Henry Ford Health System Rehab Therapy Technician in Dearborn, Michigan
Under the direct supervision of Rehab professional staff, provides non-skilled support services such as: set up and clean-up for patient care, supply ordering and inventory, and equipment cleaning. May perform a variety of clerical tasks.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Facilitates the readiness of patients for treatment
Transports patients to and from therapy (in-pt) or escorts patients into the out-pt treatment area from the waiting room. May also transport patient care equipment to in-pt rooms (walker, cane, etc)
Provides a variety of duties to assist the Rehab professionals in the provision of care in the presence of the therapist or assistant, i.e. moving the IV pole or wheelchair while a patient is being ambulated, assisting with support of a limb during ROM assessment
Clean and organize all treatment equipment
Retrieves and returns treatment supplies and equipment to and from storage/cupboards/closets
Prepares and clean whirlpools
Cleans and monitor temperature of hydrocollators, refrigerators used for patient supplies, any other equipment requiring monitoring.
Stocks clean linen and remove soiled linen
Monitors supply par levels, assists with supply inventory and may assume responsibility for ordering
Maintains awareness of patient safety issues within the clinic and in the use of equipment. Assists in the maintenance of patient care equipment as needed.
Provides of a variety of clerical support functions that may include: copying, filing, chart prep/break down, sorting/organizing, use of computer for such tasks as ordering, scheduling, data gathering
Enhances knowledge and development through participation in department meetings, in-services and training.
Maintains patient confidentiality according to HFHS HIPAA policies
Maintains adherence to the HFHS Code of Conduct, as well as all other HFHS policies and procedures.
High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent required.
Current Adult Heart Saver certification (or obtain within 90 days of hire)
Basic computer skills and willingness to learn new skills needed to perform job.
Work performed in a patient care setting with potential exposure to communicable disease.
Limited noise, temperature fluctuation and dust are possible.
Incorrect lifting, moving and use of equipment could result in equipment, personal and/or patient injury.
Must be able to safely exercise, lift patients, push wheelchairs, and move equipment
Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health
care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes
the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health
insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory
network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a
full continuum of care. In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.
The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600
employees. Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The
health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III. To learn more, visitHenryFord.com.
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