Therapy Aide/Safety Coach

Job ID 283580
Full Time
201 Pleasant Hill Road
Chester, NJ 07930

Job Description

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation | Select Medical

Chester, NJ 07930

Therapy Aide/Safety Coach - Inpatient Rehab

Shift Hours: Full-Time, Sunday through Tuesday 7AM-7:30PM

Benefits of becoming a therapy aide with us:

  • Pay: Starting at $16.78/hr! (Negotiable based on years of experience)
  • Shift Differential!
  • Tuition Assistance up to $5,000 a year after your first full year of employment
  • Full-benefits package (Including medical, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, short and long term disability & more)
  • Working with a great therapy team
  • Impact on patient care and their quality of life
  • Ability to grow and learn new skills
  • Team-oriented and collaborative culture 
  • A high percentage of patients being discharged home to their families
  • A network of over 50K employees nationwide with advancement and relocation opportunities 


Under the direction of a Licensed Therapist, assists patients in the rehabilitation process through the provision of appropriate rehabilitation techniques.

  • Supports therapy staff with the identification of patient needs for appropriate care in rehab treatment areas.
  • Assists with coordination of care between rehab and nursing, including patient transport.
  • Engages patients in diverse activities under the direction of a Licensed Therapist
  • Provides observation to ensure patient's personal safety
  • Completes daily assignments as directed
  • Reinforces rehabilitation techniques as directed


Minimum requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent required
  • Certified Basic Life Support with the America Heart Association is required prior to start. 

Preferred qualifications:

  • 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
  • Food and Nutrition Services


Post offer employment testing (POETs) are completed as part of the onboarding process - to be completed before an employee's first day of work. 

**Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.