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J210380

Mobility Coordinator - Allegheny General Hospital

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Pittsburgh, PA - Allegheny General Hospital
  • Rehab
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

This job provides services for the inpatient population as per location. Provides direct patient care including patient assessment and progression/ adjustment of activity as per RN and/or provider. Collaborates and coordinates early mobility and activities utilizing a multi-disciplinary approach. Coordinates/ collaborates with other rehabilitation departments to ensure timely evaluations and disposition recommendations. Ongoing education in regards to adaptive equipment/lifts and mobilization.


ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides activity progression for patients in the hospital utilizing patient status and direction from nursing and/or provider .Recognizes contraindications to activity and abnormal patient responses. Provides feedback to medical professionals and physicians as appropriate. (65%)
  • updates patient EMR as directed- including white boards and other tools of communication. (5%)
  • Provides annual/ongoing education regarding mobility/body mechanics/ mechanical lifts and other adaptive equipment. (5%)
  • Collaborate with other rehabilitation service lines to ensure a timely disposition recommendation and implementation of mobility and other appropriate activities. (5%)
  • Assist staff in activity order clarification to ensure patient and staff safety. (5%)
  • Encourage growth and development throughout AGH in regards to early mobility and the role of the Mobility Coordinator/Coach.(5%)
  • Assist in screening patients using the JH- mobility scale and recommending appropriate rehabilitation consults ( PT/OT/CPRehab).(5%)
  • Engage patients / family  in their daily activity goals.(5%)
  • Other related duties


QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Bachelor's degree in Exercise Physiologist/ Exercise Science/ Kinesiology
  • Acute patient care
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

Preferred

  • None

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

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