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McLaren Health Care Rehab Aide in Lapeer, Michigan

Description

Position Summary:

Responsible for providing patient care services and departmental functioning in physical medicine under the direction of a physical or occupational therapist.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  1. Prepares treatment area and the patient for care

  2. Aids the therapist with patient care under direct and/or indirect supervision

  3. Assists with positioning and transferring

  4. Ensures patient comfort

  5. Administers physical therapy modalities including ultrasound, electrical stimulation, moist heat, ice, massage, traction, whirlpool, etc.

  6. Modalities are administered competently, the patient is positioned comfortably, and skin is checked pre- and post- treatment

  7. Observes and reports patient’s reaction to treatment to treating therapist

  8. Demonstrates knowledge of and utilizes good body mechanics

  9. Manages (or assists) with control of linen and supply inventory as requested including: organizing and stocking inventory systematically and efficiently; check inventory levels on a daily basis or according to need

  10. Completes daily temperature logs for Hydrocollator Unit(s), checks Praffin and Fuidotherapy Units for proper temperature prior to patient treatment

  11. Completes routine cleaning of all therapy units (Hydrocollator, Praffin, Fuidotherapy) per policy and schedule

  12. Performs receptionist duties as needed and assigned including phone coverage, coverage of the front desk, posting of daily therapy charges

  13. Assists with the maintenance, care, and cleaning of physical therapy equipment and supplies

  14. Performs other job related duties as assigned

Qualifications

Qualifications:

Required:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Knowledge of keyboard

Preferred:

  • Previous work experience in Physical Medicine department or as Nurse Aide

  • Working knowledge of Medical Terminology

  • Typing speed of 20 wpm or better

Job: Health Professional

Primary Location: Michigan-Lapeer-Lapeer Reg Med Center

Employee Status Regular

Shift Day Job

Job Type Standard

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 19010002

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