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Restorative CNA

Avante at Lake Worth

This is a Contract position in Statesboro, GA posted December 20, 2021.

Avante At Lake Worth
– SUPERVISOR: Therapy Program Manager/Supervising Therapist DEPARTMENT: Rehabilitation Purpose: To assist licensed staff by performing a variety of functions in the Rehabilitation Department under the direction and supervision of the Licensed Physical Therapist, the Physical Therapist Assistant, the Registered Occupational Therapist, the Certified Occupational Assistant and the Speech-Language Pathologist to ensure that quality care is being provided to each resident.

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

· Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.

· Must be a supportive team member, contribute to and be an example of team work and team concept.

· Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.

· Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.

· Must possess the ability and willingness to work harmoniously with other personnel.

· Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.

· Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition.

· Ability to understand instruction and execute assigned tasks.

· Ability to apply principles of rational systems to solve problems and work with a variety of variables and to interpret instruction presented in various forms.

· Software knowledge
– Outlook, Excel, Word etc.

Essential Job Functions: Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Administrative Functions
· Performs department secretarial functions as directed.

· Assists with computerized billing, billing documentation processes, and clinical documentation processes, as requested.

· Adheres to department procedures regarding documentation of services.

· Use the wristband or photo card file to identify residents before administering treatments, etc., as necessary.

· Report all changes in the resident’s condition to Rehab personnel as soon as practical.

· Confers formerly and informally with other team members in coordinating the administrative functions of patient care.

· Report all accidents and incidents you observe on the shift that they occur.

· Agree not to disclose assigned user ID code and password for accessing resident/facility information and promptly report suspected or known violations of such disclosure to the Administrator.

· Report any known or suspected unauthorized attempt to access facility’s information system.

Admission, Transfer, and Discharge Functions
· Greet residents and escort them to Rehab room or to the receiving area.

· Transports residents to and from the Rehabilitation department for scheduled treatments in a timely and safe manner as requested.

· Assist with loading/unloading residents from vehicles as necessary.

Rehab Care Functions
· Assists with resident treatments assigned by the licensed therapist (e.g.

exercise routines, tilt table activities, group therapy, ambulation skills, skills related to activities of daily living (ADLs), and application of treatment modalities).

· Prepares residents for treatment as instructed by supervising therapist.

· Reports changes in tolerance or medical status prior to each treatment to the supervising therapist.

· Maintains open communication with supervising therapist regarding the resident’s requests, needs, and responses to treatment
· Maintains department in a neat, clean, orderly, and safe manner.

· Cleaning of gym equipment daily and durable medical equipment as needed.

· Reporting to the supervising therapist any needs for repair.

· Assisting in inventory of equipment and supplies.

· Other maintenance duties, as requested.

· Assist with setting up treatment areas by:
· Distributing linen to the appropriate areas.

· Preparing treatment mats and beds.

· Organizing equipment and materials within treatment areas.

· Preparing the hydrotherapy area for treatment.

· Other preparation, as requested.

· Organizes work area and work in progress so that minimum delay results with interruptions or confusion.

Personnel Functions & Staff Development
· Assists with and participates in quality assurance programs as required.

· Reports to work on time and adheres to schedule, maintaining work efficiency during assigned shift.

· Assists in orienting new rehabilitation technicians to company and facility policies and procedures.

· Communicates orally or in writing with clarity and accuracy.

· Attend and participate in scheduled training and educational classes to maintain current certification as a Nursing Assistant.

· Attend and participate in scheduled orientation programs and activities.

· Attend and participate in facility in-service meetings and training programs as instructed.

Safety and Sanitation
· Wash hands before and after performing any service for the resident.

· Maintains safe and clean work area and adheres to facility/company safety standards.

· Clean, disinfect, and return all resident care equipment to its designated storage area after each use.

· Report all hazardous conditions and equipment to the Supervising Therapist immediately.

· Report all safety violations.

· Report any communicable or infectious disease to the Director of Nursing Services and/or to the Infection Control Coordinator.

· Wear and/or use safety equipment and supplies (e.g., back brace, mechanical lifts, etc.) when lifting or moving residents.

Equipment and Supply Functions
· Use only the equipment you have been trained to use and operate in a safe manner.

· Report defective equipment to the Supervising Therapist
· Maintains departmental equipment and supplies and inform the Supervising Therapist of your equipment and supply needs.

Avante provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, Veterans’ status, national origin, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, gender, genetic information or any other category protected by law.

In addition to federal requirements, Avante complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Avante expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, Veterans’ status or any other category protected by law.

Improper interference with the ability of Avante’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline, up to and including, discharge.