Rehabilitation Aide/ Plano Legacy Therapy Service/ Plano/ part time Job

Children's Health - Rehabilitation Careers

Job Number: 53445

Location: Plano, TX

Date Posted: 2-20-2018


Position Summary/ Mon& Wed 7:30a-12p and Tues& Thurs.1p-6p.

This job is responsible for providing patient service assistance to Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech-Language Pathology staff including direct therapy session assistance, casting for orthopedic injuries, and cast removal.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with patient treatment as needed to include focusing the attention of the patient, exercise motivation, and physical movement/transport of the patient and completion of specific tasks; assist in hydrotherapy including physical set up, placing patient in tub, focusing patient attention, and cleaning up; and Prepare therapy area prior to treatment, dispose of used linens, and clean up therapy area after treatment..
  • Order linens and other supplies, and advise secretary and other staff of supply needs; maintain therapeutic equipment and/or coordinate equipment service; and transport patients to/from rooms as needed.
  • Assist secretary as needed, or fill in for secretary during absence; participate in CQI activities; and perform other duties and special projects as needed.



  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.

Licenses & certifications

  • CPR certification required.
  • Certification as an Orthopedic Technician preferred.


  • Six months of previous PT/OT Aide experience, or experience working with children, is preferred.

Specific knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • The ability to hear and communicate with others in a clear, understandable, and professional manner on the phone and in person; and the demonstrated use of good written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to interact with peers, medical staff, patients/families, vendors and other customers in a manner that represents Children's positively.
  • The ability to work on multiple tasks and to establish appropriate priorities.
  • The ability to work independently or as a member of a team.
  • The ability to be flexible and adaptable in scheduling.
  • The ability to understand computer billing systems.
  • The ability to understand physical/occupational therapy and speech pathology disciplines and evaluation procedures.

Physical demands

  • Significant portions of daily assignment involve prolonged standing, transporting material, equipment, patients, or lifting, moving or carrying heavy materials

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