Encompass Health Careers

Rehab Therapy Tech

Ludlow, Massachusetts
Staff Therapy Technician Therapy


Job Description

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Western Massachusetts

 
Encompass Health is a 53-bed acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services designed to return patients back to leading active and independent lives.  We are a state of the art rehabilitation facility known for its reputation in patient satisfaction.  Our team members enjoy competitive wages, comprehensive benefits, advanced training and career ladder opportunities. If you are looking to join a dynamic team of dedicated professionals Encompass Health is the employer of choice!
 
Position Details
The Therapy Technician assists rehabilitation nurses and therapists with rehabilitation treatment and patient care according to hospital, state, professional and federal regulations and guidelines. Successful candidates will possess:
 
Effective communication skills for working with patients, families, caregivers, and departmental and interdepartmental relationships.
 
Competent in assisting therapists and nurses with daily care and patient therapy as delegated.
 
Able to communicate to nurses and therapists on patient performance, condition and participation during delegated patient care activities.
 
Able to defer any information requests from physicians, patients, visitors etc regarding the patient's condition, diagnosis, prognosis, progress, plan of care or discharge plan to nurses or therapists.
 
Promotes and works toward creating an environment and culture that enables the hospital to fulfill its mission by providing patient safety and patient-centered treatment.
 
Benefits:
Employees enjoy a comprehensive and competitive Benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), college savings plan, employee assistance program, pre-paid legal plan and much more. 
 
What to Expect: 
We are an acute rehabilitation hospital setting. Typically our patients spend an average of 2-4 weeks in our hospital and come to us with a wide variety of diagnosis such as: stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, various neurological disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, amputation, joint replacement, fractures, multiple trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions. 80% of our patients are discharged directly home.
 
We use evidence-based practice guidelines to treat our patients.  We utilize our clinical outcomes to assess and improve our treatment interventions and programs. We participate in a national outcomes database, which provides benchmarks and sophisticated outcome reports to help us continually analyze and improve our patient outcomes.
 
Helping you become better is critical to our success.  You will be paired with mentors; attend in-house as well as external educational programs. The treatment team is made up of full time therapists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and medical staff; and we offer educational Benefits if you are interested in continuing your education. 
 
Job Code: 100027

 

License or Certification:
 
- CPR certification preferred unless otherwise required by hospital policy.
 
Education, Training and Experience:
 
- High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
 
Physical Requirements:
 
- Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.
 
- Ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.


Address: 222 State Street, LUDLOW 01056
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1911229