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Rehabilitation Technician - ARUPeoria, Illinois

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Job # 433916 Date posted 05/13/2022

Description

The Rehabilitation Aide has the responsibility of supporting the mission of hospital through providing an efficient and caring environment, create positive patient outcomes and enhance the quality of life.  In addition, the Rehabilitation Aide, under the supervision of licensed personnel, is responsible for performing departmental non-technical skills to ensure continuity of service.  Essential job functions may include transporting of patients, maintaining equipment and facilities, clerical and other miscellaneous duties. Patient care is to be provided through an interdisciplinary approach to include a licensed therapy clinician, nursing and other members of the interdisciplinary team to provide timely, safe, and cost effective therapy.  These tasks are carried out according to hospital policy, hospital mission, and performance Improvement plan and within the scope of the Texas therapy practice acts.

Reporting Relationships

Reports to the Manager of Rehabilitation Services.


Qualifications

Knowledge and Ability

The Rehabilitation Aide provides care under the supervision of licensed personnel to deliver care to the young adult through geriatric patient population. The technician must be familiar with the role and scope of practice for a technician under Texas therapy guidelines.

Education/Experience

High school graduate or equivalent. High school students will be considered under a student work program. Previous experience in a hospital or rehabilitation setting preferred. Current BLS required. Excellent communication skills necessary.

Physical Requirements Good general health and stress coping ability. Full mobility and ability to participate in normal activity. Demonstrates ability to speak and hear to communicate with patients, physicians, hospital personnel and the public. Near vision acuity for accurate reading and ability to inspect and analyze work. Able to lift up to thirty (30) pounds. Able to bend, stoop and stretch with minimal physical limitation.

OSHA Task Category The normal procedure involves potential exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue. Universal Precautions with patients should be adhered to in the unlikely event of accidental exposure with ready access to first aid. Protective devices should be worn by the employee when performing tasks that may cause exposure.

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  • Benefits and Recognition

    Benefits & Recognition Our goal is to offer valuable compensation and incentive programs that enables us to attract, reward, retain, and motivate highly qualified individuals. Compensation can include bonus plans and recognition for going above & beyond.

  • Healthcare

    Healthcare We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    401(k) Plan Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Paid Time Off Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    Wellness Program We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

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Nursing excellence practiced here. Kindred is the nation’s largest specialty hospital company, and our nurses are a big reason why. Here, you’ll engage our patients and their families by providing the skill, comfort and compassionate care needed for the best possible outcomes and reducing lengths of stay and unnecessary re-hospitalizations. Join our dedicated staff and gain valuable experience as you learn, grow and thrive in a positive and empowering environment.

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Rehabilitation is the key to everything we do. And our caring, compassionate therapists are proud to lead the way. As one of the largest providers of rehabilitation therapy in the country, we’ve been managing rehab for more than 30 years. Whether you are a physical, occupational or speech-language therapist, we have opportunities that allow you to provide exceptional care in an environment committed to career growth and continual learning and support.

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