Rehab Tech (Outpatient) - Ochsner Therapy and Wellness - New Clinic Clearview!

Rehab Tech (Outpatient) - Ochsner Therapy and Wellness - New Clinic Clearview!

Ochsner Health System | Metairie, LA, 70004, US
Salary Range:$23,000 – $27,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 11 days ago

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Description

We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways.

At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future today!

This job, under direct on-premises supervision of a licensed physical or occupational therapist and according to detailed instructions, competency completion, policies and procedures, provides therapeutic modality treatments as assigned, prepares therapy areas and patients for treatments, and transports patients by use of wheelchairs and stretchers. Maintains all equipment and environment to assure that they are clean, operable, and safe. The Rehab Technician performs isolation techniques as outlined in Infection Control policy.

OUTPATIENT CARE

Education

Required - High School diploma or equivalent

Preferred - Some college coursework in Healthcare Sciences

Work Experience

Required - Five years releveant experience, or pursuing an education in PT/OT or PTA/COTA program may be subsitituted in lieu of experience.

Certifications

Required - Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

* Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of required job information.
* Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, keyboard, and various software packages specific to role.
* Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process.

Job Duties

* Prepares/maintains work area for treatment including ordering of supplies/linen and pharmaceuticals; orients and mentors new staff in needs of assigned area.
* Monitors and assists in patient-care as specifically instructed by the therapist according to their competencies.
* Assists with generalized office and front desk procedures.
* Transports patients to/from department or room via w/c or stretcher, as directed by professional staff in a safe and courteous manner.
* Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.

Complies with the Ochsner Health System Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns.

Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

üPhysical and Environmental Demands

The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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