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Rehabilitation Aide

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Children's Hospital Boston

Boston , MA 02298

At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced.

In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound.

Join our acclaimed Physical Therapy department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

The Rehabilitation Aide will be responsible for:

  • Collecting and organizing medical records, information, materials and supplies required for appointments or procedures. Preparing standard forms as requested by clinician or supervisor.

  • Receiving, greeting and/or registers patients, visitors, staff and other customers. Accessing appropriate computer systems to enter and retrieve patient, customer and/or departmental information.

    Receiving and verifying information and coding and inputting specified data according to established systems and procedures. Preparing and processing related forms and documentation. Providing general office support as required.

  • Monitoring daily schedule and patient flow. Routing patients and visitors to maintain efficient patient/visitor flow.

    Scheduling patients, visitors, staff and other customers for appointments and procedures, coordinating appointments, procedures, or referrals with other departments or institutions as necessary. Recording appointments on scheduling systems, adjusting schedules as needed. Providing patients, parents, visitors, and staff with standardized information as appropriate.

  • Preparing for patient treatments and providing routine assistive care to patients according to established procedures and instructions. Cleaning and setting up room for examination and preparing routine forms required for appointment.

    Holding and positioning patients during treatments and assisting with dressing. Performing other related duties to provide patients with comfort, diversion or safety.

  • Providing general support for clinical operations. Transporting patients to appointments.

    Monitoring and maintaining stock of designated patient care supplies according to established par levels and retrieving and delivering items as requested. Assisting Physical and Occupational Therapists in patient care tasks determined as routine or assisting as a safeguard to patient care and under direct supervision and instruction by the therapist.

  • Maintaining safety of work area. Identifying and reporting equipment in need of maintenance or repair.

  • Monitoring and informing clinical staff of unusual activity or behavior.

To qualify, you must have:

  • A high school education.

  • One to two years of previous health care experience, preferred.

  • The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations.

  • The ability to work with diverse internal and external constituencies.

  • The ability to exchange information on factual matters, schedule appointments, greet visitors, explain hospital policies, and/or relay messages to appropriate personnel.

Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. Status Full Time Shift Day


Schedule (i.e. Mon. - Fri.) Mon-Fri Standard Hours per Week 40 AutoReqId 45540BR

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Rehabilitation Aide

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Children's Hospital Boston