The Rehab Aide/Office Assistant for Brighton Rehabilitation (“Brighton”) is responsible for preparing patients and equipment for treatment and administer routine treatment activities as directed by the supervising therapist. Treatment shall be performed with direct supervision by a licensed therapist. The Rehab Aide/Office Assistant reports directly to the supervising therapist and Director of Rehabilitation.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Quality Patient Care
- Provide Quality Patient Care
a. Transport patients to and from the therapy gym for treatment in a timely manner.
b. Perform rehabilitation interventions under the direct line-of-sight supervision and direction of a licensed and qualified therapist.
c. Performs all duties with complete safety knowledge for the patient and the therapy staff utilizing appropriate body mechanics at all times.
d. Uses safety belts with all patients at all times.
e. Carries out transfer procedures correctly for every patient.
f. Appropriate interactions with all patients, family, and staff members.
- Indirect Patient Care Activities
a. Filing of progress reports and other paperwork on all patients.
b. Ensure all Brighton''s required documentation has the appropriate signatures and is filed in the patient record in a timely manner.
c. Ensure continued professional development through participation in facility and department in-services and outside continuing education programs as appropriate.
d. As directed, participate in department program development projects.
e. Assists in maintaining and cleaning equipment and in maintaining and cleaning the therapy area.
f. Demonstrate initiative in assisting other staff members.
g. Promote Brighton''s mission, philosophy, goals, and directives in a positive and appropriate manner.
h. Perform other duties as required.
RECOMMENDED MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
Previous experience in the healthcare industry preferred
Must have ability to read and understand written treatment plans
Must have ability to transfer and transport patients to the therapy gym while at all times ensuring patient safety
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Physical requirements for this position are classified as medium to heavy under the Department of Labor classification. The employee must be capable of exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally (less than 1/3 of the time), and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force frequently (1/2 of the time), and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly (2/3 or more of the time) to move objects, equipment, and or persons served. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, bend or crouch, use hands to manipulate tools, equipment, or controls; reach with hands and arms, balance, lift, and perform medium to maximum transfer assists with persons served. The employee is required to have visual and hearing acuity sufficient enough to assess persons served safety and ability. The employee works inside the persons served rooms or clinic and is regularly exposed to bodily fluids.
The essential functions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the basic functions of a Rehab Aide/Office Manager. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.