Therapy Aide - Acute - PRN - Plano

ID220678
Per Diem
4700 Alliance Blvd.
Plano, TX 75093
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Job Description

Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehab

Plano, Texas

 

Therapy Aide - PRN - Acute

 

Select Medical complies with state and federal wage and hour laws.  Compensation depends upon candidate's years of experience and internal equity.  Minimum pay: $18

 

Benefits of being a Therapy Aide with us:

  • Working with a great therapy team
  • Impact on patient care and their quality of life
  • Ability to grow and learn new skills
  • Competitive rates 
  • A network of over 50K employees nationwide with relocation and advancement opportunities

Responsibilities

Primary therapy aide need is on the weekends. Must provide a minimum of 2 weekend shifts of availability per month and availability on/around one summer and one winter holiday. Acute care/inpatient rehab therapy aide experience required.

Position Summary

Assists therapy staff with identification and transportation needs for patient care in the rehab treatment areas and with the coordination of care between rehab and nursing floors.

Specific Duties

  • Performs patient related tasks assigned by therapist
  • Lifts patients to/from mats, treatment and tilt tables, wheelchairs and other equipment appropriate to the facility/department.
  • Assists patients with transfer activities to all surfaces.
  • Assists patients in donning/doffing all appliances specific to the facility/department.
  • Positions patients in parallel bars and prepares patients for standing with appropriate orthotic/prosthetic devices and equipment.
  • Transports patients to/from therapy as needed.
  • Assists therapist with other patient related treatment activities as appropriate and providing equipment.
  • Assist with patient related activities including equipment set-up and patient positioning in preparation for therapy session as outlined in the State Practice 

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent required

Preferred Experience

  • One or more years of hospital experience as therapy aide preferred.
  • six months of general maintenance experience and use of hand/power tools preferred

Additional Data

Select Medical is an organization that is passionate about safety for our patients and our team members. The Inpatient Rehabilitation Division conducts post-offer employment testing (POET) for a number of job titles including, but not limited to:

 

  • Rehabilitation Assistant/Nursing Assistant
  • Nurse
  • Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy
  • Environmental Services

 

 

POETS are completed as part of the onboarding process- to be completed before an employee’s first day of work.

 

Select Medical is an equal opportunity employer committed to dealing with employees in a nondiscriminatory manner and based on job-related qualifications and abilities. The Company will recruit, hire, train, and promote all persons without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, age (40 and over), marital status, disability or history of disability (except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational qualification) or any other protected status.

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