Hackensack Meridian Health

Rehabilitation Aide - F/T Days

Job ID
Hartwyck @ Oak Tree Inc
Job Location
Position Type
Full Time with Benefits
Standard Hours Per Week
Shift Hours
Weekend Work
Every Other Weekend
On Call Work
No On-Call Required
Holiday Work
Three of 6


How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system. 


Under the direction and immediate supervision of therapists, assists in patient care related activities and performs routine department clerical tasks such as answering telephones, charge entry, photocopying, maintaining inventory of supplies, completion of census sheets, etc.


A day in the life of a Rehab Aide at Hackensack Meridian Health includes: 


  • Prepares patients and equipment:
    • Patients flow into the appropriate treatment areas in an orderly and timely fashion.
  • Develops a rapport and mutual respect with the patient to assist in fostering an optimum environment for goal achievement.
  • Whirlpools are prepared and cleaned according to established departmental policies, as directed by the therapist.
  • Provides for and maintains an orderly, clean and well-prepared department. Distributes linen and supplies, handles laundry, and puts away equipment after use and performs cleaning and maintenance of equipment according to departmental policies.
  • Assists in the delivery of care.
  • Models and maintains a safe environment in which to deliver services and employs correct body mechanics during activities.
  • Monitors an established exercise program and ambulates patients safely under the supervision of a professional.
  • Assistance in performing activities of daily living, as needed, is provided to all patients in a safe, courteous and timely manner.
  • Notifies Supervisor of unsafe conditions and handles emergency situations in an appropriate manner.
  • Patients are properly oriented to the exercise equipment and all pertinent questions are answered and/or referred to the appropriate therapist.
  • Provides phone support, relays messages to the appropriate party, take messages as needed.
  • Provides clerical support as needed, enters charges, makes copies, files, sorts mail, completes census sheets, and schedules patients/clients.
  • Maintains all supplies and equipment, including tracking inventory and ordering supplies and/or notifying appropriate staff to order supplies.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • High School diploma, general equivalency diploma (GED), and/or GED equivalent programs.
  • Post H.S. study in health/fitness related field.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

  • Experience with adult fitness populations or Rehab environment preferred
  • Bilingual 


Certifications Required:

  • Current CPR certification. 


If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today! 


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