Rehab Aide

Department: 38022100 Unity CKRI Inpatient Acute Therapy


Hours: 20

Contract: Non-Union

Weekend Rotation: Occasional

Job Profile Summary: Provides quality care under the supervision of a therapist. Supports departmental functions including equipment maintenance, cleaning and assisting the front desk.

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Assist therapists.
    • Provide hands on assistance as directed by therapy provider in therapy sessions.
    • Provides safe patient equipment, ensures personal safety, and safe work environment.
    • Recognize emergency medical situations, symptoms, and take appropriate actions.
    • Uses equipment and proper body mechanics to reduce injury to self and patients.
    • Uses communication techniques that reflect attention to age, cultural and population specific needs of the patient and family.
  • Support department functions.
    • Thoroughly documents relevant cleaning, maintenance, O2 tank status, and crash cart checks.
    • Activities may include patient transport to and from department, transfers, escorting patient to treatment room or gym when appropriate, supervise patients on equipment, and perform modality set-up based on training.
    • Complete equipment cleaning, stocking, and ordering as appropriate.
    • Participates in program development, professional practice, and quality teams as requested.
    • Promotes rehabilitation services.
  • Assist front desk.
    • May include answering phones, scheduling, copying, filing, calling patients, outcomes management, and medical records functions as training security allows.
    • May assists with the orientation of new staff, students, and volunteers.
    • May ensures appropriate patient education information is supplied and orders as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age with education and/or experience needed to meet required functional competencies as listed on the job description, and High school diploma or GED preferred
  • 0 to 2 years in a health care setting preferred
  • BLS Tier 1 – Basic Life Support – Multisource within 60 Days

Physical Demands

Medium Work*:

Lifting weight Up to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequently

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