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Rehab Aide - Acute Rehab Center (Full Time Days)

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Allentown
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.The Rehabilitation Aide will be responsible for assisting therapist/assistant teams in caring for their patients. The aide will prepare treatment areas; assist with toileting patients, clean equipment, order supplies for the department and perform various duties as assigned. JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist therapist and assistant with treatment programs.
  • Provides assistance to patients for toileting and ADL care as needed.
  • Provides assistance with Speech Therapy and Dining Program as scheduled.
  • Maintains department equipment including but not limited to hydrocollator, cold pac freezer, washer and dryer as well as wheelchairs.
  • Prepares treatment areas.
  • Maintains/stocks linens and supplies.
  • Assists the therapist in patient transport to and from the gym/speech therapy office. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to sit for up to thirty minutes at a time. Be able to tolerate standing for thirty to forty-five minutes consecutively and be able to walk on level surfaces, stairs, carpeted surfaces, ramps for up to thirty minutes consecutively. - Must have the ability to lift/move patients up to 200 lbs., push/pull patients weighting up to 200 lbs. Must have the ability to occasionally stoop/bend, crouch, kneel and reach above shoulder level. Must be capable of tactile sensation as it relates to feeling for muscle spasms, textures and skin temperature. Must have the ability to hear as it relates to normal conversation and ability to hear call bells. Must be capable of seeing as it relates to general vision, depth perception and peripheral vision. EDUCATION: High School Diploma. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Preferred experience in the medical field. Please complete your application using your full legal name and -current home address. -Be sure to -include -employment history for -the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. - Additionally, you are -encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and -licenses, if applicable. -It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. -Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

Keywords: St. Luke's University Health Network, Allentown , Rehab Aide - Acute Rehab Center (Full Time Days), Healthcare , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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