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SCC - Rehabilitation Aide - Outpatient Sandwich - PT 20 hours

Summary
Provide direct patient care under the direction and supervision of a licensed Therapist, in an Outpatient Clinic setting.
Key Responsibilities
Direct Patient Care
Takes vital signs, including blood pressure, reports to therapist and documents.
Assists with activities of daily living using adaptive equipment as specified by therapist.
Attends to patient's elimination needs.
Utilizes basic observation skills to obtain patient information, reports changes in patient condition to or response to treatment to primary therapist.
Provides one to one supervision of patient as assigned.
General Support
Identifies and requisitions supplies needed for patient care when appropriate.
Performs clerical duties related to patient intake, registration and insurance processing as needed.
Maintains cleanliness and safety of the patient care unit, including daily temperature checks and logs of hydrocollator, paraffin, Fluido and cold pack machines, disinfecting surfaces and equipment used in patient care, and changing linens.
Under Therapist Supervision
Application of hot and cold packs
Wheelchair positioning, adjustment/modifications.
Endurance and strengthening exercises.
Routine and specific exercise programs and equipment.
ROM activities.
Donning/doffing orthotics, prosthetics and braces.
Co-leading of therapy groups.
Transfers to patients with chairs, wheelchairs, with or without the use of assistive/transfer devices.
Performs and assists with paraffin and contrast baths and cares for equipment.
Mentoring and teaching is provided for new nursing assistants to meet performance expectations.
Additional department, organization, or network activities are completed per established objectives.
PCC Organizational Values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence are upheld.
Qualifications and Experience
Education/Degree
Required
Graduate of CNA training program required for Skilled Nursing Facilities and preferred for other PCC entities.
Preferred
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
Experience
Required
Preferred
Minimum of 1 year of experience as a nursing assistant preferred.
Licensure
Required
Preferred
Skills (Specific learned activity gained through training (e.g. computer skills, keyboarding, presentation, CPR, ACLS, etc.)
Required
Effective verbal, electronic and written communications skills using the English language.
Computer proficiency required. Microsoft office applications preferred with ability to learn new software.
Maintain variable work schedule to meet department needs. (evenings and nights, holidays, weekends and travel).
Preferred
Highly developed communications and interpersonal skills, working with diverse population.
Work independently, be self-directed and contribute as a member of a team.
Anticipates challenges and develops and implements strategies for addressing them.
High level of service delivery. Demonstrate initiative with ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and adapt to changing situations.
Attention to detail.



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