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Therapeutic Dining Group Aide, 2-hour shifts, breakfast, lunch or dinner

Company: Encompass Health
Location: Altoona
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Job Description:

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona (formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona) is an 80-bed acute rehabilitation hospital that provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. We offer a wide base of physical rehabilitative care for orthopedic, neurologic, multi-trauma, spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, pulmonary, cardiac rehabilitation needs and more.

Our hospital has a full complement of therapists, nurses, behavioral health providers and medical staff to offer the best possible outcomes for our patients. With an average length of stay of approximately 2 weeks, we have the ability to get to know our patients and their families.

We are proud of the fact that approximately 80% of the patients admitted to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona are discharged directly to their homes.

Come see how we are changing people’s lives- everyday. Maybe you can too!

Six JCAHO disease specific certification: Stroke, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Injury, Cardiac and Ortho Rehab, Advanced Diabetes.

The Therapeutic Dining Group Aide is an integral member of our team.  This position assists in dining group with our patients.  The TDG Aide will assist the patient with eating and/or the TDG Aide may simply be there to observe the patient eating to ensure the safety of the patient.     In addition, the position:

Requires effective communication skills for working with patients, families,   caregivers, and departmental and interdepartmental relationships.

Communicates to nurses and therapists on patient performance, condition and participation during dining group.

Defers any information requests from physicians, patients, visitors etc regarding the patient’s condition, diagnosis, prognosis, progress, plan of care or discharge plan to nurses or therapists.

The Therapy Technician creates an environment and culture that enables the hospital to fulfill its mission by providing patient safety and patient-centered treatment.   What types of patients will you see? We are an acute rehabilitation hospital setting. Typically our patients spend an average of 2-4 weeks in our hospital and come to us with a wide variety of diagnosis such as: stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, various neurological disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, amputation, joint replacement, fractures, multiple trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions. 80% of our patients are discharged directly home.   We use evidence-based practice guidelines to treat our patients.  We utilize our clinical outcomes to assess and improve our treatment interventions and programs. We participate in a national outcomes database, which provides benchmarks and sophisticated outcome reports to help us continually analyze and improve our patient outcomes.   You will use standard and advanced therapy technologies- depending on hospital location, some equipment used such as Auto Ambulators, Bioness, Interactive Metronome, Hand Mentor, SmartStep, Anodyne, Wii and CAPs may be available.   Helping you become better is critical to our success - You will be paired with mentors ; attend in-house as well as external educational programs. The treatment team is made up of full time therapists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and medical staff; and we offer educational benefits if you are interested in continuing your education.

Job Code: 100150

Address: 2005 Valley View Blvd, Altoona 16602

Schedule: PRN / Pool / As Needed

Job ID: 2022953

Contact Name - External: Christine Filer

Contact Email - External: Christine.Filer@encompasshealth.com

Keywords: Encompass Health, Altoona , Therapeutic Dining Group Aide, 2-hour shifts, breakfast, lunch or dinner, Other , Altoona, Pennsylvania

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