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Rehab Specialist / Therapy Aide

Company: Aegis therapies
Location: Orland Park
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

GENERAL PURPOSEParticipate as an active member of treatment location's rehabilitation teamESSENTIAL JOB DUTIESAssist in patient treatment or set-up, as appropriate, under supervision of licensed therapist and only as determined by state practice acts, federal regulation or payorMay provide non skilled service delivery pre or post therapy intervention in accordance with state and federal regulations to support patient progressParticipate in treatment location in-service training programsAssist with cleaning and maintenance of treatment area and departmentAssist with administrative and scheduling tasksMaintain adequate stock of supplies and equipmentProtect patients and employees by adhering to treatment location infection control policies and protocols and keeping information confidential per company and federal requirements. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with treatment location and department procedures, rules and regulations.Ensure proper operation of equipment by complying with company procedures and following manufacturer's instructionsQUALIFICATIONSHigh school diploma or equivalentMust be capable of maintaining regular attendanceKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES & BEHAVIORSAbility to communicate in English, both verbally and in writingGood computer skills including use of desktop computers and handheld devices with ability to learn company or customer systemsMust be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient, employee and company proprietary informationMust have the ability to relate professionally and positively and work cooperatively with patients, families, and other employees at all levelsPHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS Mobility, standing, pushing, pulling, reaching, bending, walking, heavy lifting, fine hand coordination, ability to hear, ability to read and write, ability to detect odors, and ability to remain calm under stress.Hearing (corrected) adequate for oral/aural communication with patients, staff, family, visitors, etc.Vision (corrected) adequate for reading.Intelligible speech and normal language / cognitive skills.Must be able to push patients in a wheelchair or stretchers.*Lifting of patients*, equipment or supplies will be required up to 20 pounds frequently, up to 50 pounds occasionally and up to 100 pounds rarely.Sitting, standing, and walking required throughout the day.Job duties sometimes require climbing stairs, kneeling, twisting, bending; on occasion, crouching, crawling and reaching overhead.Must be able to transfer patients.*Must be able to demonstrate any appropriate exercise and activities to patients / caregivers.Work in a fast-paced clinical environment.Weekend and holiday work may be required.Work environment is primarily indoors but occasionally outdoors.* Several task and job duties involve a risk of exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens and other potentially infectious materials (OPIM).CODE OF CONDUCTMust adhere to the Company's Code of Conduct and Business Ethics policy including documentation and reporting responsibilitiesEEO Statement: Aegis Therapies and its Family of Companies ("the Company") is committed to a diverse workforce, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For detailed information on your rights, click here. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Act, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact our Human Resources Service Center at 1-877-858-9013 or via email at employment@aegistherapies.com for assistance. The affirmative action plan will be made available for applicants to review. Please contact the location leader to schedule. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Drug-Free Workplace. Click here to view our Pay Transparency Non Discrimination Provision. Click here: https://www.mycare.com/PublicFile/65f11946-5238-4db3-8dc8-9668ee3e78d6

Keywords: Aegis therapies, Orland Park , Rehab Specialist / Therapy Aide, Healthcare , Orland Park, Illinois

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