Company: Cleveland Clinic
Posted on: September 19, 2023
Assists licensed therapy personnel in lifting, transferring,
gait-training, and exercising patients. Provides aid for patient
treatment as directed by licensed therapy personnel.
Maintains sanitary, orderly conditions in department. Inventories
departmental equipment; ensures equipment is in good working
Fabricates equipment as directed; performs set-up of
Other duties as assigned.
- High school graduate.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) required.
Complexity of Work:
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive
judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment.
Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English sufficient to
perform the duties of the job (e.g., reading labels and directions,
completing order forms.
Sufficient mathematical knowledge to maintain inventory levels for
the department, to measure items such as disinfectants and
crutches, to fabricate equipment, and to adhere to supplies budget
Ability to walk without assistive device and to maintain balance
despite sudden load in order to support patient from falling during
Ability to lift and reach with arms sufficiently to lift patient's
arm and leg during therapeutic treatment program.
Sensation of touch and manual dexterity to be able to palpate
muscle tension or to monitor patient pulse.
Visual acuity to observe patient's gross and fine motor movements
in order to analyze these movements.
Ability to speak clearly enough to instruct patients and families
who may not be able to read. Ability to hear or understand
patient's description of symptoms and response to treatment.
Mental ability to interpret clinical data for the establishment and
implementation of appropriate patient treatment.
Ability to identify and resolve problems using critical thinking
Personal Protective Equipment:
- Follows standard precautions using personal protective
equipment as required.
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obtained directly from The Cleveland Clinic. Because we value each
individual candidate, we invite and encourage each candidate to
discuss salary/hourly specifics during the application and hiring
Cleveland Clinic Health System is pleased to be an equal employment
employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Individuals with
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