Varied days including weekend coverge, first shift hours, per diem status, will be scheduled as needed, West Campus.
Position Title: Rehab Tech II
Department: Physical Therapy
Purpose: To assist the Therapist and Assistant in the care of patients within Genesis Medical Center in a caring, professional and efficient manner. These settings may include inpatient, outpatient, and /or outreach services. Responsible for transporting, ambulating and providing treatment under the direct supervision and guidance of an Iowa/IL licensed physical therapist. Assists with department related clerical housekeeping, and equipment maintenance tasks. Additionally assumes a higher level of responsibility than the Technician I, by assisting the department in orientation of new technicians and volunteers as well as participating in departmental committees. Will also assist department secretary in various duties as assigned.
Report To: Supervisor, Physical Therapy
Supervisory Responsibility: Guidance: The job requires the provision of occasional guidance and training to others. The job does not have formal or official supervisory responsibilities.
Materials Responsibility: Very Limited. Work requires very limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include personal work materials, supplies or equipment, or very small amounts of cash. The employee has a very limited or indirect amount of control over these resources. Although human error might require the repair or replacement of materials, usually the cost of correcting these errors is minor. The variety and volume of resources is also very limited. Problems associated with material resources are very uncomplicated.
Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Students/Interns/Residents/Outside Instructors, Patients, Families, and Significant Others.
Education: High school graduation or equivalent
Field Of Study: N/A
Special Training: Basic Life Support within 6 months
Training Preferred: Word processing, spreadsheets, medical terminology, Certified Nursing Assistant
Experience: More than 1 year experience required.
Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are of moderate difficulty and sensitivity. Contact with others may involve detailed & lengthy dialogues & exchanges of information. Requires a moderate amount of interpersonal skills. Interactions involve dealing with moderately complicated problem situations or stressful encounters.
Physical Demands: Very High Intensity: A main requirement of the job is physical labor. Forces exerted are equivalent to lifting more than 50 pounds. The need for physical stamina and endurance is extremely significant. The degree of physical strain produced on the job is very high. It results in considerable fatigue and requires periods of rest. Work could require very fine dexterity and extreme muscular control, involving various body postures. The position exceeds these very high intensity demands occasionally 10-35% of the time.
Working Conditions: There is limited exposure to highly adverse environmental conditions including physical hazards, health and safety risks, and otherwise undesirable characteristics in the environment. Personal risks require safety equipment or precautions to be followed closely but the time the employee may be exposed to these conditions is limited to 10% or less of the work day.
Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes