Job Title: Aquatic Program Aide Job Code: UP
I. DEPARTMENT FUNCTION/JOB OVERVIEW
Responsible for safely transporting patients to and from therapy sessions. Responsible for assisting patients with ADL activities prior to and following sessions in the pool. Responsible for monitoring equipment and supplies. Responsible for quality service delivery and internal/external customer relations for the program and Madonna as a whole, including the mission and values for the program and facility.
II. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
III. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
Medium to heavy work requiring constant standing and walking, occasional lifting. Able to perform transfers with assistance for patients of various sizes whose body weight may be up to 250 pounds. Infrequently, body weight may exceed 250 pounds. Constant pushing of wheelchairs for up to 300 pounds. Requires constant handling of wheelchairs with patients. Ordinary hearing and speaking skills. Constant near visual acuity and depth perception for safe transportation of patients. Inside work. Routinely exposed to biohazardous materials. May be exposed to patients who are in an agitated or aggressive state. May be prolonged exposure to high temperature and humid conditions and to disinfecting chemicals used in the pool.
IV. QUALIFICATIONS (Education/training and/or Experience)
High school level of knowledge with basic reading, writing and communication skills. CNA training preferred. If not CNA trained, will consider physical therapy or occupational therapy aide with 1 year experience in lieu of CNA training. Aquatic experience desired. CPR for Health Care Provider/CPR for Professional Rescuer required at time of hire or within 30 days from date of hire. Incumbent must be 18 years of age or older.
Background checks are conducted. When specific authorization forms are requested so that full background and history can be obtained, employees/applicants must sign the form(s) requested.
|Date Posted||February 15, 2020|
|Date Closes||March 1, 2020|
|Located In||Lincoln, NE|
|Department||Lincoln-Madonna Main Campus|