Posted in Other 8 days ago.
Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Rehabilitation Aide - Part-Time 20 hours
Education and Experience
High School Diploma, GED, or a higher level of education that would require the completion of high school, is required. Previous patient interaction experience preferred
The rehabilitation aide performs a variety of routine tasks and duties under the direction and supervision of the clinical managers and therapists. The aide works to facilitate safe and effective treatment by providing physical assistance for patient treatment, setting up for patient treatment, department support, environmental cleaning, monitoring therapy supplies and various administrative duties as assigned. Rehabilitation aides do not carry out clinical procedures. This position reports to the appropriate member of the Rehab clinical managerial team.
Rooming patients; greeting patients, bringing them to location of therapy, notifying therapist of their arrival
Provide physical assistance for treatment sessions as directed by therapist. The rehabilitation aide does not carry out clinical procedures.
Set up and take down treatment area as requested by therapists to assist with efficient and effective treatment session. (i.e retrieve appropriate equipment such as wheelchairs, walking device, testing supplies and other various treatment equipment)
Environmental safety and cleanliness: perform environmental safety rounds and notifies manager of results, cleans therapy equipment and toys as outlined in hospital policies/procedures. Organize treatment and patient waiting areas.
Monitor and maintain supply stocking and notify manager when items need to replenished: (i.e. linen, testing supplies, crutches and other various therapy supplies). Assist with ordering and stocks items upon receipt.
Perform administrative duties as needed. (ie. Check patients in and out, copy, fax documents, answer phones, prepare/send records to medical records and other administrative duties as assigned)
Perform special projects as necessary and requested by managerial team
Develops constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintains them over time.
Adheres to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and The Joint Commission standards
Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential
Demonstrates a respect for the patient's bill of rights
Ability to travel to other locations may be required
Demonstrate knowledge of the population specific differences and needs of patients as appropriate to role, from neonate through adolescence and applies them to practice. Demonstrates cultural sensitivity in all interactions with patients/families and co-workers.