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Good Samaritan Society Lead Therapy Assistant in Fontanelle, Iowa

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Facility: GSS IA Fontanelle Ctr
Location: Fontanelle, IA
Address: 326 Summerset St, Fontanelle, IA 50846, USA
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Provides leadership and daily oversight to therapy staff. Will act as a point of contact and expert resource for questions and potential issues that may arise during shifts. Assists in implementing overall therapy policies, procedures, services and programs. Assists in implementing overall post-acute, long-term care and home health rehabilitation policies and procedures and treatment protocols consistent with the health care facility's vision, mission and strategic plan. Maintains a high level of subject matter expertise and serves as the go to source for complex questions and issues.

Supports leadership and ensures efficient and effective operations in the rehabilitation services department.

Provides day-to-day work guidance for a team or work group often in a shift and/or in the completion of tactical processes. Uses a combination of knowledge and experience to provide technical direction. Performs staff work in their area of expertise along with providing team leadership and provide patient care to meet department needs.

Follows care plans established by therapist and delivers specialized therapy programs that help clients/patients recover and improve their mobility, relieve pain and increase strength. Utilizes tools and techniques to administer therapy interventions following safeguards. Educates clients/patients and their family members about treatment plans/schedules and self-exercises to be continued at home. Knowledge of and utilizes appropriate age-related treatments and relating to the needs of clients/patients.

Demonstrates and incorporates knowledge of current research into the daily treatment of clients/patients. May treat individuals of all ages with varying diagnosis and disorders. Will demonstrate documentation in accordance with departmental guidelines and meet all regulatory requirements. Demonstrates level of treatment associated with their specialty provided to their clients/patients. Follows and adheres to accepted clinical practice guidelines of professional organization.

Qualifications

Appropriate education level required in accordance with state licensure.

Two years of experience in therapy and rehabilitation.

Requires current licensure as an Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) or Physical Therapist Assistants (PTA) in state(s) of practice and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges as required by position.

Basic Life Support (BLS) for health care providers required or within the first 60 days of employment.

When applicable, current valid driver’s license, and must meet all medical guidelines for Sanford Health Category II drivers.

Benefits

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://good-sam.jobs/benefits .

The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-47415
Featured: No

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