Rehabilitation Aide - Part-Time 20 hours at Connecticut Children's Medical Center

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Job Description:

Job Title
Rehabilitation Aide - Part-Time 20 hours

Part Time

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

Licenses and Certifications

Hartford, CT

Projected Schedule (not guaranteed)
Weekdays and Weekend

Requisition Number

Physical Therapy-020823

Job Description

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.


Clinical support:

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)

Department support:

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

Other duties:

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.

Demonstrate an awareness of safety needs and basic knowledge of medical terminology, infection control, risk management, and environment of care policies. Asks questions, clarifications and assistance when needed and in situations that fall outside of the scope of their job.