Sharp HealthCare Rehab Aide I in La Mesa, California

Summary

The Rehab Aide assists the supervising therapist with patient care within the context of the clinical environment and training received. The aide's verbal/written communication is timely, complete and accurate and follows Sharp HealthCare guidelines. The aide is cooperative and courteous to the customers and demonstrates appropriate awareness of age and cultural needs as part of Sharp HealthCare's commitment to customer satisfaction.

Sharp Grossmont Hospital’s rehabilitation program offers a wide range of services that allows patients who have had a catastrophic injury or disabling illness to more easily return to their highest level of independence. We offer rehabilitation services at two locations — at the Sharp Grossmont Rehabilitation Center on the hospital campus, as well as the outpatient Briar Patch facility behind the hospital. Our Rehabilitation Services are recognized in the top 9 percent out of the more than 805 rehabilitation centers across the nation for patient outcomes. Our stoke specialty program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation facilities (CARF).

The rehabilitation team consists of a dedicated staff of experienced professionals who care for the patient from admission through discharge. The team includes board-certified rehabilitation physicians; nurses; social workers; physical, occupational, speech and recreational therapists; neurological psychologists; and case managers.

Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 542 beds. The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health. In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.

Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET ® -designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices. This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Essential Physical Requirements may include

  • Sitting

  • Walking

  • Standing

  • Twisting (trunk)

  • Twisting (neck)

  • Bending (waist)

  • Flexing/Extending (neck)

  • Gripping/Grasping

  • Fine Manipulation / Pinching

  • Reaching below shoulder level

  • Reaching above shoulder level

  • Kneeling

  • Squatting

  • Bed mobilization (scooting / rolling)

  • Lateral transfers (bed to gurney)

  • Bed to chair/wheelchair/commode transfer

  • Car transfers

  • Lifting up to 50 pounds

  • Push/Pull over 100 pounds

  • Carrying up to 25 pounds

Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.

Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Keywords: Rehab Aide I; Rehab Aide jobs

Location

This position is located in La Mesa, CA in San Diego County

Hours

8 hour shifts; full-time position to work 9:00 am - 5:30 pm; no weekends

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers

  • Strong customer service, computer and telephone skills

  • Ability to assist the PT with Physical Therapy modalities and exercise programs safely and according to accepted standards

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Enrollment in/graduation from pre-physical therapy program

  • One year Rehab Aide or recent related patient care experience

  • Knowledge of medical terminology and medial office experience

Job: *Allied Health Jobs

Organization: *70810 - Phys Therapy Clinic

Title: Rehab Aide I

Location: La Mesa-Grossmont Hospital

Requisition ID: 81926