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Rehab Lead, full time, home care, Burlington and Walworth

How You ll Make a Difference

Coordinates consistent patient care and meeting the primary needs of a patient caseload. Performs admission assessments, including Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) and routine patient assessments; develops patient care plans; carries out prescribed interventions, collaborates with the interdisciplinary team and evaluates patient outcomes. Acts as a resource and provides guidance to staff.

Acts as a resource to employees, which includes trainingorienting, providing day-to-day work direction, and giving input on performance. Assigns, monitors, and reviews progress and accuracy of work, directs efforts and provides guidance on more complex issues.

Assists with human resource responsibilities, which may include: interviewing and selection of new employees, staff development, resolution of employee concerns, and employee morale.

Manages the caseloads of staff, including evaluating patients, ensuring compliance with the established Care Plan and performing appropriate Joint Visits. Follows all State of Wisconsin and Federal Regulation pertaining to the supervision and role of Physical Therapist Assistants in Homecare.

Assumes primary responsibility for a patient caseload. Coordinates all services and collaborates with members of the interdisciplinary team to provide consistent patient care.

Conducts initial OASIS assessment and establishes plan for treatment to obtain thorough physical, psychosocial and environment data. Establishes and follows a care plan which identifies problems, and evaluates outcomes within a certain time frame.

Provides ongoing assessment of patient response to treatments, medication, and teaching, and applies interventions as appropriate. Updates and revises care plan as indicated.

Communicates with physicians and other team members to confirm, correlate and update patient plan of treatment and provides physician with a status report on a regular basis. Communicates problems to physicians and the supervisor, and states action plans and goals to resolve the problems. Schedules case conferences with the interdisciplinary care team on a regular basis to discuss case management issues.

Maintains and updates accurate clinical and patient records according to agency, state and federal guidelines. Performs Home Health Aide visits to maximize the patient's functional abilities in the home.

Facilitates the discharge planning process according to agency standards and utilizes interagencysystem and community resources to assure continuity of care after discharge.

Performs various patient positioning and transporting duties, which require lifting and pushingpulling, while utilizing proper technique.

Qualifications

License & Certifications

Physical Therapist license issued by the state of Wisconsin, or


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