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Rehabilitation Aide, FT

Company: Ingalls Memorial Hospital
Location: Tinley Park
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Join the hospital trusted by Chicago's Southland, Ingalls Memorial Hospital, in this role as a Rehabilitation Aide at our Tinley Park location. In this role as a Rehabilitation Aide, you are under the direction of the direction of the Therapy clinical staff and manager, providing support to the department, clinical and clerical staff. This role includes preparing treatment areas for patient care, cleaning of equipment, basic exercise, equipment set up, faxing, maintaining department logs, ordering of equipment, and patient transporting. The therapy aide will be responsible for becoming proficient in Ingalls computer-based equipment ordering software, monitoring of supply levels and anticipating department needs. This position requires you to know, follow, and actively supports the philosophy, mission and vision of Ingalls Memorial Hospital. Adheres to all hospital policies, procedures and standard of care. Observes and adheres to all corporate compliance requirements and communicates issues as they arise to the appropriate parties as identified in the Corporate Compliance Plan Required Qualifications One year of prior patient care experience preferred (i.e., Nurses Aide, Physical Therapy Technician, etc). and/or equivalent in customer service industry. High School Diploma or equivalent. General clerical skills, including light typing, and experience with Microsoft Office, and may be required to pass basic skills exam. Basic Life Support Certification. Position Details Job Type/FTE: Full Time Shift: Days Unit/Department: Therapy/ Rehab CBA Code: Non Must comply with Ingalls Memorial Hospital's COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire. Job Requirements:

  • Prepare patients and equipment for therapy treatment
  • Assist therapists with patients and groups, inpatient and outpatient
  • Assist therapists as directed to prepare patients for assessments and treatments
  • Assist the therapists and assistants with patient-related activities and direct patient care
  • Provide treatment as directed by therapists
  • Creating positive experiences for patients by coordinating therapy services and providing administrative support to rehab therapists
  • Provide excellent therapy services for patients in growing department
  • Assisting with patient related activities under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist or physical therapy assistant
  • Assist the therapists and assistant in clerical and patient related duties
  • Wearing schedules as prescribed by the therapists
  • Maintain patient records that reflect patient treatment
  • Support and assist therapists with prescribed rehabilitation programs
  • Transporting residents to and from the physical therapy room/area
  • Creating positive experiences for patients by coordinating therapy services and providing administrative support to rehab therapists
  • Creating positive experiences for residents by coordinating therapy services
  • Provide supportive assistance to the therapists and therapist assistants
  • Communicate need identified by patients/families/caregivers to the appropriate therapy staff
  • Meet physical and non-physical demands as outlined in the job description
  • Providing skilled therapeutic interventions to patients of CMHP
  • Clean all therapy/exercise equipment

Keywords: Ingalls Memorial Hospital, Tinley Park , Rehabilitation Aide, FT, Healthcare , Tinley Park, Illinois

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