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Inpatient Mobility Aide

Cape Cod Healthcare


Location:
Hyannis, MA
Date:
04/18/2018
2018-04-182018-05-17
Job Code:
180403-50007772
Categories:
  • Healthcare
  • Administrative / Clerical
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Job Details


Inpatient Mobility Aide-180403-50007772
Description
To perform designated tasks related to Rehabilitation Services which include assistance with patient related activities as assigned by a licensed therapist.
  • Ambulates patients who are placed on the Mobility Aide ambulation list.
  • Assists the therapists with treatments as requested.
  • Confirms continued appropriateness for mobility by discussing with patient’s nurse prior to mobilizing the patient.
  • Ensures patient is safely returned to chair or bed following ambulation, with chair or bed alarm on for safety as indicated.
  • Takes and documents vital signs before and after ambulation as indicated.
  • Documents in medical record per protocol.
  • Fits patients for crutches, walkers, canes and other equipment as requested by a therapist and ensures paperwork is filled out, completed and placed in the appropriate place.
  • Prepares patients for treatment as requested.
  • Communicates effectively with rehab and nursing staff.
  • Inventories therapeutic supplies and equipment; assists in requesting, assembling, and stocking items.
  • Assists with Inpatient Rehab. clerical duties such as answering the phone, taking messages, ordering supplies, verifying orders.
  • Attends meetings as required.
  • Orients new personnel as requested by manager.
  • Performs other work related duties as assigned or requested.
Consistently provides service excellence to all patients, family members, visitors, volunteers and co-workers in a manner that reflects Cape Cod Hospital’s commitment to CARES: compassion, accountability, respect, excellence and service.

Qualifications:
 
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English.
  • High school graduate or GED required.
  • Successful completion of Medical Terminology course or successful passage of Medical Terminology challenge exam
  • Six (6) months experience as a Rehabilitation Aide, Nursing Assistant II or other direct patient care position.
  • Current Basic Life Support Certification.
  • Successful passage of CPI training within 3 months of hire and must maintain recertification annually.

Schedule Details: Per diem hours, 8:30a-4:30p, rotating days, occasional weekends and holidays
Organization: Cape Cod Hospital
Primary Location: Hyannis
Department: CCH-Physical Therapy
Employee Classification: Regular-Per Diem
Shift: Day
Weekend Shifts: Occasional
Holiday Shifts: Occasional
Posting Start Date: Apr 3, 2018
Posting End Date: Ongoing
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