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Rehab Secretary/Tech - Aquatics

Methodist Health System Omaha, NE

Job Description

  • Purpose of Job
    • Assists therapists with patients to ensure safe and accurate treatments.
  • Job Requirements
    • Education
      • High School Diploma or equivalent (General Education Diploma GED) required.

    • Experience

    • License/Certifications
      • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

    • Skills/Knowledge/Abilities
      • Requires skills in communication both oral and written, time management and organization.
      • Requires the ability to work independently, adapt to a changing environment, and organize and work with a variable patient load.
      • Requires skills in general office duties and basic medical terminology.
      • Requires the ability to learn computer operations, therapy equipment.
      • Can provide basic phone skills and communicates in a courteous and respectful manner at all times.
  • Physical Requirements
    • Weight Demands
      • Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.

    • Physical Activity
      • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
        • Climbing
        • Crawling
        • Crouching
        • Keyboarding/typing
        • Kneeling
        • Sitting
      • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
        • Balancing
        • Carrying
        • Distinguish colors
        • Lifting
        • Reaching
        • Stooping/bending
        • Twisting
        • Fingering/Touching
        • Grasping
        • Pulling/Pushing
        • Repetitive Motions
        • Speaking/talking
        • Standing
        • Walking
      • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
        • Hearing
        • Seeing/Visual

    • Job Hazards
      • Not Related:
        • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
        • Explosives (pressurized gas)
        • Electrical Shock/Static
        • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
        • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
      • Rare (1-33%):
        • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
        • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
      • Occasionally (34%-66%):
        • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
        • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
  • Essential Job Functions
    • Essential Functions I

      • Assists the therapist with patient as needed to ensure patient safety and facilitate therapy treatments.
        • Properly starts patient with warm-up activities prior to therapy treatments as directed by therapist.
        • Safely sets up therapy treatments as directed by the therapist ensuring patient comfort and privacy.
        • Properly assists therapists with patient treatments as directed by therapist.
        • Maintains patient dignity and privacy when assisting the therapist with treatment.
        • Appropriately communicates to therapist any patient concerns or problems as they occur.

      • Properly lifts and transfers patients and/or materials to ensure safety in all lifts, preventing back injury.
        • Follows proper body mechanic techniques when lifting.
        • Lifts and transfers in a safe manner and uses equipment when required.
        • Asks for assistance when needed to ensure patient and personal safety.

      • Performs basic maintenance of office and therapy equipment to assure a clean and aesthetic environment.
        • Ensures clinic and office equipment are clean and in proper operating condition as per policies and procedures.

      • Stocks and maintains office and clinic supplies to assure the efficiency of the therapy clinic.
        • Stocks and maintains proper inventory of office and clinic supplies.
        • Stocks and maintains proper linen supply through regular ordering.

      • Performs clerical duties to assist the department in maintaining adherence to medical records policies and to assist the therapists with office support.
        • Properly admits outpatients into the Health System and obtains appropriate billing number on the visit.
        • Assists therapist with chart maintenance, sending copies of notes to provider as requested by therapist.
        • Breaks down charts at discharge sending or scanning appropriate documents in a timely manner in accordance with department procedure and policies.
        • Correctly enters patient charges within 24 hours.
        • Maintain record of therapy visits.
        • Follows up with patients per No Show/Cancellation policy.

      • Demonstrates responsibility with all job related duties.
        • Takes accountability to cover all assigned shifts.
        • Accepts responsibility for actions and consequences.

      • Attitude and communication approach reflects the core values of the department.
        • Consistently addresses patients with a kind and courteous manner.
        • Proactively seeks solutions to challenges within the work environment.
        • Adapts, without difficulty, to changes in assignment and environment.

      • Provides appropriate care specific to the age of the patient, to ensure understanding and comfort level of Treatment, as outlined in the department Age-Specific Competency Checklist.
        • Standard as outlined in the Age Specific Criteria.

    • Essential Functions II

      • Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.

      • Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Behavior and company policies/procedures.

      • Other duties as assigned.

Job Details

Date Posted December 7, 2018
Date Closes February 5, 2019
Requisition 10250
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At NE Methodist Hospital
Department Aquatic Therapy
Shift Evening
Hours Casual, As Needed , M-F 3:00pm - 7:30pm hours per week
SOC Category 00-0000.00