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RESTORATIVE AIDE - PTA or COTA Required - Sunday-Thursday

Job Locations US-OH-Huntsburg
Requisition ID
2022-62524
Category (Portal Searching)
Nursing
Position Type (Portal Searching)
Regular Full-Time
Recruiter Name
Cori Nelson
Recruiter Email
corinelson@healthpro-heritage.com
Recruiter Number
601-248-5686
Recruiting Priority Level
B

Overview

Restorative Aide for Ohman Family Living at Blossom located in Huntsburg, OH.

We are looking for a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA), Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) to fill this role.

 

If you or someone you know might be interested in this position please send your resume to corinelson@healthpro-heritage.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

  • Schedule: Sunday-Thursday 
  • Hours: 30-40 Per Week
  • Location: Ohman Family Living at Blosson in Huntsburg, OH
  • GREAT Opportunity for New Grads!
  • Full Benefits Offered!
  • Target Hourly Rate for COTA or PTA - $20/hr. 

Responsibilities

CULTURE/RELIGIOUS ASPECTS: Employee will care for patients of all cultural and religious backgrounds. 

 

ETHICS AND COMPLIANCE: Employee performs within the prescribed limits of the LTC/SNF/departments Ethics and Compliance Program. Is responsible to detect, observe and report compliance variances to their immediate supervisor, or upward through the chain of command, the Compliance Office or compliance hotline. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

 

  • Receives specific restorative nursing assignments directly from the RN/Rehab Director. These assignments often involve residents who are discharged from formalized therapy and have specific orders from the therapist or a nurse.
  • Performs above care and ambulation, ROM, ADL specifics, contracture splint, hand roll care, positioning as assigned by the RN and/or Rehab Director.
  • Works with small group classes under the direction of the RN and/or Rehab Director.
  • Follows protocols and procedures for restorative nursing care as set by nursing administration/Rehab Director.
  • Attends care-planning conferences.
  • Coordinates restorative dining program.
  • Informs charge nurse of suggestions for changes that s/he perceive as necessary for improving resident care and that would help a resident reach their highest possible functioning level. 
  • Checks resident(s) with wheelchairs on a consistent basis for needs, appropriate fit, in good repair, etc. Reports needed repairs, etc., to the RN and/or Rehab Director.
  • Reports lack of functioning equipment and lack of adequate supplies to the RN and/or Rehab Director.
  • Works with staff in seeing that bladder re-training program is properly carried out.
  • Documents progress of resident as directed by supervisor. Completes flow sheets daily to signify that the specified restorative nursing measure was done.
  • Assists supervisor with orientation and staff development in principles and practices of restorative nursing a directed.
  • Acts as a team member with the nurse being head of the team.
  • Keeps nurse informed of problems having with factors that interfere with being able to perform the work as assigned, i.e., resident refusal.  Keeps the RN and/or Rehab Director informed of same.
  • Assists supervisor in keeping lists of restorative approaches current and updated. If these measures are not on care plan, inform nurse and supervisor so this can be done.
  • Must be courteous and patient in dealings with residents, family members, co-workers, visitors and physicians.
  • Follows infection prevention and control policies and procedures set for by the LTC Community/Infection Prevention and Rehab Director 

 

WORK HOURS: Actual hours worked is dependent on staffing needs. Rotating shifts may be required if necessary. Weekends and holidays are required as scheduled. Every other weekend off is not  assured. 

 

Qualifications

SKILLS: Exhibits a special interest in the older adult and others requiring long term care. Has sufficient written and verbal communication skills to understand instructions and complete basic charting functions. Maintains confidentiality. 

 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING: Prefer some medical training or previous work as a nursing assistant. Must be a certified nursing assistant. Able to pass written and oral examinations on work-related topics. Participate in an intensive in-service education with a registered physical therapist to learn required skills. Must keep work at above- average level of performance. 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Physical strength, endurance and motor coordination is necessary for long periods of walking, standing, assisting with lifting, transferring and repositioning residents. Must have good vision, hearing, speech and language abilities in order to perform and communicate restorative activities. 

 

My job requires that I lift: 

 

NEVER OCCASIONALLY FREQUENTLY CONTINUOUSLY 

A.  Up to 10 lbs. 

 

 

 

X 

B.  11 - 24 lbs. 

 

 

 

X 

C.  25 - 34 lbs. 

 

 

 

X 

D.  35 - 50 lbs. 

 

 

 

X 

E.  51 - 74 lbs. 

 

 

 

X 

F.  75 -  100 lbs. 

 

 

X 

 

G. Above 100 lbs. STATE WEIGHT 

 

 

 

X 

 

 

H. STANDING 

 

 

X 

 

I.  WALKING 

 

 

 

X 

J.  SITTING 

 

X 

 

 

 

Any lifting of 35# or more requires the use of an assistive device and/or physical assistance.

 

EXPOSURE CATEGORY 1 

 

  1. Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues. This includes all procedures or job related tasks that involve inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids or tissues, or potential spills or splashes of them. 
  2. Tasks that do not involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue, but exposure may be required as a condition of employment. Appropriate protective measures are readily available to these employees when needed.
  3. Tasks that involve NO exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue and Category I tasks are not a condition of employment. 

Recruiter : Email Address

corinelson@healthpro-heritage.com

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