Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona is an 80-bed inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital that provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. We offer a wide base of physical rehabilitative care for orthopedic, neurologic, multi-trauma, spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, pulmonary, cardiac rehabilitation needs and more.
We have the second largest outpatient program for Encompass Health in Pennsylvania. We have outpatient clinics in Altoona, Duncansville, Tyrone and Bedford. Our clinics provide physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy in a team-based environment.
Our inpatient hospital has a full complement of therapists, nurses, behavioral health providers and medical staff to offer the best possible outcomes for our patients. With an average length of stay of approximately 2 weeks, we have the ability to get to know our patients and their families.
We are proud of the fact that approximately 80% of the inpatients admitted to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona are discharged directly to their homes, many of which return for outpatient services to one of our clinics.
Come see how we are changing people’s lives- everyday. Maybe you can too!
Six JCAHO disease specific certification: Stroke, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Injury, Cardiac and Ortho Rehab, Advanced Diabetes.
To learn more about us, please visit us online at www.encompasshealth.com/altoonarehab
Your role as a rehab nursing technician I lets you be the connection between dedication to detail and patient outcomes that exceed expectations. Use your passion for rehabilitation to ensure that patients receive care that sets the standard as you treat patients with compassion and empathy. Enhance the impact of your abilities with national post-acute care leader Encompass Health.
What makes Encompass Health careers different—and better:
Working at Encompass Health means being part of something special: A team that is passionate about making an impact on patients’ lives each day. Unlike the typical hospital setting, Encompass Health offers you the unique opportunity to walk alongside patients on their road to recovery from stroke, spinal cord injuries, neurological disorders, joint replacements, multiple trauma and cardiac/pulmonary conditions. As you help patients achieve goals and regain independence, you can form significant relationships with them and celebrate the successes they experience along the way.
Our culture of compassion and collaboration is founded on more than just the care we provide our patients; it is expressed in the values we live. We encourage and empower each employee to keep learning and growing by providing the resources to deliver a better way to care. At Encompass Health, you’ll find something decidedly different and more satisfying: A career that is challenging, inspiring and rewarding. Maximize your talent and join a team that is committed to setting the standard for better healthcare with this engaging opportunity.
REHABILITATION NURSE TECHNICIAN I
As a rehabilitation nurse technician I, channel the full extent of your knowledge, skills, ambition and experience on a daily basis. Inspire our patients to progress each day as you:
Use your attention to the little details that have a big effect on each patient’s treatment plan.
Provide direct patient care based on your level of training and competence.
Assist an RN or LPN in completing patient-care support tasks.
Promote the best possible patient satisfaction and outcomes.
Make a real difference that you can see and feel as you help patients to thrive on a daily basis.
• Current CPR certification required.
• One or more years of experience within an inpatient general hospital setting preferred but not required.
• Experience with medically complex patients and sub-acute rehab unit patients preferred.
• State-issued C.N.A. or L.N.A. (or similar) license preferred.
Grow your nursing tech career
When you become a rehabilitation nursing tech I, you become part of something greater—an organization that fosters continuous learning and growth, from your first shift. You have the career opportunity to join a dedicated Rehabilitation Nursing Technician (RNT) Career Framework program to enhance your skills, knowledge and patient care delivery, while progressing to advanced RNT roles. As a part of this program, you can:
Receive a dedicated career framework path to progress to RNT II, III and IV roles.
Participate in hospital, nursing or performance improvement committees to influence standards of care.
Learn new skills to support patients and share with other team members.
Enjoy competitive compensation and benefits that start on day one, including:
Benefits that begin when you do.
Affordable medical, dental and vision plans provided to meet the needs of full and part-time employees and their families.
Generous paid time off that increases with tenure.
Tuition reimbursement and continuing education opportunities.
Company-matching 401(k) and employee stock-purchase plans.
Flexible spending and health savings accounts.
Access to the RNT Career Framework program to progress in your role as a RNT.
Helping patients regain hope and independence, Encompass Health is a national leader in post-acute care. We operate rehabilitation hospitals and offer home health and hospice care in 37 states as well as Puerto Rico. Following the Encompass Way, we are driven by our core values: We proudly set the standard, lead with empathy, do what’s right, focus on the positive, and remain stronger together.
Realize the powerful difference you can make. Take this opportunity to join our team.
Connect with us:
Equal Opportunity Employer
Address: 2005 Valley View Blvd, Altoona 16602
Shift: Night Job
Job ID: 2218739
Contact Name - External: Christine Filer
Contact Email - External: Christine.Filer@encompasshealth.com