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Rehab Technician - Physical Therapy (Weekends, Casual)

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 May 21, 2020
Date Closes July 20, 2020
Requisition 15292
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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