Rehabilitation Aide

Job Requisition #: JR60985

End Date: 6/1/2022

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Rehabilitation

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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ChristianaCare Rehabilitation Department is recruiting for a Rehabilitation Aide to work full time. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 8:00 to 4:30. Every fourth Sunday and holidays asrequired.

As the Rehabilitation Aide, you will provide clinical and administrative support services in the Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy, and Recreational Therapy units within the Rehabilitation Services department.   

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist the therapists in treatment preparation for group or individual sessions.  Sessions include, but are not limited to, hot and cold packs, routine follow-up exercises, set-up of therapeutic modality interventions, ambulation, and functional training.
  • Maintain the work area in a neat and orderly fashion, safe for patient care.  Clean and prepare equipment for patient use.
  • Maintain inventory of patient supplies and equipment including wheelchairs and their adaptations (where applicable).
  • Assist therapists in medical equipment/ supply ordering.
  • Monitor and help to maintain efficient patient flow within the department; assisting with scheduling and patient transport within the department.
  • Demonstrate skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients, including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and to provide the care needed.
  • Submit work orders as needed to clinical engineering and facilities.
  • Assist clerical staff with clerical duties including, but not limited to, scheduling, faxing, filing, answering phones, and scanning.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School graduate or equivalent. 
  • Experience in working with adult physical disabilities preferred
  • Knowledge of routine physical, occupational, and recreational procedures
  • Knowledge of correct cleaning and infection control procedures
  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology.

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

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We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

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ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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