Therapy Aide - Dallas

ID285797
Full Time
909 N. Washington Ave
Dallas, TX 75246
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Job Description

Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation

Dallas, Texas

 

Therapy Aide

Full Time

8 hour Shift

Minimum Pay: $16/hr

Baylor Rehabilitation in Dallas is seeking a rehab therapy aide to join our multi-disciplinary team of PTs, OTs, and SLPs who provide care to patients with Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Brain Injury, or other neurological impairment.

 

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
  • Full-benefits package Full-time employees (Including medical, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, short and long term disability, and tuition assistance)

Responsibilities

Position Summary

Seeking a rehab therapy aide to join a multi-disciplinary team of PTs, OTs, and SLPs providing care to patients following Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Brain Injury, or other neurological impairment. The successful candidate will participate in clinical care under the direction of licensed therapists in a fast moving and lively clinic. Duties will include providing physical assistance with therapy intervention, supporting the aquatics department on dry land, maintaining equipment within the department, and completing other administrative tasks. The rehab therapy aide will also provide transportation for patients to and from the clinic in the company van. No CDL required. A driving record check will be performed. Related experience is preferred, though training will be provided to enthusiastic applicants seeking an opportunity in the rehab setting. The successful candidate will demonstrate flexibility and eagerness to serve patients as an integral member of the therapy team.

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

  • High school graduate or equivalent required
  • One or more years of hospital experience as therapy aide preferred.
  • Certified BLS or completion in first 90 days of employment required.

Additional Data

 

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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