Therapy Technician-FT-Southwest

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Location:
Fort Worth, TX US
Job ID:
90089
Department:
Phys/Rehab Thrpy
Area of Interest:
Allied Health
Job Type:
Full Time
Qualifications:
Overview:
Texas Health Southwest

Qualifications/Duties:
Minimum Requirements:
High school diploma or GED
CPR Certification within 30 days of hire

Preferred Requirements:
Good verbal and written communication skills in English
Good computer skills
Problem solving ability
Patient care experience

Work Hours/Schedule:  32-hours, various M-F

Patient Care Support
-  Prepares patient for treatment using appropriate draping and positioning
-  Transports patients in a safe and timely manner
-  Prepares, cleans and organizes whirlpools, per dept. policy, orders wound care supplies
-  Assists with functional mobility training, simple exercise programs and ADL training
-  Assists therapist in set-up of all equipment necessary to perform assessments and treatments
-  Utilizes good body mechanics and safety techniques with all job functions
-  Assist with gait training and set up of assistive devices
-  Communicates changes in patient condition to therapist and nursing staff
-  Assist with the use of modalities including ultra-sound, e-stim, paraffin, fluidotherapy, heat and cold
-  Assist in the orientation and training of new staff

Departmental Maintenance
-  Cleans and maintains equipment
-  Documents the cleaning and maintenance of equipment
-  Secures medication from pharmacy for patient treatment
-  Maintains department stock items
-  Completes safety, stocking and inventory records
-  Maintains a neat environment

Provides Department clerical support
-  Assist with the entry of patient charges
-  Reviews patient data and charts as requested
-  Is able to organize and maintain patient charts
-  Utilizes computer for messaging and necessary patient information
-  Assist with scheduling and phone duties
-  Helps maintain all educational material and department forms
-  Helps with faxing and copy needs of the department
-  Assist with data collection as requested


Entity Information:
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth is a 222-bed full-service facility that includes surgical and imaging services, a 24-hour emergency department, orthopedics and sports therapy, adult critical care, and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth, which has been serving Tarrant County residents since 1987, has 1,100 employees, 120 volunteers, and more than 600 physicians on its medical staff. The hospital is a Pathway to Excellence® designated hospital by American Nurses Credentialing Center, a designated UnitedHealth Premium Surgical Spine specialty center and has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition from the AARC.  We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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