$5,000 Sign-on Bonus to eligible new employees joining UW Medicine
Full-time, 100% FTE (40 hour per week), Days
HARBORVIEW MEDICAL CENTER's – COMPREHENSIVE OUTPATIENT REHAB PROGRAM has an outstanding job opportunity for Rehab Therapy Aide (Hospital Assistant) position in the clinic .
WORK SCHEDULES AVAILABLE
The individual in this position will assist the physical, occupational, and speech therapy staff by performing delegated tasks that involve direct patient care; transportation of patients and supplies; ordering and stocking of supplies; and maintenance/set up of special equipment. Additionally, the person in this role will participate in unit and selected departmental activities to promote effective problem solving and communication.
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Orders and stocks equipment.
Monitors and restocks workgroup forms.
Cleans and maintains equipment, including but not limited to mats, wheelchairs, cpms, parallel bars, toys, and loaner bathroom equipment.
Maintains cleanliness and order in work area, gyms, and supply and storage areas.
Delivers equipment to appropriate departments; obtains supplies from other departments.
Provides routine inspection and maintenance of department equipment; removes faulty or damaged equipment from service, and reports to appropriate personnel.
Moves and sets up equipment, as necessary, for therapist use and patient care; assists in setting up special equipment.
Orders charts and retrieves records and other documents.
Sends documents through the pneumatic tube system.
Faxes, copies, and files clinical documents as required.
Arranges for appointments such as but not limited to interpreter services.
Transfers patient to and from appropriate conveyances (e.g., wheelchair, Hoyer lift, and mat or tilt table). Transports patients to and from their room and to designated treatment area.
Organizes, maintains, and monitors all supply areas.
Assists with such tasks as ambulating, positioning, and turning patients, completing ROM, exercise program, transferring patients to and from bed, assisting with ADL’s, emptying linen bags.
Participates in the facilitation of communication between patients, families, and hospital staff.
Drives rehab van as necessary.
Participates in staff meetings. Offers creative, positive ideas and solutions.
Valid Nursing Assistant-Registered (NAR) or Nursing Assistant-Certified (NAC) with the State of Washington
High school diploma or GED equivalent
Six months experience involving customer service in a health care setting OR six months experience involving direct patient care OR equivalent education/experience.
ABOUT HARBORVIEW MEDICAL CENTER
As the region's only Level I Trauma and verified burn center, Harborview Medical Center is a comprehensive healthcare facility owned by King County and operated by UW Medicine. It is dedicated to providing specialized care for a broad spectrum of patients from throughout the Pacific Northwest, including the most vulnerable residents of King County. It provides exemplary patient care in leading-edge centers of emphasis, including emergency medicine, trauma and burn care, neurosciences, ophthalmology, vascular surgery, HIV/AIDS, rehabilitation, mental health and substance abuse care.
Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region.
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UW Medicine is Washington’s only health system that includes a top-rated medical school and an internationally recognized research center. UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists, and other health professionals.
All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored. Nearly 29,000 healthcare professionals, researchers, and educators work in the UW Medicine family of organizations that includes: Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Medicine Primary Care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest.
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