Encompass Health Careers


Reading, Pennsylvania
Nursing Staff

Job Description

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Reading

The Encompass Health Acute Rehabilitation Hospital of Reading, PA is Joint Commission Certified and specializes in rehabilitative care across a wide-array of diagnoses.

** New Hiring Rates Available! **

For over 50 years, the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Reading has been serving patients from Berks, Chester, Montgomery, Lehigh, Lancaster counties and beyond.

Located on 35 acres of gently rolling hills, in Berks County, south of Reading and just five miles from the turnpike, we are a 60-bed acute rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive and rehabilitation services as well as Home Health service.

We Proudly Display our Gold Seals of Approval® in:

Stroke Rehabilitation ∙ Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation ∙ Brain Injury Rehabilitation

Committed to a higher level of care, our stroke rehabilitation, spinal cord injury rehabilitation and brain injury rehabilitation programs have earned Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission in addition to Joint Commission accreditation. 

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

A Rehabilitation Nurse Technician (Nursing Assistant) acts in a team member capacity to help the patients, staff members, and the hospital achieve their goals. They are active in department activities to ensure individualized patient-centered health care for all patient populations. 

The Rehabilitation Nurse Technician (Nursing Assistant) is also responsible for:

  • Assisting the RN/LPN in completing tasks that support patient care activities and treatments which can include dressing care, blood pressures, bed transfers, ADLs, feeding assistance, ambulation to therapy.

  • Providing direct patient care activities appropriate to training and competency

  • Ensures that department is kept clean and organized

  • Assists with equipment maintenance and cleaning of supplies for patient use

  • Completes patient care activities as assigned while promoting excellent patient satisfaction and outcomes by encouraging patients to do more than they thought they could during their recovery.

  • Ensure that patients and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere, which recognizes the individual’s needs and rights


To attract and retain the best professionals, we offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), college savings plan, employee assistance program, pre-paid legal plan and much more.  All elected benefits are effective day one of employment! 

What types of patients will you see? We are an acute rehabilitation hospital setting. Typically our patients spend an average of 1-3 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.


Keywords: CNA, Nurse Aide, Nurse’s Aide, Nurse Assistant, HHA, PCA, LNA 

Job Code: 100132


License or Certification:
CNA preferred, but not required
CPR certification

Education, Training and Years of Experience:

One year experience in inpatient general hospital, skilled nursing or home health.

Strong new grad CNAs, HHAs encouraged to apply


Physical Requirements:

Good visual acuity and ability to communicate

Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 30 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements

Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking

Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch are required for patient care functions and in setting up and monitoring equipment

Address: 1623 Morgantown Road, Reading 19607
Shift: Evening Job
Job ID: 1914205
Contact Name - External: Sara Andrews
Contact Email - External: Sara.Andrews@encompasshealth.com