Routine tasks consist of:
Environmental maintenance of equipment, stocking storage rooms with clinician and patient supplies, inventory control, cleaning and maintaining of equipment, maintaining various gym and exercise areas, storage areas, ADL kitchen, ADL apartment, ADL bathrooms and other various OT/PT areas in the Acute Care Area as well as on the Inpatient Rehab Unit.
They provide direct patient care and support the OT, COTA, PT, PTA and Recreational Therapy staff. They take vitals and manage tubes and lines. They complete tasks/activities such as ambulation, walking programs, Restorative Exercise programs predetermined by supervising therapists, transfers, multi-person transfers, exercises, transport of patients to and from department areas, assist with ADL showers and various ADL activities, assist with various group sessions and communicate information to/from nursing and other health care providers regarding therapy sessions, as directed by the therapist.
They may also assist with gathering information for therapists such as rounding with multi-disciplinary team members within the hospital on various units to assist with scheduling and organizing therapist's day or communicating routine information to other
departments within the hospital along with communicating therapy information to patients/families, as appropriate. They also may by be required to report at various Huddles as a representative for the PT/OT Department. The Clinical Assistant may also complete audits for the department in addition to performing other routine tasks
They also provide clerical and operational assistance with functions such as patient scheduling, filing, schedule distribution, copies, scheduling meetings, answering phones and other clerical related activities.
High school diploma or GED required, AHA BLS Certification required, experience with patient scheduling and strong background in Microsoft Excel/Word strongly preferred. Strong customer service behaviors in accordance with our mission