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Rehabilitative Technician -Temporary 6 months FT/M-F/7:30 am-6:00 pm(9372)

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, 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 as needed.

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
    • Provides therapists with supplies/support as needed for inpatients.  (HOSPITAL LOCATION ONLY)
    • Assist as a play partner for Audiology providers as needed  (HOSPITAL LOCATION ONLY)


  1. Maintains treatment areas
  • Organizes treatment areas, gym during change of patients
  • Cleans toys and restocks toys every hour 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


  1. 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
  • Orders and maintains adequate levels of food items for feeding therapy
  • Notifies therapist of any delays in obtaining special order items


  1. 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 filing, faxing and photo copying
  • Maintains accurate maintenance of archived medical records
  • Assists patients/families in completion of patient experience surveys
  • Creates and distributes new patient packets to therapist
  • Reconciles therapists charges
  • Schedules rehab staff appointments  (HOSPITAL LOCATION ONLY)
  • Orients volunteers, coordinates volunteer duties and oversees volunteer program in rehab  (HOSPITAL LOCATION ONLY)


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 February 13, 2020
Requisition 1224-2251
Address 8200 Dodge Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Hospital
Department Rehabilitation Administration
Job Type Casual / Contingent Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Mon-Fri 7:30am - 6:00pm
Hours Variable - hours per week
Start Date 2019-08-01
SOC Category 31-2021.00 Physical Therapist Assistants
Zipcode 68114

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

  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Positive Attitude
  • Physical Rehabilitation
  • Pediatric Care
  • Healthcare Technician / Technologist
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech Therapist
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 ...