Physical Therapist Community Based Care - Sub-Acute Rehab (FBM)

Catholic Health System Lebanon, IN
* Physical Therapist Community Based Care – Sub Acute Rehab (Father Baker Manor):

Provides rehabilitation according to state licensure. Organizes and conducts treatment programs to restore and prevent loss of function following disease, injury and/or disability. Practices with autonomy, adhering to Best Practice guidelines and communicating with all healthcare professionals for the best plan of care for the patient.

REPORTS TO: Senior Therapist or Manager Rehab at specific site

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Physical Therapy Assistants, Rehabilitation Aides, Students, Volunteers.

SKILL AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM)

Education

* As per professional degree from an accredited program by the NYS Department of Education

* Registered and licensed by NYS Department of Education, or eligible

Experience

* Prior experience working in a similar clinical setting preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:

* Must have the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members and visitors.

* Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into the existing Physical Therapy Services.

* Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

* Must have knowledge of Physical Therapy procedures.

* Evaluation and treatment of Residents for Physical Therapy programs.

* Involvement in the Care Plan process and MDS process.

* Screening of residents for physical therapy intervention.

* Documentation within the guidelines of CHS LTC Policies and Procedures as well as state and federal regulations.

* Communication skills which may be inclusive of approach, tone of voice, speed of communication, respectfulness and non-verbal communication.

* Physical assessment: Ability to assess the physical impact the disease process and aging process has on ability to perform daily tasks; examples may include skin integrity, functional mobility, ROM, MMT, ADLs, bowel and bladder control.

* Professional skills: Demonstrates knowledge of professional skills, consisting of a full systems review focused on disabilities and impairments affecting well-being and physical function, may include wound assessment and treatment, and pain control. Demonstrates best practice patterns consistent with professional standards as established by the APTA and the NYAPTA.

* Proficient in efficiently navigating utilized EMR programs.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Physical Effort:

* Considerable amount of bending, stooping, walking, lifting.

* Standing and transferring of patients

ACTIVITY & STRENGTH: (MEDIUM)

Low Lift (floor to knuckle): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Mid Lift (knuckle to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

High Lift (shoulder and above): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Full Lift (floor to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Carry: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Push: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Pull: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Overall Strength Category: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Dictionary Of Occupational Titles

Constant (C) 67-100% Workday

Occasional - Frequent (F) 34-66% Workday

Occasional (O) 0-33% Workday

Not Present (N)

Activity - Job Demand

Walk – Frequent

Climb Stairs – Occasional

Stoop – Frequent

Kneel – Occasional

Crouch – Occasional

Reach (immediate) – Frequent

Reach (overhead) – Occasional

Handling – Frequent

Fingering - Frequent

Sitting – Occasional

Standing – Constant

Push Cart - Frequent

Pull Cart - Frequent

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