Catholic Health Initiatives Rehab Aide for Inpatient Therapy Services Full-time St. Joseph Medical Center in TACOMA, Washington

Rehab Aide for Inpatient Therapy Services Full-time St. Joseph Medical Center

Description

CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

Job Summary:

Performs a variety of clerical and manual tasks to support the licensed health care providers engaged in Occupational, Physical or Speech-Language therapy by ensuring a smooth and efficient flow of activities for the assigned Therapies area. Work includes: performing infection control tasks; modifying or performing simple repairs to equipment; clerical support such as: ordering supplies, routing materials. The incumbent may also be accountable for transferring and transporting patients under general supervision of a licensed therapist following established standards and procedural guidelines.

The work requires: 1) strict adherence to guidelines, precise attention to detail, 2) responding effectively to legal, patient rights, safety, maintenance, and emergency situations, 3) establishing effective working relationships with all health care team members, patients, and their significant others, and 4) observing safety measures and reporting unfavorable patient reactions to the supervisor.

This job exists in multiple departments, and while there may be minor differences in job content, they are not significant for classification purposes. Overall, the nature of the work and job requirements are consistent between departments.

Essential Duties:

Performs clinic maintenance and assists with infection control by keeping tools and equipment clean and ready for use in accordance with established standards.

Replenishes supplies and materials for assigned areas.

Assists with direct patient care under the direct supervision of a licensed therapist.

Performs routine clerical tasks in accordance with established procedures.

Exhibits and adheres to CHI Franciscan Health’s Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.

Performs related duties as required.

Qualifications

Education/Work Experience Requirements:

One year of related work experience that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities.

It is preferred, but not required, that there be documented previous experience or volunteer work with a disabled population, including patient transfers, medical terminology, and interaction with a medical team (nurses, physicians, therapists), within the last five years.

Licensure/Certification

Current healthcare provider BLS Certification.

Job Rehabilitation Therapy Services

Primary Location WASHINGTON-TACOMA-ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2017-R0121002