Lafayette General Health
Assists the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Therapist in various types of treatments including activities of daily living, gait, strengthening, hydrotherapy and modalities.
1.) Carries out patient therapeutic intervention as outlined by therapist in a safe & appropriate manner. 2.) Completes all assigned administrative duties in an accurate and timely manner. 3.) Maintains open communication with the therapist regarding the patient's performance and progress. 4.) Reports any adverse reactions noted during treatment. 5.) Transports patients to and from therapy in an efficient and safe manner as outlined in the departmental guidelines. 6.) Maintains the department and equipment in a neat, clean and organized manner while observing OSHA, safety and infection control standards. 7.) Assists therapist when performing tests, evaluations and complex procedures as directed. 8.) Participates in the orientation and in-servicing of other supportive staff. 9.) Monitors patient care supplies and restocks as necessary.
EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: 1. High school graduate 2. On-the-Job training 3. CPR Certification required within 30 days of hire EQUIPMENT OPERATED: Computer Various PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
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