Rehab Services Aide - Physical Therapy (0.001 FTE, Days)
0.001 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shift
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The rehabilitation aide carries out assigned tasks for direct and indirect patient care activities. Assists licensed physical therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapy assistants, and students in all aspects of treatment in order to maximize each patient's functional ability. The aide is assigned tasks by occupational or physical therapists and works under their supervision for patient care activities. The rehab aide works on all medical units, in the department, and in hand therapy clinic when assigned. Assigned tasks include direct patient care, cleaning, clerical, supply maintenance, and other activities. The rehab aide participates in department and unit projects when assigned and takes required in-service education programs. May assist with other clerical duties as assigned.
The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patients rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.
Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).
Carries out indirect patient care tasks effectively; maintaining equipment; keeping assigned areas clean and orderly; stocking supplies; and completing computer tasks.
Confers with the therapist when appropriate for guidance and clarification of patient care tasks; informs supervising therapist of changes in patient status.
Coordinates care of patient with rehab staff. Maintains Department productivity. Works effectively with a wide range of patients in respect to age and cultural diversity.
Utilizes appropriate Department resources, clinical specialists, resource therapist and supervisors when appropriate for guidance and /or assistance with patient care.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent
License/Certification: BLS - Basic Life Support
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to provide appropriate care and progress treatment based on professional standards of practice, and on the needs of the specific individual, including age and developmental considerations, cultural and psychosocial issues, precautions and medical condition.
Ability to work well with individuals at all levels of the organization.
Equal Opportunity Employer