Rehab Technician

Moody Neurorehabilitation Institute

Galveston, TX, USA

Full time

Healthcare / Hospital

Feb 8

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MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Clean and organize work area and disinfect equipment after treatment.
  • Observe patients during treatment to compile and evaluate data on patients’ responses and progress, and report to physical therapist.
  • Instruct, motivate, safeguard and assist patients’ practicing exercises and functional activities, under direction of physical therapist and medical staff.
  • Secure patients into and onto therapy equipment.
  • Confer with physical therapy staff and others to discuss and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, and coordinating treatment.
  • Record treatment given and equipment used.
  • Maintain equipment and furniture to keep it in good working condition, including performing the assembly and disassembly of equipment and accessories.
  • Administer active and passive manual therapeutic exercises, therapeutic massage, and electrical modality treatments.
  • Arrange treatment supplies to keep them in order.
  • Assist patients to dress, undress, and put on and remove supportive devices, such as braces, splints and slings
  • Assist in competitive activities to facilitate optimal patient effort.
  • Assist in transport to/from pool and therapeutic delivery for aquatic therapy.
  • Carry out all therapeutic activities as designed by the clinical staff and/or physical therapists.
  • Attend in-services, workshops, seminars, and staff meetings.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Provide safe and secure environment for patient.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • The ability to work well with other people.
  • Able to stimulate and motivate persons with problems in motivational.
  • Knowledge of social customs and responsibilities.
  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility, innovation and good judgment.
  • Ability to receive and follow instructions accurately.
  • Knowledge of philosophical and ethical considerations in rehabilitation practice.
  • Hold current CPR and first aid certifications.
  • Ability to communicate accurate and pertinent information through documentations.
  • Ability to execute emergency procedures.
  • Ability to work 8-5 shift.
  • Ability to assist patient with transfer in a wheelchair.
  • Certified in Non Violent Crisis Intervention (NCI)
  • Current/valid Driver’s license.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Physical ability to break the fall of a patient.

EDUCATION:

High-School Diploma. College background helpful; Behavioral Science B.A. preferred. Psychology courses helpful.

EXPERIENCE:

Prefer at least two years experience in Residential Behavioral Rehabilitation Program, or two years experience with disabled population, dealing with cognitive problem or 60 hours of college will be substituted for experience.

DEMANDS AND CHARACTERISTICS OF WORK, EQUIPMENT USAGE, AND WORK ENVIRONMENT.

PERCENTAGE OF WORK TIME (1-33%)

  • Standing/Walking
  • Twisting
  • Climbing (Ascending/Descending)
  • Sitting
  • Lifting/Carrying
  • Pushing/Pulling
  • Bending/Stooping
  • Using arm muscles frequently or for extended periods
  • Using leg muscles frequently or for extended periods
  • Using back muscles frequently or for extended periods

LIFTING REQUIREMENTS - individuals in clinical care positions are required to lift a trainee/client without assistance. (1-33%)

  • 2 - 10 Pounds
  • 21 - 30 Pounds
  • 31 - 40 Pounds
  • 41 - 50 Pounds

LIFTING REQUIREMENTS - individuals in clinical care positions are required to lift a trainee/client without assistance. (34-66%)

  • 11 - 20 Pounds
  • 51 - Pounds or more

DOES THIS JOB REQUIRE? (1-33%)

  • Working with or near chemicals
  • Working near radiation sources
  • Potential exposure to communicable diseases
  • Working with hazardous waste materials
  • Utilizing essential upgraded or adaptive equipment as industry standards require
  • Using hand tools
  • Potential for cuts and bruises
  • Operating vehicle

DOES THIS JOB REQUIRE? (34-66%)

  • Working in hot, cold, wet surrounds
  • Working outdoors

EXCHANGE OF IDEAS (67-100%)

  • Ability to express or exchange ideas
  • Ability to understand communication of others with or without adaptive devices.
  • Obtaining impressions through the eyes of the shape, size, distance, motion, color or other characteristics of objects with or without adaptive devices. The major visual functions are:
  • Acuity, far - clarity of vision at 20 feet or more.
  • Acuity, near - clarity of vision at 20 inches or less.
  • Depth perception - three-dimensional vision. The ability to judge distance and space relationships so as to see objects where and as they actually are they actually are.
  • Field of vision - the area that can be seen up and down or to the right or left while the eyes are fixed on a given point.
  • Accommodation - adjustment of the lens of the eye to bring an object into sharp focus. This item is especially important when doing near-point work at varying distances from the eye.
  • Color vision - the ability to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Regular Attendance
  • Punctuality
  • Ability to do Math
  • Literate


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