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Rehabilitation Aide

Company: Banner Health
Location: Gilbert
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Primary City/State:Gilbert, ArizonaDepartment Name:Neuroscience WellnessWork Shift:DayJob Category:Clinical CareHealth care is constantly changing, and at Banner Health, we are at the front of that change. We are leading health care to make the experience the best it can be. We want to change the lives of those in our care - and the people who choose to take on this challenge.At Banner Neuro Wellness we assist and provide care to individuals and families experiencing neurological movement and degenerative disorders. We are here in support, to which goes beyond the walls of the neurologist's office. Research has shown that vigorous exercise, stimulating interactions, inspirational learning and social connection have a direct correlation in one's ability to sustain and improve function and quality of life. Classes and programs at Banner Neuro Wellness utilize research-based practices to help individuals effectively manage symptoms in an environment that supports a sense of community.Banner Neuro Wellness clinic is looking for a rehabilitation aide to join it's collaborative, multidisciplinary team. You will be responsible for excellent communication between families, caregivers and patients, schedule and send appointment reminders, create and document goals and formulate activities for the weekend retreats. This position will require you to ensure safety with your patients while building their strength and confidence in both the clinic and in the patient's homes. In order to successfully do so, we will provide equipment and supplies to maintain engagement with our participants that will motivate them towards reaching their goals.This is a full time, benefited position:Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pmWe require 2 Saturdays per month from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. You will have a comp day applied for any Saturday day shift covered.University Medical Center Phoenix Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix is a nationally recognized academic medical center. The world-class hospital is focused on coordinated clinical care, expanded research activities and nurturing future generations of highly trained medical professionals. Our commitment to nursing excellence has enabled us to achieve Magnet--- recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The Phoenix campus, long known for excellent patient care, has over 730 licensed beds, a number of unique specialty units and is the new home for medical discoveries, thanks to our collaboration with the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix. Additionally, the campus responsibilities include fully integrated multi-specialty and sub-specialty clinics, and with a new $400 million campus investment, a new patient tower and 2 new clinic buildings will be built.POSITION SUMMARY
This position is responsible for providing assistance with patient care treatment under the supervision of the therapist, in accordance with physician referral, state and national organizational standards, regulatory agencies, and established departmental policies and procedures. This position demonstrates the clinical competence and knowledge necessary to assist with treatment appropriate to the age of the patients served.

CORE FUNCTIONS
1. Assist the therapist and assistant in providing patient care. Prepares the patient, treatment area and equipment for treatment. Anticipates therapist/assistant needs during treatment. Demonstrates understanding of fundamental treatment protocols. Performs components of patient treatment delegated by the supervising therapist as demonstrated by skill validation. Encourages patients to utilize learned strategies and ensures the safe practice of activities. Demonstrates understanding and follows treatment precautions.

2. Exhibits adaptability in assignments as it relates to caseload, scheduling, staffing shifts and other operational activities in the department. Demonstrates flexibility to adapt to various therapist styles and expectations. Demonstrates flexibility to adapt to various patient styles and expectations. Takes initiative to assist in other patient care areas (as position requires). Performs clerical and other non-clinical technician duties as assigned.

3. Communicates pertinent patient information to ensure the best possible follow through of care. Communicates any observed changes in patient condition and/or response to activity to supervising therapist, and other appropriate staff. Communicates in a clear and timely manner. Appropriately refers questions or concerns brought up by the patient, caregiver, or other healthcare providers to the therapist/assistant.

4. Self directed in completing daily responsibilities Demonstrates initiative in timely completion of assigned task. Readily accessible to therapist/assistant during scheduled hours. Seeks out opportunities for operational task during down time. Exhibits safe work habits and safety awareness.

5. Maintains an organized, clean environment. Maintains adequate levels of supplies. Follows policies when cleaning equipment. Follows guidelines for maintaining department equipment including cleaning logs. Participates in orienting new technician staff on ordering supplies and cleaning equipment.

6. May participate in charge entry and auditing processes. Enters charges and other department data accurately and efficiently. Identifies errors and takes responsibility to make corrections. Participates in orienting new technician staff on charge and data input procedures. In addition attends department meetings and/or follows up to obtain pertinent information. Participates in department/facility process improvement.

7. This position has responsibility for interacting with all levels of staff in a variety of departments, physicians, patients, families, and external contacts such as vendors.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.

BLS certification required.

Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to follow established policies and treatment procedures

Patient care equipment, evaluation tolls, and therapeutic modalities. Copier, multi-line/multi-feature telephone, fax machine, computer, pager, and miscellaneous office equipment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Previous experience in a health care setting preferred

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Keywords: Banner Health, Gilbert , Rehabilitation Aide, Healthcare , Gilbert, Arizona

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