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Rehab Aide I

Job ID: 109627 Date posted: April 30, 2021

  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • Phys Therapy Clinic
  • Allied Health Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Per Diem

Responsibilities

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.

 

Location

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

 
Hours

8 hour shifts; Per Diem position to work Day Shift hours; 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; weekends as needed

 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Current BLS for HealthCare Providers by the American Heart Association
  • 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
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 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
 

Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.

 

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

 

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