Director of Activities – Fincastle

Kissito Healthcare is seeking a passionate, energetic, and State Certified Activities Professional to serve as the Director of Community Life.   This is the type of opportunity where you will wake up each day and say, “I cannot believe I get paid to do this work. I feel like I was made specifically for this role.” Qualified candidates will be outgoing, creative, computer savvy, very organized and able to meet deadlines and state requirements. Passion for interacting with the elderly is a must. Experience with recruiting volunteers and building community relations is a plus. 

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Director of Activities – Palm View

Kissito Healthcare is seeking a passionate, energetic, and State Certified Activities Professional to serve as the Director of Community Life.   This is the type of opportunity where you will wake up each day and say, “I cannot believe I get paid to do this work. I feel like I was made specifically for this role.” Qualified candidates will be outgoing, creative, computer savvy, very organized and able to meet deadlines and state requirements. Passion for interacting with the elderly is a must. Experience with recruiting volunteers and building community relations is a plus. 

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Activities Assistant – Palm View

Working directly under the Director of Activities, the Activities Assistant will be responsible for scheduling activities as well as preparing the activity area for scheduled functions. This will include moving equipment and supplies, creating decorations and crafts, ordering and maintaining adequate levels of materials, interviewing residents or family members for activity information, and cleaning the area upon completion of activities. They will be responsible for observing and documenting resident attendance and participation in activities, ensuring all charted activity notes are informative and descriptive of the services provided. The ideal candidate needs to be able to escort residents to activity functions or transport residents using the company van. They will help develop and implement care plans and resident assessments as well as supervise and schedule volunteers. The job candidate will be expected to perform duties in a safe manner and comply with established policies and procedures as well as meet physical and mental demands.

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Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) – Palm View

The Physical Therapist Assistant reports to and receives general supervision from the Director of Rehabilitation; receives clinical supervision from the Physical Therapist and is responsible for providing physical therapy services to assigned residents 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.

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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) – Palm View

The Occupational Therapy Assistant reports to and receives general supervision from the Director of Rehabilitation; receives clinical supervision from the Occupational Therapist; and is responsible for providing occupational therapy services to assigned residents 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.

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Speech Language Pathologist – Palm View

The Speech Language Pathologist will have a Master’s or Doctoral Degree from an accredited speech language pathology program and will 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. Through evaluation they will assess the residents functional abilities, evaluate and perform diagnostic testing, and participate in completing a designated section of the initial comprehensive assessment. Through the plan of care development the speech language pathologist will develop, document, and implement speech language pathology intervention as well as document changes in residents performance and capabilities. Through therapeutic intervention selection the Speech Language Pathologist will select therapy activities to fit residents needs and capabilities as well as monitor and evaluate residents performance in therapy activities. The Speech Language Pathologist will interpret expected and achieved outcomes related to the resident’s ability to engage in functional tasks. Other duties will include facilitation of a discharge plan, supervising others, and completing in-servicing and training.

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Registered Nurse (RN) – Maple Grove

The Registered Nurse will utilize the nursing process by demonstrating appropriate assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of resident’s care. They will perform ongoing assessments and revise plans of care based on new data and residents condition. The Registered Nurse will also perform direct patient care by administering medications, IV’s, treatments, and procedures. This position will be responsible for observing and documenting residents responses to medications and treatments and handling emergency situations in a prompt, precise and professional manner. Other responsibilities include developing and implementing nursing care plans and assessments, performing duties in a safe manner in accordance with established policies and procedures, and performing “Charge Nurse” duties as assigned by observing conditions which indicate possible need for restorative nursing programs, maintaining clinical files, and communicating status of residents throughout the department.

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Speech Language Pathologist – Maple Grove

The Speech Language Pathologist will have a Master’s or Doctoral Degree from an accredited speech language pathology program and will 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. Through evaluation they will assess the residents functional abilities, evaluate and perform diagnostic testing, and participate in completing a designated section of the initial comprehensive assessment. Through the plan of care development the speech language pathologist will develop, document, and implement speech language pathology intervention as well as document changes in residents performance and capabilities. Through therapeutic intervention selection the Speech Language Pathologist will select therapy activities to fit residents needs and capabilities as well as monitor and evaluate residents performance in therapy activities. The Speech Language Pathologist will interpret expected and achieved outcomes related to the resident’s ability to engage in functional tasks. Other duties will include facilitation of a discharge plan, supervising others, and completing in-servicing and training.

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Occupational Therapist (OT) – Maple Grove

The Occupational Therapist will 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. In terms of evaluation the Occupational Therapist will assess each resident and participate in completing designated sections of the initial and comprehensive assessment as well as ensure billing information is sent to the Business Office in a timely manner. Under the Plan of Care Development the Occupational Therapist will develop, document, and implement occupational therapy intervention and document changes in resident’s performance and capabilities. Through Therapeutic Intervention Selection the Occupational Therapist will select therapy activities to fit residents needs and capabilities and will monitor and evaluate residents performance and provide encouragement.
 

Physical Therapist (PT) – Maple Grove

The Physical Therapist reports to and receives general supervision from the Director of Rehabilitation and is responsible for providing physical 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.  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.

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