Rehab Center

Patient Care Associate

Type: PRN
Education: High School Diploma or GED required.
Hours: Varied
Experience: None
Description:

This position is responsible for performing basic and advanced Nursing Assistant skills under the direct supervision of an RN/LPN according to established policies, procedures, and guidelines within the department and the Medical Center. Other duties as assigned.

Physical Therapist Assistant

Type: PRN
Education: Associates degree from accredited PT assistant program required.
Hours: Days, Varied
Experience: New graduate is acceptable. Candidate must have current licensure or be eligible to apply for licensure in the state of Tennessee. Must be able to read and write English.
Description:

The Physical Therapy Assistant works under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist to carry out physical therapy programs in the hospital for inpatients or outpatients, to facilitate the rehabilitation of the mentally or physically handicapped. The staff PTA provides direct patient focused care to include the implementation of treatment plans designed by the PT and quality treatment to meet short and long term goals determined by the PT according to the patient’s needs.

All PT’s are required to have competency for adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups. Staff who will work with children or infants less than 13 years will require specific training and competencies demonstrated prior to working with pediatrics. The staff PTA also assists the director of the department in quality assurance and improvement activities and the overall operation of the physical therapy department. The PTA is required to perform the professional duties and standards of care as specified by the American Physical Therapy Association, state and federal laws and regulations, and TJC standards.
Other duties as assigned.

 

Occupational Therapist/COTA

Type: PRN
Education: Bachelors Required, Masters Preferred.
Hours: Days, Varied
Experience: Experience preferred but new graduates are acceptable. Candidate must have current licensure or be eligible to apply for licensure in the state of Tennessee. FIM Certification within 90 days. Must be able to read and write English.
Description:

The Occupational Therapist (OT) organizes and carries out occupational therapy programs in the hospital for inpatients or outpatients, to facilitate the rehabilitation of the mentally or physically handicapped. The staff OT provides direct patient focused care to include occupational therapy evaluations and quality treatment with short and long term goals determined by the patient’s needs.

Therapists who will work with children or infants less than 13 years will require specific training and competencies demonstrated prior to working with pediatrics. The staff OT also assists the director of the department and Therapy Services Coordinator in the supervision of support staff, quality assurance and improvement activities and the overall operation of the occupational therapy department. The staff occupational therapist is required to perform the professional duties and standards of care as specified by the American Occupational Therapy Association, state and federal laws and regulations, and TJC standards. Other duties as assigned.

The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant works under the direction of an occupational therapist to organize and carry out occupational therapy programs in the hospital for inpatients or outpatients, to facilitate the rehabilitation of the mentally or physically handicapped. The staff COTA provides direct patient focused care to include the implementation of treatment plans designed by the OTR and quality treatment to meet short and long term goals determined by the OTR according to the patient’s needs.

All COTA’s are required to have competency for adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups. Staff who will work with children or infants less than 13 years will require specific training and competencies demonstrated prior to working with pediatrics .The staff COTA also assists the director of the department in the supervision of support staff, quality assurance and improvement activities and the overall operation of the occupational therapy department. The COTA is required to perform the professional duties and standards of care as specified by the American Occupational Therapy Association, state and federal laws and regulations, and TJC standards. Other duties as assigned.

 

Physical Therapist

Type: PRN
Education: B.S., M.S. or Doctorate in physical therapy from an accredited program.
Hours: VARIED
Experience: Experience preferred but new graduates are acceptable. Candidate must have current licensure or be eligible to apply for licensure in the state of Tennessee. FIM Certification within 90 days. Must be able to read and write English.
Description:

All PT’s are required to have competency for adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups. Therapists who will work with children or infants less than 13 years will require specific training and competencies demonstrated prior to working with pediatrics. The staff PT also assists the director of the department in the supervision of support staff, quality assurance and improvement activities and the overall operation of the rehabilitation department. Other duties as assigned.

Registered Nurse

Type: PRN
Education: Diploma Nursing Required, Or Associates Nursing Required Bachelors Nursing Preferred
Hours: Varied
Experience: 1 to 3 Healthcare/Medical - Nurse: Preferred
Description:

This position is responsible for providing professional nursing care utilizing the nursing process within an assigned unit; assesses, treats and care for patients demonstrating an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process; coordinates care planning with other disciplines. Oversees the work of other professional and non-professional personnel. Other duties as assigned.

Licensed Practical Nurse

Type: FT
Education: Graduate of a school of practical Nursing. Current Tennessee LPN license.
Hours: 7p-7a
Experience: Experience in acute care nursing and in the specialty in the department of hire preferred
Description:

This position is responsible for providing nursing care utilizing the nursing process within an assigned unit; observes, assesses, treats and cares for patients demonstrating an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process.  Oversees the work of non-licensed personnel.