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  • Rehab Assistant (CNA) - Full-time Nights

    Job ID
    61434
    Location
    US-MO-Bridgeton
    Experience (Years)
    1
    Category
    Clinical - Nursing Assistant
    Street Address
    12380 DePaul Drive
    Company
    SSM Health Rehabilitation Hospitals
    Position Type
    12-Hour Shift - Full Time Nights
  • Overview

    SSM Health Rehabilition Hospital is looking for Full-time Night Rehab Assistant to join our team in Bridgeton, Missouri!

     

     

    As the leading provider of comprehensive rehabilitation services in the St. Louis area, SSM Health Rehabilitation Hospital delivers the specialized care and advanced treatment that enables individuals with stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, neurological disorders, amputation, joint replacement and other orthopedic trauma, and general medical rehabilitation needs, to rebuild their lives. 

      

     

    We have been recognized by the St. Louis Post Dispatch as one of the "Top Workplaces" in St. Louis for 2017!

     

     

    SIGN ON BONUS - $1,000 for Full-time Rehab Assistant

     

    *Full benefits package including:

    • Excellent Orientation Program
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Extended Illness Days (EID)
    • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
    • Prescription Coverage
    • Life Insurance
    • Short- and Long-Term Disability
    • Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer matching
    • Personal and Family Medical Leave

    Responsibilities

    Completes daily assignments as directed by a nurse.

     

    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.

     

    Participates in Therapeutic Dysphagia and Feeding Program as assigned.  Assists with monitoring of diets, nutritional supplements as well as provides appropriate cues to patients for feeding or swallowing once directed by speech or occupational therapist.  Provides water/juice and snacks as appropriate.

     

    Reports problems and progress to the primary nurse throughout the shift.  Immediately reports accidents to the nurse.  Refers questions and inquires to the nurse for follow-up.  Communicates effectively with the rehabilitation team including nursing, therapy, and physicians. 

     

    Provides and receives shift to shift report to ensure continuity of patient care.

     

    Observes safety rules, standard precautions and fire regulations.  Maintains patient confidentiality, patient rights and privacy.

     

    Interacts with patients, families, peers and supervisors in a calm, positive, courteous and appropriate manner.

     

    Assists nurse with patient admissions, transfers and discharges; safeguards patients' belongings and other items during these procedures.  Assists nurse in taking pictures of new admissions for insertion into the medical record.  Collects specimens from patients as assigned and transports specimens to the lab if required.

     

    Qualifications

    • BLS preferred.
    • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
    • Hospital experience, certification as a nursing assistant preferred