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Certified Nursing Assistant

Hours: Part Time

“If you are just looking for a job, don’t apply.  If you are looking to make a difference in the lives of people living with dementia, please apply!” This is a quote from one of our nursing assistants working at our center.  We are looking for compassionate nursing assistants like her who will focus on the wellbeing of our elders living with dementia. This opportunity will allow you to become a specialist in dementia care in a supportive, educational, and team oriented environment. This 24 hour position comes with competitive salary and 30 hours of paid sick time per year.





Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Hours: Full Time

HealthPRO Heritage has occupational therapy assistant opportunities at LiveWell Connecticut (formerly Alzheimer’s Resource Center) in Plantsville, CT.  Since 1990, LiveWell has been a pioneering leader in the field of aging services; advancing care, support, and issues of importance to individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias and those who care about and for them.  New growth opportunities are opening full and part time as well as PRN positions across LiveWell’s continuum of residential and community based services including long term care, assisted living, and community based outpatient services.

 

At HealthPro Heritage we hire people who share our vision, who work diligently and provide the kind of care that will help change patient's lives for the better. As an Associate, your dedication and commitment deserve respect and recognition. If you're looking for a career and straightforward and realistic 'care' expectations, maybe it's time to look at our company.

 

  • Seasoned Occupational Therapy Assistant with leadership qualities, experience in LTC, and a desire to be integral member of team pioneering best practices in dementia care.
  • Desire to work in a culture that fosters the well-being of people living with dementia
  • Commitment to continuous learning, personal development, self-reflection and relationship building
  • Proven expertise in the area of cognition; psychosocial performance, palliative approaches and dementia care practices across the continuum
  • Demonstrated ability to form lasting relationships within a team, neighborhood, and with families
  • Experience with successful implementation of clinical programming particularly dementia best practices
  • Strong documentation competency and understanding of regulatory processes including ICD 10
  • Strong communication skills- able to interface with family and the community at large
  • Competency with speaking the language of dementia care to ancillary professionals and families; focused on advocacy and education
  • Results oriented
  • Focus on program development and implementation

 

Responsibilities

1.  Provide occupational therapy treatments to residents according to treatment plans developed by the Occupational Therapist.  

2.  Assist the Occupational Therapist when performing tests, evaluations, and complex treatment procedures.  

3.  Observe, record and report to the therapist the conditions, reactions and responses related to assigned duties.  

4.  Maintain daily records of treatments and document progress notes on residents as directed by the therapist.  

5.  Assist with admission screening.  

6.  Assist the therapist in consulting with family members, physicians and other health care professionals, as appropriate.  

7.  Assist with the care of the occupational therapy department and equipment.

8.  Assist the Occupational Therapist with in-service programs and other meetings as assigned by the Occupational Therapist.  

9.  Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency.  

10. Act in compliance with Heritage Healthcare’s regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.  

11. Attend and participate in, or provide information for rehabilitation team conferences regarding resident progress, problems or needs.

12. Adhere to company and facility policies and procedures and participate in facility quality improvement and safety programs.  

13. Perform other duties, as assigned.  

14. Understand reimbursement by various payers and allocates therapy resources efficiently in accordance with resident goals and outcomes related to discharge destination.

15. Demonstrate a knowledge of OBRA regulations, HIPAA, Local Coverage Determination, and third party reimbursement guidelines.

16. Support the company’s commitment to Compassionate Care; projects a professional image to foster confidence in the rehab. Program.

17. Perform duties in an independent manner and recognizes situations where direct supervision is needed; willingly helping others.

18. Maintain the expected productivity level that has been discussed and is expected for your position at your particular facility/facilities.

Qualifications

1.  Graduate of an approved Occupational Therapy Assistant program.

2.  Current license or eligible for license under statutes in the state of practice.

3.  Prefer experience in a setting serving the same age/type of resident population served by this facility.

4.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

5.  Ability to understand and follow the directions of the Occupational Therapist and the policies and procedures of the facility.

6.  Ability to complete the following activities safely, and at times, for prolonged periods:

• Standing: Maintaining an upright position on the feet, especially for prolonged periods of time

• Pushing: Applying pressure and exerting force against an object for the purpose of moving it forward or away from the source of the force – push or pull force up to 35 lbs.

• Lifting: Raising an object from a lower to a higher position, or moving an object laterally, from position to position-Required to lift up to 50 lbs of force independently. May be required to lift over 50 lbs with assistance of another person or a mechanical lift

• Stooping: Bending the body forward and down from the waist, hips and knees, sometimes for a prolonged length of time. -Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction away from the body

• Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or moving surfaces

Recruiter : Email Address

rkacal@healthpro-rehab.com





Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Hours: PRN

HealthPRO Heritage has Occupational Therapy Assistant opportunities at LiveWell Connecticut (formerly Alzheimer’s Resource Center) in Plantsville, CT.  Since 1990, LiveWell has been a pioneering leader in the field of aging services; advancing care, support, and issues of importance to individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias and those who care about and for them.  New growth opportunities are opening full and part time and PRN positions across LiveWell’s continuum of residential and community based services including long term care, assisted living, and community based outpatient services.

 

At HealthPro Heritage we hire people who share our vision, who work diligently and provide the kind of care that will help change patient's lives for the better. As an Associate, your dedication and commitment deserve respect and recognition. If you're looking for a career and straightforward and realistic 'care' expectations, maybe it's time to look at our company.

 

  • Seasoned Occupational Therapy Assistant with leadership qualities, experience in LTC, and a desire to be integral member of team pioneering best practices in dementia care.
  • Desire to work in a culture that fosters the well-being of people living with dementia
  • Commitment to continuous learning, personal development, self-reflection and relationship building
  • Proven expertise in the area of cognition; psychosocial performance, palliative approaches and dementia care practices across the continuum
  • Demonstrated ability to form lasting relationships within a team, neighborhood, and with families
  • Experience with successful implementation of clinical programming particularly dementia best practices
  • Strong documentation competency and understanding of regulatory processes including ICD 10
  • Strong communication skills- able to interface with family and the community at large
  • Competency with speaking the language of dementia care to ancillary professionals and families; focused on advocacy and education
  • Results oriented
  • Focus on program development and implementation

 

Responsibilities

1.  Provide occupational therapy treatments to residents according to treatment plans developed by the Occupational Therapist.  

2.  Assist the Occupational Therapist when performing tests, evaluations, and complex treatment procedures.  

3.  Observe, record and report to the therapist the conditions, reactions and responses related to assigned duties.  

4.  Maintain daily records of treatments and document progress notes on residents as directed by the therapist.  

5.  Assist with admission screening.  

6.  Assist the therapist in consulting with family members, physicians and other health care professionals, as appropriate.  

7.  Assist with the care of the occupational therapy department and equipment.

8.  Assist the Occupational Therapist with in-service programs and other meetings as assigned by the Occupational Therapist.  

9.  Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency.  

10. Act in compliance with Heritage Healthcare’s regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.  

11. Attend and participate in, or provide information for rehabilitation team conferences regarding resident progress, problems or needs.

12. Adhere to company and facility policies and procedures and participate in facility quality improvement and safety programs.  

13. Perform other duties, as assigned.  

14. Understand reimbursement by various payers and allocates therapy resources efficiently in accordance with resident goals and outcomes related to discharge destination.

15. Demonstrate a knowledge of OBRA regulations, HIPAA, Local Coverage Determination, and third party reimbursement guidelines.

16. Support the company’s commitment to Compassionate Care; projects a professional image to foster confidence in the rehab. Program.

17. Perform duties in an independent manner and recognizes situations where direct supervision is needed; willingly helping others.

18. Maintain the expected productivity level that has been discussed and is expected for your position at your particular facility/facilities.

Qualifications

1.  Graduate of an approved Occupational Therapy Assistant program.

2.  Current license or eligible for license under statutes in the state of practice.

3.  Prefer experience in a setting serving the same age/type of resident population served by this facility.

4.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

5.  Ability to understand and follow the directions of the Occupational Therapist and the policies and procedures of the facility.

6.  Ability to complete the following activities safely, and at times, for prolonged periods:

• Standing: Maintaining an upright position on the feet, especially for prolonged periods of time

• Pushing: Applying pressure and exerting force against an object for the purpose of moving it forward or away from the source of the force – push or pull force up to 35 lbs.

• Lifting: Raising an object from a lower to a higher position, or moving an object laterally, from position to position-Required to lift up to 50 lbs of force independently. May be required to lift over 50 lbs with assistance of another person or a mechanical lift

• Stooping: Bending the body forward and down from the waist, hips and knees, sometimes for a prolonged length of time. -Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction away from the body

• Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or moving surfaces

Recruiter : Email Address

rkacal@healthpro-rehab.com





Neighborhood Co-Lead

Hours: Full Time

LiveWell(formally the Alzheimer’s Resource Center) is a non-profit provider of aging services. We offer supports and services for people experiencing cognitive changes such as Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias, both on our Southington, CT campus and throughout the greater community. Our services include skilled, assisted living, day services, homecare, and consulting. LiveWell is recognized as one of the countries’ leaders in understanding and supporting people to live well with dementia.

The primary responsibility of the Neighborhood Co-leader is to be a coach, mentor and supervisor to care partners on the neighborhood, which consist of CNAs, nurses, and housekeeping staff. As the co-leader of a neighborhood, they are responsible for fostering the wellbeing of the elders who live on the neighborhood and the overall work flow of the day. The Neighborhood Co-leader works in collaboration with the Neighborhood Nurse.

The desired candidate is one who:

Leads with a positive, professional attitude

Highly skilled in communication and self-reflection

Builds trusting relationships with the team and treats everyone that lives, works, and visits the resource center with respect, dignity, and free from judgement.

Continually advocates and fosters the wellbeing of everyone on the neighborhood.

Cultivates a culture of curiosity and facilitates the development of creative solutions to live well.

Inspires community building; unleashes the energy and enthusiasm of the team.

Understands the organizational shared vision and aligns it with neighborhood goals.

Develops care partner skills and coaches the team in personal growth and communication.

Required education/experience:

Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field

Minimum 3 years of experience working in aging services

Ability to demonstrate desired skills

This full-time position comes with competitive salary and excellent benefits at this one-of-a-kind Center that is a leader in dementia care. Join this exceptional team !





Occupational Therapist

Hours: PRN

HealthPRO Heritage has PRN occupational therapy opportunities at LiveWell Connecticut (formerly Alzheimer’s Resource Center) in Plantsville, CT.  Since 1990, LiveWell has been a pioneering leader in the field of aging services; advancing care, support, and issues of importance to individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias and those who care about and for them.  New growth opportunities are opening full and  part time as well as PRN  positions across LiveWell’s continuum of residential and community based services including long term care, assisted living, and community based outpatient services.

 

At HealthPro Heritage we hire people who share our vision, who work diligently and provide the kind of care that will help change patient's lives for the better. As an Associate, your dedication and commitment deserve respect and recognition. If you're looking for a career and straightforward and realistic 'care' expectations, maybe it's time to look at our company.

 

  • Seasoned Occupational Therapist with leadership qualities, experience in LTC, and a desire to be integral member of team pioneering best practices in dementia care.
  • Desire to work in a culture that fosters the well-being of people living with dementia
  • Commitment to continuous learning, personal development, self-reflection and relationship building
  • Proven expertise in the area of cognition; psychosocial performance, palliative approaches and dementia care practices across the continuum
  • Demonstrated ability to form lasting relationships within a team, neighborhood, and with families
  • Experience with successful implementation of clinical programming particularly dementia best practices
  • Strong documentation competency and understanding of regulatory processes including ICD 10
  • Strong communication skills- able to interface with family and the community at large
  • Competency with speaking the language of dementia care to ancillary professionals and families; focused on advocacy and education
  • Results oriented
  • Focus on program development and implementation

 

Responsibilities

1.  Review available resident information and evaluate the impact of this information on the assessment and treatment process.

2.  Conduct and document a thorough functional assessment of the resident, utilizing standardized procedures. Assessment of home/vocational and equipment needs.

3.  Develop and implement an individualized treatment plan based on resident needs and containing achievable functional goals.

4.  Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines and consistently maintain timely and accurate departmental records.

5.  Enter a progress note in the resident record following each treatment session.

6.  Revise treatment plans, as needed, throughout the treatment process.

7.  Document the course of treatment in a clear, concise discharge summary utilizing a prescribed format.

8.  Instruct Assistants in treatment procedures to be utilized and provide close supervision while such staff members are working with residents.

9.  Orient residents to program services and treatment procedures appropriate to their needs. Inform residents of any potential risk during any procedure.

10. Work with nursing staff, resident and families to maximize resident's use of functional abilities.

11. Establish and instruct resident and family/other caregiver in exercises and therapeutic procedures to be continued following discharge.

12. Assist in the referral process when a resident requires additional services following discharge. Maintain current knowledge of community resources.

13. Attend and participate or provide information for rehabilitation team conferences regarding resident progress, problem or needs.

14. Attend and participate in other department/facility meetings, as required.

15. Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency.

16. Participate in the quality improvement process by responding appropriately to results of medical record audits, resident/referral source satisfaction surveys, safety activities and regulatory requirements.

17. Act in compliance with Heritage Healthcare’s regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.

18. Provide input to the Rehabilitation Manager on clinical performance of assistants as requested and appropriate.

19. Promote the programs and services of Heritage Healthcare through formal and informal interactions with the community.

20. Adhere to company and facility policies and procedures and participate in facility quality improvement and safety programs.

21. Perform other duties as assigned and required to provide quality care to residents.

22. Understands reimbursement by various payers and allocates therapy resources efficiently in accordance with resident goals and outcomes related to discharge destination.

23. Demonstrate a knowledge of OBRA regulations, HIPAA, Local Coverage Determination Policy and third party reimbursement guidelines.

24. Support the company’s commitment to Compassionate Care; project a professional image to foster confidence in the Rehab Program.

25. Perform duties in an independent manner and recognizes situations where direct supervision is needed; willingly helping

26. Maintain the expected productivity level that has been discussed and is expected for your position at your particular facility/facilities

Qualifications

1.  Bachelor/Masters of Science degree in Occupational Therapy.

2.  Current license/certification in the state of practice.

3.  Prefer supervision, training and/or experience in a setting serving the same age/type of resident population served by this facility.

4.  Certification, if applicable, and demonstrated competency in identified areas of specialization.

5.  Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

6.  Demonstrated ability to assess resident needs and develop and implement a comprehensive plan of care.

7.  Knowledge of accreditation standards and compliance requirements.

8.  Ability to complete the following activities safely, and at times, for prolonged periods:

• Standing: Maintaining an upright position on the feet, especially for prolonged periods of time

• Pushing: Applying pressure and exerting force against an object for the purpose of moving it forward or away from the source of the force – push or pull force up to 35 lbs.

• Lifting: Raising an object from a lower to a higher position, or moving an object laterally, from position to position-Required to lift up to 50 lbs of force independently. May be required to lift over 50 lbs with assistance of another person or a mechanical lift

• Stooping: Bending the body forward and down from the waist, hips and knees, sometimes for a prolonged length of time.

• Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction away from the body

• Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or moving surfaces

Recruiter : Email Address

rkacal@healthpro-rehab.com

 





Occupational Therapist

Hours: Part Time

HealthPRO Heritage has occupational therapy opportunities at LiveWell Connecticut (formerly Alzheimer’s Resource Center) in Plantsville, CT.  Since 1990, LiveWell has been a pioneering leader in the field of aging services; advancing care, support, and issues of importance to individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias and those who care about and for them.  New growth opportunities are opening full and part time as well as PRN positions across LiveWell’s continuum of residential and community based services including long term care, assisted living, and community based outpatient services.

 

At HealthPro Heritage we hire people who share our vision, who work diligently and provide the kind of care that will help change patient's lives for the better. As an Associate, your dedication and commitment deserve respect and recognition. If you're looking for a career and straightforward and realistic 'care' expectations, maybe it's time to look at our company.

 

  • Seasoned Occupational Therapist with leadership qualities, experience in LTC, and a desire to be integral member of team pioneering best practices in dementia care.
  • Desire to work in a culture that fosters the well-being of people living with dementia
  • Commitment to continuous learning, personal development, self-reflection and relationship building
  • Proven expertise in the area of cognition; psychosocial performance, palliative approaches and dementia care practices across the continuum
  • Demonstrated ability to form lasting relationships within a team, neighborhood, and with families
  • Experience with successful implementation of clinical programming particularly dementia best practices
  • Strong documentation competency and understanding of regulatory processes including ICD 10
  • Strong communication skills- able to interface with family and the community at large
  • Competency with speaking the language of dementia care to ancillary professionals and families; focused on advocacy and education
  • Results oriented
  • Focus on program development and implementation

 

Responsibilities

1.  Review available resident information and evaluate the impact of this information on the assessment and treatment process.

2.  Conduct and document a thorough functional assessment of the resident, utilizing standardized procedures. Assessment of home/vocational and equipment needs.

3.  Develop and implement an individualized treatment plan based on resident needs and containing achievable functional goals.

4.  Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines and consistently maintain timely and accurate departmental records.

5.  Enter a progress note in the resident record following each treatment session.

6.  Revise treatment plans, as needed, throughout the treatment process.

7.  Document the course of treatment in a clear, concise discharge summary utilizing a prescribed format.

8.  Instruct Assistants in treatment procedures to be utilized and provide close supervision while such staff members are working with residents.

9.  Orient residents to program services and treatment procedures appropriate to their needs. Inform residents of any potential risk during any procedure.

10. Work with nursing staff, resident and families to maximize resident's use of functional abilities.

11. Establish and instruct resident and family/other caregiver in exercises and therapeutic procedures to be continued following discharge.

12. Assist in the referral process when a resident requires additional services following discharge. Maintain current knowledge of community resources.

13. Attend and participate or provide information for rehabilitation team conferences regarding resident progress, problem or needs.

14. Attend and participate in other department/facility meetings, as required.

15. Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency.

16. Participate in the quality improvement process by responding appropriately to results of medical record audits, resident/referral source satisfaction surveys, safety activities and regulatory requirements.

17. Act in compliance with Heritage Healthcare’s regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.

18. Provide input to the Rehabilitation Manager on clinical performance of assistants as requested and appropriate.

19. Promote the programs and services of Heritage Healthcare through formal and informal interactions with the community.

20. Adhere to company and facility policies and procedures and participate in facility quality improvement and safety programs.

21. Perform other duties as assigned and required to provide quality care to residents.

22. Understands reimbursement by various payers and allocates therapy resources efficiently in accordance with resident goals and outcomes related to discharge destination.

23. Demonstrate a knowledge of OBRA regulations, HIPAA, Local Coverage Determination Policy and third party reimbursement guidelines.

24. Support the company’s commitment to Compassionate Care; project a professional image to foster confidence in the Rehab Program.

25. Perform duties in an independent manner and recognizes situations where direct supervision is needed; willingly helping

26. Maintain the expected productivity level that has been discussed and is expected for your position at your particular facility/facilities

Qualifications

1.  Bachelor/Masters of Science degree in Occupational Therapy.

2.  Current license/certification in the state of practice.

3.  Prefer supervision, training and/or experience in a setting serving the same age/type of resident population served by this facility.

4.  Certification, if applicable, and demonstrated competency in identified areas of specialization.

5.  Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

6.  Demonstrated ability to assess resident needs and develop and implement a comprehensive plan of care.

7.  Knowledge of accreditation standards and compliance requirements.

8.  Ability to complete the following activities safely, and at times, for prolonged periods:

• Standing: Maintaining an upright position on the feet, especially for prolonged periods of time

• Pushing: Applying pressure and exerting force against an object for the purpose of moving it forward or away from the source of the force – push or pull force up to 35 lbs.

• Lifting: Raising an object from a lower to a higher position, or moving an object laterally, from position to position-Required to lift up to 50 lbs of force independently. May be required to lift over 50 lbs with assistance of another person or a mechanical lift

• Stooping: Bending the body forward and down from the waist, hips and knees, sometimes for a prolonged length of time.

• Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction away from the body

• Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or moving surfaces

Recruiter : Email Address

rkacal@healthpro-rehab.com





Physical Therapist

HealthPRO Heritage has Physical Therapist opportunities at LiveWell Connecticut (formerly Alzheimer’s Resource Center) in Plantsville, CT.  Since 1990, LiveWell has been a pioneering leader in the field of aging services; advancing care, support, and issues of importance to individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias and those who care about and for them.  New growth opportunities are opening full and part time a well as PRN positions across LiveWell’s continuum of residential and community based services including long term care, assisted living, and community based outpatient services.

 

At HealthPro Heritage we hire people who share our vision, who work diligently and provide the kind of care that will help change patient's lives for the better. As an Associate, your dedication and commitment deserve respect and recognition. If you're looking for a career and straightforward and realistic 'care' expectations, maybe it's time to look at our company.

 

  • Seasoned Physical Therapist with leadership qualities, experience in LTC, and a desire to be integral member of team pioneering best practices in dementia care.
  • Desire to work in a culture that fosters the well-being of people living with dementia
  • Commitment to continuous learning, personal development, self-reflection and relationship building
  • Proven expertise in the area of cognition; psychosocial performance, palliative approaches and dementia care practices across the continuum
  • Demonstrated ability to form lasting relationships within a team, neighborhood, and with families
  • Experience with successful implementation of clinical programming particularly dementia best practices
  • Strong documentation competency and understanding of regulatory processes including ICD 10
  • Strong communication skills- able to interface with family and the community at large
  • Competency with speaking the language of dementia care to ancillary professionals and families; focused on advocacy and education
  • Results oriented
  • Focus on program development and implementation

 

Responsibilities

1.  Review available resident information and evaluate the impact of this information on the assessment and treatment process.

2.  Conduct and document a thorough functional assessment of the resident, utilizing standardized procedures. Assessment of home/vocational and equipment needs.

3.  Develop and implement an individualized treatment plan based on resident needs and containing achievable functional goals.

4.  Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines and consistently maintain timely and accurate department records.

5.  Instruct Assistants in treatment procedures to be utilized and provide close supervision while such staff members are working with residents.

6.  Enter a progress note in the resident record following each treatment session.

7.  Revise treatment plans, as needed, throughout the treatment process. Physical Therapist

8.  Document the course of treatment in a clear concise discharge summary utilizing a prescribed format.

9.  Orient residents to program services and treatment procedures appropriate to their needs. Inform residents of any potential risk during any procedures.

10. Work with nursing staff, resident and families to maximize resident's use of functional abilities.

11. Instruct residents and family/other caregiver about exercise programs and therapeutic procedures to be continued by the resident at home following treatment.

12. Assist in the referral process when a resident requires additional services following discharge. Maintain current knowledge of community resources.

13. Attend and participate in, or provide information for rehabilitation team conferences regarding resident progress, problems or needs.

14. Attend and participate in other department/facility meetings, as required.

15. Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical competency.

16. Participate in the quality improvement process.

17. Promote the programs and services of Heritage Healthcare through formal and informal interactions with the community.

18. Act in compliance with Heritage Healthcare’s regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.

19. Provide input to the Rehab Manager on clinical performance of assistants, as requested and appropriate.

20. Adhere to facility policies and procedures and participate in facility quality improvement and safety programs.

21. Perform other duties as assigned and required to provide quality care to residents.

22. Understand reimbursement by various payers and allocates therapy resources efficiently in accordance with resident goals and outcomes related to discharge destination.

23. Demonstrate a knowledge of OBRA regulations, HIPAA, Local Coverage Determination, and third party reimbursement guidelines.

24. Support the company’s commitment to Compassionate Care; projects a professional image to foster confidence in the Rehab Program.

25. Perform duties in an independent manner and recognizes situations where direct supervision is needed; willingly helping others.

26. Maintain the expected productivity level that has been discussed and is expected for your position at your particular facility/facilities. 

 

This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by the supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.

Qualifications

1.  Bachelor/Masters of Science degree in Physical Therapy.  

2.  Current license in the state of practice.  

3.  Prefer supervision, training and/or experience in a setting serving the same age/type of resident population served by this facility.  

4.  Certification, if applicable, and demonstrated competency in identified areas of specialization.  

5.  Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

6.  Demonstrated competency in applying the principles, methods, materials and equipment used in physical therapy.  

7.  Ability to assess resident needs and develop and implement a comprehensive plan of care.  

8.  Knowledge of accreditation standards and compliance requirements.  

9.  Ability to complete the following activities safely, and at times, for prolonged periods:

• Standing: Maintaining an upright position on the feet, especially  for prolonged periods of time

• Pushing: Applying pressure and exerting force against an object for  the purpose of moving it forward or away from the source of the force – push or pull force up to 35 lbs.

• Lifting: Raising an object from a lower to a higher position, or moving an object   laterally, from position to position

• Required to lift up to 50 lbs of force independently.  May be required to lift over 50 lbs with assistance of another person or a mechanical lift

• Stooping: Bending the body forward and down from the waist, hips and knees, sometimes for a prolonged length of time.

• Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction away from the body

• Balancing:  Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or moving surfaces 

Recruiter : Email Address

rkacal@healthpro-rehab.com





Physical Therapist

Hours: PRN

HealthPRO Heritage has Physical Therapist opportunities at LiveWell Connecticut (formerly Alzheimer’s Resource Center) in Plantsville, CT.  Since 1990, LiveWell has been a pioneering leader in the field of aging services; advancing care, support, and issues of importance to individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias and those who care about and for them.  New growth opportunities are opening full and part time and PRN positions across LiveWell’s continuum of residential and community based services including long term care, assisted living, and community based outpatient services.

 

At HealthPro Heritage we hire people who share our vision, who work diligently and provide the kind of care that will help change patient's lives for the better. As an Associate, your dedication and commitment deserve respect and recognition. If you're looking for a career and straightforward and realistic 'care' expectations, maybe it's time to look at our company.

 

  • Seasoned Physical Therapist with leadership qualities, experience in LTC, and a desire to be integral member of team pioneering best practices in dementia care.
  • Desire to work in a culture that fosters the well-being of people living with dementia
  • Commitment to continuous learning, personal development, self-reflection and relationship building
  • Proven expertise in the area of cognition; psychosocial performance, palliative approaches and dementia care practices across the continuum
  • Demonstrated ability to form lasting relationships within a team, neighborhood, and with families
  • Experience with successful implementation of clinical programming particularly dementia best practices
  • Strong documentation competency and understanding of regulatory processes including ICD 10
  • Strong communication skills- able to interface with family and the community at large
  • Competency with speaking the language of dementia care to ancillary professionals and families; focused on advocacy and education
  • Results oriented
  • Focus on program development and implementation

 

Responsibilities

1.  Review available resident information and evaluate the impact of this information on the assessment and treatment process.

2.  Conduct and document a thorough functional assessment of the resident, utilizing standardized procedures. Assessment of home/vocational and equipment needs.

3.  Develop and implement an individualized treatment plan based on resident needs and containing achievable functional goals.

4.  Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines and consistently maintain timely and accurate department records.

5.  Instruct Assistants in treatment procedures to be utilized and provide close supervision while such staff members are working with residents.

6.  Enter a progress note in the resident record following each treatment session.

7.  Revise treatment plans, as needed, throughout the treatment process. Physical Therapist

8.  Document the course of treatment in a clear concise discharge summary utilizing a prescribed format.

9.  Orient residents to program services and treatment procedures appropriate to their needs. Inform residents of any potential risk during any procedures.

10. Work with nursing staff, resident and families to maximize resident's use of functional abilities.

11. Instruct residents and family/other caregiver about exercise programs and therapeutic procedures to be continued by the resident at home following treatment.

12. Assist in the referral process when a resident requires additional services following discharge. Maintain current knowledge of community resources.

13. Attend and participate in, or provide information for rehabilitation team conferences regarding resident progress, problems or needs.

14. Attend and participate in other department/facility meetings, as required.

15. Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical competency.

16. Participate in the quality improvement process.

17. Promote the programs and services of Heritage Healthcare through formal and informal interactions with the community.

18. Act in compliance with Heritage Healthcare’s regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.

19. Provide input to the Rehab Manager on clinical performance of assistants, as requested and appropriate.

20. Adhere to facility policies and procedures and participate in facility quality improvement and safety programs.

21. Perform other duties as assigned and required to provide quality care to residents.

22. Understand reimbursement by various payers and allocates therapy resources efficiently in accordance with resident goals and outcomes related to discharge destination.

23. Demonstrate a knowledge of OBRA regulations, HIPAA, Local Coverage Determination, and third party reimbursement guidelines.

24. Support the company’s commitment to Compassionate Care; projects a professional image to foster confidence in the Rehab Program.

25. Perform duties in an independent manner and recognizes situations where direct supervision is needed; willingly helping others.

26. Maintain the expected productivity level that has been discussed and is expected for your position at your particular facility/facilities. 

 

This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by the supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.

Qualifications

1.  Bachelor/Masters of Science degree in Physical Therapy.  

2.  Current license in the state of practice.  

3.  Prefer supervision, training and/or experience in a setting serving the same age/type of resident population served by this facility.  

4.  Certification, if applicable, and demonstrated competency in identified areas of specialization.  

5.  Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

6.  Demonstrated competency in applying the principles, methods, materials and equipment used in physical therapy.  

7.  Ability to assess resident needs and develop and implement a comprehensive plan of care.  

8.  Knowledge of accreditation standards and compliance requirements.  

9.  Ability to complete the following activities safely, and at times, for prolonged periods:

• Standing: Maintaining an upright position on the feet, especially  for prolonged periods of time

• Pushing: Applying pressure and exerting force against an object for  the purpose of moving it forward or away from the source of the force – push or pull force up to 35 lbs.

• Lifting: Raising an object from a lower to a higher position, or moving an object   laterally, from position to position

• Required to lift up to 50 lbs of force independently.  May be required to lift over 50 lbs with assistance of another person or a mechanical lift

• Stooping: Bending the body forward and down from the waist, hips and knees, sometimes for a prolonged length of time.

• Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction away from the body

• Balancing:  Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or moving surfaces 

Recruiter : Email Address

rkacal@healthpro-rehab.com





Physical Therapist Assistant

HealthPRO Heritage has Physical Therapist Assistant opportunities at LiveWell Connecticut (formerly Alzheimer’s Resource Center) in Plantsville, CT.  Since 1990, LiveWell has been a pioneering leader in the field of aging services; advancing care, support, and issues of importance to individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias and those who care about and for them.  New growth opportunities are opening full and part time as well as PRN positions across LiveWell’s continuum of residential and community based services including long term care, assisted living, and community based outpatient services.

 

At HealthPro Heritage we hire people who share our vision, who work diligently and provide the kind of care that will help change patient's lives for the better. As an Associate, your dedication and commitment deserve respect and recognition. If you're looking for a career and straightforward and realistic 'care' expectations, maybe it's time to look at our company.

 

  • Seasoned Physical Therapist Assistant with leadership qualities, experience in LTC, and a desire to be integral member of team pioneering best practices in dementia care.
  • Desire to work in a culture that fosters the well-being of people living with dementia
  • Commitment to continuous learning, personal development, self-reflection and relationship building
  • Proven expertise in the area of cognition; psychosocial performance, palliative approaches and dementia care practices across the continuum
  • Demonstrated ability to form lasting relationships within a team, neighborhood, and with families
  • Experience with successful implementation of clinical programming particularly dementia best practices
  • Strong documentation competency and understanding of regulatory processes including ICD 10
  • Strong communication skills- able to interface with family and the community at large
  • Competency with speaking the language of dementia care to ancillary professionals and families; focused on advocacy and education
  • Results oriented
  • Focus on program development and implementation

 

Responsibilities

1.  Provide physical therapy treatments to residents according to treatment plans developed by the Physical Therapist.  

2.  Assist the Physical Therapist when performing tests, evaluations, and complex treatment procedures.  

3.  Observe, record and report to the therapist the conditions, reactions and responses related to assigned duties.  

4.  Maintain daily records of treatments and document progress notes on residents as directed by the therapist.  

5.  Assist with admission screening.  

6.  Assist the therapist in consulting with family members, physicians and other health care professionals, as appropriate.  

7.  Assist with the care of the physical therapy department and equipment.  

8.  Assist the Physical Therapist with in-service programs and other meetings as assigned by the Physical Therapist.  

9.  Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency.

10. Act in compliance with Heritage Healthcare’s regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.  

11. Attend and participate in, or provide information for rehabilitation team conferences regarding resident progress, problems or needs.

12. Adhere to facility policies and procedures and participate in facility quality improvement and safety programs.  

13. Perform other duties, as assigned.  

14. Understand reimbursement by various payers and allocates therapy resources efficiently in accordance with resident goals and outcomes related to discharge destination.

15. Demonstrate a knowledge of OBRA regulations, HIPAA, Local Coverage Determination, and third party reimbursement guidelines.

16. Support the company’s commitment to Compassionate Care; project a professional image to foster confidence in the rehab. Program.

17. Perform duties in an independent manner and recognize situations where direct supervision is needed; willingly helping others.

18. Maintain the expected productivity level that has been discussed and is expected for your position at your particular facility/facilities. 

Qualifications

1.  Graduate of an approved Physical Therapy Assistant program.  

2.  Current license or eligible for license under statutes in the state of practice.  

3.  Prefer experience in a setting serving the same age/type of resident population served by this facility.  

4.  Excellent oral and written communication (neat handwriting) and interpersonal skills.  

5.  Ability to understand and follow the directions of the Physical Therapist and the policies and procedures of the facility.

6.  Ability to complete the following activities safely, and at times, for prolonged periods:

• Standing: Maintaining an upright position on the feet, especially  for prolonged periods of time

• Pushing: Applying pressure and exerting force against an object for  the purpose of moving it forward or away from the source of the force – push or pull force up to 35 lbs.

• Lifting: Raising an object from a lower to a higher position, or moving an object   laterally, from position to position-Required to lift up to 50 lbs of force independently.  May be required to lift over 50 lbs with assistance of another person or a mechanical lift

• Stooping: Bending the body forward and down from the waist, hips and knees, sometimes for a prolonged length of time.

• Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction away from the body

• Balancing:  Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or moving surfaces 

Recruiter : Email Address

rkacal@healthpro-rehab.com





Physical Therapy Assistant

Hours: PRN

Overview

HealthPRO Heritage has Physical Therapist Assistant opportunities at LiveWell Connecticut (formerly Alzheimer’s Resource Center) in Plantsville, CT.  Since 1990, LiveWell has been a pioneering leader in the field of aging services; advancing care, support, and issues of importance to individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias and those who care about and for them.  New growth opportunities are opening full and part time, and PRN positions across LiveWell’s continuum of residential and community based services including long term care, assisted living, and community based outpatient services.

 

At HealthPro Heritage we hire people who share our vision, who work diligently and provide the kind of care that will help change patient's lives for the better. As an Associate, your dedication and commitment deserve respect and recognition. If you're looking for a career and straightforward and realistic 'care' expectations, maybe it's time to look at our company.

 

  • Seasoned Physical Therapist Assistant with leadership qualities, experience in LTC, and a desire to be integral member of team pioneering best practices in dementia care.
  • Desire to work in a culture that fosters the well-being of people living with dementia
  • Commitment to continuous learning, personal development, self-reflection and relationship building
  • Proven expertise in the area of cognition; psychosocial performance, palliative approaches and dementia care practices across the continuum
  • Demonstrated ability to form lasting relationships within a team, neighborhood, and with families
  • Experience with successful implementation of clinical programming particularly dementia best practices
  • Strong documentation competency and understanding of regulatory processes including ICD 10
  • Strong communication skills- able to interface with family and the community at large
  • Competency with speaking the language of dementia care to ancillary professionals and families; focused on advocacy and education
  • Results oriented
  • Focus on program development and implementation

 

Responsibilities

1.  Provide physical therapy treatments to residents according to treatment plans developed by the Physical Therapist.  

2.  Assist the Physical Therapist when performing tests, evaluations, and complex treatment procedures.  

3.  Observe, record and report to the therapist the conditions, reactions and responses related to assigned duties.  

4.  Maintain daily records of treatments and document progress notes on residents as directed by the therapist.  

5.  Assist with admission screening.  

6.  Assist the therapist in consulting with family members, physicians and other health care professionals, as appropriate.  

7.  Assist with the care of the physical therapy department and equipment.  

8.  Assist the Physical Therapist with in-service programs and other meetings as assigned by the Physical Therapist.  

9.  Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency.

10. Act in compliance with Heritage Healthcare’s regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.  

11. Attend and participate in, or provide information for rehabilitation team conferences regarding resident progress, problems or needs.

12. Adhere to facility policies and procedures and participate in facility quality improvement and safety programs.  

13. Perform other duties, as assigned.  

14. Understand reimbursement by various payers and allocates therapy resources efficiently in accordance with resident goals and outcomes related to discharge destination.

15. Demonstrate a knowledge of OBRA regulations, HIPAA, Local Coverage Determination, and third party reimbursement guidelines.

16. Support the company’s commitment to Compassionate Care; project a professional image to foster confidence in the rehab. Program.

17. Perform duties in an independent manner and recognize situations where direct supervision is needed; willingly helping others.

18. Maintain the expected productivity level that has been discussed and is expected for your position at your particular facility/facilities. 

Qualifications

1.  Graduate of an approved Physical Therapy Assistant program.  

2.  Current license or eligible for license under statutes in the state of practice.  

3.  Prefer experience in a setting serving the same age/type of resident population served by this facility.  

4.  Excellent oral and written communication (neat handwriting) and interpersonal skills.  

5.  Ability to understand and follow the directions of the Physical Therapist and the policies and procedures of the facility.

6.  Ability to complete the following activities safely, and at times, for prolonged periods:

• Standing: Maintaining an upright position on the feet, especially  for prolonged periods of time

• Pushing: Applying pressure and exerting force against an object for  the purpose of moving it forward or away from the source of the force – push or pull force up to 35 lbs.

• Lifting: Raising an object from a lower to a higher position, or moving an object   laterally, from position to position-Required to lift up to 50 lbs of force independently.  May be required to lift over 50 lbs with assistance of another person or a mechanical lift

• Stooping: Bending the body forward and down from the waist, hips and knees, sometimes for a prolonged length of time.

• Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction away from the body

• Balancing:  Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or moving surfaces 

Recruiter : Email Address

rkacal@healthpro-rehab.com





Rehab Director

HealthPRO Heritage has a Rehab Director opportunity at LiveWell Connecticut (formerly Alzheimer’s Resource Center) in Plantsville, CT.  Since 1990, LiveWell has been a pioneering leader in the field of aging services; advancing care, support, and issues of importance to individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias and those who care about and for them.  New growth opportunities are opening full and part time positions across LiveWell’s continuum of residential and community based services including long term care, assisted living, and community based outpatient services. We require a licensed therapist for this opportunity.  

 

At HealthPro Heritage we hire people who share our vision, who work diligently and provide the kind of care that will help change patient's lives for the better. As an Associate, your dedication and commitment deserve respect and recognition. If you're looking for a career and straightforward and realistic 'care' expectations, maybe it's time to look at our company.

 

  • Seasoned Physical or Occupational Therapist with leadership qualities, experience in LTC, and a desire to be integral member of team pioneering best practices in dementia care.
  • Desire to work in a culture that fosters the well-being of people living with dementia
  • Commitment to continuous learning, personal development, self-reflection and relationship building
  • Proven expertise in the area of cognition; psychosocial performance, palliative approaches and dementia care practices across the continuum
  • Demonstrated ability to form lasting relationships within a team, neighborhood, and with families
  • Experience with successful implementation of clinical programming particularly dementia best practices
  • Strong documentation competency and understanding of regulatory processes including ICD 10
  • Strong communication skills- able to interface with family and the community at large
  • Competency with speaking the language of dementia care to ancillary professionals and families; focused on advocacy and education
  • Results oriented
  • Focus on program development and implementation

 

Responsibilities

Job Duties

• Maintaining a clinical caseload

• Responsible for recruiting and retaining rehab service personnel

• Promotes positive employee relations by facilitating an atmosphere of open communication and problem solving

• Responsible for conducting performance appraisals of all rehab personnel

• Monitors and assists with personnel compliance standards including required credentials, corrective actions, and improvement plans when needed

• Investigates, follows up and assists in the resolution of staff, service and patient-related issues as requested

• Assures that all program standards are met, including CARF, SNF, and JCAHO standards

• Develop strategies to increase facility’s therapy program/revenue in both Part A and Part B caseloads

• Lead efforts to build caseloads within the facility, including the investigation of those in facility who could be candidates for therapy through follow-up with nursing staff and physicians. Ensure that the therapy dept. is aware and accepting all patients that are appropriate for therapy

• Develop special programs for resident participation, such as fitness, dementia programming, and various protocols for activities that strengthen and enhance the existing therapy program

• Lead marketing efforts with local hospitals, physicians and community on behalf of facility to increase awareness of the therapy program

• Provide leadership to and directly manage clinical therapy staff, facilitating a team atmosphere among staff

• Perform active involvement in the recruiting and hiring process, attend events, and interview candidates as needed

• Ensure that clinical staff is providing proper documentation according to Medicare guidelines, company policy and facility standards

• Represent the ethical standards of the company, identifying and report instances of poor patient care and communicating concerns to Supervisors as needed.

• Oversee the scheduling of patients and therapists, ensuring adequate coverage for therapy minutes

• Track Assessment Period Data to include number of disciplines treating, treatment days/weeks and daily treatment time. Communicate data to appropriate facility personnel

• Willingness to work with severely physically, emotionally and cognitively compromised patients

• Willingness to work in environments with risk of personal injury, exposure to infections, waste materials, infectious diseases, and odors

• Must be able to cope with the emotional stress associated with working with patients, families, and co-workers

• Must be able to work independently with periodic (daily or less) support and directions.

• Basic knowledge of computers, typing abilities and willingness to utilize computers on a daily basis

• Participates in discharge planning

• Supervises Rehabilitation Technicians, students and volunteers as needed

• Reviews the quality and appropriateness of the total services delivered and individual therapy programs for effectiveness and efficiency, using pre-determined criteria

• Provides in-service education to the members of the patient’s care team and education to the community

• Provides treatment in accordance with established standards of practice, company standards, department procedures and standards according to company guidelines

• Consistently demonstrates sound judgment in the evaluation, planning implementation and follow up of patient therapy programs

• Reports to work on time and coordinates schedule to achieve maximum performance standards according to company guidelines

• Assists with and participates in Quality Assurance as required

• Maintains a current knowledge of law and regulations regarding rehabilitative services and consults with supervisor to ensure that all employment actions are in compliance with applicable regulations

• Ensures a safe environment and utilizes tools and equipment in a safe manner complying with all infection control, universal precautions, and OSHA standards for the healthcare professional

• Reports all hazardous conditions including incidents, injuries and equipment to Supervisor/appropriate personnel immediately

• Responds to and acts appropriately in emergency or disaster situations

• Adheres to high standards of cleanliness, grooming, hygiene and dress code

• Adheres to all documentation requirements of Rehabilitation department, facility, and company

• Contributes to a positive work team by sharing information, using problem-solving methods, accepting new ideas, constructive feedback and advice from others

• Demonstrates superior customer service through professionalism, courtesy, consistent and timely follow-up, and positive communication

• Adheres to all policies of company, including job descriptions, certifications requirements, mission statement, HIPAA, confidentiality standards and patient rights

• Adapts to changes in responsibilities in a positive manner, is receptive to new ways of completing tasks, and is flexible in carrying out assignments

• Communicates and interacts professionally and respectfully with others in attending to and meeting their requests

• Perform all other duties as assigned and as required to effectively discharge the responsibilities of the position and are in the best interests of the company

• Assumes responsibility for ongoing continuing education, License renewal and professional development

 

Supervisory Responsibility

• This position manages all therapists and associated staff and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within their assigned facility(s)

 

Work Environment

• This job operates in a professional healthcare environment

• This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines

 

Physical Demands

• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job

• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

• Must be able to lift 50lbs - 100lbslbs

• Use of proper body mechanics and techniques for bearing weight

• Must be able to climb stairs, stoop, and reach when performing daily work

• Ability to assist and perform with patient transfers, (including but not limited to: stand pivot, two- person, sliding board, Hoyer lift, non-weight bearing) safely and effectively with or without mechanical devices

• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

• This is a full-time position

• However, this position regularly requires long hours and frequent weekend work

 

Travel

• This position requires up to 10% travel

• Occasional travel outside the local area and overnight

 

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to completely cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

• Bachelors, Master’s Degree and or Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech and Language Pathology or an Associate’s Degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant or an Occupational Therapist Assistant

• Current license in the state(s) assigned

• Minimum of 3 years of rehabilitation experience

• MDS certification (RAC-CT) or other advanced certification preferred

• Proven leadership and program development/supervisory experience, including multi-site management experience, including cross continuum practices

• Knowledge of state, federal and therapy practice act legislation/law and accreditation standards

• Interdisciplinary management and understanding essential

• Must pass medical and physical examination based on job qualifications, requirements and duties/responsibilities

 

Personal Characteristics:              

• Flexible and able to multitask; can work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions; demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities and guiding investment in people and systems

• Excellent people skills, with an ability to partner with a dynamic leadership team.

• Possess personal qualities of integrity, and commitment to corporate mission.

• An individual with excellent credibility, values and character and possess the highest ethical standards

• Strong leadership and interpersonal skills

• Highly intelligent and analytical. Someone who can manage oftentimes complicated and multi-dimensional operating scenarios

• Highly results-oriented with the ability to overachieve business objectives

• Must demonstrate initiative, possess a strong desire to succeed, and willingness to exert the extraordinary effort that will be required

• An effective team member and team player within a close-knit and entrepreneurial management team

• Self-directed, flexible and a willingness and desire to learn

 

Competencies

• Strategic Thinking

• Business Acumen

• Leadership skills

• Results Driven

• Financial Management

• Problem Solving/Analysis

• Collaboration Skills

• Ethical Practice

• Relationship Management

• Leadership & Navigation

• Presentation Skills

• Diversity and Inclusion

• Teamwork Orientation

• Project Management

Recruiter : Email Address

rkacal@healthpro-rehab.com





RN Charge Nurse

Hours: Part-Time and Per-Diem

Consider joining our talented nursing staff who work exclusively with people living with dementia. A part time and per-diem position are available for a registered nurse on our 7am-7:30p.m. shift and 7:00pm - 7:30am. Ability to develop positive working relationships and connection with our elders is a must. Responsibilities include leading a team of nursing assistants on a neighborhood of 30 people. Competitive salary and excellent benefits are offered at our unique organization.





Speech Language Pathologist

Hours: PRN

HealthPRO Heritage has Speech Language Pathologist opportunities at LiveWell Connecticut (formerly Alzheimer’s Resource Center) in Plantsville, CT.  Since 1990, LiveWell has been a pioneering leader in the field of aging services; advancing care, support, and issues of importance to individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias and those who care about and for them.  New growth opportunities are opening full time, part time and PRN positions across LiveWell’s continuum of residential and community based services including long term care, assisted living, and community based outpatient services.

 

At HealthPro Heritage we hire people who share our vision, who work diligently and provide the kind of care that will help change patient's lives for the better. As an Associate, your dedication and commitment deserve respect and recognition. If you're looking for a career and straightforward and realistic 'care' expectations, maybe it's time to look at our company.

 

  • Seasoned Speech Language Pathologist with leadership qualities, experience in LTC, and a desire to be integral member of team pioneering best practices in dementia care.
  • Desire to work in a culture that fosters the well-being of people living with dementia
  • Commitment to continuous learning, personal development, self-reflection and relationship building
  • Proven expertise in the area of cognition; psychosocial performance, palliative approaches and dementia care practices across the continuum
  • Demonstrated ability to form lasting relationships within a team, neighborhood, and with families
  • Experience with successful implementation of clinical programming particularly dementia best practices
  • Strong documentation competency and understanding of regulatory processes including ICD 10
  • Strong communication skills- able to interface with family and the community at large
  • Competency with speaking the language of dementia care to ancillary professionals and families; focused on advocacy and education
  • Results oriented
  • Focus on program development and implementation

 

Responsibilities

  • On referral, evaluate the impact of available resident information on the assessment and treatment process.
  • Conduct and document a thorough assessment of the resident to determine and diagnose communicative deficits and equipment needs.
  • Develop and implement an individualized treatment program based on the initial evaluation and containing achievable functional goals.
  • Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines, and consistently maintain timely and accurate departmental records.
  • Instruct aides in appropriate procedures and provide supervision in accordance with applicable State law.
  • Enter a progress note in the resident record following each treatment session.
  • Revise the resident's treatment program, as needed, based upon resident performance.
  • Document the course of treatment in a clear, concise discharge summary utilizing a prescribed format.
  • Orient residents to program services and treatment procedures appropriate to their needs. Inform residents of any potential risk during any procedure.
  • Work with nursing staff, resident and families to maximize resident's use of functional abilities.
  • Instruct residents and family/other caregiver about therapeutic procedures to be continued by the resident at home following discharge.
  • Assist in the referral process when a resident requires additional services following discharge. Maintain current knowledge of community resources.
  • Attend and participate, or provide information for rehabilitation team conferences regarding resident progress, problems or needs.
  • Attend and participate in other department/facility meetings, as required.
  • Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency.
  • Participate in and/or provide in-service education sessions.
  • Participate in the quality improvement process by responding appropriately to results of medical record audits, resident satisfaction surveys, safety activities and regulations.
  • Promote the programs and services of Heritage Healthcare through formal and informal interactions with the community.
  • Act in compliance with Heritage Healthcare’s regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.
  • Adhere to facility policies and procedures and participates in facility quality improvement and safety programs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned and required to provide quality care to residents.
  • Understand reimbursement by various payers and allocate therapy resources efficiently in accordance with resident goals and outcomes related to discharge destination.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of OBRA regulations, HIPAA, Local Coverage Determination, and third party reimbursement guidelines.
  • Support the company’s commitment to Compassionate Care; project a professional image to foster confidence in the Rehabilitation Program.
  • Perform duties in an independent manner and recognizes situations where direct supervision is needed; willingly helping others.
  • Maintain the expected productivity level that has been discussed and is expected for your position at your particular facility/facilities.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Speech and Language Therapy.
  • Hold a current Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech- Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) credential offered by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
  • Assumes responsibility for ongoing continuing education and professional development
  • Must maintain valid state Speech Language Pathology licensure

Recruiter : Email Address

rkacal@healthpro-rehab.com



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Jacqueline Clark
HR Generalist
LiveWell (formerly Alzheimer’s Resource Center)
1261 South Main Street
Plantsville, CT 06479
Phone: 860-628-3023
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