Rehabilitation Tech- Full Time Days
JOB SUMMARY: Assists in the provision of rehabilitative services. RESPONSIBILITIES: 1.1 Assists with patient treatments as directed. 1.2 Prepares treatment areas for therapy and maintains in safe and sanitary condition. Maintains equipment used in therapy interventions. 1.3 Maintains adequate inventory of supplies and equipment. 1.4 Completes non-clinical and clerical tasks as assigned. 1.5 Exhibits and maintains skills required to use and care for equipment: Pulse Oximeter, Blood Pressure Cuff /Pulse, Exercise Equipment, Wheelchairs (including CADILLAC), Orthotics, Patient Beds, Tilt Table, Floor Lift, Lite Gait, and Standing Frame. Demonstrates and instructs patient and staff on body mechanics. 1.6 Manages tube lines (catheters, IV, oxygen). Manages oxygen supplies and follows storage procedure. 1.7 Identifies contraindications for patient. Follows precautions for WB, Cardiac, Contact, spinal precautions, and precautions with total joint replacements. 1.8 Provides set-up and/or application for therapy modalities as indicated and directed by the therapist: Iontophoresis, Ultrasound, Electric Stimulation / Interferential, TENS, Hot/Cold Packs, Ice Massage, Traction, Fluidotherapy, and Compression.
EDUCATION: Required: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.) LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Certification Required: BLS (Basic Life Support). WORK EXPERIENCE: Preferred: Knowledge of hospital environment. Customer service experience.
Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital