Rehab Therapy Aide

Posted Date 5 days ago(10/12/2021 8:48 AM)
Requisition ID
Patient Care
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
ICE MUSL Speech-Language Pathology
Post End Date


The  Rehab Speech Therapy Aide provides and ensures quality patient care adhering to UAMS Medical Center Code of Conduct and its Mission, Vision and Values and those of the Department and meets professional standards of care as prescribed by the State Health Department of Arkansas, and JCAHO. This position will work in both inpatient/acute and outpatient settings.    


The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.  


UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy


Salary offered commensurate with experience


  • Assists licensed therapist in daily procedures for patients
  • Responsible for inventory and clinical maintenance
  • Transports scopes and testing equipment
  • May perform other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED PLUS one (1) year of experience with direct patient care PLUS two (2) years of computer experience using computers (preferably Excel, Word and Outlook)
  • BLS certification (must obtain certification within 30 days of starting this role)
  • Employees in this role must be fitted for, capable of donning and performing routine tasks in personal protective equipment to include N95 masks, Powered Air Purifying

Preferred Qualifications:


Experience in Speech-Language Pathology Therapy other rehab (PT/OT) settings


This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 

UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Physical Requirements

Stand: Frequently
Sit: Occasionally
Walk: Frequently
Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 51 - 99 lbs
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Occasionally
Talk: Frequently
Hear: Continuously
Taste or smell: Never
Read, concentrate, think analytically: Frequently
Physical Environment: Inside Medical Facility Environment
Noise Level: Moderate
Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
Hazards: Biological, Radiation


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