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Rehabilitation Therapist Aide - Per Diem in Bellflower at Los Angeles Community Hospital

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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Job Description

Rehabilitation Therapist Aide

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

The Rehabilitation Therapist Aide assists the Rehabilitation Therapist in assessing each patient's functional status. The Aide will be resposible for Planning and implementing therapeutic activities to improve each patient's social leisure, healthy coping, reality orientation and discharge planning needs. The Aide will assist in facilitating the improvement of each patient's quality of life. 

Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Ability to asses patient functional skills. 
  • 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. klin, VCR, weight room, basketball court, and pool).
  • Active participation in treatment team meetings. 
  • Maintains inventory in department and requests supplies when necessary; keeps supplies organized. 
  • Identifies new admissions and initiates rehab assessment process. 
  • Ensures overall safety of patients during rehabilitation activities.
  • Makes sure all unsafe objects are properly accounted foe and stored. 
  • Presents self in a professional manner when dealing with patients family/friends or when out or hospital on department business. 


Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required.  

Minimum Experience: One (1) year experience in recreational therapy in a psychiatric and/or acute care hospital setting. And/or an AA degree with therapy certification. And/or two (2) years concentrated study in related field. 

Req. Certification/Licensure:  Current CPR, Fire Card, PART or MAB Certificate, and Community Water Safety Certificate Required. 

Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals you will receive:

  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance

How to Apply

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We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.

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Keywords: Therapeutic Procedures, Art Therapist, Therapy, Recreation Based Treatment, Therapeutic Recreation, TR, Activity Based Intervention, Recreational Intervention.