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 Speech-Language Therapist

Home Health Aide

Position Description: The Home Health Aide is trained to provide home management, personal care and health related tasks to Clients and families experiencing recent episodic or chronic health care problems. The Home Health Aide works under the supervision of an RN or LPN.
Responsibilities:
Assist with the care of the teeth and gums.
Assist with the care of hair including shampooing and shaving.
Assist with ordinary care of nails, such as washing, drying and filing with an emery board.
Assist with bathing in the bed, tub or shower.
Assist with feeding.
Assist with toileting, use of commode, bedpan, and urinal.
Assist with dressing.
Assist with walking, use of walker or wheelchair.
Assist with transfers from bed to chair or commode and back.
Prepares and serves meals according to instructions.
Changes bed linens.
Dusts, vacuums, and straightens the room the clients uses.
Washes dishes, scours the kitchen and bathroom sinks.
Maintains general cleanliness of the clients environment.
Lists needed supplies.
Shops for the clients in the absence of the family.
Launders the clients's clothes and linens in the absence of the family.

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Position Description: The Personal Care Aide is prepared to assist clients and families with personal care and home management. The Personal Care Aide provides services to clients whose medical conditions are stable. The Personal Care Aide works under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse.
Responsibilities:
Assist with care of the teeth and mouth.
Assist with care of the hair including shampooing and shaving.
Assist with ordinary care of the nails, including washing, drying, and filing with an emery board.
Assist with bathing in bed, tub or shower.
Assist with feeding.
Assist with walking, use of walker, or wheelchair.
Assist with dressing.
Assist with transfers from bed to chair or commode and back.
Prepare and serve meals according to instructions.
Change bed linen.
Dust, vacuum, and straighten the room that the clients uses.
Wash dishes, scour kitchen and bathroom sink.
Maintain general cleanliness of the clients environment.
List needed supplies.
Shop for clients in the absence of family members.
Reports condition changes to the supervising nurse immediately.
Launders clients clothes and linens in the absence of family members Participate in conferences, and ongoing training as directed to do so.
Other such duties as assigned by the managing nurse.

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Position Description: The Homemaker is trained to provide home management, for clients and families experiencing recent episodic or chronic health care problems.
Responsibilities:
Prepares and serves meals according to instructions.
Changes bed linens.
Dusts, vacuums, and straightens the room the client uses.
Washes dishes, scours the kitchen and bathroom sinks.
Maintains general cleanliness of the client environment.
Lists needed supplies.
Shops for the client in the absence of the family.
Launders the client clothes and linens in the absence of the family.
Reports condition changes to the supervising nurse immediately.

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Position Description: Renders professional nursing service to home care client as assigned. Services include:  nursing assessment, direct care, teaching, counseling and case finding. The Registered Nurse is responsible for identifying and coordinating needed services as dictated by the medical treatment plan, nursing assessment and the client environment. The Registered Nurse reports to the Nursing Supervisor.

Responsibilities:
Assures the safe delivery of therapeutic client care in accordance with policies and professional nursing standards.
E-6 Performs comprehensive, accurate physical assessments of client, and records such data on agency forms properly.
Records thorough and accurate health histories and initial nursing assessments.
Identifies client health problems accurately and comprehensively.
Communicates client's conditions, responses and needs to medical practitioners and other professionals as needed to promote management of the client's health needs.
Accepts medical orders by agency policy.
Provides skilled nursing care, prescribed treatments administers medications and other services in accordance with plan of care and consistent with the medical regime. Obtains specimens for ordered lab work.
Participates in performance improvement activities in compliance with policy and professional standards.
Continuously assesses and evaluates the quality of services delivered in order to ensure the highest possible level of care and customer satisfaction.
Demonstrates assertive and creative problem solving ability by identifying problems affecting customer satisfaction, service quality and efficiency and makes recommendations for improvement.
Formulates paraprofessional care plans, if assigned. Orients and instructs the paraprofessional to the care plan, reporting requirements, and agency policy.
Supervises the paraprofessional if assigned. Performs evaluation, teaching, and records such activities as required by the agency, according to policy.
Documents assessments, visits, communications, conferences, care plans and discharge planning and summaries by agency standards.
Completes admission and discharge paperwork in a timely fashion.

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Work Location:Bronx Head Quarters
Job Duties:
-  Scheduling and Supervision of para-professionals   
-  Record Complaints and Incidents in the log book
-  Rotate to be the On-Call coordinator for the week.
-  Submit Discharge Summary Report to Office Manager \ Management staff within 24hrs of a case Discharge.
-  Provide client satisfaction phone calls
-  Must be able to read and write in English and must be computer literate

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Position :                              Physical Therapist
Reports To :                          Director of Patient Services
Position Summary :
Physical Therapy Services are provided to individuals who demonstrate the presence of a functional limitation. Physical therapist’s role is to provide skilled intervention to improve the patient’s level of functioning in self-care, mobility, safety, range of motion, or strength and to establish a safe and effective maintenance program. Examples of therapy services include assessment of needs and development of a therapy program for the patient.
Qualifications :
1. Currently licensed and registered with the NYS Department of Education as a Physical Therapist.

2. Graduation from a Physical Therapy curriculum approved by the American Physical Therapy Association or the Council on Medical Education of The American Medical Association.

3. One year physical therapy experience in an acute health care setting, home health care experience desirable.
  • Good organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.  Ability to speak effectively before groups or customers or employees of the agency.  Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
  • Ability to perform mathematical operations as related to medication calculations, units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.
  • Computer literate, desired; Good organizational and interpersonal skills.
Equipment Operation :

Assistive Devices, PT Modalities, Telephone, Fax Machine, Copy Machine, Computer.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities : In order to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), each essential duty should be indicated with an “x” in the ADA box.  A duty is essential if: (1) the position exists to perform that duty; (2) it requires specialized skills and/or expertise; (3) it can only be performed by a limited number of available employees.

ADA

  Duties / Responsibilities

X

Intervenes in the restorative health care plan upon receipt of a request for an evaluation and treatment of a physical disability.  Submits written initial evaluation for inclusion in patient’s record.

X

Performs clinical tests to discover functional limitations and the potential for restoration.  Develops a plan of care with restorative and maintenance goals to meet identified needs.

X

Applies physical therapy procedures to achieve identified goals, (i.e., therapeutic exercises, functional training).

X

Instructs patients, family and other health team personnel in the use of assistive modalities and appropriate physical therapy procedures.

X

Observes, records and reports to the authorized medical practitioner and nurse, the patient’s reaction to treatment and any changes in the patient’s condition.

X

Works with the health team to shorten the patient’s recovery from illness and incorporate the management of residual disability

X

Completes an initial evaluation visit within seven (7) days of a patient referral;

X

Makes telephone contact, followed by a written report to the Nurse or Director of Patient Services to report initial findings, goals, visit frequency and estimated length of service.

X

Re-evaluates patients every sixty (60) days to detect progress attained and submits a written progress report for the patient’s record.

X

the patient’s care, keeping in contact through written reports, attendance at meetings and confirmed telephone calls.

X

On-going communication with the Nurse or Director of Patient Services concerning all information that will influence or change the provision of services including any unusual situations observed during the course of service.

X

Submit all necessary documentation within seven (7) days of service.  Documentation includes type of treatment given, modality used and patient reaction.

X

Fits assistive devices for self-care and ambulation; trains patients in the use of devices and inspects for function.

X

Maintains communication with the medical practitioner and other personnel

X

Participates in the physical therapy education programs.

X

Participates in the planning and development of the agency’s staff in-service educational programs.

X

Submits discharge summaries at the completion of services that includes care provided, equipment ordered and any recommendations for follow-up care.

X

Performs other related duties as required.


Customer Service/Interpersonal Skill
1.   Assists other employees where needed;
2.   Is responsible and cooperative with patients/families, supervisors, fellow employees;
3.   Maintains friendly working atmosphere;
4.   Maintains professional attitude;
5.   Maintains professional appearance;
6.   Accepts constructive criticism as evidenced by appropriate changes in behavior.
7.   Utilizes established channels of communication.
8.   Recognizes, accepts and respects people as individuals;
9.   Recognizes limitations and seeks assistance appropriately.
10. Responds to client issues.
11. Communicates appropriately with all levels of staff.
Specialized Skills and Technical Competencies :
1. Knowledge of client assessment procedure.
2. Knowledge of client teaching process.
3. Knowledge of pathophysiology.
4. Knowledge of PT Modalities and demonstrated competence.
5. Knowledge of infection control practices, aseptic techniques.
6. Demonstrates ability to effectively communicate information with clients of all ages and socioeconomic levels.
Physical Demands : The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Check one physical requirement, which applies to this position:

Exerting up to 50-100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20-50 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10-20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

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Position:                              Occupational Therapist

Reports To:                          Director of Patient Services

Position Summary:
The occupational therapist assists client’s acquire the skills necessary to accomplish ADLs. Occupational therapists their interventions on the client’s upper extremities and on the fine muscle skills needed to perform functional activities, such as eating or dressing.  In addition to assisting clients to develop self-care skills, the therapist is involved in assessing the client’s home for safety and suggesting modifications to improve the client’s ability to function independently.
Qualifications :
1. Currently licensed as an Occupational Therapist in the State of New York and has graduated from an Occupational Therapy curriculum accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association or the World Federation of Occupational Therapists.

2. Eligible for registration with the American Occupational Therapy Association.

3. A minimum of one year occupational therapy experience in a health care setting, preferably home health care.
  • Good organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.  Ability to speak effectively before groups or customers or employees of the agency.  Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

  • Computer literate, desired; Good organizational and interpersonal skills
Equipment Operation:
Assistive Devices, Splints, OT Modalities, Telephone, Fax Machine, Copy Machine, Computer.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities: In order to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), each essential duty should be indicated with an “x” in the ADA box.  A duty is essential if: (1) the position exists to perform that duty; (2) it requires specialized skills and/or expertise; (3) it can only be performed by a limited number of available employees.

ADA

 Duties / Responsibilities

X

Intervenes in the restorative health care plan upon receipt of a request for an evaluation and treatment of a physical disability.  Submits written initial evaluation for inclusion in client’s record.

X

Performs clinical tests to discover functional limitations and the potential for restoration.  Develops a plan of care with restorative and maintenance goals to meet identified needs.

X

Applies occupational therapy procedures to achieve identified goals, (i.e., therapeutic exercises, functional training).

X

Instructs clients, family and other health team personnel in the use of assistive modalities and appropriate occupational therapy procedures.

X

Observes, records and reports to the authorized medical practitioner and nurse, the client’s reaction to treatment and any changes in the client’s condition.

X

Works with the health team to shorten the client’s recovery from illness and incorporate the management of residual disability

X

Completes an initial evaluation visit within seven (7) days of a client referral;

X

Makes telephone contact, followed by a written report to the Nurse or Director of Patient Services to report initial findings, goals, visit frequency and estimated length of service.

X

Re-evaluates clients every sixty (60) days to detect progress attained and submits a written progress report for the client’s record.

X

the client’s care, keeping in contact through written reports, attendance at meetings and confirmed telephone calls.

X

On-going communication with the Nurse or Director of Patient Services concerning all information that will influence or change the provision of services including any unusual situations observed during the course of service.

X

Submit all necessary documentation within seven (7) days of service.  Documentation includes type of treatment given, modality used and client reaction.

X

Fits assistive devices for self-care and ambulation; trains clients in the use of devices and inspects for function.

X

Maintains communication with the medical practitioner and other personnel

X

Participates in the occupational therapy education programs.

X

Participates in the planning and development of the agency’s staff in-service educational programs.

X

Submits discharge summaries at the completion of services that includes care provided, equipment ordered and any recommendations for follow-up care.

X

Performs other related duties as required.


Customer Service/Interpersonal Skill
12. Assists other employees where needed;
13. Is responsible and cooperative with clients/families, supervisors, fellow employees;
14. Maintains friendly working atmosphere;
15. Maintains professional attitude;
16. Maintains professional appearance;
17. Accepts constructive criticism as evidenced by appropriate changes in behavior.
18. Utilizes established channels of communication.
19. Recognizes, accepts and respects people as individuals;
20. Recognizes limitations and seeks assistance appropriately.
21. Responds to client issues.
22. Communicates appropriately with all levels of staff.
Specialized Skills and Technical Competencies:
1. Knowledge of client assessment procedure.
2. Knowledge of client teaching process.
3. Knowledge of pathophysiology.
4. Knowledge of OT Modalities and demonstrated competence.
5. Knowledge of infection control practices, aseptic techniques.
6. Demonstrates ability to effectively communicate information with clients of all ages and socioeconomic levels.
Physical Demands : The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Check one physical requirement, which applies to this position:
Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Contact us at 718-364-7251 Ext 7 for more information Submit Your Application Now

Position :                              Speech-Language Therapist
Reports To :                          Director of Patient Services

Position Summary :
Speech Therapy services are provided to individuals who have speech and language problems, including difficulties or delays in language development. Problems with speech and language may be either expressive or receptive.  In addition, ST services are also helpful with patient’s who are experiencing dysphagia.  The speech therapist works with patients to improve their ability to carry out independently ADLs related to communication or swallowing, i.e. talking on phone, eating or managing oral secretions.
Qualifications :
1. Currently licensed as a Speech and Language Pathologist in the State of New York;
2. Possesses a Certificate of clinical completion in Speech from the American Speech and Hearing Association.
3. A minimum of one year speech therapy experience in a health care setting, preferably home health care.
  • Good organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.  Ability to speak effectively before groups or customers or employees of the agency.  Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
  • Ability to perform mathematical operations as related to medication calculations, units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.
  • Computer literate, desired; Good organizational and interpersonal skills.
Equipment Operation :
ST Modalities, Telephone, Fax Machine, Copy Machine, Computer.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities : In order to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), each essential duty should be indicated with an “x” in the ADA box.  A duty is essential if: (1) the position exists to perform that duty; (2) it requires specialized skills and/or expertise; (3) it can only be performed by a limited number of available employees.

ADA

 Duties / Responsibilities

X

Intervenes in the restorative health care plan upon receipt of a request for an evaluation and treatment of a speech disability.  Submits written initial evaluation for inclusion in patient’s record.

X

Develop a plan of care in accordance with the authorized practitioner’s medical orders for therapy services.

X

Provide rehabilitative services for speech and language disorders to meet established treatment goals.

X

Select and use appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic techniques and materials.

X

Observes, records and reports to the authorized medical practitioner and nurse, the patient’s reaction to treatment and any changes in the patient’s condition.

X

Document type of treatment and patient response in clinical notes, prepare summaries of services in accordance with agency policy.

X

Participate in the review, revision and implementation of patient care policies and procedures.;

 

ADA

 Duties / Responsibilities

X

Instruct other health care personnel, the patient and other caretakers in methods to assist patient in home therapy program.

X

Provides an ongoing assessment of client/family needs and responses to teaching.

X

Participates in case conferences and acts as a resource to other health team members in the identification and resolution of client needs.

X

Utilizes appropriate community resources to achieve identified objectives.

X

Participates in staff meetings, in-service programs and CQI/PI activities as appropriate.

X

Maintains and submits documentation as required by the agency’s policy.

X

Prepares and submits timely written reports of evaluations, visits, summaries, care plans and case conferences.

X

Maintains confidentiality regarding clients, health care staff and documentation.

X

Participates in discharge planning, as appropriate.

X

Provides supervision and training.

X

Performs additional duties assigned in response to client, office needs.



Customer Service/Interpersonal Skill
23. Assists other employees where needed;
24. Is responsible and cooperative with patients/families, supervisors, fellow employees;
25. Maintains friendly working atmosphere;
26. Maintains professional attitude;
27. Maintains professional appearance;
28. Accepts constructive criticism as evidenced by appropriate changes in behavior.
29. Utilizes established channels of communication.
30. Recognizes, accepts and respects people as individuals;
31. Recognizes limitations and seeks assistance appropriately.
32. Responds to client issues.
33. Communicates appropriately with all levels of staff.
Specialized Skills and Technical Competencies :
7.   Knowledge of client assessment procedure.
8.   Knowledge of client teaching process.
9.   Knowledge of speech/language treatment modalities.
10. Knowledge of infection control practices, aseptic techniques.
11. Demonstrates ability to effectively communicate information with clients of all ages and socioeconomic levels.
Physical Demands : The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Check one physical requirement, which applies to this position:

Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.

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