Acute Student Therapy Aide

Employer
Medstar National Rehabilitation Network
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Jul 17, 2017
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Details As a member of our team, you'll help us fulfill our mission of Adding life to years(R), enhancing patients' quality of life so they can achieve the highest possible level of independence and function. And, just as we add life to our patients' future years, we'll do the same for your career, offering you a great place to work and a great place to grow. MNRN is seeking a Therapy Aide who will, under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist, carry out prescribed treatments, maintain treatment areas/equipment and perform routine office duties to support the therapy staff. Job Duties & Responsibilities Ability to effectively communicate with physicians, staff, patients and their families verbally and in writing Ability to read and comprehend written directions and orders while sequencing tasks Ability to problem solve and propose solutions Demonstrated ability to safely transfer and transport dependent residence of up to 150 lbs. independently from and to bed/wheelchair/stretcher/toilet Demonstrated ability to participate in or lead a two or more person transfer and transport of a dependent patient of more than 150 lbs. What you'll need to join the team! High School Diploma or equivalent is required One year of experience in rehabilitation or acute care setting as therapy aide.