For six decades,Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation has pioneered the course of physical medicine and rehabilitation and is a recognized leader for stroke,brain,spinal cord injuries and work with amputees and orthopedic /neurological rehabilitation. Consistently named to the prestigious 'America's Best Hospitals' list by US News & World Report. Kessler has set the gold standard in medical rehabilitation and is ranked as one of the top two rehabilitation hospitals in the nation
and the leading rehabilitation hospital in the East.
Assists patients in the inpatient nursing dept in the rehabilitation process including assistance with daily living activities, such as toileting, showering, transporting and answering call lights. Previous hospital experience preferred.
Completes daily assignments as directed by a nurse including:
a. Assists patients with daily activities
b. Provides patients with bed pans/urinals, cleans urinary devices; is competent in application of urinary devices. Empties bedside drainage bags and keeps records of
the patient's intake and output during the entire shift, reports information to the nurse
c. Assists or prepares patient for examination or treatment
d. Weighs patients
e. Transports patient to and from therapy/radiology/appointments
f. Makes bed daily. Maintains tidiness of the patient’s room as needed
Obtains vital signs (temperature, pulse, respirations) as directed.
Answers all call lights promptly. Reports problems to a primary nurse/designee.
Reinforces rehabilitation techniques as directed to maximize patient recovery including:
Provides ADL assistance including feeding, bathing, showering
Transfers patients from one surface to another including manual and mechanical lifts
Position patients appropriately in bed and in wheelchair
Re-positions patients; cues patients to weight shift as appropriate.
Dons and doffs splints/braces/and positioning devices appropriately and timely
High School diploma or equivalent required. 1 yr experience in a hospital or healthcare facility
shift: 3pm - 11pm evenings, including weekends