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Hospital Aide I

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network

JOB SUMMARY

  • Assists in patient care and related activities as instructed by the physical therapist, physical therapist assistant, occupational therapist, certified occupational therapist assistant or speech language pathologist.

  • Monitors inventory, clinical areas, patient waiting area as assigned to ensure optimal delivery of services.

  • Performs clerical functions including but not limited to the following: taking inventory, ordering supplies, photocopying, answering telephone, faxing, scheduling, word processing, database input, voice mail operations, generation of computer reports and filing.

  • Clean and organize work area and disinfect equipment after treatment

  • Instruct, motivate, safeguard and assist patients practicing exercises and functional activities, under direction of medical staff.

  • Secure patients into or onto therapy equipment.

  • Transport patients to and from treatment areas, using wheelchairs or providing standing support.

  • Confer with physical therapy staff or others to discuss and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, and coordinating treatment.

  • Maintain equipment and furniture to keep it in good working condition, including performing the assembly and disassembly of equipment and accessories.

  • Change linens, such as bed sheets and pillow cases.

  • Arrange treatment supplies to keep them in order.

  • Assist patients to dress, undress, and put on and remove supportive devices, such as braces, splints, and slings.

  • Demonstrates the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

  • Demonstrates the ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem and alerts the appropriate person.

  • ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    PATIENT / CUSTOMER

    Essential Accountabilities

    • Ensures communication and collaboration with supervisors and fellow co-workers to serve patients and other customers to the best of his/her ability.

    • Is professional in all actions and appearance

    • Ensure compliance with regulatory parameters

    • Uses resources wisely - as if they were one's own.

    • Demonstrates understanding and ownership of how his/her role contributes to achieving the success of the Department and the Health System.

    • Demonstrates a personal commitment to ensuring a clean and safe working environment.

    • Anticipates patients'/customers' needs and acts accordingly.

    • Works to enhance patient satisfaction

    • Assist patients and families

    • Analyzes problems from the customers' point of view.

    • Honors patient/customer/employee confidentiality.

    • Seeks feedback on how to improve performance and offers constructive feedback, as well.

    • Applies learning for improved performance.

    • Presents self professionally & demonstrates professional behavior during interactions with others

    • Strives to understand and value differences in others' race, nationality, gender, age, background, experience, and style.