Rehab Aide

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Provide structured gross motor activities, table games, movement to music, etc. for adult mentally ill population.  These are voluntary adults seeking exercises to improve flexibility, strength, and cardio to lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels.  Also, the activities are designed to reduce stress and promote positive peer interactions.  Weekend coverage is needed from 1:00-630pm.

Job knowledge:
• Ability to assess patient functional skills.
• Demonstrate leadership in therapeutic recreational/counseling activities for mental health adults.
• Sets functional therapeutic goals. Documentation skills demonstrate ability to express goals/progress concretely.
• Structures therapeutic activities taking in consideration patient’s cognitive and physical limitations with discharge planning needs.
• Ability to write and discuss therapeutic interventions during multidisciplinary treatment planning meetings.
• Knowledge of recreation equipment available for interventions (i.e. musical equipment, VCR/DVD, computer, Zoom experience, customer relations.
• Ensures overall safety of patients during rehabilitation activities.
• Makes sure all unsafe objects are properly accounted for and stored.
Presents self in a professional manner when dealing with patient’s family/friends or when out of hospital on department business.

Required Qualifications:
• Completion of hospital orientation within the first 30 days of employment.:
• Associate degree in related fields such as, Art, Music, Dance/Movement, Psychology, Sociology, Kinesiology, Theater and Education from an accredited college or university
• One year of work experience in any related fields including Recreation, Art, Music, Dance/Movement, Sociology, Kinesiology, Theater and Education in a clinical or community setting.
• AHA Basic Life Support within 30 days after start of employment.
• Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English
• Ability to work variable shifts including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays
• Ability to maintain flexibility and composure in a constantly changing environment
• Management of Assaultive Behavior Certification upon hire
• Hospital Fire and Life Safety Card (Hollywood and Van Nuys only) within 30 days after start of employment



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