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Hospital Therapy Tech

Company: Valir Health
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Valir Rehabilitation Hospital: The science of healing merged with the art of caring. - M Gerten, President of Valir Rehabilitation HospitalValir Rehabilitation Hospital is a Joint Commission accredited Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility. Valir offers a full range of diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative services to meet the complex needs of patients with multiple system involvement. Valir Rehabilitation Hospital (VRH) is synonymous with clinical excellence driven by evidence-based practice and compassionate, individualized care from an interdisciplinary team.Valir invites you to make a difference in a patient's life; celebrate their success as they attain the unattainable, be part of a team with a shared vision and a common goal- bringing living back into a patient's life. It will be the best days of your career.What We OfferCompetitive pay, routine retention bonusesOutstanding Medical, dental, and vision insurancePaid day off for your birthday401K Company match on day oneCompany paid life insuranceGenerous PTOCareer development opportunitiesJob Summary:The Therapy Technician performs various duties assisting in the treatment and care of patients in accordance with the established methods and procedures of the hospital.Duties/Responsibilities:Perform treatment procedures as appropriate, and assists with application of ice packs and heat assuring patient comfort. Assist Staff Therapist with treatment procedures following direction in an accurate and precise manner.Assist patient in the transfers while assuring comfort. Provide morning care, ADL's, and general care routines as requested.Participation in Dysphagia group.Perform general care activities for patients in isolation following established procedures.Assume responsibility for patients' schedules, during week and weekend, and any changes that need to be communicated to the patients.Assist with or transports patients, as necessary and assists with filling paperwork promptly.Report and/or records any changes observed in condition or behavior.Assist in maintaining a safe and clean environment with well-stocked supplies and functioning equipment.Familiar with duties and performs them accurately, recognizing their importance in relationship to patient care.Follow therapy care plan, observes established policy and procedures to assure proper treatment and care of patient.Any and all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.Required Skills/Abilities:Excellent verbal and written communication skills.Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.Ability to seek assistance as neededAbility to understand and follow through with directions given related to patient careAbility to interact in a positive manner and to communicate well with patients, families, co-workers, supervisor, and other hospital employees.Education, Licenses, Certifications and Experience:High school diploma or equivalentCPR Certification1 year prior experience preferredPhysical Requirements:Ability to speak, hear, and read EnglishAbility to discern temperature, texture, size, and shape"Exceptional attendance is a requirement in order to fulfill role expectations."Job performance can affect the safety of employee and others thus the job is considered safety sensitiveLift up to 100# from floor to 19" and 19" to 25"(Occasional)Stand(Constant)Walk up to .25 mile(Frequent)Sit(Occasional)Sustained Forward bending in standing(Occasional)Sustained squat(Occasional)Kneeling(Occasional)Push/Pull up to 100# of force at 36"(Frequent)Repetitive squat(Occasional)Full body range of motion(Constant)Grasp of various sizes and weights up to 50#(Constant)Front Carry - two handed carry of 25# up to 20 feet(Occasional)Balance(Continuous) In walking, standing, carrying, moving patients, and equipment, etcSafe Environment:Demonstrate knowledge of Hospital specific and individual role in the fire/safety program including the following management plans: safety, security, hazardous materials/waste, emergency preparedness, life safety, medical equipment and utility systems.Participate in the Hospital policies and procedures relating to infection control for self, patients, and staff.Observe proper body mechanics and safety precautions in all job duties.Communicate information about incidents involving self, patients, staff and/or visitors to appropriate parties, using facility incident reporting systems as appropriate.Demonstrates the safe operation of equipment and machinery and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation.Growth & Development:Attend and participate in all applicable training and development workshops including mandatory annual in-services/competencies.Actively identify and participate in training, education and developmental activities to improve own knowledge and performance or the knowledge and performance of others.Seek and use feedback to improve own performanceDevelop professional and personal growth by utilizing community and professional resources.

Keywords: Valir Health, Oklahoma City , Hospital Therapy Tech, Healthcare , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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