer of any discrepancies.
  • Maintain an effective, efficient and accurate payroll and HRIS database. Update employee data (excluding new hires, pay rate changes and benefit tables) in the HRIS system accurately and efficiently.
  • Complete and submit Employee Master Forms to the Home Office for new hires, pay rate changes and benefit table assignment in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Review the Employees Not Paid Report each pay period to identify individuals who are out on leave or who have recently left the organization. Consult with appropriate department heads to obtain required documentation and update system accordingly.
  • Review payroll register upon receipt to ensure accuracy of all checks on each scheduled payday.
  • Distribute payroll checks.
  • Respond promptly to employee inquiries or concerns regarding pay issues. Complete and submit manual check requests as necessary.
  • Maintain biweekly payroll folders in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of payroll data. Store payroll records and payroll data in a secured cabinet or office at all times. Limit discussions and sharing of payroll related information to those with a “need to know”. Responsible for maintaining personnel and medical files in “survey-ready” status at all times
  •  Assemble and maintain personnel and medical files in “survey-ready” status at all times in accordance with the Kissito Healthcare Personnel File Checklist.
  • Generate the License Expiration and Annual PPD reports during the first 3 business days of each month. Forward to Quality Assurance/Staff Development, follow-up to ensure all information is received and update system accordingly.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of personnel and medical data. Store personnel and medical records in a secured cabinet or office at all times.  Limit discussions and sharing of personnel and medical information to those with a “need to know.”

Responsible for administering employee benefits in accordance with federal and state regulations and in compliance with established policies and procedures.

  • Conduct monthly meetings to educate newly eligible employees on the various benefit offerings including health, dental, disability, life, and 401-K.
  • Assist employees in completing benefit applications/waivers for all benefits offered.
  • Submit applications to carriers in a timely manner and follow-up to ensure that if elected coverage is bound.
  • Enter employee benefit deductions as appropriate in accordance with established policies.
  • Reconcile benefit invoices on a monthly basis to ensure all employees who are eligible have been offered coverage, that coverage is bound, and that all changes and terminations have been processed and carrier premiums are remitted in a timely manner.
  • Follow up with carriers for any changes, additions, and deletions not reflected on the invoice to verify receipt and resolve any discrepancies.
  • Responsible for COBRA administration and Section 125 compliance for medical and dental plans.
  • Respond promptly to employee inquiries regarding benefit offerings, eligibility, and benefit concerns.
  • Coordinate open enrollment meetings and documentation in conjunction with the Director of Human Resources.

Administer assigned human resources functions and actively participate in orientation of all new hires.

  • Conduct and document reference checks for all new hires.
  • Conduct new employee orientation to complete all payroll/human resources forms, explain general work rules, procedures, benefits, expectations, attendance, clocking in and out, and the employee handbook.
  • Perform employment verifications for past and current employees in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Work cooperatively with facility staff and employees to resolve employment related issues. Answer general employment and human resources questions.

Process accounts payable in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with established policies and procedures.

  • Code incoming invoices and distribute to appropriate department head for approval and authorization to pay on a daily basis.
  • Ensure all invoices received are coded, approved and entered prior to the cut-off date established each month.
  • Reconcile statements received to company records.  Work with vendors to resolve discrepancies.
  • Assist in preparing the weekly cash request log.
  • Process payments accurately and in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Respond to vendor inquiries regarding account balances, payment status, etc.
  • Maintain accurate Accounts Payable files in a neat, orderly, and efficient manner for all paid and unpaid invoices.

Perform various clerical duties as assigned.

  • Answer incoming calls and direct the caller to appropriate personnel.
  • Take messages or transfer caller to voicemail when personnel is unavailable.
  • Greet and direct visitors and family members in a professional, friendly, and hospitable manner.
  • Receive, sort, and forward incoming mail. Maintain and route publications.
  • Coordinate the pick-up and delivery of express mail services (FedEx, UPS, etc.)
  • Assist in the ordering, receiving, stocking and distribution of office supplies.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or commercial coursework including math, payroll, bookkeeping and business.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and personal computers and payroll systems.
  • Proven ability to prioritize and work under minimum supervision.
  • Strong time management and attention to detail.
  • One – two years prior experience in a similar role, preferred.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to move throughout the facility to access information from other departments.
  • Ability to work under stress with constant interruptions and deadlines.
  • Ability to follow complex instructions.
  • Ability to master basic math skills.
  • Ability to think logically in following procedures and instructions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with colleagues, facility staff, residents, family members, and employees in a calm and friendly manner.
  • Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift and move intermittently during working hours in office areas, as well as throughout the facility.
  • Must be able to work outside of normal work hours including nights, holidays, and weekends as needed to meet facility and position demands.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Works in an office setting as well as throughout the facility.   Interacts with residents, family members, and staff under all conditions and circumstances.  May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, conditions including but not limited to exposure to hepatitis B viruses.

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HR/Payroll Coordinator – Bland Co

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Position / Title:                        Payroll/Human Resources Coordinator

Department:                             Administration

SUMMARY:

The Payroll/Human Resources Coordinator reports to the Chief Administrative Officer and Director of Human Resources and has full responsibility for payroll, employee benefits, personnel file maintenance, and accounts payable functions.  The Payroll/Human Resources Coordinator will organize and maintain all records related to payroll, human resources, and accounts payable in an effective, efficient, and financially sound manner.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Process facility payroll in accordance with established policies and procedures and within established timeframes.

  • Prepare and submit accurate and complete payroll data within established timeframes to ensure each employee receives the correct amount of wages on each scheduled pay day.
  • Generate punch detail reports for department head approval on a daily basis. Update missed punches and enter leave requests into time system on a daily basis.Ensure all payroll items processed have appropriate department head signatures prior to processing.
  • Ensure all payroll items entered conform to Kissito policy as stated in the Employee Handbook. Immediately notify the Director of Human Resources and the Chief Administrative Officer of any discrepancies.
  • Maintain an effective, efficient and accurate payroll and HRIS database. Update employee data (excluding new hires, pay rate changes and benefit tables) in the HRIS system accurately and efficiently.
  • Complete and submit Employee Master Forms to the Home Office for new hires, pay rate changes and benefit table assignment in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Review the Employees Not Paid Report each pay period to identify individuals who are out on leave or who have recently left the organization. Consult with appropriate department heads to obtain required documentation and update system accordingly.
  • Review payroll register upon receipt to ensure accuracy of all checks on each scheduled payday.
  • Distribute payroll checks.
  • Respond promptly to employee inquiries or concerns regarding pay issues. Complete and submit manual check requests as necessary.
  • Maintain biweekly payroll folders in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of payroll data. Store payroll records and payroll data in a secured cabinet or office at all times. Limit discussions and sharing of payroll related information to those with a “need to know”. Responsible for maintaining personnel and medical files in “survey-ready” status at all times
  •  Assemble and maintain personnel and medical files in “survey-ready” status at all times in accordance with the Kissito Healthcare Personnel File Checklist.
  • Generate the License Expiration and Annual PPD reports during the first 3 business days of each month. Forward to Quality Assurance/Staff Development, follow-up to ensure all information is received and update system accordingly.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of personnel and medical data. Store personnel and medical records in a secured cabinet or office at all times.  Limit discussions and sharing of personnel and medical information to those with a “need to know.”

Responsible for administering employee benefits in accordance with federal and state regulations and in compliance with established policies and procedures.

  • Conduct monthly meetings to educate newly eligible employees on the various benefit offerings including health, dental, disability, life, and 401-K.
  • Assist employees in completing benefit applications/waivers for all benefits offered.
  • Submit applications to carriers in a timely manner and follow-up to ensure that if elected coverage is bound.
  • Enter employee benefit deductions as appropriate in accordance with established policies.
  • Reconcile benefit invoices on a monthly basis to ensure all employees who are eligible have been offered coverage, that coverage is bound, and that all changes and terminations have been processed and carrier premiums are remitted in a timely manner.
  • Follow up with carriers for any changes, additions, and deletions not reflected on the invoice to verify receipt and resolve any discrepancies.
  • Responsible for COBRA administration and Section 125 compliance for medical and dental plans.
  • Respond promptly to employee inquiries regarding benefit offerings, eligibility, and benefit concerns.
  • Coordinate open enrollment meetings and documentation in conjunction with the Director of Human Resources.

Administer assigned human resources functions and actively participate in orientation of all new hires.

  • Conduct and document reference checks for all new hires.
  • Conduct new employee orientation to complete all payroll/human resources forms, explain general work rules, procedures, benefits, expectations, attendance, clocking in and out, and the employee handbook.
  • Perform employment verifications for past and current employees in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Work cooperatively with facility staff and employees to resolve employment related issues. Answer general employment and human resources questions.

Process accounts payable in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with established policies and procedures.

  • Code incoming invoices and distribute to appropriate department head for approval and authorization to pay on a daily basis.
  • Ensure all invoices received are coded, approved and entered prior to the cut-off date established each month.
  • Reconcile statements received to company records.  Work with vendors to resolve discrepancies.
  • Assist in preparing the weekly cash request log.
  • Process payments accurately and in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Respond to vendor inquiries regarding account balances, payment status, etc.
  • Maintain accurate Accounts Payable files in a neat, orderly, and efficient manner for all paid and unpaid invoices.

Perform various clerical duties as assigned.

  • Answer incoming calls and direct the caller to appropriate personnel.
  • Take messages or transfer caller to voicemail when personnel is unavailable.
  • Greet and direct visitors and family members in a professional, friendly, and hospitable manner.
  • Receive, sort, and forward incoming mail. Maintain and route publications.
  • Coordinate the pick-up and delivery of express mail services (FedEx, UPS, etc.)
  • Assist in the ordering, receiving, stocking and distribution of office supplies.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or commercial coursework including math, payroll, bookkeeping and business.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and personal computers and payroll systems.
  • Proven ability to prioritize and work under minimum supervision.
  • Strong time management and attention to detail.
  • One – two years prior experience in a similar role, preferred.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to move throughout the facility to access information from other departments.
  • Ability to work under stress with constant interruptions and deadlines.
  • Ability to follow complex instructions.
  • Ability to master basic math skills.
  • Ability to think logically in following procedures and instructions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with colleagues, facility staff, residents, family members, and employees in a calm and friendly manner.
  • Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift and move intermittently during working hours in office areas, as well as throughout the facility.
  • Must be able to work outside of normal work hours including nights, holidays, and weekends as needed to meet facility and position demands.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Works in an office setting as well as throughout the facility.   Interacts with residents, family members, and staff under all conditions and circumstances.  May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, conditions including but not limited to exposure to hepatitis B viruses.

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Laundry Aide – Warsaw

Laundry Aide

 

SUMMARY:

The Laundry Aide reports to and receives supervision from the Housekeeping Supervisor (when applicable) or the Director of Environmental Services and is responsible for performing a variety of general laundry tasks in compliance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and established policies and procedures to enhance the quality of life of our residents by maintaining all garments and linens in clean and sanitary condition.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform a variety of general laundry tasks.

  • Wash, dry and fold garments and linens.
  • Ironing duties as assigned.
  • Handle clean and soiled laundry in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Assemble supply packs for departments and place linen stacks in carts for distribution.
  • Record requests for linens and deliver linens promptly in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Identify and report to supervisor any garments or linens in need of repair.
  • Distribute garments to residents’ rooms in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.Perform duties in a safe manner and comply with established policies and procedures.

 

  • Perform all duties in compliance with established safety and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Actively participate in fire, safety and disaster preparedness drills.
  • Maintain safe working conditions and practices and follow established safety regulations in the use of equipment and supplies.
  • Promptly report unsafe or malfunctioning equipment to the Director of Environmental Services. The Laundry Aide reports to and receives supervision from the Laundry Supervisor (When Applicable) or The Director of Environmental Services.

 

  • Knowledge of and ability to operate washers, dryers, irons and related equipment.
  • Ability to understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to learn routine tasks quickly.
  • Ability to perform a variety of repetitive manual tasks that require agility and manual dexterity.

 

 

 

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of 30 pounds to a height of 2.5 feet and able to push, pull, move and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet.
  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to reach, stoop, kneel, bend, lift and move intermittently throughout the workday throughout the facility.
  • Must be able to work outside of normal work hours including nights, holidays, and weekends as needed to meet facility and position demands.
  • Must be free of diseases that may be transmitted in the performance of job responsibilities during the stage of communicability.
  • Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times hostile people within the facility.

 

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Works in laundry services area as well as throughout the facility. Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends and holidays when necessary.  Interacts with residents, family members, and staff under all conditions and circumstances.  Exposure to laundry cleaning agents/solutions, and lent.  May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, and conditions including but not limited to exposure to hepatitis B viruses.

 

 

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Director of Rehab – Warsaw

Job Description

Position / Title:           Director of Rehabilitation

Department:                 Rehabilitation 

SUMMARY:

The Director of Rehabilitation reports to the Chief Administrative officer and is responsible for managing the Rehabilitation Department in compliance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and established policies and procedures to ensure that specialized rehabilitation services, including physical, occupational, and speech language therapies, are provided to each resident who requires them to prevent avoidable physical and mental deterioration and to assist them in obtaining or maintaining their highest practicable level of functioning and psychosocial well-being.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervision of Rehabilitation Staff in fulfillment of department programs and activities within budget, with high quality and on schedule.
  • Supervises rehabilitation staff with direct and indirect responsibilities for interviewing, selection, training, motivating, wage and salary recommendations, and performance appraisals.
  • Review rehabilitation department punch detail reports on a daily basis. Promptly research and submit missed punch forms, PTO requests, etc. as needed to correct daily punches. Sign all punch detail reports, missed punch forms, and PTO requests to authorize payment.
  • Enhance company posture on EEO/ADA by making a good faith effort to recruit, select, develop, and retain protected class employees.
  • Assure all rehabilitation staff attends required training in hazardous communications and safety.
  • Determine appropriate staffing levels and approve PTO requests for all direct reports.
  • Orient and train staff in proper work practices upon hire.
  • Conduct and evaluate retraining and refresher training for all rehabilitation staff, as needed.
  • Monitor department staff to assure that they are following established safety and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Monitor rehabilitation staff’s adherence to Employee Handbook policies and procedures. Provide appropriate counseling and discipline as needed.
  • Ensure the rehabilitation staff actively participants in fire, safety and disaster preparedness drills.
  • Maintain safe working conditions and practices throughout the department.
  • Interpret and explain the facility’s policies and procedures to employees, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies, etc. as necessary.
  • Promote an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest, and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment, throughout the facility.
  • Maintain positive relations with residents, their families, and support staff to assure that residents’ needs are continually met.
  • Work closely with the Corporate Rehabilitation Manager to attain optimal results.
  • Ensure rehabilitation involvement in quality improvement initiatives and health/safety programs.
  • Lead rehabilitation participation in the development of facility-wide quality improvement processes and procedures.
  • Lead rehabilitation participation in processing relating to health and safety issues.
  • Support quality improvement training and development for rehabilitation staff. Encourage wide participation in activities and projects.
  • Implement and oversee comprehensive clinical audit programs to ensure adherence to all regulatory guidelines.
  • Oversee and maintain a comprehensive, organized clinical documentation system.
  • Ensure appropriate protocols and clinical practice guidelines are documented and regularly reviewed.
  • Review and submit resident Daily Service Records as required, ensuring appropriate billing practices and timely submission for payment.

Manage PPS system.

  • Manage PPS System.
  • Actively participate as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team and facilitate PPS meetings on a routine basis.
  • Ensure services are granted to the appropriate residents within the Medicare Part A Benefit Plan.
  • Complete appropriate sections of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) in an accurate and timely fashion.
  • Ensure timely and accurate recording of rehabilitation documentation in an informative and descriptive manner.
  • Ensure that all entries on notes, charts, etc. are recorded in an informative and descriptive manner.
  • Ensure that only authorized abbreviations established by the facility are used when recording information.
  • Ensure proper documentation of all services and responses to services as mandated by applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and established policies and procedures.
  • Assist in preparing an annual operating budget for approval by the Chief Administrative Officer and allocate department resources to carry out department objectives within established budget.
  • Assist in preparing and planning the Rehabilitation Department’s budget for equipment, supplies and labor.
  • Review and interpret monthly department financial statements and take appropriate corrective action in response to variances and trends in order to conform to the approved budget.
  • Maintain current written records of department expenditures and assure that adequate financial records and cost reports are submitted as necessary.

DEGREE OF SUPERVISION:

  • The Director of Rehabilitation reports to and receives general direction from the Chief Administrative Officer and works in close partnership with the Corporate Rehabilitation Manager. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess a current, unencumbered license, registration or certification as required by law in one of the following areas:       Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapy Assistant, or Speech-Language Pathologist.
  • Must have a working knowledge of rehabilitation services and practices, including the ability to recall important and commonly used information in source documents, and an understanding of the application of the pertinent principles in this field.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Must possess adequate vision and hearing to perform essential job duties.
  • Must be able to safely lift, transfer, and assist patients as needed, several times per day.
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time and move freely throughout the facility, both in-doors and out-doors.
  • Must be able to carry objects to multiple locations, safely push wheelchairs and patient beds and reach above head level several times per day.
  • Must be able to perform tasks requiring mental reasoning, sequencing and discrimination.
  • Must be able to perform math calculations.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Works in office areas, as well as throughout the facility. Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends and holidays to meet the demands of the facility and the position.  Must be able to travel as needed.  Interacts with residents, family members, and staff under all conditions and circumstances.  Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents and family members.  May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, and conditions including but not limited to exposure to hepatitis B viruses.

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Maintenance Tech SPR

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position / Title:  Maintenance Assistant

 

SUMMARY:

The Maintenance Assistant reports to and receives supervision from the Director of Maintenance and is responsible for repairing and maintaining the facility, grounds, and equipment in a safe, clean and orderly manner.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform routine repairs and preventative maintenance for building, grounds and equipment.

  • Maintain and repair building as needed. Such as repairing windows and doors; painting; carpentry work.
  • Maintain and repair building systems including, but not limited to electric wiring and controls, heating, ventilation and plumbing. Such as installing and repairing plumbing and electrical fixtures; opening clogged drains.
  • Assist with seasonal projects such as roof maintenance and repair, parking lot repair, and HVAC maintenance.
  • Responsible for snow and ice removal, application of salt and ice melt to sidewalks, and parking areas.
  • Grounds maintenance to include cutting grass, trimming, raking and mulching.
  • Maintenance and repair of security and alarm systems.
  • Perform preventative maintenance functions such as filter replacements, changes oil, filters, replacement of hoses, batteries, bulbs, and fuses in accordance with established preventative maintenance schedules.
  • Accurately account and safety store maintenance equipment and tools.
  • Provide immediate response to emergency situations (e.g. no heat, frozen water lines, building vandalism, etc.)
  • Conduct periodic building condition assessments, including documentation to identify safety concerns, and repair needs.
  • Respond to oral and written feedback from residents on building, grounds, and equipment issues and concerns as appropriate.
  • Document maintenance activities through preparation of reports, work orders, maintenance schedules and incidental record keeping in accordance with departmental policies.
  • Repair damaged flooring and base boards as needed. Assist with floor maintenance such as carpet cleaning, stripping and waxing hallways, resident rooms, and common areas.
  • Assist with other environmental services duties (such as housekeeping and laundry functions) as needed.
  • Assist in covering on-call duties beyond normal hours, on weekends and holidays to respond to facility emergencies. Assist with safety, fire, and disaster preparedness programs, and OSHA compliance.

 

  • Conduct routine checks of fire alarms and security systems.
  • Assist with coordination and documentation of fire, safety, and disaster preparedness drills.
  • Maintain SDS sheets.

 

  • Assist with the Orientation program for all employees must include a minimum of the following: fire drill procedures, disaster procedures, alarm panel review, emergency water supply, OSHA regulations, tour of facility including shut-off valves, evacuation routes, etc.Perform duties in a safe manner and comply with established policies and procedures.
  • Perform all duties in compliance with established safety and infection control policies and procedures.

Maintain safe working conditions and practices and follow established safety regulations in the use of equipment and supplies.DEGREE OF SUPERVISION: 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The Maintenance Assistant reports to and receives supervision from the Director of Maintenance.
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 1 – 3 years previous experience in a similar role.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the operations and maintenance of facilities and grounds including carpentry, electrical, mechanical, water and septic, security and alarm systems, HVAC systems, grounds maintenance and code requirements.
  • Demonstrated mechanical, electrical and repair abilities.
  • Ability to operate various maintenance equipment and tools.
  • Must be able to read instructions and manuals for equipment and tools.
  • Must be able to communicate positively with residents, coworkers, families, and vendors.

 

 

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of 50 pounds, perform moderately strenuous tasks and to climb ladders.
  • Must be able to stand, bend, lift and move intermittently throughout the work day in the throughout the facility.
  • Must be able to work outside of normal work hours including nights, holidays, and weekends as needed to meet facility and position demands.
  • Must be free of diseases that may be transmitted in the performance of job responsibilities during the stage of communicability.

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Works throughout the facility both indoors and outside in all types of weather conditions. Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends and holidays when necessary.  Must be available to assist with on-call duties to respond to facility emergencies.  Is subject to falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc. throughout the work day.    May be exposed to dust, fumes, allergens and air contaminants.  Interacts with residents, family members, and staff under all conditions and circumstances.  May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, and conditions including but not limited to exposure to hepatitis B viruses.

 

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Occupational Therapist (OT) – ALG

Job Description

Position / Title:            Occupational Therapist

Department:                 Rehabilitation

Reports To:                  Director of Rehabilitation

SUMMARY:

The Occupational Therapist reports to and receives general supervision from the Director of Rehabilitation and is responsible for providing quality occupational therapy services to residents as ordered by the physician in compliance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and established policies and procedures to prevent avoidable physical and/or mental deterioration and to assist them in obtaining and maintaining their highest practicable level of functioning and psychosocial well-being.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Utilize the therapy process by demonstrating appropriate evaluation, plan of care development, selection of therapeutic interventions, implementation, evaluation of functional outcomes, and facilitation of discharge plan.

Evaluation:

  • Assess each resident’s ability to participate in daily activities considering the residents capabilities, the activities and the environments in which these activities occur.
  • Participate in completing designated section of the initial and comprehensive assessments of a resident’s occupational therapy needs and the individualized c are plans within established time frames.
  • Ensure billing information regarding occupational therapy services rendered is sent to the Business Office in a timely manner.

Plan of Care Development:

  • Utilize evidence-based research as it applies ethically and appropriately to the occupational therapy process.
  • Recommend additional consultations and treatments, as needed.
  • Develop, document, and implement occupational therapy intervention based on the evaluation, resident goals, current best evidence, and clinical reasoning with physician approval. Review the intervention plan with the resident.
  • Document changes in resident’s performance and capacities. Modify intervention plan or discontinue services when resident has achieved identified goals, reached maximum benefit or does not desire to continue services.
  • Therapeutic Intervention Selection
  • Select therapy activities to fit resident’s needs and capabilities. Alter treatment programs as necessary.
  • Monitor and evaluate resident’s performance in therapy activities and provide encouragement.
  • Evaluate Functional Outcomes – Select, measure, document and interpret expected and achieved outcomes that are related to the resident’s ability to engage in activities of daily living.
  • Facilitation of Discharge Plan – Prepare and implement a discontinuation or transition plan based on the resident’s needs, goals, performance, and appropriate follow-up resources, including the implementation of restorative nursing programs.
  • Supervision of Occupational Therapy Personnel
  • Complete In-servicing and Training◦    Instruct patients, families, caregivers in home programs, basic living kills and the care and use of adaptive equipment. Perform duties in a safe manner in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • In-service staff members and caregivers as needed, as it relates to the delivery of occupational therapy services.
  • Supervise clinical services provided by Occupational Therapy Assistants, students of occupational therapy programs, and Rehabilitation Aides utilizing standards established by practice settings, government agencies, payers, and AOTA documents.
  • Perform all duties in compliance with established safety and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Actively participate in fire, safety and disaster preparedness drills.
  • Maintain safe working conditions and practices and follow established safety regulations in the use of modalities, equipment and supplies.Timely and accurately record occupational therapy services in an informative and descriptive manner.
  • Ensure all occupational therapy documentation conveys specific therapy provided and the resident’s response or lack of response to the therapy provided.
  • Perform all therapy services in accordance with the individualized plan of care.
  • Honor the resident’s refusal of treatment request.  Document and promptly report such requests to the Director of Rehabilitation.
  • Record all entries on notes, charts, etc. in an informative and descriptive manner.
  • Use only authorized abbreviations established by the facility when recording information.
  • Properly document all therapy, responses to therapy, changes in condition, etc. in accordance with established policies and procedures. The Occupational Therapist reports to and receives general supervision from the Director of Rehabilitation.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an occupational therapy program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®) or predecessor organizations.
  • Must have successfully completed a period of supervised fieldwork experience required by the recognized educational institution where the applicant met the academic requirements of an educational program for occupational therapists that is accredited by ACOTE® or predecessor organizations.
  • Must have passed a nationally recognized entry-level examination for occupational therapists;
  • Possess a current and unencumbered license, registration, or certification as required by law or regulation;•   Abide by the AOTA Standards for Continuing Competence (AOTA, 1999) by
  • establishing, maintaining, and updating professional performance, knowledge, and skills.
  • Abide by the AOTA Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics (AOTA, 2000);
  • Must posses a working knowledge of Occupational Therapy practices, including the ability to recall important and commonly used information in source documents, and an understanding of the application of the pertinent principles in this field.
  • A foreign educated occupational therapist who is a graduate of a school not approved by an accrediting agency must meet all requirements for state licensure or meet the criteria for a traineeship as a “foreign educated trainee” under the direct supervision of a licensed occupational therapist.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops;
  • reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Must maintain a current license at all times throughout employment.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: 

  • Must possess adequate vision and hearing to perform essential job duties.
  • Must be able to safely lift, transfer, and assist patients as needed, several times per day.
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time and move freely throughout the facility, both in-doors and out-doors.
  • Must be able to carry objects to multiple locations, safely push wheelchairs and patient beds and reach above head level several times per day.
  • Must be able to perform tasks requiring mental reasoning, sequencing and discrimination.
  • Must be able to perform math calculations.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Works throughout the facility. Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends and holidays when necessary.  Must be able to travel as needed.  Interacts with residents, family members, and staff under all conditions and circumstances.  Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, and visitors.   Exposure to infectious waste, diseases, and conditions including but not limited to exposure to hepatitis B viruses.

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Speech Therapist – BLD

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Position / Title:                        Speech Language Pathologist  

SUMMARY:

The Speech Language Pathologist reports to and receives general supervision from the Director of Rehabilitation and is responsible for providing speech language pathology services to residents, as ordered by the physician, who experience disorders of cognition, communication or dysphagia in compliance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and established policies and procedures to assist them in obtaining and maintaining their highest practicable level of functioning and psychosocial well-being.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Utilize the therapy process by demonstrating appropriate evaluation, plan of care development, selection of clinical interventions, implementation, evaluation of functional outcomes, and facilitation of discharge plan.

  • Evaluation:
  • Assess each resident’s functional abilities considering the resident’s capabilities, the tasks and the environments in which these tasks occur.
  • Evaluate and perform diagnostic testing in areas of fluency, speech articulation, voice, receptive and expressive language (syntax, morphology, semantics, pragmatics), swallowing disorders, and cognitive communication functioning.
  • Participate in completing designated section of the initial and comprehensive assessments of a resident’s speech language pathology needs and the individualized care plans within established time frames.
  • Plan of Care Development:
  • Utilize evidence-based research as it applies ethically and appropriately to the speech language pathology process.
  • Recommend additional consultations and treatments, as needed.
  • Develop, document, and implement speech language pathology intervention based on the evaluation, resident goals, current best evidence, and clinical reasoning with physician approval. Review the intervention plan with the resident.
  • Document changes in resident’s performance and capacities. Modify intervention plan or discontinue services when resident has achieved identified goals, reached maximum benefit or does not desire to continue services.
  • Therapeutic Intervention Selection
  • Select therapy activities to fit resident’s needs and capabilities. Alter treatment programs as necessary.
  • Monitor and evaluate resident’s performance in therapy activities and provide encouragement.
  • Evaluate Functional Outcomes – Select, measure, document and interpret expected and achieved outcomes that are related to the resident’s ability to engage in functional tasks.
  • Facilitation of Discharge Plan:
  • Prepare and implement a discontinuation or transition plan based on the resident’s needs, goals, performance, and appropriate follow-up resources, including the implementation of restorative nursing programs.
  • Instruct residents, families and caregivers in home programs, basic living skills and the care and use of adaptive equipment and/or compensatory strategies.∙ Supervise Speech Language Pathologists during their Clinical Fellowship Year, students of speech language pathology programs, and Rehabilitation Aides utilizing standards established by practice settings, government agencies, payers, and ASHA documents.◦ In-service staff members and caregivers as needed, as it relates to the delivery of speech language pathology services.Perform duties in a safe manner in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Complete In servicing and Training
  • Supervise Others
  • Perform all duties in compliance with established safety and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Actively participate in fire, safety and disaster preparedness drills.
  • Maintain safe working conditions and practices and follow established safety regulations in the use of modalities, equipment and supplies.Timely and accurately record speech language pathology services in an informative and descriptive manner.
  • Ensure all speech language pathology documentation conveys specific therapy provided and the resident’s response or lack of response to the therapy provided.
  • Perform all therapy services in accordance with the individualized plan of care.
  • Honor the resident’s refusal of treatment request.       Document and promptly report such requests to the Director of Rehabilitation.
  • Record all entries on notes, charts, etc. in an informative and descriptive manner.
  • Use only authorized abbreviations established by the facility when recording information.
  • Properly document all therapy, responses to therapy, changes in condition, etc. in accordance with established policies and procedures. The Speech Language Pathologist reports to and receives general supervision from the Director of Rehabilitation.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

    • Master’s Degree or Doctoral Degree from a speech language pathology program with accreditation consistent with the national standards set by the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA®) or predecessor organizations.
    • Possess a current and unrestricted Certificate of Clinical Competence issued by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
    • Must have passed the qualifying examination from the appropriate accrediting body.
    • Possess a current and unencumbered license, registration, or certification as required by law or regulation.
    • Current membership with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. 
    • Abide by the Code of Ethics, as developed by ASHA;
    • Must posses a working knowledge of Speech language pathology practices, including the ability to recall important and commonly used information in source documents, and an understanding of the application of the pertinent principles in this field.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: 

  • Must possess adequate vision and hearing to perform essential job duties.
  • Must be able to safely lift, transfer, and assist patients as needed, several times per day.
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time and move freely throughout the facility, both in-doors and out-doors.
  • Must be able to carry objects to multiple locations, safely push wheelchairs and patient beds and reach above head level several times per day.
  • Must be able to perform tasks requiring mental reasoning, sequencing and discrimination.
  • Must be able to perform math calculations.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Works throughout the facility. Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends and holidays when necessary.  Must be able to travel as needed.  Interacts with residents, family members, and staff under all conditions and circumstances.  Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, and visitors.   Exposure to infectious waste, diseases, and conditions including but not limited to exposure to hepatitis B viruses.

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Director of Culinary Services – BLD

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position / Title:                      Director of Culinary Services 

SUMMARY:

The Director of Culinary Services reports to the Chief Administrative officer and is responsible for compliance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and established policies and procedures to enhance the quality of life of our residents by providing quality nutritional services on a daily basis and assuring that the dietary department is maintained in a clean, safe, and sanitary manner.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supervision of Dietary Staff in fulfillment of department programs and activities within budget, with high quality and on schedule.

  • Supervise dietary staff with direct responsibilities for interviewing, selection, training, motivating, wage and salary recommendations, and performance appraisals.
  • Review dietary department punch detail reports on a daily basis. Promptly research and submit missed punch forms, PTO requests, etc. as needed to correct daily punches. Sign all punch detail reports, missed punch forms, and PTO requests to authorize payment.
  • Enhance company posture on EEO/ADA by making a good faith effort to recruit, select, develop, and retain protected class employees.
  • Assure all dietary staff attends required training in hazardous communications and safety.
  • Determine appropriate staffing levels and approve PTO requests for all direct reports.
  • Orient and train staff in proper work practices upon hire.
  • Conduct and evaluate retraining and refresher training for all dietary staff, as needed.
  • Monitor department staff to assure that they are following established safety and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Ensure department staff actively participates in fire, safety and disaster preparedness drills.
  • Maintain safe working conditions and practices throughout the department.
  • Ensure that charted dietary progress notes are informative and descriptive of the services provided and of the resident’s response to the service.
  • Assist in planning regular and special diet menus as prescribed by the attending physician.
  • Develop and maintain a file of tested standard recipes.
  • Requisition all dietary supplies, equipment, and food and ensure adequate inventory levels to provide quality nutritional services on a daily basis.Develop and implement Action Plans to meet the goals of the Dietary Department.
  • Assure that meals are prepared and delivered on time and in acceptable quantity and quality.
  • Provide necessary staff development and training to Dietary Aides and Cooks to ensure meals are prepared and served in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that Dietary Department work areas are maintained in a clean and sanitary manner.
  • Monitor Dietary Department staff to assure that they are following established safety and sanitary regulations and procedures in the use of equipment and supplies.
  • Perform regular inspections of the dietary services are for sanitation, order, safety and proper performance of assigned duties.  Serve menu items and prepare for daily operations.
  • Assure presentation of all meals according to established departmental policies and procedures.
  • Provide service to residents, visitors and staff in a friendly and efficient manner.
  • Assure meals are serviced on a timely basis.
  • Assure food is served in proper pre-determined portion sizes.
  • Assure food is served at the correct serving temperature and quality.  Develop and implement Action Plans to meet the goals of the Housekeeping Department.
  • Monitor department staff to ensure they are following established safety and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Monitor dietary staff’s adherence to Employee Handbook policies and procedures. Provide appropriate counseling and discipline as needed.
  • Ensure department staff actively participants in fire, safety and disaster preparedness drills.
  • Maintain safe working conditions and practices throughout the department, and ensure that department staff follows established safety regulations in the use of equipment and supplies.
  • Process diet changes and new diets as received from nursing services.
  • Maintain a written record of resident’s complaints and/or grievances that indicate the action taken to resolve the complaint and the current status of the complaint.Develop dietary care plans and assessments.
  • Assist in developing preliminary and comprehensive assessments of the dietary needs of each resident.
  • Assist in developing a written dietary plan of care that identifies the dietary problems/needs of the resident and the goals to be accomplished for each dietary problem/need identified.
  • Ensure that all dietary personnel are aware of the care plan and that care plans are used in planning daily dietary services for the resident.
  • Review and revise care plans and assessments as necessary.

Assist in preparing an annual operating budget for approval by the Chief Administrative Officer and allocate department resources to carry out department objectives within established budget.

  • Assist in preparing and planning the Dietary Department’s budget for food, equipment, supplies and labor.
  • Review and interpret monthly department financial statements and take appropriate corrective action in response to variances and trends in order to conform to the approved budget.
  • Maintain current written records of department expenditures and assure that adequate financial records and cost reports are submitted as necessary.

DEGREE OF SUPERVISION:

The Director of Culinary Services reports to and receives general direction from the Chief Administrative Officer.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Possess a Certified Dietary Manager Certification or ability to obtain same within 4 months of employment.
  • Minimum of 2 years previous supervisory experience.
  • Must have training or previous experience in cost control, food management and dietary therapy.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, and family members.
  • Must be knowledgeable of dietary practices and procedures as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines governing dietary functions in a long-term care facility.
  • Must be able to use the tools and equipment required in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Must be able to prepare palatable foods that are appetizing in appearance.
  • Must have knowledge of methods and procedures for serving food, principles of sanitation, and principles of safe food handling.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of 30 pounds to a height of 2.5 feet and able to push, pull, move and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet.
  • Must be able to stand, bend, lift and move intermittently throughout the work day in the dietary services area and throughout the facility.
  • Must be able to work outside of normal work hours including nights, holidays, and weekends as needed to meet facility and position demands.
  • Must be free of diseases that may be transmitted in the performance of job responsibilities during the stage of communicability.
  • Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times hostile people within the facility.

 WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Works in well-lit / ventilated area. Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends and holidays  when necessary.  Is subject to falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc. throughout the work day.  Is subject to sudden temperature changes.  Is exposed to heat/cold temperatures in kitchen/storage areas.  Interacts with residents, family members, and staff under all conditions and circumstances.  May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, and conditions including but not limited to exposure to hepatitis B viruses.

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