Rehab Aide II
Advocate Health - Park Ridge, IL

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High School Education 6 months of on the job training to acquire skill competencies Good communication skills. Competency in all Rehab Aide I duties. Not Applicable The physical demand level and degree of strenuous activity ranges from occasional sedentary work to regular heavy work involving moving/lifting of patients. Ability to perform very heavy lifting - Up to 100 pounds occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds frequently and/or in excess of 20 pounds constantly. Ability to assist, escort, transfer, and respond to patient needs for extended periods of time. May be exposed to hazardous materials and life-threatening diseases. Exposure to risk of blood-borne pathogens. May be subjected to varying and unpredictable situations.

Job Description:
Assists, as directed, licensed therapists with delivery aspects of patient care. Supportive patient care is performed and provided under the direct supervision of licensed staff. Individual also supports therapy staff to assist with other general departmental activities.Accountabilities: 1. Performance of daily maintenance routines for various rehabilitation departments2. Performance of providing/assisting with clerical responsibilities as directed by supervisor/therapist.3. Performance of basic modality/exercise treatments.4. Performance of basic gait training and therapeutic exercise under the direct supervision of a therapist to aide in the delivery of patient care.5. Performance of basic patient transfer techniques to facilitate patient care.6. Preparation of patient for treatment to facilitate patient care7. Performance of patient transportation and routine errands between various rehabilitation settings8. Communication of patients needs/problems and notification of appropriate clinical staff to facilitate patient care.9. Responsible for self-development. 10. Performance of other clerical and patient care responsibilities as required.

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Advocating wellness in Chicagoland from Palos Heights to Palatine, Advocate Health Care is a not-for-profit, integrated health care network...