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Rehabilitation Aide

Everest Rehabilitation Hospitals

This is a Full-time position in Longview, TX posted August 4, 2021.

Everest Rehabilitation Hospital is currently HIRING! Here are a few reasons why you should work here:
Family friendly atmosphere New state of the art medical facility Setting the gold standard for rehabilitation; receiving National Recognition Active Employee Engagement Programs and Committee
SUMMARY:

The Rehab Tech assists to make therapy session more productive by performing related tasks to treatment procedures and therapy under the supervision of a licenses Rehab staff: inclusive of a Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Speech Language Pathologist or Speech Therapy Assistant. The patient population served ranges in age for 18 years to geriatric experiencing medically complex conditions requiring rehabilitation needs. Responsibilities include keeping the treatment area clean and organized, assist the moving of patients to and from treatment areas and preparing for each patients therapy session.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

May include, but is not limited to the following:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each key function satisfactorily based on overall skills categories; assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation and teaching/coaching. Each category will be assessed on performance measurements of appropriateness, efficiency, effectiveness and timeliness. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the key functions.

Job Function:
Maintain annual competencies in rehab skills and nursing clinical skills. Transport patients to and from treatment/therapy areas. Provide support for transfers. Assist rehab staff during therapy as requested; including restorative care and patient rehab treatment. Keep environment clean and safe. Clean equipment between us. Keep treatment area clear of clutter. Prepare for new patients. Perform clerical duties such as answering phones, ordering supplies, maintaining inventory, completing order forms, light office work. Complete new hire orientation timely and attend all required departments hospital training programs and meetings.

Additional Responsibilities:
Supports employee and patient education to enhance knowledge, skills, and necessary behaviors to achieve quality outcome Demonstrates and understands the importance of and respect for the rights, dignity, and individuality of each patient in all interactions Demonstrates respect for co-workers and responds to needs of patients by complying with hospital policies. Ability to carry out essential functions of this position (with or without reasonable accommodation). Promote the philosophy, mission and objectives of the Company within and to customers outside the hospital. Demonstrates satisfactory level of interpersonal skills to interact with facility and medical staff and Administration, patients, families, customers, vendors and government agencies. Assure participation in relevant in-service training sessions, facility meetings and continuing educational opportunities appropriate to responsibilities. Demonstrates honesty and integrity at all times in care and use of patient and hospital property. Demonstrates ability to prioritize tasks/responsibilities and compete duties within allotted time. Appropriately accesses the resources of the companys corporate offices for consultation and program development support. Seeks out external resources through conferences, workshops, etc. as necessary. Shares professional knowledge with staff, directors, managers and hospital personnel. Participate in hospital wide patient safety program identifying risks to patient safety and reducing healthcare errors. Comply with HIPAA regulatory requirements. Perform other duties as assigned.
Education

High School diploma or equivalent required. Nursing Assistant Certification, recommended.

License/Certification

Current Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association. Both license and certification, if applicable, must remain current throughout employment.

Experience

One (1) year experience in healthcare related field. Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements. Knowledge and experience in the needs of patients ranging in age from 18 to geriatric. Working knowledge and ability to apply professional standards of practice in job situations. Strong organizational and analytical skills; excellent writing and speaking skills. Working knowledge of personal computer and software applications used in job functions (Word processing, graphics, databases, spreadsheets, etc.)

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

N/A

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Participates in or conducts company-wide sponsored training to safeguard against improper use and disclosure of patients protected health information. Monitors and ensures compliance with company policies, procedures, state and federal regulations and Accreditation Standards.

Company Specific:

Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean and wears appropriate identification while on duty. Adheres to all smoking or tobacco regulations established by corporate building owners, state or federal laws.

Completes annual health, safety, and education requirements. Maintains professional growth and development.

Maintains confidentiality of all patient and/or employee information to assure patient and/or employee rights are protected.

Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served.

Reports to work on time as scheduled; adheres to policies regarding notification of absence.

Attends all mandatory in-services and staff meetings.

Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.

Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.

Communicates the mission, ethics, and goals of the hospital, as well as the focus statement of the department.

Maintains current licensure/certification for position, if applicable.

Consistently demonstrates superior customer service skills to patients, physicians, visitors, employees, and any other individuals with whom they may come in contact.

Consistently follows departmental and hospital Health, Safety, Security, Hazardous Materials policies and procedures. HIPAA: Conduct job responsibilities in accordance with HIPAA privacy laws, follow hospital policy in provision of patient confidentiality. Able to identify patient confidentiality issues and reports to proper hospital personnel immediately. Compliance: Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with standards set forth in Code of Conduct, policy and procedures, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable standards.

Core Values:

Professionalism To always maintain the highest standard and regard for others. Keep skills, competencies and required licensures/certifications current; displays mastery over attitude and behavior and pride in appearance. Consistently performs duties to the best of abilities.

Exceptional CareGo above and beyond expectations by providing exceptional care to WOW our customerspatients, family, physicians, and each other.

Respect Treating others as they would like to be treated; valuing others. Acknowledges the worth of others through professional greetings, proper telephone etiquette, patience, and common courtesy.

Fun – Having fun and celebrating small successes in our journey to achieve big. Always demonstrates a positive attitude toward work and devotion to our passion and task at hand.

Teamwork To function as a unit, with common goals, recognizing we can achieve far more as a team than as individuals. Cooperates with co-workers while performing duties leading to everyone being able to achieve success and giving recognition where it is due.

Integrity To always be honest and trustworthy in all our relationships. Demonstrates adherence to a strict moral or ethical code in performance of duties by always seeking to do the right thing.

Accountability – Responsibility of our actions that influence the lives of our customers and fellow workers. Takes ownership of all aspects of duties shown through reliable, timely performance and responsibility.

Responsibility Maintains accountability by doing what is expected or beyond; assuring the appropriate tasks and project items are completed. Takes ownership of all aspects of duties shown through reliable, timely performance and accountability.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work under stress and to respond quickly in emergen

About Everest Rehabilitation Hospitals

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