POSITION SUMMARY: Performs treatments/activities under the direction of a licensed therapist and/or licensed therapy assistant that supports the operations of the rehabilitation department.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Current BLS issued by American Heart Association.
Good communication and organizational skills
Ability to be flexible in a fast-paced environment.
EXPERIENCE: Experience in healthcare preferred.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Director, Rehabilitation Services
- Bloodborne pathogen
Works in a clean, well lighted, ventilated smoke-free environment. Potential exposure to communicable diseases, combative patients and hazardous chemicals. Subject to stressful professional relationships and situations.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Good physical condition. Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing and walking. Lifts, positions, and transfers patients and manipulates occupied equipment. Lifts supplies or equipment up to 50 lbs.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.