MG PTA

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position / Title:           Physical Therapist Assistant

Department:                 Rehabilitation

Reports To:                  Director of Rehabilitation

SUMMARY:

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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assist the Physical Therapist in performing selected components of physical therapy intervention to include treatment, measurement and data collection in accordance with laws, regulatory requirements, and APTA documents.

Implementation – Assist the Physical Therapist in implementing treatment plans designed to help residents function independently.
Therapeutic Intervention Selection
Select therapy activities to fit resident’s needs and capabilities. Alter treatment programs as necessary.
Monitor resident’s performance in therapy activities and provide encouragement.
Observe and document resident’s progress, attitudes and behavior. Report findings to the Physical Therapist and/or the Director of Rehabilitation.
Facilitation of Discharge Plan:
Contribute to the discontinuation or transition plan by providing information and documentation to the Physical Therapist related to the resident’s needs, goals, performance, and appropriate follow-up resources.
Instruct residents, families, and caregivers in home programs, basic living skills and the care and use of adaptive equipment.◦    Inservice staff members and caregivers as needed, as it relates to the delivery of physical therapy services.Perform duties in a safe manner in accordance with established policies and procedures. Complete Inservicing and Training
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, as directed by the Physical Therapist.  Timely and accurately record physical therapy services in an informative and descriptive manner.
Ensure all physical 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.DEGREE OF SUPERVISION: QUALIFICATIONS:
The Physical Therapist reports to and receives general supervision from the Director of Rehabilitation.
Graduate of a physical therapy program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE®) 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.
Must have passed all examinations for physical therapist assistants.
Possess a current and unencumbered license, registration, or certification as required by law or regulation.
Must posses a working knowledge of Physical 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.American Physical Therapy Association.
Abide by the Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant of the
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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Dietary Cook/Aide – Springs

JOB DESCRIPTION 

Position / Title:            Dietary Cook/Dietary Aide

Department:                 Dietary

Reports To:                  Director of Culinary Services

SUMMARY:

The Dietary Cook seeks to enhance the quality of life of our residents by providing high quality food to residents, visitors, and employees in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and established policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Preparation and delivery of high quality food.

  • Prepare and serve meals that are palatable and appetizing in appearance.
  • Prepare all menu items using established departmental policies and procedures.
  • Assure menu items are prepared in sufficient quantities to satisfy volumes.
  • Assist with the training of new employees.
  • Assure all food and maintain adequate inventory levels.
  • 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.
  • Serve meals on a timely basis.
  • Serve food in proper pre-determined portion sizes.
  • Serves food that is the correct serving temperature and quality.
  • Assist in checking diet trays before distribution.
  • Bring any sub-standard quality food to the attention of the Director of Culinary Services and properly discard.
  • Prepare and deliver snacks.
  • Receive food deliveries as assigned.  Maintain work area in sanitary condition.
  •  departmental supplies are ordered and received in a timely manner to maintain adequate inventory levels.
  • 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.
  • Serve meals on a timely basis.
  • Serve food in proper pre-determined portion sizes.
  • Serves food that is the correct serving temperature and quality.
  • Assist in checking diet trays before distribution.
  • Bring any sub-standard quality food to the attention of the Director of Culinary Services and properly discard.
  • Prepare and deliver snacks.
  • Receive food deliveries as assigned.
  • Maintain work area in sanitary condition.
  •  Assist in daily or scheduled cleaning duties in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Clean work surfaces, meat blocks, refrigerators and freezers.
  • Assist with floor maintenance for the kitchen and dining room. Sweep and mop floors as directed.
  • Wash, dry and store utensils, dishes, trays and supplies.
  • Clean and maintain all kitchen equipment in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Assist in maintaining food storage areas in a clean and properly arranged manner at all times.
  • Dispose of food and waste in accordance with established policies.
  • Maintain the care and use of supplies and equipment.
  • Maintain the appearance of the dietary services area.
  • Perform regular inspections of the dietary services area for sanitation, order, safety and proper performance of assigned duties.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The Dietary Cook reports to and receives supervision from The Director of Culinary Services.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, and family members.
  • Must be able to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Must be able to use the tools and equipment required in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Must have knowledge of elementary math.
  • 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 workday 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 workday. 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.

Dietary Aide

SUMMARY:

The dietary aide seeks to enhance the qualify of life of our residents by providing high quality food and food service to residents, visitors and employees in accordance with established dietary policies and procedures. The dietary aide maintains the kitchen and dining areas in sanitary condition. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Preparation and delivery of high quality food.

  • Prepare and serve meals that are palatable and appetizing in appearance.
  • Prepare all menu items using established departmental policies and procedures.
  • Assure menu items are prepared in sufficient quantities to satisfy volumes.
  • Assist with the training of new employees.
  • Assist the cook in preparing meals.
  • Assure all food and departmental supplies are ordered and received in a timely manner to maintain adequate inventory levels.
  • 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.
  • Serve meals on a timely basis.
  • Serve food in proper pre-determined portion sizes.
  • Serve food that is the correct serving temperature and quality.
  • Assist in checking diet trays before distribution.
  • Bring any sub-standard quality food to the attention of the Director of Culinary Services and properly discard.
  • Prepare and deliver snacks.
  • Receive food deliveries as assigned.  Maintain work area in sanitary condition. Assist in daily or scheduled cleaning duties in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Clean work surfaces, meat blocks, refrigerators and freezers.
  • Assist with floor maintenance for the kitchen and dining room. Sweep and mop floors as directed.
  • Wash, dry and store utensils, dishes, trays and supplies.
  • Clean and maintain all kitchen equipment in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Assist in maintaining food storage areas in a clean and properly arranged manner at all times.
  • Dispose of food and waste in accordance with established policies.
  • Maintain the care and use of supplies and equipment.
  • Maintain the appearance of the dietary services area.
  • Performs regular inspections of the dietary services area for sanitation, order, safety and proper performance of assigned duties. The Dietary Aide reports to and receives supervision from The Director of Culinary Services.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, and family members.
  • Must be able to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Must possess knowledge of elementary math. (ex. Counting trays)

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 workday 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.

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Medical Records Clerk – Maple Grove

SUMMARY:

The Medical Records Clerk reports to and receives supervision from the Medical Records Supervisor or Chief Administrative Officer and performs a variety of clerical duties involved in maintaining medical records to include filing, retrieving and distributing medical records, and maintaining associated logs and records in accordance with established policies and procedures.  The Medical Records Clerk is distinguished from the higher classification of Medical Records Supervisor.  The Medical Records Clerk is an entry-level employee who performs routine clerical tasks.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Prepare, review, and maintain hard copy and electronic medical charts in accordance with established laws, rules, and regulations.

  • Process new admissions.
  • Prepare medical chart and enter data in computer system.
  • Photograph the resident.
  • Prepare Face Sheet.
  • Update Admission/Discharge Register.
  • Prepare and place name plate on resident’s door.
  • Daily maintenance of medical charts.
  • Transcribe physician orders, treatments and medications on a daily basis.
  • Send unsigned physician orders to physician for signature.
  •  Document and follow-up to ensure receipt of signed order.
  • File signed physician orders in the medical chart.
  • Process face sheet changes, payer source changes, and room changes.
  • Sort, file and collate medical records information such as admission slips, lab reports and clinical notes into resident medical charts in appropriate sequence and in accordance with established procedures.
  • Research lost or missing records.
  • Prints progress notes and other portions of the electronic record based on established policies and procedures.
  • Process discharges.
  • Update Admission/Discharge Register
  • Remove name plate from resident’s door.
  • Review medical chart to ensure a discharge note has been entered.
  • Review medical chart to verify receipt of physician order for discharge.
  • Send unsigned physician order for discharge to physician for signature.   Document and follow-up to ensure receipt of signed order. File signed order in medical chart.
  • Verify receipt of Discharge Sheet for each discipline recapping stay.
  • Consolidate overflow records with medical chart and move medical chart to Discharge Records Storage. Maintain Daily Census and Admission/Discharge Register.
  • Record admissions, discharges, transfers and deaths appropriately on a daily basis.
  • Check census information against existing records for accuracy and completeness on a daily basis.
  • Verify census information against existing records; research discrepancies, and make necessary corrections on a daily basis.Generate monthly reports and perform monthly audit of medical charts.
  • Generate Resident PPD, Influenza, and Pneumonia Vaccination List on the first day of each month. Identity residents who need annual PPD, Influenza and Pneumonia Vaccinations. Enter resident names and due dates on the MAR and follow-up with nursing staff to ensure vaccinations are received and update medical charts.
  • Conduct monthly medical record audits for compliance with policies and procedures.Thin medical charts on a quarterly basis.
  • Pull Nursing Notes dated more than 3 months prior from the medical chart and file in overflow records
  • Pull Physician Orders dated more than 3 months prior from the medical chart and file in overflow records
  • Pull Progress Notes dated more than 3 months prior from the medical chart and file in overflow records
  • Pull Lab Reports dated more than 3 months prior from the medical chart and file in overflow records
  • Maintain confidentiality of medical records.
  • Adhere to the confidentiality standards of the Privacy Act and HIPAA.
  • Copy and distribute medical information as directed by the Medical Records Supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The Medical Records Clerk reports to and receives supervision from the Medical Records Supervisor or the Chief Administrative Officer.
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or equivalent.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • 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 able to sit or stand or long periods of time.
  • 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:

Work is usually performed in a typical office setting. Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends and holidays 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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Transportation Aide ALG

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position / Title: Transport Aide 

SUMMARY:  

The Transport Aide reports to and receives supervision from the Chief Administrative Officer and is responsible for safely transporting residents and patients to their medical appointments. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:.

  • Lift, move, and transport residents using proper body mechanics and lifting devices for accident prevention.
  • Transport patients as needed to emergency rooms, medical and dental appointments as needed
  • Communicate and interact effectively, courteously, and tactfully with residents, visitors, family members, peers, and supervisors.
  • Assist and escort residents for appointments such as beauty shop, activities, etc.
  • Participate in activities and facility functions as directed.
  • 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.
  • Transport patients as needed to emergency rooms, medical and dental appointments as needed
  • Monitor cleanliness of vehicles, reporting any maintenance variance to Maintenance Director.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a CNA License
  • CPR Certified
  • Valid driver’s license with good record.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • 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 in other positions temporarily 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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Beautician – ALG

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position / Title:  Beautician/Barber 

 

SUMMARY: 

The Beautician/Barber reports to and receives general direction from the Director of Activities and is responsible for providing beauty/barber services to residents.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide a variety of beauty/barber services to residents. 

  • Cut, shape, style, tint, and perm hair according to existing cosmetology practices.
  • Set hair by blow-dry or natural-set.
  • Shampoo and condition hair and scalp.
  • Shave, trim, and shape beards and mustaches.
  • Maintain appointment calendar.  Schedule and coordinate appointments.
  • Clean, sterilize, and disinfect area and equipment.
  • Maintain accurate records and logs.
  • Ensure an adequate supply of materials to meet demands.
  • Order, receive, inspect and store equipment, materials, and supplies.
  • Submit billing information regarding cosmetology services rendered to the Business Office in a timely manner. 

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. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must possess an active, unencumbered license as a Cosmetologist in the state.

  • Knowledge of the principles, theories, and practice of cosmetology.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.  Must be able to bend, lift and move intermittently throughout the work day.
  • 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. 
  • Must be FULLY VACCINATED OR WILLING TO BE FULLY VACCINATED

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Works in beauty/barber area as well as throughout the facility.    Interacts with residents, family members, and staff under all conditions and circumstances.    Must be constantly alert for resident safety.  Is subject to lifting, transporting, and assisting residents.  May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, and conditions including but not limited to exposure to hepatitis B viruses.

 

 

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Transportation Aide- Warsaw

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position / Title: Transport Aide 

SUMMARY:  

The Transport Aide reports to and receives supervision from the Chief Administrative Officer and is responsible for safely transporting residents and patients to their medical appointments. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:.

  • Lift, move, and transport residents using proper body mechanics and lifting devices for accident prevention.
  • Transport patients as needed to emergency rooms, medical and dental appointments as needed
  • Communicate and interact effectively, courteously, and tactfully with residents, visitors, family members, peers, and supervisors.
  • Assist and escort residents for appointments such as beauty shop, activities, etc.
  • Participate in activities and facility functions as directed.
  • 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.
  • Transport patients as needed to emergency rooms, medical and dental appointments as needed
  • Monitor cleanliness of vehicles, reporting any maintenance variance to Maintenance Director.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • CPR Certified
  • Valid driver’s license with good record.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • 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 in other positions temporarily 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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Physical Therapist – WS

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position / Title: Physical Therapist

 

SUMMARY: 

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.

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 functional abilities considering the residents capabilities, the tasks and the environments in which these tasks occur.
    • Participate in completing designated section of the initial and comprehensive assessments of a resident’s physical therapy 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 physical therapy process.
    • Recommend additional consultations and treatments, as needed.
    • Develop, document, and implement physical 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 functional abilities.
  • 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.
  • Supervision of Physical Therapy Personnel
    • Supervise clinincal services provided by Physical Therapy Assistants, students of physical therapy programs, and Rehabilitation Aides utilizing standards established by practice settings, government agencies, payers, and APTA documents.
  • Complete Inservicing and Training
    •  Inservice staff members and caregivers as needed, as it relates to the delivery of physical therapy services.

 

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 modalities, equipment and supplies.

 

Timely and accurately record physical therapy services in an informative and descriptive manner.

  • Ensure all physical 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. 

 

DEGREE OF SUPERVISION:

The Physical Therapist reports to and receives general supervision from the Director of Rehabilitation.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of a physical therapy program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE®) 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.
  • Must have passed all examinations for physical therapists.
  • Possess a current and unencumbered license, registration, or certification as required by law or regulation.
  • Must posses a working knowledge of Physical 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.
  • Abide by the Code of Ethics of the American Physical Therapy Association;
  • 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 physical 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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Dietary Cook/Aide – Bland Co.

JOB DESCRIPTION 

Position / Title:            Dietary Cook/Dietary Aide

Department:                 Dietary

Reports To:                  Director of Culinary Services

SUMMARY:

The Dietary Cook seeks to enhance the quality of life of our residents by providing high quality food to residents, visitors, and employees in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and established policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Preparation and delivery of high quality food.

  • Prepare and serve meals that are palatable and appetizing in appearance.
  • Prepare all menu items using established departmental policies and procedures.
  • Assure menu items are prepared in sufficient quantities to satisfy volumes.
  • Assist with the training of new employees.
  • Assure all food and maintain adequate inventory levels.
  • 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.
  • Serve meals on a timely basis.
  • Serve food in proper pre-determined portion sizes.
  • Serves food that is the correct serving temperature and quality.
  • Assist in checking diet trays before distribution.
  • Bring any sub-standard quality food to the attention of the Director of Culinary Services and properly discard.
  • Prepare and deliver snacks.
  • Receive food deliveries as assigned.  Maintain work area in sanitary condition.
  •  departmental supplies are ordered and received in a timely manner to maintain adequate inventory levels.
  • 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.
  • Serve meals on a timely basis.
  • Serve food in proper pre-determined portion sizes.
  • Serves food that is the correct serving temperature and quality.
  • Assist in checking diet trays before distribution.
  • Bring any sub-standard quality food to the attention of the Director of Culinary Services and properly discard.
  • Prepare and deliver snacks.
  • Receive food deliveries as assigned.
  • Maintain work area in sanitary condition.
  •  Assist in daily or scheduled cleaning duties in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Clean work surfaces, meat blocks, refrigerators and freezers.
  • Assist with floor maintenance for the kitchen and dining room. Sweep and mop floors as directed.
  • Wash, dry and store utensils, dishes, trays and supplies.
  • Clean and maintain all kitchen equipment in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Assist in maintaining food storage areas in a clean and properly arranged manner at all times.
  • Dispose of food and waste in accordance with established policies.
  • Maintain the care and use of supplies and equipment.
  • Maintain the appearance of the dietary services area.
  • Perform regular inspections of the dietary services area for sanitation, order, safety and proper performance of assigned duties.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The Dietary Cook reports to and receives supervision from The Director of Culinary Services.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, and family members.
  • Must be able to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Must be able to use the tools and equipment required in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Must have knowledge of elementary math.
  • 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 workday 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 workday. 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.

Dietary Aide

SUMMARY:

The dietary aide seeks to enhance the qualify of life of our residents by providing high quality food and food service to residents, visitors and employees in accordance with established dietary policies and procedures. The dietary aide maintains the kitchen and dining areas in sanitary condition. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Preparation and delivery of high quality food.

  • Prepare and serve meals that are palatable and appetizing in appearance.
  • Prepare all menu items using established departmental policies and procedures.
  • Assure menu items are prepared in sufficient quantities to satisfy volumes.
  • Assist with the training of new employees.
  • Assist the cook in preparing meals.
  • Assure all food and departmental supplies are ordered and received in a timely manner to maintain adequate inventory levels.
  • 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.
  • Serve meals on a timely basis.
  • Serve food in proper pre-determined portion sizes.
  • Serve food that is the correct serving temperature and quality.
  • Assist in checking diet trays before distribution.
  • Bring any sub-standard quality food to the attention of the Director of Culinary Services and properly discard.
  • Prepare and deliver snacks.
  • Receive food deliveries as assigned.  Maintain work area in sanitary condition. Assist in daily or scheduled cleaning duties in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Clean work surfaces, meat blocks, refrigerators and freezers.
  • Assist with floor maintenance for the kitchen and dining room. Sweep and mop floors as directed.
  • Wash, dry and store utensils, dishes, trays and supplies.
  • Clean and maintain all kitchen equipment in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Assist in maintaining food storage areas in a clean and properly arranged manner at all times.
  • Dispose of food and waste in accordance with established policies.
  • Maintain the care and use of supplies and equipment.
  • Maintain the appearance of the dietary services area.
  • Performs regular inspections of the dietary services area for sanitation, order, safety and proper performance of assigned duties. The Dietary Aide reports to and receives supervision from The Director of Culinary Services.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, and family members.
  • Must be able to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Must possess knowledge of elementary math. (ex. Counting trays)

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 workday 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.

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