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SCL Health Rehab Aide in Lafayette, Colorado

This position is responsible for assisting with patient care by performingtasks under the direction and immediate supervision of a licensed Therapist.Provides therapy patient treatment programs or portions thereof planned anddelegated by a licensed Therapist.Assists the Therapist in performing tests, evaluations, and complextreatment procedures.Carries out actual treatment procedures including exercise programs and theapplication of heat, cold light, whirlpool, sound, and massagemodalities while observing established procedures and safety precautions.Trains patient in exercises, ambulation, and activities of daily living.Applies and cares for braces, prosthesis, and other assistive devicesrecommended for and used by patients during therapy activities.Maintains, operates and cares for therapy equipment.Completes all required documentation in a thorough and timely fashion.Educates family and patients regarding ability/disability and treatmentprograms and goals.Participates in educational programs and inservice meetings. Participates incontinuing education program to ensure appropriate units are attained formaintenance of state license.Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, qualityassurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.Performs related duties as assigned and requested.* The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intendedto be a comprehensive list of essential functions.High School diploma or equivalent, requiredPossess a current Basic Life Support Certification, or obtain certificationwithin one month of employment, requiredFormal training in a medical field, such as Therapy Assistant, CertifiedNursing Assistant, Medical Assistant, or other equivalent training, preferredOne (1) year of experience in a setting serving the same age/type ofpatient population served by this facility or department, preferredOur facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race,color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or access to,or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or activities, oron the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and activities

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