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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Rehab Aide, Long Term Acute Care - On-Call in Lubbock, Texas

Covenant Health is seeking a on call Rehab Services Aide with the Therapy Department at Covenant Specialty Hospital.

Job Summary:

The Rehabilitation Aide has the responsibility for a variety of duties including transportation of patients, providing assistance with patient treatment, clerical duties and performance of activities supportive of the work of various therapy programs. Position requires direct supervision.

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrates knowledge and utilizes infection control procedures according to OSHA/CDC guidelines, Rehabilitation Services and hospital policies and procedures and standard precautions in patient care and disinfecting of equipment and treatment areas.

  • Takes initiative to use unscheduled time to benefit the department, the therapists or patients. Follows a schedule in such a way as to complete all assignments and treatments.

  • Verbally communicates and interacts with patients in an appropriate manner.

  • Prepares patient for treatment by setting up proper equipment, as instructed by therapist.

  • Works with patients under the supervision and direction of the therapist. Accurately and safely follows through with therapist directions and recognizes and notifies therapist of any changes or unusual patient behavior/condition.

  • Appropriately communicates patient status after treatment to therapist in understandable written and /or verbal form the day treatment is carried out.

  • Demonstrates knowledge through application of safety precautions when utilizing therapy equipment. Demonstrates knowledge through application and use of various modalities.

  • Demonstrates knowledge through utilization of safe transfer techniques. Able to physically assist patients as needed to apply treatment as instructed by therapist.

  • Completes clerical duties, including filing, copying, computer work etc., in a timely manner.

  • Inventories equipment as assigned and notifies supervisor of equipment and supply needs.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education: H.S. Diploma or GED

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience: Healthcare experience

Covenant Health is celebrating over 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.For over 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds: Covenant Medical Center - CMC Covenant Children’s Covenant Specialty Covenant Plainview - PLV Covenant Levelland - LVL Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock) Covenant Medical Group (CMG) Covenant Health Partners Hospice of LubbockCovenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.Covenant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as “on call, per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Covenant Health

Category: Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)

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