Apr 25, 2019
Rehabilitation Assistants/Direct Care Workers - No Experience Required, We will train you!
When: Tuesday October 16, 2018
Where: Rainbow Rehabilitation Center -Vocational Rehab Campus 5 West Forest Avenue, Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Time: 2 :00 PM - 6:00 PM
All eligible candidates will receive an on-site interview, please bring an updated resume
*must have a valid driver's license and be at least 18 years old to apply*
If you're unable to attend our hiring event, please still apply for the position and we will contact you.
The Rehabilitation Assistant plays an essential role in carrying out Rainbow’s mission to inspire the people we serve to realize their greatest potential. Through their interactions and activities with adult and pediatric clients, the Rehabilitation Assistant assists Rainbow professional staff in administering therapeutic rehabilitation programs in the home and at the treatment center. Therapeutic rehabilitation programs may include ambulation, swimming, physical exercises, leisure activities, occupational therapy, arts and crafts, recreational games and community outings. The Rehabilitation Assistant is also responsible for providing care, support, comfort and safety to clients in a Rainbow residential home, residential facility or their own individual residence. Additional duties include: assisting with activities of daily living such as personal hygiene, showering, dressing, toileting, etc.; administering bedside care and performing health care related tasks such as monitoring vital signs and medication under the direction of the nursing staff; performing housekeeping duties such as cooking, cleaning, laundry, dishes, running errands, personal shopping, planning and preparing meals; and using a motor vehicle to transport clients to and from locations outside the home such as appointments and outings.
No experience is required - we will train you! We are looking for compassionate individuals with a calling to care for and inspire others to realize their greatest potential.
Starting rate is based on prior related exp erience, education and training. We offer a great benefit package to full-time employees that include medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, 401k with a company match, 9 paid holidays and up to 12 days of PTO (paid time off) in the first year of employment.
Shifts may vary and you must be available to work a fair share of weekends and holidays. Available shifts may include: midnight – 8 am, 8 am – 4 pm and 4 PM - Midnight.
Positions available in the Belleville, Ypsilanti, Ann Arbor, Milan areas:
Full-time, 40 hours/week with opportunity for overtime
Part-time, 24 hours/week with opportunity to pick up additional shifts
Have a High School Diploma, GED and/or proven ability to read and write
Must have a valid driver's license
Acceptable driving record
Must be at least 18 years old
Acceptable under the State of Michigan's Good Moral Statute
Ability to lift and carry 30 pounds.
Ability to lift, transfer, rotate, push, pull and assist patients weighing up to 150 pounds who are partially or totally dependent for moving about and maneuvering a manual wheelchair.
Other physical requirements include stooping, bending, twisting, standing and walking throughout an 8-hour shift.
Must be able to execute physical restraint techniques, including bringing patient safely to the ground level.
Must be able to execute CPR and other emergency first aid procedures according to prescribed standards.
License, Certification or Registration(s) Requirements:
Michigan driver's license and acceptable driving record. Michigan Chauffeur's license must be obtained within 2 weeks of employment.
CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation) and First Aid – Adult and Pediatric Certification required or obtained within one week of employment (training provided at orientation).
Must be able to drive an automobile.
Ability to read, write and communicate effectively with co-workers and clients in an English-speaking environment.
Other Requirements: Ability to -
Work efficiently both independently and as part of a team.
Reason and make judgments and decisions.
Work effectively and courteously under stressful circumstances.
Manage time well, set priorities, perform multiple tasks and organize diverse activities.
Deal effectively with inappropriate behaviors of clients, including hostility and aggression.
Recognize inappropriate or manipulative behavior in difficult or challenging situations.
Calmly and repetitively model appropriate behavior in difficult or challenging situations.
React to situations, i.e., rescue, preventing a client from hurting themself.
Maintain regular and punctual work attendance.
Willing to work evenings/overnight, weekends, and holidays.
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Rainbow Rehabilitation Centers, Inc. and its affiliates (Rainbow) have successfully been treating individuals with brain and spinal cord injuries for 30 years. With more than 35 residential locations, five treatment centers, a NeuroRehab Campus and two vocational centers, Rainbow offers services that span nearly every aspect of brain and spinal cord injury recovery and rehabilitation. Our residential settings include adult homes, child and adolescent homes, town houses and semi-independent living apartments, home- and community-based rehabilitation and outpatient services. Rainbow employees share a commitment to make a major difference in the quality of life for our clients.
Rainbow's ability to inspire our clients to realize their greatest potential is dependent upon our employees. For this reason, we strive to attract and retain the best talent, support our employees, and create an environment that enables them to provide the highest level of care and customer service. Rainbow sets the standard of excellence in the health care industry with employees who are dedicated to providing truly great care.
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