Beth Israel Lahey Health Rehabilitation Aide in Boston, Massachusetts
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*As of September 1, 2021, all new hires will either need to have completed or be in progress of completing COVID-19 vaccination in order to start employment. Influenza vaccination will be required as part of the onboarding process for all new hires as of October 1, 2021. _Staff are able to apply for an exemption to the vaccine requirement._ *
Under the guidance of a Licensed Physical Therapist, assists in the provision of Physical Therapy services to the patients of New England Baptist's Outpatient Rehabilitation Center in Dedham. Patient population is a mix of Spine Center patients, post-operative patients as well as patients from other referring sources with general orthopedic injuries as per written orders within the established policies of this department and New England Baptist Hospital. The candidate may also be required to travel to New England Baptist's Outpatient Care Center in Chestnut Hill on an as needed basis
Principal Duties and Essential Functions:
Provides delegated treatments to NEBH patients under the direct supervision of a licensed physical therapist:
Provides follow up of routine specific exercises.
Provides follow up of functional activities, flexibility and strength measurements under therapist guidance.
Provides patients with proper instruction and teaches correct exercise form to avoid injury.
Provides orientation to new patients on correct equipment and usage.
Under therapist direction, documents patient performance in daily flow sheets.
Reports patient responses to treatment in a timely manner to the primary therapist.
Performs non-treatment related activities:
Maintains an inventory of departmental supplies in quantity sufficient for daily operation.
Assists with secretarial duties such as answering telephone, entering data into the database, copying materials, and other office duties as needed.
Assists with compliance with Infection Control Policy. This will include changing of linen, cleaning mats/equipment and general clearing of clutter.
Utilizes free time in a productive manner.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree Required, preferably in related field, eg. Exercise Physiology or Athletic Training
American Heart Association Heart Saver certification or BLS required
As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.
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