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Rehabilitative Technician - Rehab Lincoln, FT; 40 hrs/wk Mon-Fri 9:30 - 6:00 (6446)

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Lincoln, NE

Job Description

Just like the children we serve, Children's is growing quickly and hiring a Rehab Tech to assist therapists in providing occupational, physical and speech therapy services to children. Assist in maintaining a clean and organized therapy environment and assure that necessary supplies are readily available. Assist with secretarial/clerical duties.

Essential Functions/Competencies

% of Time



1.        Aids therapists in the provision of high quality patient care

      Follows therapist direction when assisting with treatment sessions

      Interacts appropriately with patients and caregivers

      Transfers and transports patients in a safe manner and per therapist instruction

      Completes splint/equipment fabrication per therapist instruction and within specified time

      Assists therapists in scoring standardized tests


2.        Maintains treatment areas

      Organizes treatment areas, gym during change of patients

      Cleans toys and restocks toys every 1-2 hours throughout the day

      Cleans mats, cruising surfaces, mat tables, benches, tables daily

      Cleans treadmill, stairstepper, NuStep, play structure daily

      Cleans bolsters, wedges, balls, baskets a minimum of weekly

      Cleans microwave and refrigerators weekly

      Maintains appropriate levels of personal protective equipment in patient care areas (masks, gowns, gloves, bandaids, Kleenex, hand sanitizer, CPR masks)

      Maintains appropriate levels of clean linen in patient care areas

      Maintains organization of office file cabinets, bookshelves, cabinets.

      Maintains and inventories items used for standardized testing

      Reorganizes toy cabinets, supplies a minimum of once each quarter

      Assists with literature searches when asked


3.        Maintains appropriate inventory levels of patient and department supplies

      Inventories, orders and restocks office and patient care supplies in a timely manner

      Obtains appropriate levels of approval for special order supplies

      Ensures timely acquisition of special order items.

      Maintains availability of linen supplies

      Notifies therapist of any delays in obtaining special order items


4.        Clerical Duties

      Answers phones in a customer friendly manner

      Communicates messages accurately and in a timely manner

      Greets and checks in patients following department procedures

      Completes new patient intake process by obtaining complete and accurate patient demographic and insurance information.

      Verifies insurance information, obtains initial and renewal authorizations for services as needed.

      Schedules rehab staff appointments

      Ensures that patient information and prescriptions needed for services are up to date and accurate.

      Completes appointment reminder calls for Rehab and other assigned areas.

      Completes filing, faxing and photo copying

      Enters patient charges in SCM and verifies accuracy of charges. Notifies patient accounts of any necessary corrections.

      Maintains accurate maintenance of archived medical records.

      Orients volunteers, coordinates volunteer duties and oversees volunteer program in rehab


5.        Enters statistical information accurately and in a timely manner

      Enters individual statistical data into productivity Database

      Enters information into Infant Hearing Screening Database

      Enters information into Torticollis Database


Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.


Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section



1.        Performs other duties as assigned




         Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

         Knowledge of basic computer skills

         Ability to read, write, perform simple mathematical calculations

         Ability to follow oral and written directions and take direction from many different individuals

         Ability to work with minimal supervision

         Good time management skills


         High school diploma or GED required.

         Medical setting and working with children experience preferred


Job Details

Date Posted May 7, 2018
Date Closes August 5, 2018
Requisition 933901-15215
Address 5930 Vandervoot Drive, Ste A
Located In Lincoln, NE
Work At Hospital
Department Rehabilitation Administration
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
Monday through Friday 9:30 - 6:00
Hours 40 hours per week
SOC Category 31-9099.00 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other
Zipcode 68516

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Group Homeowners and Auto
  • Group Legal
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Credit Union
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Financial Planning
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities
  • Achievement Awards
  • Bonus Plan
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Healthcare Technician / Technologist

Course(s) relevant to the skills listed for this position

At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • And More ...