Rehabilitation Medicine Technician - WSRH Surgery Therapy

York, PA | Rehabilitation Services | Tracking Code: 65798

Job Description:

Under the direct supervision of the Clinical Supervisor, therapist or therapist assistant, performs general, non-technical duties. Assists therapists and/or therapist assistants in preparing patients for therapy, treating patients, gathering supplies and preparing documentation.

 

Duties and Responisbilities

  1. Communicates consistently, professionally and in a timely manner.
  2. Watches for patient arrival and communicates arrival to therapist to ensure patient is not waiting.
  3. Transports patients to and from the department.
  4. Prepares the treatment areas for patient care including: sets up, removes, cleans, appropriately stores, and organizes  equipment and supplies including linens.  Assists with monitoring of supply stock, informing front office when supplies are low. 
  5. Prepares, handles, and stores a variety of food items per policy as applicable.  Monitors expiration dates and maintains a clean food prep environment compliant with regulations.
  6. Prepares documentation materials as directed.
  7. Maintain medication in locked cabinet, monitors expiration dates and dispose of properly per policy.
  8. Send soiled instruments for sterilization.
  9. Assists therapist with safe transfer/positioning of patients.
  10. Under the direct supervision of a therapist or therapist assistant, prepares for patient treatment, assists with providing care, monitors patient during treatment and cleans equipment according to policy.
  11. Prepares modalities, apply if directed by therapist.
  12. Observes patient’s precautions as related to the patient’s diagnosis.
  13. Ensures safety of patients, visitors and staff while receiving services.  Ensures safety/maintenance of therapy area(s) and equipment, including monitoring of biomed expiration stickers for routine maintenance.
  14. Monitor temperatures of applicable equipment per policy.
  15. Clean hydroculators, ice pack machines, and paraffin baths and document on cleaning logs
  16. Assists with administrative duties as assigned, (i.e. data entry, coverage of front office, faxing, scheduling, etc.)
  17. Assists department in preparation for regulatory surveys, utilizing checklists to ensure compliance.
  18. Assist all staff with other tasks.  Ask team members if assistance is needed.

Qualifications

  • High School or G.E.D. required
  • BLS certification required
  • 1 - 3 months experience required
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license in the current state of residence.
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)