Therapy Aide
Children's Hospital Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA

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High School Diploma or equivalency required. Prefer a candidate with Bachelors in Kinesiology or Exercise Physiology. Ability to communicate and interact appropriately with patients, families, and staff with respect to age, disability, and cultural preferences. Able to accurately and efficiently express or exchange ideas/information by means of written and spoken word. Lifeguard certification preferred. CPR certification required or must be obtained within first 90 days.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.
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Job Description:
Under general supervision by the physical therapy team leaders, transports patients, maintain a clean and orderly working environment, manages inventory of supplies, performs errands and clerical duties as assigned. Under close supervision from a licensed therapist, assist in patient treatment, such as assistance may include preparation of the patient and patient areas for treatment, assisting in transfer/positioning of patient, participating in group treatment sessions led by a therapist, helping patients to practice routine therapy activities following demonstration by a therapist, and fabricating adaptive equipment/assistive devices designed by a therapist.

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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is the nation's first hospital devoted exclusively to the care of children. Since our start...