Hackensack Meridian Health

Rehab Aide - Full time - Day

Hackensack Meridian Health

Aug 5th, 2022
Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization that is the most comprehensive and truly integrated health care network in New Jersey, offering a complete range of medical services, innovative research and life-enhancing care. Hackensack Meridian Health comprises 16 hospitals, including three academic medical centers, two children’s hospitals and nine community hospitals, two rehabilitation hospitals and 450 physician practices and patient care locations including surgery centers, home health services, long-term care and assisted living communities, ambulance services, lifesaving air medical transportation, fitness and wellness centers, rehabilitation centers9 and urgent care facilities. Hackensack Meridian Health has 33,000 team members, more than 6,500 physicians and is a distinguished leader in health care philanthropy, committed to the health and well-being of the communities it serves.

The Network’s notable distinctions include having one of only five major academic medical centers in the nation to receive Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award for five or more consecutive years, four hospitals ranked among the top 10 in New Jersey, including Hackensack University Medical Center, the No. 1 hospital, Jersey Shore University Medical Center at No. 4 and Ocean and Riverview Medical Centers tied at No. 8., as ranked by U.S. News and World Report. Other honors include consistently achieving Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, recipient of the John M. Eisenberg Award for Patient Safety and Quality from The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum, a six-time recipient of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” one of the “20 Best Workplaces in Health Care” in the nation, and the number one “Best Place to Work for Women.” Hackensack Meridian Health is a member of AllSpire Health Partners, an interstate consortium of leading health systems, to focus on the sharing of best practices in clinical care and achieving efficiencies.
343 Thornall Street, Edison, NJ 08837
https://jobs.hackensackmeridianhealth.org/
Overview:

How have you impacted someone’s life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey’s premier healthcare system.

The Rehabilitation Aide, under the direction and immediate supervision of therapists, assists in patient care related activities and performs routine department clerical tasks such as answering telephones, scheduling appointments and maintaining inventory.

Responsibilities:

A day in the life of a Rehabilitation Aide at Hackensack Meridian
Healthincludes:

1. Models and maintains a safe environment in which to deliver services.
2. Assists patients in performing activities of daily living using proper body mechanics.
3. Cleans and disinfects equipment as per policy.
4. Maintains all supplies and equipment, including tracking inventory and ordering supplies and/or notifying appropriate staff to order supplies.
5. Monitors patients with established exercise programs and ambulates patients safely under the supervision of a professional.
6. Distributes linen, hot and cold packs, and supplies, handles laundry, puts away equipment after use and performs clearing and maintenance of equipment. Wheelchairs, weights, mats, and tables are cleaned between uses. Whirlpools are prepared and cleaned as directed by the therapist.
7. Transports patients into the appropriate treatment areas in an orderly and timely fashion.
8. Notifies supervisor of any unsafe conditions and handles emergency situation in an appropriate manner.
9. Assists therapists to ensure efficiency of department, especially during high patient volume.
10. Provides clerical/front desk support as needed assisting with answering phones, relaying messages, greeting patients, copying, filing and maintaining charts and scheduling or patient appointments.
11. Develops a rapport and mutual respect with patients and team members fostering an optimum environment for goal achievement.
12. Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
13. Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.

Qualifications:

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

1. High School Diploma or equivalent


Licenses and Certifications Required:

1. BLS Certification within 30 days of hire


If you feel the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

If you require alternative methods of application or screening, you must approach Hackensack Meridian Health directly to request this, as we're not responsible for the employer's application process.

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