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Rehab Aide II - Adult O/P Therapies

Req #:  106557
Facility:  Lutheran General Hospital
Department:  NonClinical Support/Customer Service/Clerical Admi
City:  Park Ridge
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

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Rehab Aide II

  • LUTHERAN GENERAL HOSPITAL / PARK RIDGE, IL
  • DAY/PM SHIFT 6:30a -7p
  • REGISTRY POSITION – meaning there is not a set schedule or guaranteed number of hours with no benefits
  • UNIT: ADULT O/P THERAPIES

 

JOB and UNIT SUMMARY:
 

Assists, as directed, licensed therapists with delivery aspects of patient care. Supportive patient care is performed and provided under the direct supervision of licensed staff. Individual also supports therapy staff to assist with other general departmental activities.

 

Accountabilities:

Communication of patient's needs/problems and notification of appropriate clinical staff to facilitate patient care.

Responsible for self-development.

Performance of other clerical and patient care responsibilities as required.

Performance of daily maintenance routines for various rehabilitation departments

Performance of basic gait training and therapeutic exercise under the direct supervision of a therapist to aide in the delivery of patient care.

Performance of basic patient transfer techniques to facilitate patient care.

Performance of providing/assisting with clerical responsibilities as directed by supervisor/therapist.

Performance of basic modality/exercise treatments.

Preparation of patient for treatment to facilitate patient care

Performance of patient transportation and routine errands between various rehabilitation settings

 

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Education
  • 6 months of on the job training to acquire skill competencies
  • Good communication skills.
  • Competency in all Rehab Aide I duties.
  • The physical demand level and degree of strenuous activity ranges from occasional sedentary work to regular heavy work involving moving/lifting of patients.
  • Ability to perform very heavy lifting ~ Up to 100 pounds occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds frequently and/or in excess of 20 pounds constantly.
  • Ability to assist, escort, transfer, and respond to patient needs for extended periods of time.
  • May be exposed to hazardous materials and life-threatening diseases.
  • Exposure to risk of bloodborne pathogens.
  • May be subjected to varying and unpredictable situations

 

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