Methodist Health System Council Bluffs, IA
Purpose of Job
Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
Explosives (pressurized gas)
Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) Blood or Body Fluid (BBF)
Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
Essential Job Functions
Essential Functions I
- Promotes positive relations when interacting with patients, visitors, families, physicians, customers, and co-workers.
Greets, smiles, and makes eye contact.
Introduces self by name.
Volunteers to help co-workers and other employees.
Addresses patients and others by surname.
Responds quickly to patients and/or other peoples' needs.
Excels in a Culture of Engagement where we have the responsibility to be welcoming, assuring, and compassionate - ALWAYS.
Demonstrates this by following the Standards of Compassionate Care and AIDET.
Assists the therapist with patient as needed to ensure patient safety and facilitate therapy treatments.
Transports rehab patients to gym promptly according to rehab schedule.
Safely sets up therapy treatments as directed by the therapist ensuring patient comfort and privacy.
Properly assists therapists with patient treatments as directed by therapist.
Maintains patient dignity and privacy when assisting the therapist with treatment.
Appropriately communicates to therapist any patient concerns or problems as they occur.
Properly lifts and transfers patients and/or materials to ensure safety in all lifts, preventing back injury.
Follows proper body mechanic techniques when lifting.
Lifts and transfers in a safe manner and uses equipment when required.
Asks for assistance when needed to ensure patient safety.
Performs basic maintenance of office and therapy equipment to assure a clean and aesthetic environment.
Stocks and maintains office and rehab supplies to assure the efficiency of the therapy clinic.
Performs clerical duties to assist the department in maintaining adherence to medical records policies and to assist the therapists with office support.
Assembles charts and creates tags for all rehab patients.
Assist with sorting of PT/OT patient charts on a daily basis.
Correctly enters patient charges within 24 hours.
Demonstrates responsibility with all job related duties.
Attitude and communication approach reflects the core values of the Rehab department.
Consistently addresses patients with a kind and courteous manner.
Proactively seeks solutions to challenges within the work environment.
Adapts, without difficulty, to changes in assignment and environment.
Provides appropriate care specific to the age of the patient, to ensure understanding and comfort level of Treatment, as outlined in the department Age-Specific Competency Checklist.
Essential Functions II
Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.
Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Compassionate Care/AIDET and company policies/procedures.
Other duties as assigned.
| Date Posted
November 6, 2018
| Date Closes
January 5, 2019
| Located In
Council bluffs, IA
| Work At
Jennie Edmundson Memorial Hosp
Physical Therapy IP
8:00AM - 4:30PM hours per week
| SOC Category
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