VCU Health System's Hand Center is seeking a full time Rehab Tech. The Rehab Technician is responsible for providing direct and indirect patient-care related activities under the direction and supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist and/or Speech/Language Pathologist. Monitors the patient's response to activities and reports response to the supervising therapist. Additionally, performs a variety of general administrative responsibilities that may include some or all of the following: maintaining an environment of care; general departmental maintenance; cleaning of equipment; stocking of linens; ordering and stocking of supplies; monitoring of temperatures and functions of equipment; patient scheduling and registration; and other duties that support the safe and efficient operations.
The Rehab Tech is responsible for delivering patient care under the direct supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist and/or Speech Pathologist. Incumbent must be able to judge the patient's response to treatment and report back to the therapist accurately and timely. Incumbent is expected to have effective communication skills, especially one-on-one. Must demonstrate a willingness and ability to work with any patient types. Performs all administrative responsibilities independently and refers more complex issues to supervisor for resolution.
May be responsible for coordination or supervision of volunteers in the therapy areas.
Additional position requirements such as shift rotations, weekends, environment, etc.
Incumbent may be considered an essential employee based on assignment and may be required to work during inclement weather, etc.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Current driver's license and acceptable drivers record is required if driving the Rehab Van
Previous experience working with the specific populations (Pediatrics, Adults, etc.) based on assignment
Previous work experience in a hospital/clinic setting
Previous experience using a personal computer and various software applications to include word processing, spreadsheets, databases, etc.