posted

6 days ago

Location

Miami, FL

Description

Overview:

West Gables Rehabilitation Hospital

 

Miami, FL

 

Therapy Aide - Per Diem

 

 

Benefits of being a Therapy Aide with us:

  • Working with a great therapy team
  • Impact on patient care and their quality of life
  • Ability to grow and learn new skills
  • Competitive rates  
  • A network of over 50K employees nationwide with relocation and advancement opportunities
  • Full-benefits package Full-time employees (Including medical, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, short and long term disability, and tuition assistance)

 

Responsibilities:

Position Summary

 

Assists therapy staff with identification and transportation needs for patient care in the rehab treatment areas and with the coordination of care between rehab and nursing floors.

 

Specific Duties

 

  • Performs patient related tasks assigned by therapist
  • Lifts patients to/from mats, treatment and tilt tables, wheelchairs and other equipment appropriate to the facility/department.
  • Assists patients with transfer activities to all surfaces.
  • Assists patients in donning/doffing all appliances specific to the facility/department.
  • Positions patients in parallel bars and prepares patients for standing with appropriate orthotic/prosthetic devices and equipment.
  • Transports patients to/from therapy as needed.
  • Assists therapist with other patient related treatment activities as appropriate and providing equipment.
  • Assist with patient related activities including equipment set-up and patient positioning in preparation for therapy session as outlined in the State Practice  

 

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent required
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Preferred Experience

  • One or more years of hospital experience as therapy aide preferred.
  • six months of general maintenance  experience and use of hand/power tools preferred

 

Additional Data:

Overview of Select Medical Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals

 

Select Medical’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals provide advanced treatment and comprehensive care to best address the medical, physical, emotional and vocational challenges for individuals with:

  • Brain Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stroke
  • Amputation
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Conditions
  • Multiple Traumas

 

**Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.