Rehab Aide - Northern Riverview
Company: Sigma Health Rehab
Posted on: January 20, 2023
Sigma Health Rehab - Sigma Health Rehab -is actively seeking a
-Full-time -Rehab Aide to work in a Skilled Nursing Facility.
The Rehab Aide assists in the delivery of rehabilitation services
under the supervision and direction of rehabilitation personnel
within the disciplines of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy
and Speech-Language Pathology as allowed by state and federal
regulations. Transports residents on active therapy program, as
well as assists in therapy-related activities assigned by rehab
personnel. Responsible for clerical duties assigned by the
Therapist Managers and other rehabilitation staff for timely and
organized maintenance of equipment, medical records, soft charts,
and other documentation. -
Rehab Aide Duties Include:
Assists in direct therapy service provision by carrying out
delegated, selected patient related tasks under the direct
supervision of a therapist allowed by state and federal law.
Transports patients/residents to and from the therapy department
safely and efficiently. - Transportation responsibilities include:
- advancing to the next resident if the previous resident is not
ready (notifying therapist when returning to department), ensuring
that resident's feet are on the footrests when applicable, ensuring
resident is incorrect wheelchair by checking name tag on back of
wheelchair, ensuring appropriate seat belt or seat alarm is in
place, ensuring oxygen tanks have sufficient oxygen and notify
nursing and /or therapy when low, transports one resident at a
time, -and upon completion of therapy session returns resident to
unit, nursing station or dining room, if requested. Do not return
the resident to their rooms unattended unless instructed.
Escorts independently ambulatory residents to the rehabilitation
department when requested.
Provides additional physical help for patient transfer and safety
needs under the direct supervision of a therapist or therapist
assistant. Assistants do not perform clinical tasks reserved for
licensed therapists or therapist assistants.
Maintains cleanliness and safety of the rehabilitation department's
physical environment and assigned equipment.
Oversees the maintenance of equipment in accordance with infection
control safety guidelines.
Responsible for maintenance and replenishment of daily needs of
clean linen and other commonly used items. - Returns used/soiled
linens to housekeeping per facility protocol.
Completes assigned clerical duties, such as computer data entry,
photocopying, filing, answering the phone, retrieval of
therapy-related documentation, and other paperwork.
Maintains a record of equipment maintenance and cleaning schedule
as assigned by the therapist manager/s.
Performs routine inventory and informs the Therapist Manager/s of
stock replenishment needs.
Performs other duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.
Participates in quality improvement activities as assigned by the
Therapist Manager and/or Corporate Director of Rehabilitation.
Responsible for service and operational excellence of all assigned
activities to ensure the delivery of quality services required to
meet or exceed the expectations of patients/residents, families,
caregivers, and customers.
Exhibits courtesy, compassion, and respect to patients, residents,
families, caregivers, visitors, physicians, administrators, and
Adheres to established confidentiality standards, including but not
limited to HIPPA regulations and internal company policies.
Rehab Aide Requirements Include:
High school diploma or equivalent. - One year of experience in a
health care setting preferred. - Current certification as a
Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) required. -
Writes and understands English; Basic computer skills.
Ability to function effectively in multi-faceted systems and to
interact effectively with all levels of staff and customers.
Demonstrates good organizational and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrates the ability to perform basic math skills (i.e. add,
subtract, multiply and divide).
Demonstrates the ability to perform basic mechanical skills (i.e.
use of a screwdriver, wrench, pliers).
Interested in assisting those in need, and enjoy working with the
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