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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Rehab Therapy Aide in Lithonia, Georgia


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  • Under the direct supervision of a Physical, Occupational, Recreation or Speech Therapist, assists with the provision of basic therapeutic services and other patient related activities; performs simple administrative, clerical and maintenance tasks in support of department/program operations.

  • Attends staff meetings, in-services and patient rounds as appropriate to remain abreast of policies, activities, and changes which will imapct operations.

  • Assists with the scheduling of patients for therapy to maximize efficiency and provide for optimal patient care.

  • Cleans and maintains department equipment to ensure its maximum operational efficiency; reports unsafe or defective equipment to supervisor for immediate repair.

  • Observes the patient for physical or emotional changes which may indicate an adverse change in condition; communicates significant changes to the appropriate member of the medical care team.

  • Under the direction of a therapist, may assist with therapies and treatments including but not limited to hot packs, paraffin, exercise, ambulation and daily living activities.

  • Measures and records patient's vital signs.

  • Assists with the fabrication of splints and other specialized devices and with the modification of specialized equiptment.

  • Participates in professional activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices and developments.

  • Practices universal and/or specialized precautions in the daily cleaning and sterilization of work surfaces, equipment, and/or instruments.


  • A high school diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification in accordance with the American Heart Association required.

Salary: $15.10 - $22.26 per hour

The grade and salary of the position are based on specific criteria met within the qualifications of each level, relevant experience, skills, performance and internal equity. This position is eligible for shift differentials.

Additional Details

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division Hillandale Hosp Emory

Campus Location Lithonia, GA, 30058

Campus Location US-GA-Lithonia

Department HILL-Hillandale OutPat Rehab

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 127443

Job Category Therapy

Schedule 8:30a-5p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

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