The Rehab Therapy Technician assists rehabilitation nurses and therapists with rehabilitation treatment and patient care according to hospital, state, professional and federal regulations and guidelines. In addition, the position:
Requires effective communication skills for working with patients, families, and caregivers.
Requires competency in assisting with delegated rehabilitation treatment and patient care.
Performs tasks as delegated by and supervised by rehabilitation nurses and therapists.
Maintains open and an on-going communication with coworkers and supervisors.
The Rehab Therapy Technician supports an environment and culture that enables the hospital to fulfill its mission by helping to provide patient safety and patient-centered treatment.
This position also supports the Therapy Department in staff scheduling and payroll. Frequent communication with physicians, internal and external customers, vendors, patients and families. Ordering of supplies, organization of department records. Follow up with billing, scanning and set up of appointments as needed. Assist with cleaning of patient care equipment and transporting of patients as needed.
License or Certification:
- CPR certification preferred unless otherwise required by hospital policy.
Education, Training and Experience:
- High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
- 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: 14 Hospital Drive, Toms River 08755
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 2212050
Contact Name - External: Nancy Ragan
Contact Email - External: Nancy.Ragan@encompasshealth.com