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Rehab Aide

CHI Saint Joseph Health System Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
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The posted compensation range of $15.00 - $18.87 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-351924 Employment Type PRN Department Rehabilitation Services Hours/Pay Period 0 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Days Remote No Category Therapy
Overview

Saint Joseph Hospital is a 433-bed facility located in Lexington Kentucky. Founded in 1877 a small group of Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Kentucky led by Sister Euphrasia Stafford began their health ministry. Their mission was to provide compassionate care to the poor and underserved – a tradition still carried out today. Saint Joseph Hospital primarily serves central and eastern Kentucky with a full range of services including distinguished awards for cardiology orthopedics and stroke care. CHI Saint Joseph Health supports 5000 active employees 8 hospitals specialty clinics and a Medical Group with more than 200 locations across Central and Eastern KY. CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Responsibilities

Job Summary / Purpose

Provides patient care services for all patient populations based on the Plan of Care under the direct supervision of the Licensed Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, or Speech Language Pathologist.  Assists the licensed clinician in the assessment of individual patient needs; incorporates age-specific characteristics in communication with patients; assists in the provision of individualized care relevant to patient needs; and recognition, monitoring, and provision of interventions as appropriate. 

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  1. Tech is responsible for transportation and transfers of patients to, from, and within the department.
  2. Will initiate, prepare, and provide routine treatment, such as hydrotherapy, hot and cold packs, ultrasound and paraffin bath, upon the direct request of the physical therapist or physical therapy assistant.
  3. Reports any unfavorable responses to exercise or equipment to the therapist.
  4. Responsible for positioning of the patient and bringing equipment to the treatment area.
  5. Will perform the following housekeeping tasks: change linens on plinth when appropriate; clean treatment machines; and do other cleaning as required to keep department neat and orderly.
  6. May inventory and requisition supplies and equipment.
  7. Assist patients to put on and remove supportive devices, such as braces, splints, and slings as instructed.
  8. Monitor and assist patients with exercises and functional activities under direction of professional staff.
  9. Performs other duties including clerical work, as required.

The job summary and responsibilities listed above are designed to indicate the general nature of the work performed within this job. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all job responsibilities required of employees assigned to this job. Employees may be required to perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

Required Education and Experience 

High school diploma or equivalent. 

Required Licensure and Certifications

BLS

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Training

Must possess demonstrated communication skills, excellent customer service skills and the ability to deal effectively with multi-disciplinary team members, patients, patient’s family members and physicians. 

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While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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