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Rehab Aide for Inpatient Therapy Services Full-time St. Joseph Medical Center

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   7/19/2017
Job Title: 
Rehab Aide for Inpatient Therapy Services Full-time St. Joseph Medical Center
Job Category:   Clinical:PTA/Exercise/Recreational Therapist
Location:   Tacoma
Washington
 
Job Description:   **Rehab Aide for Inpatient Therapy Services Full-time St. Joseph Medical Center** **Description** CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country. Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team! **Job Summary:** Performs a variety of clerical and manual tasks to support the licensed health care providers engaged in Occupational, Physical or Speech-Language therapy by ensuring a smooth and efficient flow of activities for the assigned Therapies area. Work includes: performing infection control tasks; modifying or performing simple repairs to equipment; clerical support such as: ordering supplies, routing materials. The incumbent may also be accountable for transferring and transporting patients under general supervision of a licensed therapist following established standards and procedural guidelines. The work requires: 1) strict adherence to guidelines, precise attention to detail, 2) responding effectively to legal, patient rights, safety, maintenance, and emergency situations, 3) establishing effective working relationships with all health care team members, patients, and their significant others, and 4) observing safety measures and reporting unfavorable patient reactions to the supervisor. This job exists in multiple departments, and while there may be minor differences in job content, they are not significant for classification purposes. Overall, the nature of the work and job requirements are consistent between departments. Essential Duties: Performs clinic maintenance and assists with infection control by keeping tools and equipment clean and ready for use in accordance with established standards. Replenishes supplies and materials for assigned areas. Assists with direct patient care under the direct supervision of a licensed therapist. Performs routine clerical tasks in accordance with established procedures. Exhibits and adheres to CHI Franciscan Health’s Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence. Performs related duties as required. **Qualifications** **Education/Work Experience Requirements:** One year of related work experience that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities. It is preferred, but not required, that there be documented previous experience or volunteer work with a disabled population, including patient transfers, medical terminology, and interaction with a medical team (nurses, physicians, therapists), within the last five years. **Licensure/Certification** Current healthcare provider BLS Certification. **Job** Rehabilitation Therapy Services **Primary Location** WASHINGTON-TACOMA-ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER **Daily Schedule** 8:30 am - 5:00 pm **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 80 **Weekends Required** None **Req ID:** 2017-R0121002
Job Features:   

Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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