Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital

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Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Weatlhy St. SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Jun 07, 2017
Full-Time
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers. Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care. Mission Statement: Restoring Hope and Freedom through Rehabilitation Summary: A Certified Orthotist CO is a healthcare professional who is specifically educated and trained to manage comprehensive orthotic patient care. This includes patient assessment, formulation of a treatment plan, implementation of the treatment plan, follow-up and practice management.  A Certified Prosthetist (CPO) Orthotist Prosthetist is a healthcare professional who is specifically educated and trained to manage comprehensive orthotic and prosthetic patient care. This includes patient assessment, formulation of a treatment plan, implementation of the treatment plan, follow-up and practice management. Essential Job Responsibilities: • Provides direct patient care, treatment, and services within the scope of their license, certification or registration and as required by law and regulation, with a particular focus on prosthetic services. • Provides clinical services including measurement, fit, fabrication, adjustment, and repair of Orthotic or Prosthetic devices; establishes standards for their design and fabrication in relation to the physician orders.  Instructs patients in the use of orthoses or prostheses. • Follows charting procedures and maintains records, and completes in a timely manner. • Maintains treatment standards and protocols by meeting scheduling, patient satisfaction, and production standards. • Ensures outcome data collection and data analysis is completed. • Participates in case conferences with physicians, therapists and nurses to discuss and evaluate patient's condition, progress and plans for therapy. • Meets mandatory continuing education requirements and maintains expertise in specific clinical area of focus. • Develops and maintains relationships with local physicians and other potential referral sources in order to ensure outstanding patient service and to promote Mary Free Bed O & P services. • Compliance with practice management plans to develop and document policies and procedures to ensure patient protection which includes, but is not limited to:    adherence to applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations    maintaining a safe and professional environment for patient care • Adherence to ABC Code of Professional Responsibility. Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): • Bachelor’s degree or higher in orthotics and prosthetics for a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accredited program OR a Bachelor’s degree or higher in any major along with a post-graduate orthotics and prosthetics certificate from a CAAHEP accredited program • Certification by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (CPO), or Prosthetics (CP) or Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) • Physical Demands:  The physical ability to lift, position, and transport patients; to frequently sit, stand, walk, bend, kneel, twist, crawl, grasp, reach, and occasionally climb; to hear, speak, write and see (correctable vision); to frequently lift up to 75 pounds, and occasionally lift in excess of 75 pounds; to occasionally push, pull, or carry weight anywhere from 1 to 100+ pounds while assisting patients and moving equipment; to exert up to 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, 10-20 pounds of force frequently, and exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly.  
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital Clinton St Muskegon Michigan 49442 United States
Apr 14, 2017
Full-Time
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers. Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care. Mission Statement: Restoring Hope and Freedom through Rehabilitation Summary: A Certified Orthotist CO is a healthcare professional who is specifically educated and trained to manage comprehensive orthotic patient care. This includes patient assessment, formulation of a treatment plan, implementation of the treatment plan, follow-up and practice management.  A Certified Prosthetist (CPO) Orthotist Prosthetist is a healthcare professional who is specifically educated and trained to manage comprehensive orthotic and prosthetic patient care. This includes patient assessment, formulation of a treatment plan, implementation of the treatment plan, follow-up and practice management. Essential Job Responsibilities: • Provides direct patient care, treatment, and services within the scope of their license, certification or registration and as required by law and regulation, with a particular focus on prosthetic services. • Provides clinical services including measurement, fit, fabrication, adjustment, and repair of Orthotic or Prosthetic devices; establishes standards for their design and fabrication in relation to the physician orders.  Instructs patients in the use of orthoses or prostheses. • Follows charting procedures and maintains records, and completes in a timely manner. • Maintains treatment standards and protocols by meeting scheduling, patient satisfaction, and production standards. • Ensures outcome data collection and data analysis is completed. • Participates in case conferences with physicians, therapists and nurses to discuss and evaluate patient's condition, progress and plans for therapy. • Meets mandatory continuing education requirements and maintains expertise in specific clinical area of focus. • Develops and maintains relationships with local physicians and other potential referral sources in order to ensure outstanding patient service and to promote Mary Free Bed O & P services. • Compliance with practice management plans to develop and document policies and procedures to ensure patient protection which includes, but is not limited to:    adherence to applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations    maintaining a safe and professional environment for patient care • Adherence to ABC Code of Professional Responsibility. Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): • Bachelor’s degree or higher in orthotics and prosthetics for a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accredited program OR a Bachelor’s degree or higher in any major along with a post-graduate orthotics and prosthetics certificate from a CAAHEP accredited program • Certification by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (CPO), or Prosthetics (CP) or Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) • Physical Demands:  The physical ability to lift, position, and transport patients; to frequently sit, stand, walk, bend, kneel, twist, crawl, grasp, reach, and occasionally climb; to hear, speak, write and see (correctable vision); to frequently lift up to 75 pounds, and occasionally lift in excess of 75 pounds; to occasionally push, pull, or carry weight anywhere from 1 to 100+ pounds while assisting patients and moving equipment; to exert up to 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, 10-20 pounds of force frequently, and exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly.  
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Nov 17, 2016
Full-Time
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers.  Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.  Mission Statement: Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation. Summary: The Research Director (Director) is the Chief Executive within the John F. Butzer Center for Research & Innovation charged with managing all aspects of the research enterprise.   This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer of Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital. The Director provides strategic direction that guides and supports the mission of conducting, communicating, and translating high quality, outcomes research that, in addition to potentially impacting or informing how healthcare is delivered in the future, demonstrates the value of Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital’s processes, devices, technologies, and services in support of the optimal care of patients. The Director supervises, mentors, and supports all principal investigators within the John F. Butzer Center for Research & Innovation and other partners to ensure that all research projects are of high scientific quality, address patients’ unmet medical needs, and are relevant to the questions and information needs of payers and providers. The Director is responsible for providing an environment in which principal investigators can succeed in the planning, design, implementation, completion, reporting and translation of innovative evidence based research programs that align medical strategies and priorities, and are informed by the insights of stakeholders, including patients and their families, and frontline clinicians. The research findings will provide relevant real-world evidence and/or tools to be used to demonstrate and/or improve the quality of services provided by Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital. The Director is also responsible for identifying and securing extramural funding and developing strategies that align and leverage the assets of the MFB Network partners for the purpose of enhanced research opportunities.  Essential Job Responsibilities: A. Identify and apply for external funding to support the research initiatives of the department B. Supervise, mentor and support principal investigators within the Center C. Recruit top talent to fill open positions within the Center D. Ensure all research is conducted with adherance to high ethical and patient protection standards consistent with regulatory, academic, and clinical requirements E. Create and manage the Center’s budget F. Provide an environment that fosters high quality scientific research and attracts top notch researchers G. Identify, select and properly manage third party academic and contract research organization partners to complete the work assignments according to timelines and with high scientific quality. H. Understand and adhere to corporate/hospital procurement processes and manage research budgets in an efficient and financially responsible fashion. I. Ensure that research results are presented to the scientific and medical communities through high quality, peer-reviewed abstracts, congress presentations, publications and other forums. J. Provide input to the medical teams regarding opportunities to execute strategies/tactics within planned clinical trials, identifying the appropriate instruments to use and research data to collect and contribute to the reporting of results. K. Ensure adherence of all research projects and associated activities to relevant SOPs and other policies, and relevant external scientific, legal, and regulatory standards. L. Collaborate with medical field teams and the Communications Department to optimize the quality and relevance of communication materials developed from the findings of research projects and ensure appropriate scientific exchange. M. Provide expert consultation and advice across the MFB Network as required to support understanding of the Center and the contributions of research, population-based data and research methodologies. N. Manage Hospital’s innovation program including product development and commercialization. O. Work with regulatory and communications officials (partners) to submit and support submission of evidence based research data for promotional use. P. Serve as an expert resource to operations and business development colleagues so that they may better understand the value of research and innovation. Q. Interact successfully with senior level medical and executive management, providing high level strategic insight and anticipating opportunities for the Center to contribute. R. Constructively challenge organizational strategy to ensure that research objectives are achieved. S. Provide direction and leadership within the JFB R&I Strategy Team on the efficient, timely implementation of research tactics, consistent with MFB’s organizational strategies, including strong technical and execution support of research design, financial and milestone planning, appropriate contracting procedures, project tracking, reporting, and publication/disclosure planning. T. Contribute scientific expertise to support the appropriate evaluation and use of research methodology across the research team, and as needed to support the activities of the MFB Network and other partners. U. Demonstrate effective oral and written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills and to work collaboratively as a strong leader of a multidisciplinary team. V. Work independently in accordance with defined functional policies and precedents, budgetary guidelines, company values, ethics and applicable law. W. All other duties as assigned. Academic Affiliation: Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital is a teaching hospital affiliated with the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine (MSU-CHM).  Several levels of academic appointment with MSU-CHM are available depending upon interest and academic experience and accomplishment.  MFB sponsors an accredited residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation affiliated with MSU-CHM. Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): A. Minimum Level of Job-Related Education: Ph.D., M.D., or other advanced education and experience in health economics, health administration, pharmaceutical administration, health sciences, or other relevant health-related scientific discipline. B. Master degrees in health-related scientific discipline or business administration (MS, MPH, MBA) with a comprehensive knowledge of evidence based research and scientific principles. C. Ten (10) or more years of experience in academic research, or the pharmaceutical, life sciences or healthcare industries with progressive responsibility and career advancement. D. Demonstrated knowledge of health care reimbursement policies and associated data sources. E. Knowledge of FDA regulatory requirements governing research supporting product labeling, scientific exchange, and promotional material. F. Demonstrated excellence in research methodologies. G. Demonstrated ability to apply for and receive funding support.  
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Aug 18, 2017
Full-Time
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited, rehabilitation hospital with 167 inpatient beds – 119 acute and 48 sub-acute. There are numerous outpatient programs as well as home and community services. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. Summary: Provides occupational therapy services as assigned by and under the supervision of an OTR .  Keeps treatment skills upgraded through continuing education, program development, and research. Essential Job Responsibilities: Each job responsibility is related to the MFB Pillars of Excellence. The responsibility is identified to a pillar by the following letters: Q (Quality), S (Service), P (People), G (Growth),   F (Financial). Provides patient care. (Q) Assists occupational therapist in treatment planning and conducting evaluation procedures. Assists the occupational therapist in treating patients utilizing modalities, therapeutic exercise, assistive devices, and functional activities. Provides verbal and/or written feedback to primary occupational therapist regarding all significant observations or changes in the patients condition, reaction, and response to treatment. Aids the occupational therapist in estimating equipment and supply needs and may participate in the acquisition and inventory of these items. Provides coverage of patients in the absence of other staff.   Maintains proper occupational therapy documentation according to established time standards. (Q) Communicates with other appropriate people to integrate OT treatment as necessary, or as directed. (Q, S) Participates in educational program for patients, patient's families, and health care workers regarding treatment procedures, functional activities, and home programs. Participates in patient care conferences as requested. Participates in various meetings and in-services as assigned. (Q,P) Functions as a patient advocate and maintains patient confidentiality. (S) Follows all hospital policy and procedures including but not limited to patient confidentiality and infection control. (Q, S) Meets or exceeds program productivity expectations. Serves as a resource person in area of expertise. (Q, S, G) Assists in the training, evaluation and supervision of Occupational Therapy Assistant students and volunteers.  (S, P, G) Assists in maintaining clean and orderly treatment areas. (S) Supports program operations as assigned. (Q, S, P, G, F) Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy Assistant program. Certification by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. Licensure with the State of Michigan. Must have skilled nursing rehab experience.  The physical ability to lift, position, and transport patients with physical impairments. Possesses and maintains CPR certification to meet department/program protocol. Ability to work rotating weekend shifts every month. Physical Demands The physical ability to lift, position, and transport patients. The ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, bend, kneel, twist, crawl, grasp, reach, and occasionally climb. The ability to hear, speak, write, and see (correctable vision). The ability to frequently lift up to 75 pounds, and occasionally lift in excess of 75 pounds. The ability to occasionally push, pull, or carry weight anywhere from 1 to 100+ pounds while assisting patients and moving equipment. The ability to exert up to 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, 10-20 pounds of force frequently, and exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly.  
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Aug 18, 2017
Full-Time
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited, rehabilitation hospital with 167 inpatient beds – 119 acute and 48 sub-acute. There are numerous outpatient programs as well as home and community services. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes.  Summary:   Accurately collects information from multiple sources to process referrals for outpatient therapy.  Analyzes and records the required demographic, insurance, and clinical data sets, other information, and signatures necessary to schedule and pre-register outpatient therapy patients and ensure that bills are produced according to regulatory and payer requirements.  Effectively completes medical necessity and managed care requirement screening, and determines insurance type and eligibility to ensure maximum payer compliance is maintained and maximum reimbursement is secured.  Verifies and/or authorizes insurance as assigned.  Interacts in a customer focused manner during referral processing to ensure that the patient’s and their representative’s needs are met, and that they understand their personal liabilities through various payment and program options. Demonstrates complete understanding and knowledge of all processes and procedures related to insurance verification, insurance prior authorization, and registration.  Performs all insurance verification and communicates appropriate verbal and written explanations to patients, family members, and/or other appropriate parties.  Assists in prevention of retroactive denials.  Works cooperatively with other departments and outpatient staff/leadership to assure financial reimbursement for outpatient therapy services.    Essential Job Responsibilities:   Accurately collects and analyzes all required demographic, insurance, guarantor and clinical data elements necessary to process/pre-register outpatient therapy referrals and schedule all types of patients; records and electronically enters the information on a timely basis.  Verifies and/or authorizes insurance. Accurately prepares, produces, and distributes to other internal and external parties as appropriate and on a timely basis, forms, schedules, and supportive clinical documentation. Reviews physician referrals/orders and other documentation according to internal policy and regulation as applicable, in order to assure that the service being provided has been appropriately documented and meets all known payer medical necessity and other criteria.  Initiates contact to physicians and other office staff to resolve questions and problems. Initiates and explains the Advance Beneficiary Notification process as necessary.  Alerts appropriate parties for any ongoing monitoring or authorization needs. Provides information and explanations to the patient or responsible party regarding the policy and various options for resolving the patient’s financial responsibility for non-covered services prior to the service being provided. Receives and properly responds to telephone, electronic, or face-to-face inquiries from patients or their representatives. Reviews and analyzes all referral information and transaction edit reports in order to correct errors and resolve deficiencies. Accurately completes therapist planned/unplanned coverage per department protocol. Performs all other appropriate activities as necessary to meet the patient’s needs and to achieve the required departmental and organizational outcomes. Assists patients/families in keeping scheduled evaluations by providing transportation resources and/or securing translators as necessary. Accurately interprets referrals and patient scheduling communication sheets and develops ongoing outpatient therapy schedules.  Assures therapist consistency, accuracy, and timeliness when producing schedules according to established scheduling guidelines.  Reschedules appointments as needed. Reviews notes and other documentation according to internal policy and regulation as applicable, in order to ensure that a treatment prescription and authorization has been received to support scheduling of ongoing therapy appointments. Provides information and explanations to the patient or responsible party regarding status of scheduling or non-scheduling of outpatient therapy evaluation or treatment appointments according to notations and/or protocols.  Initiates electronic and/or telephone inquiries to the appropriate parties including third party payers, employers, and/or managed care organizations, sharing information as necessary in order to secure, record, and electronically enter data which confirms that the patient has been initially authorized for the service being provided. Analyzes the available documentation and uses software and/or other listings or information, including the data gathered during the third party eligibility and benefit verification, in order to calculate the amounts expected to be received from the payer and the amount owed by the patient or his/her responsible party. Provides pre-appointment telephone explanations to patients and other appropriate parties. Ensures that the patient or representative understands the policies that govern the revenue cycle and provide various options for resolving the calculated patient financial responsibility for non-covered services. Negotiates with the patient or responsible party to achieve a mutually acceptable resolution of the expected self-pay balance including such options as credit card payments, deposits, extended/external payment arrangements and screens for and initiates charity care.  Refers the patient or responsible party to other internal or external sources as applicable.  Initiates contact to physicians and other office staff as necessary to resolve questions and problems. Accurately generates patient specific Explanation of Benefit Forms and distributes to patients/representatives and appropriate internal parties on a timely basis. Enters calculated expected patient co-pay and co-insurance amounts in Cerner.  Sets follow-up dates in Share Point to monitor out-of-pocket maximums to determine amounts met.  Updates Cerner and Share Point notes accordingly. Completes timely posting of cash collections, accepting and generating appropriate receipts for monies and credit card payments received. Handles appointment cancellation requests from patients in the event insurance coverage is not available and reschedules appointments as appropriate.  Completes the return-to-doctor communication process in the event the patient decides not to receive services. Collects, Compiles, analyzes, and reports data requested by manager. Provides clerical support as requested.  Various other responsibilities delegated by manager. Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements):   Associates Degree or equivalent business classes/experience Minimum 12-18 months work experience in healthcare with scheduling and/or PFS related job duties. Demonstrated competency with ICD-9-CM and CPT coding classification systems. Outstanding organizational, interpersonal, communication, and overall customer service skills. Ability to interact with professional staff in an appropriate manner. Knowledge of medical terminology and clinical rehabilitation. Ability to perform in a high paced environment with a positive attitude. Physical Demands:  Able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time); able to lift, carry, push, pull, up to 10 pounds occasionally; able to sit for the majority of the time, but may involve brief periods of time involving walking or standing; able to use keyboard frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time) Other Preferred Job Qualifications: Completion of medical office course. Bachelor’s Degree in a health-related field
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Aug 18, 2017
Full-Time
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited, rehabilitation hospital with 167 inpatient beds – 119 acute and 48 sub-acute. There are numerous outpatient programs as well as home and community services. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. Mission Statement Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation. Summary: Provides physical therapy services as assigned by, and under the supervision of, a physical therapist.  Keeps treatment skills updated through continuing education, evidence based research, and program development. Perform job responsibilities in accordance with the program’s strategic objectives and goals to carry out organizational strategic objectives. Essential Job Responsibilities: Each job responsibility is related to the MFB Pillars of Excellence. The responsibility is identified to a pillar by the following letters: Q (Quality), S (Service), P (People), G (Growth),   F (Financial). Provides patient care. (Q) Assists the physical therapist in treatment planning and conducting evaluation procedures. Assists the physical therapist in treating patients utilizing modalities, therapeutic exercise, assistive devices, and functional activities. Provides verbal and/or written feedback to the physical therapist regarding all significant observations or changes in the patient's condition, reaction, and response to treatment. Assists the physical therapist in determining equipment and supply needs and may participate in the acquisition and inventory of these items. Document’s patient’s status and progress according to established internal/external time standards and adherence to reimbursement guidelines. (Q) Communicates with others to integrate physical therapy treatment with all aspects of patient care. (Q, S) Participates in conferences/discussions and exchange of written records with other interdisciplinary team members as directed by the physical therapist to integrate physical therapy treatment plan. Instructs the patient and the family in physical therapy procedures as part of providing patient and family education including written instructions as necessary. Attends various meetings and in-services as designated. (Q, P) Follows all hospital policy and procedures including but not limited to patient confidentiality and infection control. (Q) Meets or exceeds program productivity expectations. (F) Provides discipline specific coverage (following cross training) within the Mary Free Bed system as requested. (F, S) Supports program operations as assigned. (Q, S, P, G, F)  Other Job Responsibilities: Serves as clinical instructor for physical therapist assistant students.  Supervises, teaches, and evaluates skills of students and volunteers.  Communicates with participating universities regarding skill levels of students.  (S, P, G) Participates in program development and/or research activities as assigned.  (Q, G) Participates in orientation and training of new staff.  (Q, P) Assists in maintaining clean and orderly treatment areas. (S) Demonstrates competence in relevant software and hardware required to meet job responsibilities.  (Q)  Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant Program. Licensure with the State of Michigan. Able to work weekends. Must have skilled nursing rehab experience.  Possesses and maintains CPR certification to meet department/program protocol. Physical Demands:  The physical ability to lift, position, and transport patients; to frequently sit, stand, walk, bend, kneel, twist, crawl, grasp, reach, and occasionally climb; ability to hear, speak, write, and see (correctable vision); ability to frequently lift up to 75 pounds, and occasionally lift in excess of 75 pounds; ability to frequently push, pull, or carry weight anywhere from 1 to 100+ pounds while assisting patients and moving equipment; ability to exert up to 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, 10-20 pounds of force frequently, and exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly.  
LPN
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Aug 17, 2017
Full-Time
Summary The primary purpose of your position is to provide direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing shift staff. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our community, as may be required by the Director of Nursing or Clinical care Coordinator to ensure that the highest degree of quality of care is maintained at all times. Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements) A. Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved LPN program. B. Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in this state C. Must possess and maintain current CPR Certification. D. Previous experience working in long-term care or with the geriatric population preferred E. Supervisory experience preferred. F. Must lead by example and possess superior customer service skills and professionalism G. Flexibility to adapt to ongoing change and work in a fast-paced, customer driven environment. H. Interpersonal skills to drive collaboration, commitment and productivity when working with cross-functional teams, customers and end users. I.      Self-starter, highly motivated with high energy level. J. Demonstrates superior written and verbal communication and presentation skills. K. Basic to intermediate proficiency with Microsoft product suite (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.); basic knowledge and experience with electronic mail and calendaring system in PC LAN environment. Ability to type with speed and accuracy. L. Possesses a high degree of personal accountability, responsibility and independent decision making abilities with the skills to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the organization. M. Perform other duties as assigned.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Aug 17, 2017
Part-Time
Summary: Unit secretaries perform clerical and receptionist duties within the nursing station, to assist clinical staff and physicians with important patient care responsibilities.  This non-licensed team member assists with support and clerical work for those providing patient care, and performs other department activities as outlined in this job description.  Accuracy and effective, timely communication with the RN responsible for each patient is required.  Work performed by each unit secretary must support the mission, vision, and values of Mary Free Bed. Essential Job Responsibilities: A. Clerical and Administrative Support – Each unit secretary is required to perform the following skills: • Transcribes and transmits physician orders and other “ward orders” in appropriate areas. • Communicates and exchanges information in a timely manner with employees from departments in acute care hospitals that provide services for Mary Free Bed patients. • Completes applicable physician orders and requests from the nursing staff, and communicates according to policy or department processes. • Confers with the responsible RN to schedule patient activities and tests • Maintains communication boards within the nurses’ station with updated information. • Alarm systems – monitors, assists clinical staff within, and responds to alarms for the roam alert system and other alarms within the nurse’s station.  Monitors the weather alert radio for severe weather notifications and communicates promptly with the nursing supervisor. • Answers telephones, takes messages, and communicates messages to the appropriate person • Performs clerical functions such as admissions, discharges, and transfers of patients according to policies and processes. • Monitors supply levels, and orders office supplies and equipment as needed.  Receives and places items in proper storage areas. B. Communication – Each staff member in the Nursing Department is responsible to communicate in a timely, professional and respectful manner at all times.   Responsibilities of the unit secretary include, but are not limited to: • Patients and their families or visitors are treated with kindness and respect. • Customers, physicians, and other staff members are treated with kindness and respect. • Maintains effective working relationships with employees throughout the organization. • Treats patient call lights as a primary communication method between the patient and the caregiver, and promptly answers to call lights, in person, as soon as possible to assist the caregivers. • Deals discretely and sensitively with confidential information, and follows all hospital policies related to protected health information. C. Customer Service – Demonstrates excellent customer service behaviors consistent with organizational and departmental standards.  Consistently promotes teamwork and direct communication with co-workers.  Deals discretely and sensitively with confidential information.  D. Employee communication – The unit secretary understands that communication with hospital and department leadership occurs in many ways, and that it is the responsibility of each employee to be aware of policy and practice changes.  This information is shared through various methods such as administrative bulletins, staff meetings, bulletin board postings, email, department newsletters, individual discussions, and on the MFB intranet (InsideMFB). E. Employee training and competency assessments – Each unit secretary is responsible for orientation and training of new employees.  Additionally, each employee must complete all required training and competency assessments prior to the posted deadlines.  Questions about required education and competency modules should be addressed to a nurse educator or a nursing supervisor to ensure that the requirements are completed prior to the deadlines.   F. Performance evaluations –Each unit secretary will meet with a nursing supervisor to complete an annual performance evaluation prior to the department or organizational deadline.  The employee will provide input to the supervisor when reviewing goals and performance from the completed review period.  The employee will work with the supervisor to review organizational and departmental action plans, and to identify personal goals for the upcoming review period. G. Safety policies – Each employee is responsible to demonstrate knowledge of and performance in accordance with hospital and department safety and infection control policies and procedures.  Each unit secretary will be responsible for their assigned shift and work area and will maintain a safe and clean working environment for the benefit of patients, physicians, and staff. H. Fiscal Responsibility – Each unit secretary will assist with documenting patient chargeable items according to department policies.  Additionally, each employee will avoid duplication and waste of supplies and will arrive to work on time and work throughout the shift, unless taking a designated break.  If the unit secretary does not have work to do, the unit secretary will ask a RN or a nursing supervisor for work to avoid downtime.  If overtime is expected, the unit secretary will communicate this in advance with the nursing supervisor so that alternatives can be explored. The unit secretary is also responsible for other department tasks, as assigned, and in alignment with departmental policies and procedures.  Performs assignments as directed by management, and provides input on new services or revisions to new/existing policies and procedures as appropriate. Responsibilities in Quality Improvement: Contributes by identifying problems and seeking solutions.  Promotes patient/family satisfaction where possible; participates in departmental efforts to monitor and report customer service. Essential Job Qualifications: • Licensure Requirements: None • Education:  High school graduate or equivalent GED required. • Physical Demands/Work Environment:  The work environment described here are representative of those an employee will encounter while working as a unit secretary at Mary Free Bed.  The ability to perform these tasks are required in order to provide the necessary care required by MFB patients and employees: • Required to stand, sit, talk, type, read, and hear • Required to use hands and arms to handle, feel, carry and work • Required to frequently stand, walk, bend, kneel, and rise from a kneeling position. • Required to be independently mobile, with frequent bending, and reaching overhead, for activities.  • Must be able to exert 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects(*).  • Due to possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens and hazardous materials, must be able to understand and follow department policies related to employee safety. • Must be competent with computer systems. • Must be able to work effectively under time requirements and deadlines, problem-solve when facing unexpected issues, handle interruptions, and prioritize effectively. • Experience: None required.  Previous experience as a unit secretary is preferred.  Understanding of medical technology, terminology and rehabilitation care is preferred.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Aug 17, 2017
Part-Time
Summary Provides continuous observation and surveillance of assigned patients.  First line of action is to verbally redirect the patient from engaging in at risk behaviors.  Summons the nursing staff if the patient requires assistance.  Knowledgeable and supportive of patient and institutional confidentiality and related hospital policies. Essential Job Responsibilities A. Demonstrates understanding and proficiency of the use of the AvaSys TeleSitter Solution software. B. Maintains visual observation at all times.  Verbally redirects patient over digital 2-way audio device that is in patient room.  Immediately summons the nursing staff if the patient requires assistance. C. Demonstrates the knowledge and skill necessary to support the appropriate care to this patient population based on the patients individualized treatment plan as delegated by the RN. D. Participates in hand-off of pertinent information/behavior about assigned patients when arriving on unit and upon completion of shift assignment.  Arranges meal break times with nurse and informs nurse prior to leaving monitoring station for any reason so that relief may be provided to ensure constant patient observation. E. Provides patient with explanations as necessary, but does not counsel or provide opinions. Demonstrates behaviors in line with Service Excellence. F. Seeks help or advice as soon as possible when patient appears to pose a threat to themselves or others.  Participates in a collaborative identification and reporting of patient safety issues.  Assures patient environment safety.  Seeks assistance with removal of any potential safety hazard from room and reports findings to Charge Nurse or Clinical Care Coordinator. G. Demonstrates safe work practices and attitudes, follows safety rules, works to prevent unsafe conditions and behaviors, and participates in organizational and department safety programs. Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements) A. High school graduate of G.E.D. with general knowledge of the hospital setting B. Completion of Hospital Orientation C. Previous experience in a hospital environment required D. Previous Clinical experience preferred E. Previous Direct Patient Care experience preferred F. Capable of continuous monitoring of up to 15 patients on one screen at one time and remaining alert at all times while on duty. G. Ability to communicate effectively with patients using a microphone and headset H. Ability to communicate with hospital staff and respond quickly to patient behavioral changes. I. Ability to use discretion and courtesy when working with patients, visitors, and staff J. Basic computer operation skills K. Basic Microsoft windows experience L. Efficiency in multitasking M. Ability to prioritize simultaneous situations
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Aug 16, 2017
Full-Time
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers.  Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.   Mission Statement Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation.   Summary: Responsible for patient evaluation, programming, and documentation.  Keeps treatment skills upgraded through continuing education.  Provides student supervision and serves as a clinical resource for an area of expertise.     Essential Job Responsibilities:     Staff will provide patient care, treatment, and services within the scope of their license, certification or registration and as required by law and regulation.   Provides patient care. Evaluates patients' premorbid and current leisure functioning. Determines individual goals and objectives, in agreement with patient and/or family. Develops, implements, and monitors treatment plan according to the needs of the patient. Plans, conducts, and coordinates therapeutic recreation services of the department to address patients' treatment plans and developmental levels with age appropriate activities. Services are to include: community activities, small and large group programs, morning, afternoon, evening and weekend programs, passive to active activities, individual services, and co-therapy programs. Services are to include families and siblings as appropriate. Adapts activities, equipment as necessary. Documents patient's status and progress through initial evaluation, progress notes, and discharge summary according to established time standards. Communicates with others to integrate therapeutic recreation treatment in optimizing total patient care. Participates in conferences/discussions and exchange of written records with other interdisciplinary team members to integrate therapeutic recreation treatment plan. Instructs the patient and the family in therapeutic recreation procedures as part of the home program.  Provides written instructions as necessary. Instructs the visiting public, medical students, physicians, and other professionals in the methods of and objectives in area of expertise. Attends various meetings as designated. Functions as a patient advocate and maintains patient confidentiality. Provides educational training to therapeutic recreation specialists and other staff in the form of in-services two times per year. Assists in program development. Provides clinical supervision and clinical input for students as requested. Functions as a resource person in an area of expertise.   Other Job Responsibilities: Participates in orientation of new staff.   Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): B.A. in Therapeutic Recreation. Minimum of two years experience in a hospital or rehabilitation setting. Registered with NCTRC as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist. Valid Michigan drivers license with no restrictions affecting ability to drive vehicles. Possesses and maintains CPR certification. Possesses and demonstrates expertise in a specific diagnostic area of rehabilitative therapeutic recreation. Demonstrates ability to supervise students. The physical ability to lift, position, and transport patients. The ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, bend, kneel, twist, crawl, grasp, reach, and occasionally climb. The ability to hear, speak, write, and see (correctable vision). The ability to frequently lift up to 75 pounds, and occasionally lift in excess of 75 pounds. The ability to occasionally push, pull, or carry weight anywhere from 1 to 100+ pounds while assisting patients and moving equipment. The ability to exert up to 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, 10-20 pounds of force frequently, and exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly.   Other Preferred Job Qualifications: Experience or knowledge of adapting equipment and leisure education. Possesses and maintains WSI certification. Membership in ATRA/NCTRC. 
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Aug 14, 2017
Part-Time
Summary: Assists therapists and therapy assistants in preparation and treatment of patients receiving therapy services. Performs routine tasks as assigned by therapists and therapy assistants.    Essential Job Responsibilities:   Staff will provide patient care, treatment, and services within the scope of their license, certification or registration and as required by law and regulation.   Provides patient care as requested by therapist: Transports and transfers patients, observing safety precautions and good body mechanics. Following competency testing, applies therapeutic modalities, as assigned by the therapist. Carries out specific treatment activities under direction/supervision of primary therapist or assistant. Monitors patient response to treatments, provides written/verbal feedback to therapist and therapy assistants, and/or documents in medical record with therapist review/signature. Maintains a clean and orderly work place: Acquires and replaces equipment and supplies in proper place following treatment. Cleans and maintains equipment according to department infection control policies and procedures. Maintains storage and inventory of equipment and supplies. Maintains adequate clean linen supply and changes linen in accordance with established guidelines. Maintains treatment areas in a clean and orderly condition. Assists in maintaining charts, filing and retrieving records as requested. Functions as patient advocate and maintains patient confidentiality. May order and maintain inventory as assigned. May supervise volunteers/support staff as assigned.   Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): High School Diploma or equivalent. Demonstrated communication, grammar, organizational, problem solving skills. Physical Demands:   Required to stand, sit, talk, type, read and hear; to use hands and arms to handle, feel, carry and work;  to frequently stand, walk, bend, kneel, and rise from a kneeling position while performing patient care; to be independently mobile, with frequent bending and reaching overhead for activities such as positioning and transferring of patients and equipment; must be able to exert 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10-25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects 
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Aug 14, 2017
Full-Time
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers.  Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.   Mission Statement Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation.   Summary:   This position is in an outpatient office setting.  Duties include all clinic scheduling, receiving and posting payments to patient accounts, coding services appropriately based on information provided by the therapist on the patient encounter form, verifying the insurance benefits of the patient, explaining and answering all patient’s questions regarding coverage and co-insurance/deductible responsibilities supporting the treatment philosophy of the outpatient service, collecting data for quality measures, data entry of quality measures, and assist in the management of the program’s flow of patients. Accurately collects information from multiple sources to process referrals for outpatient services, and verification of benefits for outpatient services. Analyzes and records the required demographic, insurance, and clinical data sets, other information, and signatures necessary to schedule and pre-register outpatient patients and ensure that bills are produced according to regulatory and payer requirements.  Effectively completes medical necessity and managed care requirement screening, and determines insurance type and eligibility to ensure maximum payer compliance is maintained and maximum reimbursement is secured.  Verifies and/or authorizes insurance as assigned.    Interacts in a customer focused manner during referral processing to ensure that the patient’s and their representative’s needs are met, and that they understand their personal liabilities through various payment and program options. Demonstrates complete understanding and knowledge of all processes and procedures related to insurance verification, coordination of benefit, insurance prior authorization, and registration.  Performs all insurance verification and communicates appropriate verbal and written explanations to patients, family members, and/or other appropriate parties.  Assists in prevention of retroactive denials.  Works cooperatively with other departments and outpatient staff/leadership to assure financial reimbursement for outpatient therapy services.   Essential Job Responsibilities: Answer all incoming calls for outpatient and route appropriately. Schedule initial evaluation and subsequent patient appointments following scheduling protocols. Create patient account and cases in the practice management system following system protocols. Obtain benefit information from carriers for all new courses of treatment. Obtain authorization for treatment as required by the patient’s carrier prior to their first appointment and subsequent appointments as needed. Call all new patients the day before their initial evaluation to remind them of their appointment time and paperwork to bring to their appointment. Daily printing of encounter forms and schedules. Review new patient information forms with patient at their first appointment.  Ensure all forms are completed, signed and dated following protocols. Administer and collect functional outcome measures at baseline, and periodically for the duration of the patient’s course of treatment. Obtain copies of the patient’s insurance card(s). Enter charges on a daily basis in the practice management system following system protocols. Scan incoming paperwork in the patient charts. Initiate customer service and process improvement projects, or as assigned Other duties as assigned by Leader. Assists in full process quality control by reviewing and analyzing data to maintain a level of compliance to produce an accurate timely claim avoiding patient responsibility therefore reducing accounts receivable days. Analyzes the available documentation and uses software and/or other listings or information, including the data gathered during the third party eligibility and benefit verification, in order to calculate the amounts expected to be received from the payer and the amount owed by the patient or his/her responsible party Research patient benefits with health insurance carriers to determine coverage and benefit limitations for all referrals received.  Reviews appropriateness of ICD10 and CPT codes to determine if care provided corresponds to reason for referral/authorization to ensure that patient’s insurance covers the evaluations/treatments.  Accurately generates patient specific Explanation of Benefit Forms and distributes to patients/representatives and appropriate internal parties on a timely basis. Adhering to benefit and authorization monitoring process to accurately relay benefit information to all involved parties. Alerts appropriate parties for any ongoing monitoring or authorization needs. Provides information and explanations to the patient or responsible party regarding the policy and various options for resolving the patient’s financial responsibility for non-covered services prior to the service being provided. Initiatesand explains the Advance Beneficiary Notification process as necessary. Provides pre-appointment telephone explanations/letters to patients and other appropriate parties. Ensures that the patient or representative understands the policies that govern the revenue cycle and provide various options for resolving the calculated patient financial responsibility for non-covered services. Provides un-insured/under insured patients by screening for appropriate community resources that may be available to them in order to secure coverage for services, such as Community Financial Aid, Processing Presumptive Medicaid Eligibility, directing families to apply for Children’s Special Health Care Services and/or Medicaid, etc. Provides the patient or responsible party with financial counseling to achieve a mutually acceptable resolution of the expected self-pay balance including such options as credit card payments, deposits, extended/external payment arrangements and screens for and initiates charity care.  Refers the patient or responsible party to other internal or external sources as applicable Accurately prepares, produces, and distributes to other internal and external parties as appropriate and on a timely basis, forms, schedules, and supportive clinical documentation. Handles appointment cancellation requests from patients in the event insurance coverage is not available and forwards to schedulers to reschedule appointments as appropriate.  Completes the sending of the return-to-doctor communication in the event the patient decides not to receive services Enters calculated expected patient co-pay and co-insurance amounts in Cerner.  Sets follow-up dates in Share Point to monitor out-of-pocket maximums to determine amounts met.  Updates Cerner and Share Point notes accordingly Upon notification of health plan change or updates, including monthly Medicaid changes, resulting in a re-verification to determine coverage. Completes new-hire therapist orientation to review Outpatient Benefit Specialist/Financial Coordinator policies and procedures to guide in finding patient benefits.  Respond to requests for additional information. Collects, Compiles, analyzes, and reports data requested by manager. Provides clerical support as requested Accurately collects and analyzes all required demographic, insurance, guarantor and clinical data elements necessary to process/pre-register outpatient therapy referrals and schedule all types of patients; records and electronically enters the information on a timely basis. Reviews physician referrals/orders and other documentation according to internal policy and regulation as applicable, in order to assure that the service being provided has been appropriately documented and meets all known payer medical necessity and other criteria.  Initiates contact to physicians and other office staff to resolve questions and problems. Initiatesand explains the Advance Beneficiary Notification process as necessary.  Alerts appropriate parties for any ongoing monitoring or authorization needs. Reviews notes and other documentation according to internal policy and regulation as applicable, in order to ensure that a treatment prescription and authorization has been received to support scheduling of ongoing therapy appointments. Receives and properly responds to telephone, electronic, or face-to-face inquiries from patients or their representatives. Completes timely posting of cash collections, accepting and generating appropriate receipts for monies and credit card payments received.   Customer Service Responsibilities: Demonstrates excellent customer service behaviors consistent with organizational and departmental standards. Consistently promotes teamwork and direct communication with co-workers. Deals discretely and sensitively with confidential information.   Responsibilities in Quality Improvement:    Contributes by identifying problems and seeking solutions. Promotes patient/family satisfaction where possible; participates in departmental efforts to monitor and report customer service.   Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): Associates Degree or equivalent work experience Proficient with e-mail and computer use.  Will be expected to easily learn and use Mary Free Bed scheduling software Must have excellent attention to detail Must be able to multi-task efficiently without loss in accuracy or focus and follow-through Independent in problem-solving Must be able to type 40 words per minute with 98% accuracy, ten-key and operate general business office equipment Demonstrate excellent customer service Demonstrate organizational and problem solving skills Must have information management skills to communicate, explain, interpret and present data Must be able to quickly learn and retain a large amount of specific protocols and processes. Must also be able to retain changes in these protocols as they occur and hold other accountable to them. Physical Demands: Able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time) Able to lift, carry, push, pull, up to 10 pounds occasionally Able to sit for the majority of the time, but may involve brief periods of time involving walking or standing. Able to use keyboard frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time)   Other Preferred Job Qualifications: Solid working knowledge of ICD-10-CM and CPT coding structures. Completion of medical office coursework. Knowledge of medical terminology. Previous experience in similar position or tenure at practice to accept this position. 
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 1078 E Sternberg Rd Muskegon Michigan 49444 United States
Aug 11, 2017
Full-Time
Summary: A certified orthotic fitter is a health care professional who is specifically educated and trained in the provision of certain off the shelf or prefabricated orthoses prescribed by a physician.  In addition, a certified orthotic fitter will be required to be proficient in patient assessment, formulation of a treatment plan, implementation of the treatment plan, and provide patient instructions.   Essential Job Responsibilities:   Assessment of prescription and patient’s needs for off the shelf or prefabricated orthoses.  Excluding diabetic shoes, fracture orthoses, FES systems, Scoliosis devices, and un-stabile conditions. Formulation of a treatment plan based upon an assessment to alleviate limitations and enhance function.  It is the responsibility of the orthotic fitter to request consultation with referring physician to verify prescription/documentation when needed to formulate treatment plan. Implementation of the treatment plan. Patient Education. Utilization of follow-up treatment plan that ensures successful orthotic outcomes, patient health. Compliance with practice management plans.  Documentation policies and procedures which include: Adherence to applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations Maintain a safe and professional environment for patient care Comprehension of claims development and submission Adherence to ABC Code of Professional Responsibility Participates in a program of self-improvement and continuing education.   Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements):   Possess a high school diploma, GED or college degree Successfully complete an NCOPE approved orthotic fitter educational course Document a minimum of 1,000 hours of orthotic fitting experience obtained either before or after completion of the fitter educational course Successful completion of the ABC orthotics fitters exam Physical Demands: Able to lift, carry up to 50 lbs. occasionally Able to push, pull up to 200 lbs. occasionally Able to walk, stand for the majority of the time, but also periods of sitting are required Able to use the keyboard frequently for brief periods, with occasional longer stints 
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Aug 10, 2017
Part-Time
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers.  Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.   Mission Statement Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation.   Summary: Maintains a clean, safe environment inside and outside the hospital by performing duties according to departmental techniques, procedures, and needs.  Scheduled work may include weekends, holidays, and/or a variety of shifts.   Essential Job Responsibilities: Cleans in assigned areas, such as patient rooms, nurses' stations, examination and treatment rooms, public and patient lavatories, lounges and offices, and public areas. Sweeps, dusts, dust mops and wet mops floors and stairways, spots carpets, and buffs hard floors. Cleans and sanitizes discharge beds.  Makes beds in designated areas. Washes down all patient discharge furniture including night stands, dressers, and over-bed tables.  Cleans and sanitizes waste receptacles. Collects trash and refuse from work areas and completes appropriate disposal. Cleans, sanitizes, and polishes baths, lavatories, and shower/sink fixtures. Stocks paper and soap products, etc. as necessary. Dusts, washes, sponge mops, sanitizes and extracts furniture.  Cleans and polishes glass surfaces, walls, and window sills, window frames, doors, and registers. Scrubs bathroom tiles, woodwork, lights, and vents. Maintains equipment and materials in a clean and orderly manner. Assists with setups, linen delivery, mail delivery, general deliveries, etc. Vacuums and edges carpeted areas as necessary. Customer Service Responsibilities: Demonstrates excellent customer service behaviors consistent with organizational and departmental standards.  Consistently promotes teamwork and direct communication with co-workers.  Deals discretely and sensitively with confidential information.     Responsibilities in Quality Improvement: Contributes by participating in meetings, identifying problems and seeking solutions. Participates in department efforts to monitor and report.   Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): High school graduate or equivalent. Ability to communicate through the oral and/or written process and ability to follow directions. Ability to handle appropriate lifting, pushing, and pulling tasks (often 50+ pounds). Physical Demands: Ability to work independently. Able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time) Able to lift, carry, push, pull, up to 50 pounds occasionally The ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, bend, kneel, twist, crawl, grasp, reach, and occasionally climb The ability to hear, speak, write and see (correctable vision 
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Aug 08, 2017
Full-Time
  We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers.  Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.                                                              Mission Statement Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation.   Summary: A MFB Security Officer, working  individually and as part of a team, guards, patrols (on foot or in a vehicle), monitors premises, facilities and other areas to prevent theft, violence, and infractions of rules.  Secures facility and protects facility in case of fires, natural disasters, or other hazardous events.   While working at the Control Desk, the security officer will relay all incoming, outgoing and inter-departmental telephone calls appropriately and as quickly as possible.  Receives vendors, guests and staff, ascertains their needs, and directs them accordingly.  Is able to handle all emergency situations with confidence and controlled emotions.    A MFB Security Officer is able to make sound decisions while using technical, physical and customer service skills to ensure a safe and peaceful environment for patients, visitors and staff.  A MFB Security Officer provides exceptional customer service to everyone in the facility by exuding warmth, genuine care, and taking pride and joy in this role.   Essential Job Responsibilities: Make eye contact and pleasantly greet each patient, visitor, and staff members; maintains a pleasant, friendly and professional demeanor with all guest, client, staff members and coworkers to create favorable impressions Ensures a safe and secure environment; provides protective service and response for protection of the people and property of the Hospital; is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day operation of the Department Patrol and inspect facilities and grounds on a regular basis to detect and deter crimes, security violations and unsafe conditions. Identify unsafe conditions and improperly secured areas/property to help prevent theft, injuries or damages Display age appropriate security interactions when dealing with members, patients, visitors and staff Protect patients, visitors and employees who are in danger or have been threatened and intervene when appropriate to reduce or defuse potentially violent situations Standby as requested in certain situations to prevent disturbed or menacing patients, visitors or anyone else from being a danger to themselves or others. Monitors and maintains closed circuit TV/video surveillance and two way radio systems and other life safety systems Respond to burglary, fire and other alarms and take appropriate action Coordinate safety and security procedures during emergencies Clear and reset alarm systems Control traffic flow within areas and enforce parking regulations as needed at the Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital campus and other facilities. Create safety awareness among guests and staff. Conduct preliminary investigations into thefts, shortages and other complaints involving potential criminal misconduct Answers alarms and investigates disturbances Patrols premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates Inspects assigned areas for fire or environmental hazards Provides transfer assistance from vehicle to wheelchair and vice versa, when appropriate.  Secures courtesy wheelchairs for guests as needed. Relays incoming, outgoing, and inter-departmental calls, takes and relays messages, and responds to telephone queries with a smile and in a warm, efficient way in order to facilitate public and hospital business.  Responds quickly and accurately to emergency alarms including fires, codes, and tornados (or other disasters); receives initial reports, alerts outside agencies for their response, pages instructions to all hospital staff, and stands-by to provide further communications so that appropriate emergency responses may begin. Directs all public, patients, and outside visitors.  Projects an informed and caring image at all times in order to effectively serve MFB guests and staff. Makes appropriate overhead pages on a timely basis and with clear enunciation to communicate messages to people outside of telephone access. May monitor and control as necessary the flow of visitors to patients so that patients do not receive inappropriate visitors. Transports patients, visitors or other guests to different areas of the MFB campus by wheelchair or escorting them as needed Protects all hospital guest and staff’s confidentiality according to HIPPA requirements Maintains a clean, neat work environment including the security vehicle and all surrounding areas within the security office. Creates and maintains an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive emphasis Maintains positive appearance and professional image Adheres to hospital policies Maintains a detailed knowledge of the facility, including services, departments, clinics, peripheral services, conference rooms and other pertinent information Completes incident reports that are detailed and strictly factual Ability to function in an environment with possible exposure to blood borne pathogens or other potentially infectious/hazardous materials, and possible exposure to high or low temperatures as both inside and outside conditions indicate.   Communications Responsibilities: Must be able to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to guests, clients and associates Ability to use communication devices (phones, radios, etc.) in a clear, concise and professional manner to meet and exceed the internal and external customer service expectations.   Customer Service Responsibilities: This is an “On Stage” high visibility position; and must provide an exceptional guest experience by delivering a high level of service to every guest, every time in order to create a favorable impression. Handles all interactions with the highest level of professionalism; accommodating special requests whenever possible and resolves guest concerns. Demonstrates excellent customer service behaviors consistent with organizational and departmental standards.  Consistently promotes teamwork and direct communication with co-workers.  Deals discretely and sensitively with confidential information.      Responsibilities in Quality Improvement: Contributes by identifying problems and seeking solutions.  Promotes patient/family satisfaction where possible; participates in departmental efforts to monitor and report customer service.   Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): High school diploma or GED Must, within six months of hire, become a Certified Healthcare Security Officer (CHSO) through the IAHSS Must, within 90 day training period become certified in Advanced First Aid. Must possess a current State of Michigan Concealed Pistol License which will allow for the officer to carry a conducted electrical weapon (i.e. Taser). Customer service experience (Health Care industry preferred) Ability to work flexible schedules and extended hours as needed. Must have a valid State of Michigan driver's license Must have and maintain a driving record with no Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) or Operating While Visibly Impaired (OWVI) infractions and 4 points or less (to meet company fleet insurance requirements).  Must have problem resolution skills Must have ability to manage multiple priorities and multi-task Ability to work in inclement weather (hot, cold, rain, snow, etc.) for an entire shift. Note: Shifts will not be cancelled due to inclement weather and all employees will be required to attend their scheduled shifts and maintain a high quality of work despite weather conditions Ability to speak, read and write standard English language; to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos; to write simple correspondence Must be able to apply reasoning and understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form Must be able to understand 24 hour and military time systems Physical Demands: Must be able to push and pull (on wheelchair) 100 to 350 pounds frequently over considerable distances. Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move irregularly shaped objects such as patient belonging, wheelchairs, other adaptive equipment and/or mechanical devises up to 50 pounds (and occasionally up to 75 pounds). Ability to stand or walk for long periods of time up to twelve (12)  hours per day Ability to sit for long periods of time up to four(4) hours per day while remaining alert and maintaining a high level of professionalism and situational awareness. Ability to remain at post for extended periods of time with patient(s) who are acting-out or have diminished impulse control, while staying alert and maintaining the highest level of professionalism and situational awareness. Ability to enter and exit vehicles of all types several times per day Ability to drive for outings and other hospital activities with staff or patients for both short and long distance trips of up to three (3) hours each way while remaining alert and maintaining a high level of professionalism, situational awareness and decision making abilities. Competent with computers and with Microsoft Office Suite software (i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, etc.) Specific vision abilities required by the job include 20/20 corrected vision, color vision. Functional hearing abilities for communications from a two-way handheld radio with an over-the-ear speaker system, cellular phone or other telephonic devices and PA speakers. Ability to regularly run; stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear.     Preferred Job Qualifications: Bilingual Previous hospital security or law enforcement experience Computer experience   Reporting Relationship: Security & Emergency Manager   The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification; however, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties that you will be required to perform.  The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position of the work.  You accept that at any time there may be modifications or changes to the above job description.  If you require a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential functions of this position, you must request accommodation in writing, within 182 days after you know or should know of the need for accommodation. 
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Aug 08, 2017
Part-Time
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited, rehabilitation hospital with 167 inpatient beds – 119 acute and 48 sub-acute. There are numerous outpatient programs as well as home and community services. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. Mission Statement Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation. Summary: Assumes full responsibility for evaluating patient’s need for physical therapy.  Plans and executes individual treatment programs in accordance with the State of Michigan licensure and PT scope of practice.  Keeps treatment skills upgraded through continuing education, evidence based research, and program development.  Perform job responsibilities in accordance with the program’s strategic objectives and goals to carry out organizational strategic objectives. Essential Job Responsibilities: Each job responsibility is related to the MFB Pillars of Excellence. The responsibility is identified to a pillar by the following letters: Q (Quality), S (Service), P (People), G (Growth),   F (Financial). Provides patient care. (Q) Evaluates patient condition. Establishes treatment goals in collaboration with patient and family as appropriate, and in collaboration with the treatment team. Treatment goals should be interdisciplinary and patient-centered whenever possible. Establishes written treatment plan, and administers treatment for each patient according to the stated goals.  Delegates responsibilities to physical therapist assistants and rehabilitation technicians as appropriate. Re-evaluates patient's status and effects of treatment.  Revises treatment plan as necessary. Reviews revised goals with patient and family as appropriate. Evaluates patient's need for medical equipment and orders the appropriate equipment as necessary. Evaluates equipment upon delivery and instructs patient, patient's family and health care workers on its use. Participates in planning for patient discharge by considering and communicating with patient, family, community support/services and environmental limitations. Documents patient's status and progress through initial evaluation, progress notes, and discharge summary according to established internal/external time standards and adherence to reimbursement guidelines. (Q) Communicates with others to integrate physical therapy treatment with all aspects of patient care. (Q,S) Participates in conferences/discussions as needed and exchange of written records with other interdisciplinary team members to integrate physical therapy treatment plan. Instructs the patient and the family in physical therapy procedures as part of  providing patient and family education including written instructions as necessary. Attends various meetings and in-services as designated. (Q,P)  Follows all hospital policy and procedures including but not limited to patient confidentiality and infection control. (Q)  Meets or exceeds program productivity expectations. (F)  Provides discipline specific coverage (following cross training) within the Mary Free Bed system as requested .(F,S)  Supports program operations as assigned. (Q, S, P, G, F)  Other Job Responsibilities: Serves as clinical instructor for physical therapy students.  Supervises, teaches, and evaluates skills of students. Communicates with participating universities regarding skill levels of students. (S) Participates in program development and/or research activities as assigned. (Q, G) Participates in orientation and training of new staff. (Q, P) Demonstrates competence in relevant software and hardware required to meet job responsibilities. (Q)  Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): Graduate of an American Physical Therapy Association accredited Physical Therapy program. Licensure with the State of Michigan. Able to work weekends.  Must have at least 1 year of acute care experience.  Possesses and maintains CPR certification to meet department/program protocol.  Physical Demands The physical ability to lift, position, and transport patients. The ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, bend, kneel, twist, crawl, grasp, reach, and occasionally climb. The ability to hear, speak, write, and see (correctable vision). The ability to frequently lift up to 75 pounds, and occasionally lift in excess of 75 pounds. The ability to occasionally push, pull, or carry weight anywhere from 1 to 100+ pounds while assisting patients and moving equipment. The ability to exert up to 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, 10-20 pounds of force frequently, and exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly.  
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Aug 04, 2017
As needed
Summary The primary purpose of your position is to provide direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing shift staff. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our community, as may be required by the Director of Nursing or Clinical care Coordinator to ensure that the highest degree of quality of care is maintained at all times. Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements) A. Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved LPN program. B. Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in this state C. Must possess and maintain current CPR Certification. D. Previous experience working in long-term care or with the geriatric population preferred E. Supervisory experience preferred. F. Must lead by example and possess superior customer service skills and professionalism G. Flexibility to adapt to ongoing change and work in a fast-paced, customer driven environment. H. Interpersonal skills to drive collaboration, commitment and productivity when working with cross-functional teams, customers and end users. I.      Self-starter, highly motivated with high energy level. J. Demonstrates superior written and verbal communication and presentation skills. K. Basic to intermediate proficiency with Microsoft product suite (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.); basic knowledge and experience with electronic mail and calendaring system in PC LAN environment. Ability to type with speed and accuracy. L. Possesses a high degree of personal accountability, responsibility and independent decision making abilities with the skills to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the organization. M. Perform other duties as assigned.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Aug 04, 2017
Full-Time
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers.  Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.   Summary The Employee Relations Specialist is responsible for providing support to managers and team members including administering employment policies and practices, researching and/or investigating concerns and making recommendations that promote positive employee relations. This includes conducting workplace investigations, counseling management with respect to federal, state and local EEO and other laws to ensure consistent interpretation and application of laws, policies and procedures. Recommend effective solutions for addressing workplace issues and corrective actions in accordance with policy and applicable laws. Essential Job Responsibilities   Assist and resolve general and complex employee relations issues; provide guidance and recommendation to all levels of leadership, ensure fairness and consistency of policy and practice including conducting investigations, coaching, counseling, and process development.  Follow standards of behavior and instill in others, demonstrates a professional, confident and positive presence. Self-assured while maintaining an enthusiastic demeanor.  Mitigate organizational risk, and work with HR Manager to connect with legal where appropriate. Responsible for compensation planning, annual merit process, research and development of salary ranges; create and update job descriptions in collaboration with leadership, position review for pay grade fit to the organization and market surveys. Assist with compliance and reporting of governmental and labor reporting requirements including any related to the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Affirmative Action (AA), and the Department of Labor (DOL). Responsible for General HR administrative duties, prepare, create, and analyze reports/metrics that are necessary to carry out the functions of the department and company. Prepares periodic reports for management, as necessary or requested. Steer the organization’s culture through effective communications, employee engagement, change management, Diversity & Inclusion, and teamwork initiatives throughout the MFB system.  Work with leadership, provide education and training, as well as be instrumental in our Employee Opinion Survey process, outcomes, and building awareness.  Conveys passion and rallies team members when challenged.  Keep focused and on track and resolve issues that may jeopardize team success. Prompts others to contribute knowledge and information to assist the team. Support line managers by driving a performance culture through coaching, facilitating talent assessments and succession planning efforts.   Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements)   Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Human Resource Management and a minimum of three (3) years of experiencein an HR concentration such as an HR Generalist, employee relations, labor relations, or comparable background. Strong Microsoft office skills and experience with HRIS systems Knowledge of employment law, with excellent organizational, time management and decision-making skills Patient, pleasant, and understanding, with the ability to remain calm and diffuse tense situations. Handle sensitive and highly personal information on a daily basis, maintain confidentiality in a mature and non-judgmental manner. Ability to successfully monitor the “pulse” of employees to ensure a high level of employee engagement. Physical Demands:  Able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time); to lift, carry, push, pull, up to 10 pounds occasionally; to sit for the majority of the time, but may involve brief periods of time involving walking or standing; to use keyboard frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time) 
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Aug 04, 2017
Full-Time
Summary The primary purpose of your position is to provide direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing shift staff. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our community, as may be required by the Director of Nursing or Clinical care Coordinator to ensure that the highest degree of quality of care is maintained at all times. Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements) A. Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved LPN program. B. Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in this state C. Must possess and maintain current CPR Certification. D. Previous experience working in long-term care or with the geriatric population preferred E. Supervisory experience preferred. F. Must lead by example and possess superior customer service skills and professionalism G. Flexibility to adapt to ongoing change and work in a fast-paced, customer driven environment. H. Interpersonal skills to drive collaboration, commitment and productivity when working with cross-functional teams, customers and end users. I.      Self-starter, highly motivated with high energy level. J. Demonstrates superior written and verbal communication and presentation skills. K. Basic to intermediate proficiency with Microsoft product suite (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.); basic knowledge and experience with electronic mail and calendaring system in PC LAN environment. Ability to type with speed and accuracy. L. Possesses a high degree of personal accountability, responsibility and independent decision making abilities with the skills to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the organization. M. Perform other duties as assigned.  
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Aug 03, 2017
As needed
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited, rehabilitation hospital with 167 inpatient beds – 119 acute and 48 sub-acute. There are numerous outpatient programs as well as home and community services. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. Mission Statement Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation. Summary: Provides physical therapy services as assigned by, and under the supervision of, a physical therapist.  Keeps treatment skills updated through continuing education, evidence based research, and program development. Perform job responsibilities in accordance with the program’s strategic objectives and goals to carry out organizational strategic objectives. Essential Job Responsibilities: Each job responsibility is related to the MFB Pillars of Excellence. The responsibility is identified to a pillar by the following letters: Q (Quality), S (Service), P (People), G (Growth),   F (Financial). Provides patient care. (Q) Assists the physical therapist in treatment planning and conducting evaluation procedures. Assists the physical therapist in treating patients utilizing modalities, therapeutic exercise, assistive devices, and functional activities. Provides verbal and/or written feedback to the physical therapist regarding all significant observations or changes in the patient's condition, reaction, and response to treatment. Assists the physical therapist in determining equipment and supply needs and may participate in the acquisition and inventory of these items. Document’s patient’s status and progress according to established internal/external time standards and adherence to reimbursement guidelines. (Q) Communicates with others to integrate physical therapy treatment with all aspects of patient care. (Q, S) Participates in conferences/discussions and exchange of written records with other interdisciplinary team members as directed by the physical therapist to integrate physical therapy treatment plan. Instructs the patient and the family in physical therapy procedures as part of providing patient and family education including written instructions as necessary. Attends various meetings and in-services as designated. (Q, P) Follows all hospital policy and procedures including but not limited to patient confidentiality and infection control. (Q) Meets or exceeds program productivity expectations. (F) Provides discipline specific coverage (following cross training) within the Mary Free Bed system as requested. (F, S) Supports program operations as assigned. (Q, S, P, G, F)  Other Job Responsibilities: Serves as clinical instructor for physical therapist assistant students.  Supervises, teaches, and evaluates skills of students and volunteers.  Communicates with participating universities regarding skill levels of students.  (S, P, G) Participates in program development and/or research activities as assigned.  (Q, G) Participates in orientation and training of new staff.  (Q, P) Assists in maintaining clean and orderly treatment areas. (S) Demonstrates competence in relevant software and hardware required to meet job responsibilities.  (Q)  Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant Program. Licensure with the State of Michigan. Able to work weekends. Must have acute care experience.  Possesses and maintains CPR certification to meet department/program protocol. Physical Demands:  The physical ability to lift, position, and transport patients; to frequently sit, stand, walk, bend, kneel, twist, crawl, grasp, reach, and occasionally climb; ability to hear, speak, write, and see (correctable vision); ability to frequently lift up to 75 pounds, and occasionally lift in excess of 75 pounds; ability to frequently push, pull, or carry weight anywhere from 1 to 100+ pounds while assisting patients and moving equipment; ability to exert up to 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, 10-20 pounds of force frequently, and exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly.