Top Rehabilitation Aide Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Rehabilitation Aide. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Rehabilitation Aide resumes they appeared on. For example, 33.9% of Rehabilitation Aide resumes contained Physical Therapy as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Rehabilitation Aide actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Rehabilitation Aide resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Physical Therapy

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Here's how Physical Therapy is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Assisted in the rehabilitation protocols for physical therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapy assistants, and speech language pathologists.
  • Prepare patients for physical therapy treatment by welcoming, comforting, providing and/or assisting patient into physical therapy regimen.
  • Prepared patients for physical therapy treatments; assisted therapists during administration of treatments, and provided routine treatment
  • Worked alongside therapists in an outpatient physical therapy setting; assisted Office Coordinator with administrative duties.
  • Trained patients an exercise program prescribed by the supervising therapist at this outpatient physical therapy clinic.
  • Assisted in operation of a physical therapy practice under guidance of a licensed physical therapist.
  • Assisted patients with physical therapy exercises which included providing lifeguard assistance for water therapy patients.
  • Scheduled appointments, prepared patients for physical therapy treatments, and assisted physical therapist.
  • Provide physical therapy and occupational therapy treatments to patients presenting to the hospital.
  • Assisted in providing physical therapy for post-operative orthopedic patients Out-Patient Rehabilitation Department.
  • Assisted patients with physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech-language pathology sessions.
  • Assist patients through physical therapy programs designed by licensed therapist.
  • Provided outstanding client services in a busy physical therapy department.
  • Aided the physical therapy team in outpatient environment
  • Weekend position during physical therapy school.
  • Delegated physical therapy aid duties.
  • Provided occupational and physical therapy treatments as designated by the OTR and RPT for geriatric rehab in a skilled nursing facility.
  • Served as a rehabilitation aide in the inpatient physical therapy department of one of the leading orthopedic institutions in the country.
  • Introduce patients to a comfortable physical therapy session, making them feel at ease with the physical therapy environment.
  • Transport patients to physical therapy during their stay while applying hot/cold packs and paraffin as assigned by the therapist.

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2. Occupational Therapy Services

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Here's how Occupational Therapy Services is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Composed evaluation observations and finding into a document to determine qualifications for occupational therapy services.
  • Provided occupational therapy services in an outpatient setting for pediatric and adult clientele.
  • Provided occupational therapy services to students preschool to 12th grade with various disabilities
  • Obtained patient insurance eligibility for physical and occupational therapy services.
  • Provide skilled occupational therapy services.
  • Administered occupational therapy services for developmentally disabled and special needs youth.

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3. Therapeutic Exercises

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Here's how Therapeutic Exercises is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Instructed, motivated, and monitored patients' therapeutic exercises under the supervision of a physical therapist or occupational therapist.
  • Assisted Occupational and Physical Therapists to transfer residents, facilitate therapeutic exercises and maintenance of skilled nursing facility.
  • Assisted patients with therapeutic exercises under the supervision of a physical therapist or certified hand therapist.
  • Provided instruction and assistance in therapeutic exercises to clients receiving physical and occupational therapy.
  • Led patients through their therapeutic exercises administered by the Physical or Occupational therapist.
  • Prepared patient treatments and assisted patients therapeutic exercises, exercise gait training.
  • Educate patients in performing therapeutic exercises and general physical therapy techniques.
  • Assisted physical and occupational therapy patients with their therapeutic exercises.
  • Assist Therapists by demonstrating therapeutic exercises with patients.
  • Performed therapeutic exercises with patients.
  • Assist the therapist in patient positioning, bed mobility, transfers, gait training, therapeutic exercises as directed.
  • Trained new rehabilitation aide employees on therapeutic exercises and the day-to-day operations of the clinic.
  • Supervised 2-4 patients at a time performing therapeutic exercises for aquatic and land therapy.
  • Perform clinical duties; assist with patient related therapeutic exercises and activities.
  • Monitored the therapeutic exercises required of the patients during their therapy sessions.
  • Assisted patients in therapeutic exercises, ensuring their safety and comfort.
  • Instructed patients on proper form and technique while performing therapeutic exercises.
  • Assist patients in therapeutic exercises.
  • Assisted physical therapists in providing treatment through thermal modalities, therapeutic exercises, and ambulation.
  • Administer active or passive manual therapeutic exercises during physical or occupational treatments.

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4. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Provide patient supervision during therapeutic activities as well as executing and monitoring assigned patient care activities.
  • Provide patient care in scheduling, insurance authorization processes, and allocating community resources.
  • Assisted with patient care and oversaw other rehabilitation aides
  • Provide assistance with patient care operational activities.
  • Performed direct patient care aimed at increasing comfort, psycho and social well-being by providing personal assistance to individuals with disabilities.
  • Worked with Physical Therapist and aided them with patients or specific projects regarding marketing, patient care and clinic organization.
  • Assisted physical therapists, occupational therapist, and physical therapist assistant with patient care and clinic upkeep.
  • Assisted residents with ambulation, range of motion, basic living activities, and patient care.
  • Assisted therapists in patient care in the efficient, safe and high-quality operation of Rehabilitation services.
  • Assist therapists with direct patient care within the scope of the therapist's state practice act.
  • Work in collaboration with rehabilitation clinicians to ensure that an optimum standard of patient care.
  • Assisted with direct patient care relative to patient's age, culture, and condition.
  • Assisted with patient care, while getting rehab, back to their normal life.
  • Assisted many Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants in both outpatient and inpatient care.
  • Provide patient care in the rehabilitation of various injuries to high-profile athletes.
  • Assisted physical, occupational, and speech therapists in direct patient care.
  • Assisted with provision of patient care for athletes and a diverse orthopedic population
  • Assisted therapists with patient care and billing in a skilled nursing facility.
  • Provided Patient Care as well as did one-on-one Therapy with the patients.
  • Assist therapists in gathering tools and prepping treatment area for patient care.

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5. Independent Living

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Here's how Independent Living is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Assisted residents in independent living skills, social skills, and activities of daily living.
  • Assisted Therapeutic Rehabilitation Program Staff to foster independent living skills for clients in the program.
  • Educate on appropriate social and independent living skills.
  • Modeled independent living skills while encouraging employment, sobriety and positive choices to residents through strong communication and attentiveness.
  • Assist independent living client with daily routine of dressing medication reminder meals and activities within facility.
  • Guided and trained residents to acquire appropriate daily independent living skills and monitored their progression.

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6. Scheduling Appointments

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Here's how Scheduling Appointments is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Mastered clinical operations such as running reports, scheduling appointments, filing patient records, and providing necessary therapy to patients.
  • Assist office coordinator with scheduling appointments, answering phones, communicating with insurance companies, clinical staff and the billing center.
  • Handled a variety of office-based tasks such as filing charts, checking in patients, and scheduling appointments.
  • Assisted patients with scheduling appointments and finding times, which are most convenient to their schedules.
  • Assisted with receptionist duties, scheduling appointments, registering patients, file organization along with research and development
  • Assist Office Coordinator with administrative duties such as communicating with insurance companies and scheduling appointments for patients

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7. Treatment Areas

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Here's how Treatment Areas is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Keep treatment areas clean, maintain equipment and supplies, and help out in the front office when needed.
  • Transported clients to and from rehabilitative treatment areas utilizing mechanical aids such as wheelchairs and stretchers.
  • Prepare treatment areas, recorded vital signs and shadowed the health team during evaluations.
  • Prepared, maintained, and cleaned treatment areas and supportive areas.
  • Maintained treatment areas, and prepared equipment for therapy sessions.
  • Maintained treatment areas and equipment.
  • Assist occupational therapists with treatment and transport of patients Organize treatment areas, data entry, ordering and stocking supplies Towson University

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8. Group Therapy Sessions

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Here's how Group Therapy Sessions is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Interact with clients and develop rapport in order to be able to effectively address issues during group therapy sessions.
  • Led one-on-one and group therapy sessions with completely dependent and semi-dependent patients without supervision.
  • Facilitated group therapy sessions alongside Physical and Occupational Therapists.
  • Assist Physical and Occupational therapists during individual and group therapy sessions, particularly orthopedic groups.
  • Conducted individual and group therapy sessions.
  • Helped lead group therapy sessions for children with sensory integration disorders in a private pediatric clinic.

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9. Treatment Plans

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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Evaluated, developed, and administered treatment plans with goals for children authorized under Early Intervention services and developmentally disabled adults.
  • Worked with patients on treatment plans, lots of one on one interaction with patients and families.
  • Handled patient charts by pulling and filing charts, updating treatment plans, and faxing reports.
  • Provide individual rehabilitation services to clients in their home or community as directed in treatment plans.
  • Assisted Occupational and Physical Therapists in carrying out treatment plans and running group treatments.
  • Create individualized service and treatment plans for client with mental and physical illness.
  • Create and implement client-centered treatment plans towards achievement of goals.
  • Educate patients and their loved ones in treatment plans.
  • Verified accurate documentation of patients' progress and completed discharge summaries, home-program treatment plans and other forms for intra-/extra-agency personnel.
  • Assisted physical therapists - Supervised patients to make sure treatment plans were finished.
  • Coordinate with staff to create treatment plans for each patient Ensure clinic hygiene and efficiency Assist patients and staff with any requests

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10. Electrical Stimulation

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Here's how Electrical Stimulation is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Provided guidance and treatment to patients through exercises, electrical stimulation and ultrasound therapy.
  • Administered ultrasound therapy, electrical stimulation, and ice/heat pads to patients.
  • Prepared patients to receive electrical stimulation and ultra sound treatments.
  • Assisted therapist with patient care including setting up electrical stimulation, conducting ultrasound, and teaching exercises.
  • Administered therapeutic hot packs, cold packs, electrical stimulation, and ultrasound treatments.
  • Trained in ultrasound, electrical stimulation and related therapy modalities.
  • Performed electrical stimulation and ultrasonic procedures such as E-Stim, Tens Units, and Ultrasound on Area of treatment.
  • Conducted ultrasounds and electrical stimulations using TENS unites, as well as assisted patients with their exercise routines.
  • Deliver therapeutic modalities to patients, including ice packs, hot packs, electrical stimulation, and ultrasound.
  • Provided routine treatments and modalities such as hot and cold packs, ultrasound, and electrical stimulation.
  • Set up the necessary exercise equipment, machines, hot and cold packs, and electrical stimulations.
  • Set clients up with cryotherapy, hot packs, and electrical stimulation.
  • Apply therapeutic modalities (electrical stimulation, heat/ice, etc.)
  • Applied cryotherapy/thermotherapy along with electrical stimulation.
  • Set up patients on modalities such as electrical stimulation, iontophoresis, and ultrasound under medical staff supervision.
  • Administer healing modalities (ultrasound, electrical stimulation) Interaction with patients of all ages
  • Inventory and Ordering Maintaining optimal flow for patient care Cryo, Heat, Laser, Electrical Stimulation Therapeutic exercise guidance

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11. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Scheduled appointments, received telephone calls, maintained appointment calendar for therapist, maintained records, and provided professional customer service.
  • Demonstrated superior customer service through courtesy, consistent follow-up and positive communication.
  • Communicated with and provided customer service to client caregivers and family.
  • Earned Exceptional Customer Service and Exceptional Supportive Interactions award.
  • Demonstrated superior customer service through courteous and positive communication.
  • Answered incoming doctor, patient and vendor calls and resolved customer service issues.
  • Provide outstanding customer service for pain afflicted patients seeking relief.

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12. ADL

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Here's how ADL is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Developed and implemented activities to work on FM and ADL skills with children on the autistic spectrum
  • Provide assistance with ADL's transport patient to all outings and physician appointments.
  • Assisted in ADL training and practice under the supervision of the Physical Therapist.
  • Assist with feeding, dressing and other ADL's on Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit
  • Assisted the Physical Therapist with the patient's ADL.
  • Provide Restorative ADL, AM and PM care.
  • Assisted with ADL's and transported patients to therapy Assisted patients with home exercise program OTHER WORK
  • Help Therapist complete daily therapy treatments/ADLs with residents of the facility.
  • Assist clients with ADL's Drive them to appointments
  • Assisted clients with daily ADL care Monitored and mentored clients on adherence to prescribed behavior plans Organized and dispensed clients' medications
  • Assisted the residents with the practice of Adl training by cueing and assisting with functions the residents could not perform independently.
  • Run ADLs with residents also feeding, bathing, toileting, changing, dressing, hygiene upkeep.
  • Encourage therapy, assist with adl's, take to appts, etc.

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13. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Measure and record patient vital signs, such as blood pressure, heart rate, oxygen saturation, and respiration rate.
  • Transported residents throughout the Facility, escorted residents to and from clinic appointments, performed vital signs.
  • Check patient's vital signs and report any changes or symptoms during the rehabilitation activities.
  • Check and record patients' vital signs before and after therapy sessions.
  • Assessed/Monitored patient vital signs under the supervision of assigned RN.
  • Tracked vital signs and completed administrative functions that included A.D.L.
  • Take vital signs and record data in patient chart.
  • Measure vital signs, weight and height.
  • Monitored patient vital signs, checked glucose levels, performed EKG's, performed sterile catheterizations, and IV flushes
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary team to implement plan of care Monitor patient status/vital signs during exercise Assure patient safety during rehabilitation sessions

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14. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Provide assistance with Medical Records by organizing and managing patient's health information while verifying accuracy and accessibility of files.
  • Coordinated administrative duties utilizing specialized software to include scheduling, faxing medical records, and daily filing.
  • Coordinated departmental procedures and responsible for daily upkeep of patient medical records.
  • Obtain Medical Records, Protocols and Physician Signatures for Certifications and Re-certifications.
  • Assisted with photocopying and faxing medical records information as needed.
  • Completed program documentation and assisted with filing medical records.
  • Assisted with documentation in medical records.
  • Maintain medical records, department forms, inventory and equipment through communication logs.
  • Prepare, file and maintain the necessary documents such in patient medical records.
  • Helped with daily clerical business and medical records.
  • Assembled files and maintained patient medical records.
  • Chart and record resident s medical records.
  • Charted notes in medical records for future references on how the clients act while Im on duty.
  • Schedule and confirm patient appointments Maintain medical records, technical library, or correspondence files.
  • Answered a multi-line telephone, scheduled appointments, filed medical records as needed.
  • Conducted clerical organization of the Therapy Department's main office Prepared residents' schedules and medical records Completed payroll duties

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15. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Assist the Physical Therapist with patient treatment, clean and prepare rooms following treatment, answer phone calls, and schedule patients
  • Greet patients, scan insurance cards, answer phone calls, and collect payments on an as-needed basis.
  • Perform clerical duties such as answering phone calls, scheduling patients, and data entry.
  • Scheduled patients, answered phone calls, collected co-pays, and verified insurances.
  • Assist the office coordinators with answering phone calls and scheduling patients.
  • Answered phone calls regarding appointment scheduling, inquiries or advising.
  • General office duties, computer work and answering phone calls.
  • Give response to phone calls regarding the therapy clinic.
  • Take phone calls and schedule appointments when needed.
  • Answered phone calls and coordinated schedules.
  • Answer telephone calls to the department in a professional manner, taking messages and providing information and transferring calls as needed.
  • Performed administrative duties such as collecting patient co-payments, answering telephone calls, taking inventory, and ordering supplies
  • Perform administrative duties such as collect co-payments, scan & fax documents, and answer phone calls.
  • Handle phone calls, copays, and manage scheduling for patients using NextGen Software.

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16. Personal Care

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Here's how Personal Care is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Provide correct medication and personal care 100% of the time.
  • Provided personal care to the individual on an as-needed basis.
  • Assisted with toileting and other personal care.
  • Help consumer with personal care if they need it) - Emotional support and redirect consumer when necessary
  • Lead person for training with Tena products when personal care supply company was switched.
  • Provided personal care Knowledgeable usage of Microsoft Office Documented patients' health information Administered medication Advocated for consumers while at appointments

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17. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Received positive feedback for maintained medical record, and data entry, filing, and researched old files for audits.
  • Performed data entry such as input of patient's demographics and billing charges in a timely matter with accuracy.
  • Completed data entry (medical billing) for each day's patients' and therapists' treatment logs.
  • Preformed some clerical duties, data entry, and answering phones.
  • Completed data entry of client activities and participation in class.
  • Performed administrative data entry, equipment preparation, researched topics for discussion, assisted staff as necessary.
  • Observe patients during treatment to complete data entry on the patients response and progress, and report to the therapists.

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18. Insurance Companies

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Here's how Insurance Companies is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Work with insurance companies to know and apply patient's benefits.
  • Call insurance companies to verify patients' insurance benefits.
  • Verified patients' therapy benefits with various insurance companies.
  • Keep therapy gym neat and organized, Contact resident insurance companies for therapy pre-authorizations.
  • Communicated with MDs, health insurance companies and other medical professionals concerning patient status, and progress.
  • Called insurance companies to ensure payment.
  • Assist Therapist as needed Clean and setup rooms for patients Answered phones and fax patient documentation to insurance companies
  • Answered multi-line phone system Contacted insurance companies in reference to workman's compensation claims Assembled therapy charts and scheduled patients as needed

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19. Front Desk

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Here's how Front Desk is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Schedule outpatient appointments, cover front desk/provider coordinator.
  • Helped out with front desk operations which involved maintaining therapist's schedules, financial transactions and answering phone calls.
  • Worked part-time hours with Meridian Life Fitness at front desk by greeting and establishing relationships with Meridian fitness members.
  • Front desk service - Answered calls, filed, set-up patients' charts and scheduled appointments.
  • Sign patients in at the front desk and escort each to treatment area.
  • Participated in front desk duties assisted clients in scheduling therapies.
  • Supported the front desk as needed by answering phones, scheduling patients, and collecting copays.
  • Instruct and guide patients through exercise program Organize front desk Carry out front desk responsibilities Maintain building and equipment
  • Guide patients through exercises Translate Front desk duties Ultrasound Stimulation set up Maintain clean environment Room equipment set up Assist physical therapist

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20. Daily Activities

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Here's how Daily Activities is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Assist individuals with intellectual disabilities with daily activities at day program.
  • Assist patients and residents with daily activities, transfer to and from bed, wheelchair, or recliners.
  • Assisted brain injured clients with daily activities such as bathing, cooking, cleaning and social events.
  • Assist patients with daily activities; provide bedpans/urinals, applications of leg bags and drainage systems.
  • Assist patient in functional training to help with the improvement of daily activities.
  • Document daily activities of personal care, treatment applications and personal therapies.
  • Assist residents with personal care and daily activities.
  • Documented client's daily activities and progress.
  • Assist client in daily activities and functioning.
  • Assited disabled elderly with daily activities such as changing clothing, mobility & grooming to regain their independence.
  • Full time experience assisting patients in daily activities, ambulation, and active, passive and resistive range of motion exercises
  • Follow life path plan for clients Transport clients to activities Record behaviors and daily activities Ensure safety of clients
  • assist in daily activities preparation of food assist with daily hygiene transportation passing of medication keeping a clean environment laundry companionship

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21. Direct Supervision

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Here's how Direct Supervision is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Assisted physical therapy treatment under the direct supervision of a physical therapist in an outpatient orthopedic clinic.
  • Provided therapeutic message, ultrasound, and electrical stimulation under direct supervision of a licensed therapist
  • Worked under the direct supervision of physical therapists, assisting in the productive operation of the physical therapy practice.
  • Worked under the direct supervision of physical therapists to assist with treatment plans.
  • Assist with skilled patient treatment under direct supervision of a licensed therapist.
  • Work under the direct supervision of a physical therapist or assistant.

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22. Therapy Equipment

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Here's how Therapy Equipment is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Prepared and dismantled treatment areas and therapy equipment between treatment sessions!
  • Maintained therapy equipment using logs and temperature gauges for various instruments.
  • Maintained an optimal supply of physical and occupational therapy equipment.
  • Cleaned and organized physical and occupational therapy equipment.
  • Cleaned and restocked clinic throughout the day, performed scheduled cleaning and basic maintenance of therapy equipment.
  • Organized treatment areas, kept them safe and uncluttered, maintained therapy equipment.
  • Managed inventory of all therapy equipment at multiple CHKD locations.
  • Assist therapists and maintain therapy equipment.
  • Assisted with other high tech therapy equipment like Mist Therapy, FES Bike, Ekso.
  • Lead & assisted with exercise groups Aided Physical/Occupational Therapists with patient care Cleaned and maintained therapy equipment

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23. Functional Activities

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Here's how Functional Activities is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Motivated and assisted patient to perform non-manual exercises and ambulatory functional activities.
  • Assist therapist with patients practicing exercises and functional activities.
  • Trained new Rehabilitation Aides on daily clinic preparation, scheduling, types of modalities, functional activities, and equipment use.
  • Performed assistance to the PT during functional activities and therapeutic exercise* Provided assistance to the PT during complex treatment requiring additional hands
  • Demonstrate ability to safeguard, motivate, and assist patients practicing exercises and functional activities under direction of professional staff
  • Update and maintain patient information in electronic system and ensure patient safety during exercises and functional activities.

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24. Traumatic Brain Injury

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Here's how Traumatic Brain Injury is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Provided patient care for patients with various diagnoses including: stroke, orthopedic and traumatic brain injury.
  • Work with TBI(traumatic brain injury) residents.
  • Assist TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) clients with recreational activities Transport clients to and from community activities.
  • Observed and participated in client centered intervention and discharge planning for patients with traumatic brain injury
  • Performed daily documentation on clients with cognitive deficits and traumatic brain injury.
  • Assisted nursing staff, occupational therapists and physical therapists with rehabilitation of sometimes non-compliant and violent traumatic brain injury patients.

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25. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Trained in CPR for adults, children and infants, along with how to use AED and first aid.
  • Certified in CPR, Medication Certification and TAPS therapeutic assault prevention.
  • Obtained CPR and SCIP*Learn the behaviors of the individuals.
  • Managed Medicaid billing for CPRC clients using Microsoft access.
  • Maintain First Aid and CPR certifications.
  • Certified in BCLS and CPR.
  • Prepare patient for therapy-Explain and demonstrate exercises-Provide necessary modalities before and/or after therapy-Create a positive and motivational atmosphere-CPR and First Aid Certified
  • Trained in CPR, AED and First Aide, Blood Bourne Pathogens, Recipient Rights and Crisis Prevention Intervention.

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26. Office Coordinator

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Here's how Office Coordinator is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Assisted the Office Coordinator and therapists by performing requested administrative and clinical duties
  • Assist clinicians and Office Coordinator by performing clinical and administrative duties
  • Assisted small staff of 2 physical therapists and 1 office coordinator to serve an average of 24 patients per day.
  • Assisted the office coordinator in scheduling, billing, insurance verification and patient costumer service.
  • Assist office coordinator with keeping track of both non-medical and medical supplies for the clinic.
  • Filled in for office coordinator during her absence.
  • Assisted the Office Coordinator with administrative duties including filing patient paperwork, insurance claims and inquiries ,and scheduling.
  • Clean work area and equipment after treatment Wash linens and towels Assist Office Coordinator as needed

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27. Cold Packs

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Here's how Cold Packs is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Administer manual therapeutic exercise and treatment such as massage, heat, cold packs, electric stimulation, and ultrasound.
  • Assisted patients by providing them with hot and cold packs, pillows, etc.
  • Prepared hot/ cold packs for treatments.
  • Performed various modalities including hot and cold packs.
  • Assist Physical Therapists with direct patient care Perform ultrasounds on patients Provide hot and cold packs Assist with patient exercises
  • Worked one-on-one with patients, assisting with exercise and administering hot/cold packs and electrode therapy.

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28. Medical Equipment

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Here's how Medical Equipment is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Ordered durable medical equipment recommended to discharged patients by their supervising therapist.
  • Facilitated the procurement of durable medical equipment for discharging patients.
  • Sanitized and properly stored durable medical equipment.
  • Deliver and retrieve Durable Medical Equipment (DME) as needed to and from the clinic to participant homes.
  • Research and obtain proper durable medical equipment by working with vendors and Therapists to ensure a safe discharge.
  • Handled office work including faxing, processing payments for durable medical equipment, and filing patient information.
  • Maintain the treatment area, prep therapy sessions and clean medical equipment.
  • Maintain and clean medical equipment, interact with staff and patients.
  • Answered phones, ordered medical equipment, and scheduled patient appointments.
  • Collect co-payments, self-pay and durable medical equipment payments.
  • Maintained high end medical equipment for everyday use.
  • Cleaned medical equipment on a regular basis.
  • Directed upper and lower extremity treatment prescribed by PT/OT Maintained cleanliness of treatment area and effective functioning of medical equipment

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29. Clerical Support

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Here's how Clerical Support is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Provided clerical support for the rehabilitation director by verifying and managing all rehabilitaiton Medicare and HMO certifications.
  • Provide clerical support for therapists including but not limited to file organization and documentation.
  • General administrative and clerical support.
  • Provided clerical support to the Rehabilitation Department Director.
  • Assisted with clerical support for the department and performed other duties that were assigned.
  • Provide clerical support and patient transport.

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30. Inpatient Rehabilitation

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Here's how Inpatient Rehabilitation is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Provided personal and individualized self-care and activities of daily living assistance in the morning to patients in the inpatient rehabilitation setting.
  • Maintained an organized, efficiently-run environment for therapists and patients in the acute care and inpatient rehabilitation settings
  • Worked alongside physical and occupational therapist in inpatient rehabilitation.
  • Assisted with wound care, acute PT and inpatient rehabilitation
  • Assisted neuro rehabilitation team with treatment activities as needed Safely transported patients in inpatient rehabilitation facility to necessary appointments

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31. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Provide physical assistance, manage lines, and create a safe environment within physical therapy sessions.
  • Provided instruction and guidance to clients while encouraging a clean and safe environment.
  • Assisted patients in maintaining a clean, healthy and safe environment.
  • Helped to maintain a safe environment for patients and visitors.
  • Maintained equipment and a clean a safe environment.
  • MAINTAIN a safe environment and harm prevention for behavioral patient with physical aggression, substance abuse,sexual abuse/verbal aggression/etc.
  • Assisted the physical therapist during sessions with the patients Led group therapy sessions Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.

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32. Developmental Disabilities

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Here's how Developmental Disabilities is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Completed, daily, a vocational curriculum for adults with developmental disabilities.
  • Provide direct care to people with developmental disabilities, physical or psychological.
  • Provided individualized and group training to adults with developmental disabilities.
  • Implement and deliver services to people with developmental disabilities.
  • Provided rehabilitation services to individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Promote opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities to live in a setting that best meets their needs and desires.
  • Assist individuals with developmental disabilities with daily living such as personal hygiene, cooking, etc
  • Provided care for individuals with various developmental disabilities Document activities and behaviors of residents
  • Interacted and played games with seniors with developmental disabilities Accompanied staff and day residents on outings, such as shopping and picnics

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33. Therapy Rooms

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Here's how Therapy Rooms is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Clean and maintain therapy rooms.
  • Cleaned therapy rooms and disinfected equipment after treatment !
  • Clean and sanitize equipment and therapy rooms Specialized training by SLP's to provide oral debridement for patients.
  • Prepared and maintained therapy rooms and therapy equipment.
  • Restocked therapy rooms, calibrated and checked machines, and prepared towels and pads.
  • Maintain OT/PT therapy rooms by preparing and cleaning equipment.

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34. Hippa

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Here's how Hippa is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Recognized and adhered to regulations set by HIPPA.
  • Observed hospital procedures pertaining to patient safety and documented patient progress following HIPPA confidentiality standards.
  • Observed HIPPA regulations and maintained patient confidentiality at all times in accordance with the policy established by the rehabilitation center.
  • Ensured written and oral communications were directed toward appropriate personnel, and followed established HIPPA policies for security purposes.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality and protect operations by adhering to HIPPA standards.
  • Adhered to all HIPPA Regulations regarding patient confidentiality and record keeping.

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35. Gait Training

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Here's how Gait Training is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Plan included sensory integration, gait training, respiratory therapy, visual tracking, and academics.
  • Transferred patients into any equipment and aided in spinal cord injury recovery through gait training.
  • Assisted therapist with any patient care such as gait training or transfers.
  • Assisted patients with gait training and mobilization.
  • Assisted patients in gait training, walking and standing Transported patients throughout facility Perform clerical duties.
  • Assisted resident with ambulatory and gait training exercise.

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36. Medical Staff

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Here's how Medical Staff is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Implement exercises or functional activities, under direction of medical staff.
  • Administer all medication as instructed by medical staff.
  • Maintain communication between governing boards, medical staff, and department heads by attending board meetings and coordinating interdepartmental functioning.
  • Instructed, motivated, safeguarded and assisted patients practicing exercises and functional activities, under direction of medical staff.
  • Prepared charts and necessary paperwork for medical staff review.
  • Instruct, motivate, safeguard and assist patients practicing exercises and functional activities, under direction of medical staff.

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37. Blood Pressure

low Demand
Here's how Blood Pressure is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Assessed and recorded blood pressures in both Gym and Rehabilitation type settings.
  • Monitored blood pressure when needed.
  • Monitored blood pressure, pulse, and O2 levels Educated patients on exercise regimens
  • Checked individuals blood pressure, temparture, and blood gluclose levels.
  • Measured patients' physical condition utilizing thermometer and blood pressure gauge.
  • Interacted with patients during intake sessions, including the assessment and documentation of BMI, heart rate, and blood pressure.

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38. Disinfect Equipment

low Demand
Here's how Disinfect Equipment is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Prepare, clean and maintain work area and disinfect equipment after treatments.
  • Clean and organize work area and disinfect equipment after treatment, change linens, such as bed sheets and pillow cases.
  • Observe patients during treatment and report to the Physical Therapist, as well as clean work area and disinfect equipment after treatments
  • Record the treatment received and the equipment used - Clean and organize work area and disinfect equipment after treatment.
  • Clean and organize work area, set up any necessary equipment, and disinfect equipment when finished.
  • Clean and organize work area and disinfect equipment after treatment * Provided responsive patient assistance.

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39. Medication Administration

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Here's how Medication Administration is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Handled medication administration and assisted all clients with the transition of independent living into society.
  • Administer medication per medication administration record.
  • help care for residents help with daily care, therapies, make their meals, medication administration.
  • Home Health Aide Medication administration Cook, clean, other household chores Required driving
  • Document daily operations and medication administration
  • Assisted with daily living skills in an independent dwelling of disabled adults, record maintenance, medication administration & monitoring

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40. Patient Files

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Here's how Patient Files is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Performed essential clerical duties, including, faxes, co-pays, maintaining current patient files!
  • Pulled patient files for discharged patients and lost patients for therapists.
  • Handle paperwork, evaluations, screens, patient files, etc.
  • Maintain patient files while in office for treatment.
  • Led patients through therapy exercises and treatment Maintained patient files and clinic cleanliness
  • Worked full-time at this rehabilitation organization; scheduled patients, maintained and organized the documentation of patient files.

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41. Professional Staff

low Demand
Here's how Professional Staff is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Progress notes are written if needed about residents' behavior, communicating any issues regarding that resident to the professional staff.

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42. Immobile Patients

low Demand
Here's how Immobile Patients is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Provided assistance for transport of immobile patients.
  • Worked with stroke and head injury patients, immobile patients, including hereditary, neurological disorders.
  • Aided in the transportation of immobile patients.
  • Maintain the treatment area and prep therapy sessions, aiding in the transport of immobile patients.
  • Include assisting immobile patients and performing clerical and physical tasks.
  • Aided in the transport of immobile patients.

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43. Exam Rooms

low Demand
Here's how Exam Rooms is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Supported providers by prepping exam rooms, providing medical supplies.
  • Prepared equipment for exam rooms for patients.
  • Maintain cleanliness of exam rooms.
  • Set up treatments as well as tidy up exam rooms.

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44. Meal Prep

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Here's how Meal Prep is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Provided care for the children including homework help, meal preparation, and transportation to and from activities.
  • Conduct daily rehabilitation counseling focusing on independent living skills, social skills, budgeting, and meal preparation.
  • Interacted in skill building activities with clients and supervised clients in meal preparation.
  • Administered Medication Assisted Mentally Challenged with Daily Living Meal Preparation/ Scheduled Activities/ Client Interaction
  • Provide routine house cleaning Assist with meal preparation Transport client to doctor's office, grocery store and other essential errands
  • Provide daily support to clients including transportation to appointments and insure meal preparation/feeding of clients as directed by supervisor.

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45. Supportive Devices

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Here's how Supportive Devices is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Assisted patients with performing activities of daily living, including dressing, undressing, and putting on and removing supportive devices.
  • Assist patients to put on and remove supportive devices, such as braces, splints and slings.
  • Fit patients for orthopedic braces, prostheses, or supportive devices, adjusting fit as needed.
  • Fitted patients for orthopedic braces, prostheses, and supportive devices, such as crutches.
  • Educate patients on supportive devices, such as braces, splints, and slings.
  • Assisted patients with supportive devices, such as braces, splints, and slings.

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46. Office Staff

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Here's how Office Staff is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Assist the office staff with new patient intakes, scheduling of appointments, billing procedures, and chart maintenance.
  • Assist therapist, office staff and administration in the daily operations of the clinics in the region.
  • Assisted clinicians and office staff by greeting arriving patients and escorting them to their therapist.

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47. Administrative Tasks

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Here's how Administrative Tasks is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Perform daily administrative tasks for the rehabilitation department.
  • Performed departmental administrative tasks such as cleaning equipment, organizing supplies, transferring patients, and filing paperwork.
  • Managed administrative tasks, including scheduling, billing, and verifying patient insurance.
  • Assisted with the outpatient referral, scheduling, and administrative tasks.
  • Aided office staff with administrative tasks.
  • Assisted physical therapists and patients with rehabilitation exercise routines Greeted patients and performed administrative tasks as assigned
  • Assisted the Rehab Staff with patient care, such as transfers Assisted the Rehab Director with clerical and administrative tasks Fitness Experience

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48. Proper USE

low Demand
Here's how Proper USE is used in Rehabilitation Aide jobs:
  • Supervised patient's compliance with proper use of equipment and exercise routines.
  • Educate participants by demonstrating proper use of equipment.
  • Showed patients the proper use of equipment and occupational therapy routines making sure they would perform activities correctly.
  • Prepared patients for ultrasound testing, proper use of hot and cold packs, tens unit, E-stem and ambulation devices.
  • Demonstrate the proper use of equipment, the importance of body mechanics, and the value of each exercise performed.
  • Assist therapists during treatment, instruct patients on proper use of equipment, measure vital signs, and sterilize equipment.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Rehabilitation Aide

Physical Therapy40.6%
Occupational Therapy Services10.1%
Therapeutic Exercises6.9%
Patient Care5.4%
Independent Living4.1%
Scheduling Appointments4%
Treatment Areas3.8%
Group Therapy Sessions3.4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Rehabilitation Aide

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy
33.9%
33.9%
2
2
Occupational Therapy Services
Occupational Therapy Services
8.4%
8.4%
3
3
Therapeutic Exercises
Therapeutic Exercises
5.7%
5.7%
4
4
Patient Care
Patient Care
4.5%
4.5%
5
5
Independent Living
Independent Living
3.4%
3.4%
6
6
Scheduling Appointments
Scheduling Appointments
3.3%
3.3%
7
7
Treatment Areas
Treatment Areas
3.2%
3.2%
8
8
Group Therapy Sessions
Group Therapy Sessions
2.8%
2.8%
9
9
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
2.5%
2.5%
10
10
Electrical Stimulation
Electrical Stimulation
2%
2%
11
11
Customer Service
Customer Service
1.7%
1.7%
12
12
ADL
ADL
1.6%
1.6%
13
13
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
1.5%
1.5%
14
14
Medical Records
Medical Records
1.4%
1.4%
15
15
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
1.4%
1.4%
16
16
Personal Care
Personal Care
1.3%
1.3%
17
17
Data Entry
Data Entry
1.2%
1.2%
18
18
Insurance Companies
Insurance Companies
1.2%
1.2%
19
19
Front Desk
Front Desk
1.1%
1.1%
20
20
Daily Activities
Daily Activities
1.1%
1.1%
21
21
Direct Supervision
Direct Supervision
0.9%
0.9%
22
22
Therapy Equipment
Therapy Equipment
0.9%
0.9%
23
23
Functional Activities
Functional Activities
0.9%
0.9%
24
24
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury
0.9%
0.9%
25
25
CPR
CPR
0.8%
0.8%
26
26
Office Coordinator
Office Coordinator
0.8%
0.8%
27
27
Cold Packs
Cold Packs
0.8%
0.8%
28
28
Medical Equipment
Medical Equipment
0.7%
0.7%
29
29
Clerical Support
Clerical Support
0.7%
0.7%
30
30
Inpatient Rehabilitation
Inpatient Rehabilitation
0.6%
0.6%
31
31
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
0.6%
0.6%
32
32
Developmental Disabilities
Developmental Disabilities
0.6%
0.6%
33
33
Therapy Rooms
Therapy Rooms
0.5%
0.5%
34
34
Hippa
Hippa
0.5%
0.5%
35
35
Gait Training
Gait Training
0.5%
0.5%
36
36
Medical Staff
Medical Staff
0.5%
0.5%
37
37
Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
0.5%
0.5%
38
38
Disinfect Equipment
Disinfect Equipment
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
Medication Administration
Medication Administration
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Patient Files
Patient Files
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Professional Staff
Professional Staff
0.4%
0.4%
42
42
Immobile Patients
Immobile Patients
0.4%
0.4%
43
43
Exam Rooms
Exam Rooms
0.4%
0.4%
44
44
Meal Prep
Meal Prep
0.4%
0.4%
45
45
Supportive Devices
Supportive Devices
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Office Staff
Office Staff
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Administrative Tasks
Administrative Tasks
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Proper USE
Proper USE
0.4%
0.4%

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