Knowledge of the implementation of milieu management and therapeutic interaction.
Knowledge of group dynamics.
Knowledge of current medications including indications, dosage ranges and possible side-effects.
Knowledge of food and drug interactions.
Knowledge of facility policies & procedures.
29. Working knowledge of LPS, Patients' Rights and DHS requirements (II).
30. Working knowledge of JCAHO & CMS regulations and standards (II).
PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND SPECIAL DEMANDS
THIS SECTION DESCRIBES HOW AN EMPLOYEE IN THIS POSITION CURRENTLY PERFORMS THE FUNCTIONS OF THIS POSITION. MODIFICATIONS TO THE MANNER IN WHICH THIS JOB MAY BE PERFORMED WILL BE REVIEWED ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS.
Ability to stand, sit or walk up to six hours, sit for up to two hours.
Ability to move frequently is required in the delivery of patient care.
Visual acuity is needed for accurate reading of patient charts and for demonstrating activities or assisting patients in activities.
Ability to spend 20% of the work day outdoors in temperatures varying form 30°-100°F and 80% of the work day indoors in temperatures varying from 60°-85°F.
Ability to occasionally push/pull wheeled carts from 200 lbs.(i.e., medication cart, chart rack, linen cart, EKG machine, patients).
Ability to frequently lift and carry up to 10 lbs. (i.e. juices, charts, patient's belongings) and occasionally lift and carry up to 100 lbs.
Ability to participate in Non-Violent Physical Crisis Interventions / Code Greens.
Ability to frequently reach above, at or below shoulder height (obtains supplies, reach in cabinets, use refrigerator, access medication drawers/carts), kneel, bend, stoop, turn, and twist.
Ability to frequently handle, through gross and fine manipulations, simple grasping, twisting and fingering of small objects (medications, syringes, telephone buttons, thermometers with both hands).
Ability to discern a variety of odors.
Ability to occasionally handle hazardous/infectious waste.
Ability to work in an environment where the noise level is frequently high.
Ability to work in an environment where chemicals are frequently used for cleaning; where mechanical and electrical hazards may be occasionally present; and where dust, mist and steam are frequently generated in housekeeping tasks.
Ability to work at a rapid pace and tolerate a variety of repetitive tasks.
MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, AND OTHER WORK AIDES:
THIS SECTION DESCRIBES THOSE MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, AND OTHER WORK AIDES AN EMPLOYEE IN THIS POSITION MUST BE ABLE TO USE.