The Rehab Services Aide is primarily responsible for providing supportive patient care activities, working under direct supervision in the patient treatment areas including the gym, treatment rooms and on nursing floor.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Available and accessible for supervised hands-on assistance.
Prepare and clean patient treatment areas in an organized and timely manner.
Monitors and assists with gym activities.
Clean/maintain equipment per protocol.
Maintain medical supply inventory.
Monitor and restock linen.
Maintain adequate inventory in the treatment rooms.
Assists with patient transfer/transport to and from Rehab Services department.
Assist all Rehab staff with routine treatment set up (modalities, foot orthotics, exercise, wound care).
Provide back-up for Rehab Department Secretary.
Perform clerical duties as requested by Department Manager.
Supports the policies and procedures of the organization and the standards of the Joint Commission as required for full accreditation.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position, as the employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by the supervisor.
Considers age-related factors when dealing with patients ranging from neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics. Applies knowledge of age-related factors appropriately in accordance with professional standards and departmental policies and procedures.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Medical Health Aide experience preferred; one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The duties of this job description represent Class II hazards as classified by OSHA.