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Health Care Careers
Mobility Plus Home Health Care is always in search of dedicated, caring and compassionate people to join our team.
We equip our employees with the tools and training to allow them to help make a difference in the lives of those they serve.
Working in home care has many benefits and rewards. Please review the listings below to determine which opportunity best fits your skills and career plans and submit an online application for that position.
Home Health Aides (HHA)
The Home Health Aide is the highest level of paraprofessional in home care. The job of an HHA is very important and takes training, patience, passion and a willingness to help others. HHAs are responsible for health-related tasks as well as personal care tasks. Health tasks can include taking the patient's temperature, pulse and respiration rate. HHAs also assist with patient personal care needs such as bathing, light housekeeping, meal preparation and medication packing.
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
LPNs provide services within their licensed scope of practice, including, but not limited to, blood draws, wound care, patient disease education, medication education and assessment of all body systems. LPNs are to follow a care plan that is provided by the supervising nurse that has been approved by the referring physician. The supervising nurse performs a supervisor visit on the LPN every 30 days during a patient care plan. LPNs are to coordinate all care with the supervising nurse.
Registered Nurse (RN)
RNs are responsible for ensuring that the client's medical needs are being addressed and met by the entire team. RNs provide services within their licensed scope of practice, including, but not limited to, blood draws, wound care, patient disease education, medication education and assessment of all body systems. RNs also perform comprehensive initial assessments determining patient needs, including, but not limited to, if the patient needs additional disciplines PT, OT, MSW and HHA. The RN is the supervisor of the cases to which they are assigned and coordinate care with all disciplines and physicians. RNs perform supervisory visits every 30 days on LPNs and every 14 days on HHAs.
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)
If you are a CNA working in a nursing home or hospital, we can easily adapt your skills and training to the home care industry. We can quickly get you working and helping our clients as an HHA. All CNAs are required to be licensed throughout the state of Michigan.
Physical Therapist (PT)
The PT provides physical therapy services to patients according to a written physicianís plan of care. This may include, but is not limited to, assessing and evaluating therapeutic/rehabilitative/functional status and participation in the development of the total plan of care. The PT evaluates the patientís home environment, assesses muscle strength, mobility, gait and ROM - the potential for rehab, directs physical therapy treatment and instructs patients and families/caregivers in the use and care of therapeutic appliances. The PT reports to the physician the patientís reactions to treatment or change in condition and educates patients using teaching tools and home exercise programs based on the patientís individualized needs. The physical therapist also supervises the physical therapy assistant once a month and HHA every 14 days if there is not a supervising nurse on the patient case.
Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)
The physical therapy assistant provides physical therapy services under the direction of the physical therapist and according to the physicianís plan of care. PTAs treat patients to relieve pain, to develop or restore function and to maintain maximum performance. PTAs direct and aid patients in active and passive therapeutic exercises, muscle reeducation, gait, functional training, transfer activities and prosthetic training.
Occupational Therapist (OT)
Occupational therapists evaluate the patientís functional status including muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, written and verbal communication skills, self-care ability and work capacity, etc. The OT evaluates the home environment for hazards or barriers to more independent living, identifies equipment needs and participates in the development of the total plan of care. The OT develops the treatment program, establishes goals for improved function, communicates the plan of care to the referring physician and other disciplines on the case. Occupational therapists also perform supervision of COTA with a supervisory visit every 30 days.
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)
The COTA performs only those services planned, delegated and supervised by the registered occupational therapist. The COTA participates in the ongoing evaluation of the patientís functional status (muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, written and verbal communications skills, self-care ability, work capacity, etc.) as delegated by the registered occupational therapist. The COTA participates in the ongoing evaluation of the home environment for hazards or barriers to more independent living as delegated by the registered occupational therapist and participates in teaching new skills or retraining patients in once familiar daily activities that have been lost due to illness or injury. The COTA maintains appropriate clinical records and clinical notes and reports to the registered occupational therapist any changes in the patientís condition.
Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)
The speech-language pathologist is responsible for the implementation of standards of care for speech language pathology services. SLPs conduct appropriate evaluations, assess the home environment (as appropriate) and identify equipment needs relative to speech/language function. SLPs identify functional speech defects and establish a plan of care to improve the patientís function. SLPs confer with the referring physician and other disciplines to ensure that coordinated and comprehensive care contributes to the total plan of care.
Mobility Plus Home Health Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The agency does not discriminate against race, color, national origin, disability or age.