Rehab

Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Physical Therapy Assistant Apply
PRN
Dayshift
Description:

EDUCATION:

Associates degree from accredited PT assistant program.  Must be able to read and write English.

 

EXPERIENCE:

New graduate is acceptable.  Candidate must have current licensure or be eligible to apply for licensure in the state of Tennessee.

 

SKILLS:

a.  Candidate needs to have effective oral and written communication skills with all age groups and educational levels.

b.  Candidate needs to have good organizational and problem solving skills and takes responsibility for own actions.

c.  Candidate emphasizes excellence in patient care and customer relations.  Candidate must be able to interact with all age groups, educational levels, and people with medical or cognitive problems in an effective, pleasant, courteous, and respectful manner.

d.  Candidate is willing and able to be flexible and versatile in role functions.

e.  Candidate is able to handle a fast-paced, sometimes stressful environment while providing excellent quality of care.

f.  FIM Certification within 90 days.

Rehabilitation Tech Apply
PRN
Dayshift
Description:

The staff rehabilitation technician is non-licensed and is specifically trained under the direction of a physical or occupational therapist.  The technician performs designated routine tasks related to the operation of  physical or occupational therapy services delegated by the therapist, in accordance with the law.  The staff rehabilitation technician provides assistance with patient care under the continuous on-site supervision of the therapist.  The rehabilitation technician may have other clerical duties assigned such as assisting with patient intake paperwork, customer service, scheduling, entering charges, ordering and inventory control, cleaning and maintenance of equipment, stocking linens, etc.

The staff rehabilitation technician may work with any /all patients of the following age groups based upon individual responsibility, training, and competency:  Adults (age 18 years – 64 years), and Geriatrics (age 65+ years).  All Rehabilitation technicians are required to have competency for adult and geriatric age groups.  The staff rehabilitation technician also assists the Program Director of the department in the training of new staff or volunteers, quality assurance and improvement activities, and the overall operation and maintenance of the department.  The staff rehabilitation technician is required to perform the professional duties and standards of care for which he/she has been trained and only within the scope of care as specified by the American Physical (or Occupational) Therapy Association, state and federal laws and regulations, and JCAHO standards. 

EDUCATION: High school diploma, GED, or equivalent.  Must be able to read and write English. 

EXPERIENCE: 1 year of volunteer or work experience relating to direct patient care in physical or occupational therapy or similar field, or related college course work is preferred.

SKILLS:

a.  Candidate needs to have effective oral and written communication skills with all age groups and educational levels.

b.  Candidate needs to have good organizational and problem solving skills and takes responsibility for own actions.

c.  Candidate emphasizes excellence in patient care and customer relations. Candidate must be able to interact with all age groups, educational levels, and people with medical or cognitive problems in an effective, pleasant, courteous, and respectful manner.

d.  Candidate is willing and able to be flexible and versatile in role functions.

e.  Candidate is able to handle a fast-paced, sometimes stressful environment while providing excellent quality of care.

f.  FIM Certification within 90 days.

 

 

Physical Therapy Assistant Apply
FT
Dayshift
Description:

The Physical Therapy Assistant works under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist to carry out physical therapy programs in the hospital for inpatients or outpatients, to facilitate the rehabilitation of the mentally or physically handicapped.  The staff PTA provides direct patient focused care to include the implementation of treatment plans designed by the PT and quality treatment to meet short and long term goals determined by the PT according to the patient’s needs. The staff PTA may work with any /all patients of the following age groups based upon individual responsibility, training, and competency:  Infants (age 0-18 months), Children (age 19 months-12 years), Adolescents (age 13 years –17 years), Adults (age 18 years – 64 years), and Geriatrics (age 65+ years).  All PT’s are required to have competency for adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups.  Staff who will work with children or infants less than 13 years will require specific training and competencies demonstrated prior to working with pediatrics.   The staff PTA also assists the director of the department in quality assurance and improvement activities and the overall operation of the physical therapy department.  The PTA is required to perform the professional duties and standards of care as specified by the American Physical Therapy Association, state and federal laws and regulations, and TJC standards.

EDUCATION:

Associates degree from accredited PT assistant program.  Must be able to read and write English.

 

EXPERIENCE:

New graduate is acceptable.  Candidate must have current licensure or be eligible to apply for licensure in the state of Tennessee.

 

SKILLS:

a.  Candidate needs to have effective oral and written communication skills with all age groups and educational levels.

b.  Candidate needs to have good organizational and problem solving skills and takes responsibility for own actions.

c.  Candidate emphasizes excellence in patient care and customer relations.  Candidate must be able to interact with all age groups, educational levels, and people with medical or cognitive problems in an effective, pleasant, courteous, and respectful manner.

d.  Candidate is willing and able to be flexible and versatile in role functions.

e.  Candidate is able to handle a fast-paced, sometimes stressful environment while providing excellent quality of care.

f.  FIM Certification within 90 days.

LPN Apply
PRN
7p-7a, Varied
Description:

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

EDUCATION: Graduate of a school of practical Nursing.  Current Tennessee LPN license. 

EXPERIENCE: Experience in acute care nursing and in the specialty in the department of hire preferred  

SKILLS:  BLS required at hire or during orientation, IV Qualified.  

Rehab

  1. Previous  acute care experience preferred.
  1. FIM Certification within 90 days
Nurse Practioner Apply
PRN
Dayshift
Description:

Under the direct or indirect supervision of a licensed physician, the Rehabilitation Nurse Practitioner assesses patients’ Medical/surgical and functional conditions, administers treatments under physician orders or in conformity with usual practice, advises and counsels patients or their legal guardian of patient problems.  This privilege does not include the practice of obtaining informed consent.  Demonstrates knowledge of the psychosocial needs, clinical assessment implications, and/or consequences of technology.

1.   EDUCATION:  Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing Masters program.  Evidence of continuing education.  Current unrestricted Tennessee licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse and RN.  Must hold a National Certification in a Nursing Specialty Area.

2. EXPERIENCE:  Minimum one year as an APN.

3.  SKILLS:  Advanced Practice Nursing Skills. 

 

C.N.A Apply
FT
7p-7a
Description:

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

1. EDUCATION: High school graduate (or have minimum of GED).  Certification preferred. CNA or CMA required at Inpatient Rehab.

 

2. EXPERIENCE:  Prior experience in a hospital setting preferred. No minimum required.

 

3. SKILLS:  Able to read and write English.  Clinical skills to perform basic nursing care.  BLS current or within first 90 days of employment.