York, PA | Rehabilitation Services | Tracking Code: 76174

Rehabilitation Medicine Technician - York Hospital

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General Summary:

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 Responsibilities:

  • Communicates consistently, professionally and in a timely manner.
  • Watches for patient arrival and communicates arrival to therapist to ensure patient is not waiting.
  • Transports patients to and from the department. 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. 
  • 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.Prepares documentation materials as directed.
  • Maintain medication in locked cabinet, monitors expiration dates and dispose of properly per policy.
  • Send soiled instruments for sterilization.
  • Assists therapist with safe transfer/positioning of patients.
  • 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.
  • Prepares modalities, apply if directed by therapist.
  • Observes patient’s precautions as related to the patient’s diagnosis. 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. Monitor temperatures of applicable equipment per policy.
  • Clean hydroculators, ice pack machines, and paraffin baths and document on cleaning logs. 
  • Assists with administrative duties as assigned, (i.e. data entry, coverage of front office, faxing, scheduling, etc.). 
  • Assists department in preparation for regulatory surveys, utilizing checklists to ensure compliance.
  • Assist all staff with other tasks.  Ask team members if assistance is needed.


  • High School or G.E.D.
  • 1 - 3 months experience required 
  • CPR certification Required 
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license in the current state of residence. Driving record must meet requirements established by WellSpan Risk Management. Willing/able to drive in varying weather conditions and in urban/rural settings.

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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.

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