Rehab Aide – Woodland Hills
US – Woodland Hills, CA
Monday-Thursday 10am-7pm, Friday 8am-5pm
$20.34 – $25.62 Hourly
March 20, 2021
You can give patients the tools they need to recover from accident, illness, or injury. When you join UCLA Health, you’ll be joining an institution that uses the most innovative methods to help transform and reshape the healing process. You’ll be improving the day-to-day life of patients and their care givers.
- Ability to safely perform repetitive bending, stooping, squatting, standing, sitting during an eight to ten-hour day. Normal duties involve frequent lifting (up to 35 pounds), transferring patients, pushing a wheelchair up to 500 feet.
- Sufficient dexterity and strength to perform standard duties including assisting in patient care, documentation and equipment use.
- Minimum of 6 months of experience as a Rehab Aide or equivalent
- Ability to accurately measure blood pressure.
- Working knowledge of physical therapy, occupational therapy, and prosthetics/orthotics treatments and terminology
- Ability to effectively communicate with patients and staff from varied cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.
- Skill in making appropriate and effective decisions based on the needs of the patients, priorities of the department, and the department and medical center’s policies and procedures.
- Ability to work as a member of the team, including sharing knowledge, giving and receiving feedback, taking initiative to assist others, problem solving and providing an atmosphere conducive to learning.
- Familiarity with basic computer functions including word processing programs and online mail systems.
- Ability to set-up all treatment modalities and equipment
- Ability to assist in manual exercise, gait training and isokinetic exercise.
- Knowledge of precautions and potential problems related to assigned patient care activities.
- Ability to identify the need for and utilize appropriate safety and/or emergency techniques, CPR, water safety, protection of patient lines and drains and infection control.
- Ability to communicate effectively (in written and verbal form) with patients, caregivers, peers, other health care professionals, and managers.
- Ability to operate an office copier and printer, including knowledge of various features, loading and unloading paper, installing toner and clearing paper jams.
- Ability to operate fax machine.
- Reading skills to understand documents such intake forms, therapist or patient written instructions, billing sheets and hospital guidelines written in standard English text.
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