Therapists (PT, OT, ST) 8/12/2016

Alacare Home Health & Hospice AL

Company
Alacare Home Health & Hospice
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
77238832
AJE Ref #
575857673
Location
AL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Masters Degree

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Requisition Number
14-0335
Title
Therapists (PT, OT, ST)
Position Type
Full Time
Posted Hours
80.00
Description
Therapists (Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Speech Therapist)

Home care allows you to get a full understanding of each patient s needs!

Duties include:

* Initiating, evaluating, developing, implementing, documenting, supervising and revising plans of care for patients


* Coordinating patient care with other staff members and physicians

* Documenting patient assessment, needs and care

* Assisting with coordinating and teaching rehabilitative care programs to meet the needs of staff, patients, caregivers and the community

* Supervising Therapy Assistants (if applicable)


Requirements
Requirements for Physical Therapists:

Home care is both challenging and rewarding! This job requires a person who can work independently, while never forgetting that home care is a team effort.

Other requirements include:

* Graduate of an approved school of physical therapy approved by the American Physical Therapy Association

* One year of clinical experience as a physical therapist

* Licensed as a physical therapist by the State of Alabama

* Knowledge of geriatric problems

* Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

* Respecting the patient s privacy and maintaining confidentiality

* Ability to turn, lift, carry and otherwise transport patients

* Current Alabama driver s license and automobile liability insurance

* CPR Certification



Requirements for Occupational Therapists:

Home care is both challenging and rewarding! This job requires a person who can work independently, while never forgetting that home care is a team effort.

Other requirements include:

* Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy program or completion of the American Occupational Therapist Association career mobility program

* Successful completion of a minimum of six months of Level II field work experience

* Successful completion of the American Occupational Therapist Association Certification Examination for Occupational Therapy Registered

* One year of clinical experience

* Current American Occupational Therapist Association Certification Licensure by the State of Alabama

* Knowledge of geriatric problems

* Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

* Respecting the patient s privacy and maintaining confidentiality

* Ability to turn, lift, carry and otherwise transport patients

* Current Alabama driver s license and automobile liability insurance

* CPR Certification



Requirements for Speech Therapists:


Home care is both challenging and rewarding! This job requires a person who can work independently, while never forgetting that home care is a team effort.

Other requirements include:

* Graduate of an approved School of Speech Pathology with a Master s Degree in Speech Pathology


* CFY and CCC from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

* One year of experience in home health care

* One year of experience in clinical speech pathology

* Licensure by the State of Alabama Board of Examiners for Speech Pathology and Audiology

* Certificate of Clinical Competency form the Speech-Language-Hearing Association

* Knowledge of geriatric problems and neurological conditions

* Experience in treating swallowing disorders

* Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

* Respecting the patient s privacy and maintaining confidentiality

* Current Alabama driver s license and automobile liability insurance

* CPR Certification