The rehabilitation aide will work under close supervision of physical therapist, occupational therapists, and speech pathologists or their assistants. Responsibilities include, transporting all patients from the nursing units to and from all therapy departments including psychology, groups and amputee clinic etc. Other duties of the aide include preparing patients and equipment for treatment and following through with routine exercise, which do not require the skills of the therapists.
- CNA or Rehabilitation Aide Training
- Work requires completion of high school or vocational school to perform tasks and to
- Read/understand written procedures.
- Three to six months on the job raining are needed to become familiar with various Procedures techniques and safety precautions.
- Basic interpersonal skills are needed to communicate with patients, families, staff and Physicians and to perform activities requiring courtesy and tact.