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Therapists (PT, OT, ST)

at Alacare Home Health and Hospice

Posted: 8/21/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: *8EBD651D203F8E44
Categories: Other/General

Job Description

Requisition Number
14-0335

Title
Therapists (PT, OT, ST)

Position Type
Full Time

Posted Hours
80.00

Description
Therapists (Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Speech Therapist)
Home care allows you to get a full understanding of each patient’s needs!
Duties include:
• Initiating, evaluating, developing, implementing, documenting, supervising and revising plans of care for patients
• Coordinating patient care with other staff members and physicians
• Documenting patient assessment, needs and care
• Assisting with coordinating and teaching rehabilitative care programs to meet the needs of staff, patients, caregivers and the community
• Supervising Therapy Assistants (if applicable)



Requirements
Requirements for Physical Therapists:
Home care is both challenging and rewarding! This job requires a person who can work independently, while never forgetting that home care is a team effort.
Other requirements include:
• Graduate of an approved school of physical therapy approved by the American Physical Therapy Association
• One year of clinical experience as a physical therapist
• Licensed as a physical therapist by the State of Alabama
• Knowledge of geriatric problems
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
• Respecting the patient’s privacy and maintaining confidentiality
• Ability to turn, lift, carry and otherwise transport patients
• Current Alabama driver’s license and automobile liability insurance
• CPR Certification

Requirements for Occupational Therapists:
Home care is both challenging and rewarding! This job requires a person who can work independently, while never forgetting that home care is a team effort.
Other requirements include:
• Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy program or completion of the American Occupational Therapist Association career mobility program
• Successful completion of a minimum of six months of Level II field work experience
• Successful completion of the American Occupational Therapist Association Certification Examination for Occupational Therapy Registered
• One year of clinical experience
• Current American Occupational Therapist Association Certification Licensure by the State of Alabama
• Knowledge of geriatric problems
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
• Respecting the patient’s privacy and maintaining confidentiality
• Ability to turn, lift, carry and otherwise transport patients
• Current Alabama driver’s license and automobile liability insurance
• CPR Certification

Requirements for Speech Therapists:

Home care is both challenging and rewarding! This job requires a person who can work independently, while never forgetting that home care is a team effort.
Other requirements include:
• Graduate of an approved School of Speech Pathology with a Master’s Degree in Speech Pathology
• CFY and CCC from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
• One year of experience in home health care
• One year of experience in clinical speech pathology
• Licensure by the State of Alabama Board of Examiners for Speech Pathology and Audiology
• Certificate of Clinical Competency form the Speech-Language-Hearing Association
• Knowledge of geriatric problems and neurological conditions
• Experience in treating swallowing disorders
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
• Respecting the patient’s privacy and maintaining confidentiality
• Current Alabama driver’s license and automobile liability insurance
• CPR Certification