Rehabilitation Specialist (Part-Time) - Physical Therapy

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Campbell, CALIFORNIA

Description

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HJF is seeking a Rehabilitation Specialist (Part-Time) to support Blood Flow Restriction Study in the Physical Therapy Department located at the Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) clinics in Fort Campbell, Kentucky. This position will be 20 hours per week during the standard business day. US citizenship is required.

The incumbent will work with the study team to implement the intervention and testing of the participants at LaPointe Health Clinic, under the direction of the principal investigator and on-site PI. This individual will assist in the day-to-day study operations at LaPointe Health Clinic for the duration of the study. This individual will assist in the recruitment and retention of subjects, screening for eligibility, teaching the interventions, performing the in-clinic intervention, charting in AHLTA, testing of participants, and scheduling & monitoring of participants’ progress. The Rehabilitation Specialist will participate in the weekly research meetings as needed and maintenance of subject files for the study.

Responsibilities:

  • Reviews new patient records using AHLTA and screens patients for eligibility in participation of research protocol. Interviews patients for protocols and collects and analyzes appropriate data for recruitment purposes, determine patient commitment and obtains informed consent. Educates patients about the research protocol, their roles in the protocols, and any other vital information. (10%)
  • Collects, organizes, catalogs, disseminates, and maintains appropriate files of current data. Recording participant consent and interventions in AHLTA. Monitoring subject data for completeness and accuracy in REDCap, Excel and fitabase. (10%)
  • Schedules patients for training sessions and clinic visits. Assists with monitoring audits/visits for protocols. (10%)
  • Performs subject testing, training, and in-clinic blood flow restriction intervention. (55%)
  • Adheres to legal, professional and ethical codes with respect to confidentiality and privacy. Assures that protocol requirements are achieved within Good Clinical Practices while maintaining compliance with all IRB regulations. (10%)
  • Acts as a liaison between patients and physicians and serves as a resource for the patients. (5%)
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.
  • Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of federal and local regulations and policies pertinent to research involving human subjects; excellent interpersonal and computer skills; ability to communicate effectively and to work with individuals of all levels. Experience with intervention trials, data management, and working with study participants will be an added advantage.; Familiarity and experience with research design, data collection, and computerized systems, highly preferred; Must be flexible with changing priorities.

    Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in physical therapy, kinesiology or related field is required.

    Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements:0-2 years of relevant work experience required. Experience in aerobic and strength testing of participants.

    Physical Capabilities: Long periods of standing and sitting, bending and stooping, movement of wheeled medical equipment.

    Work Environment: Set in a clinical work environment.

    Background/Security: Eligibility to obtain and maintain a Tier I investigation/Public Trust and a Common Access Card (CAC).

    Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.

    Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.


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