Fairview Health Services Rehab Technician in Burnsville, Minnesota

Overview

This Rehab Tech position supports our Inpatient Rehab Team at Ridges hospital. Duties include scheduling therapy sessions for our patients, assisting therapists with patient care, transporting patients to/from our Rehab gym, cleaning equipment and spaces, issuing patient equipment, and other duties as assigned.

This position requires commitment of 1 -2 weekends per month (applicant choice) with ability to pick up additional weekend and weekday hours as shifts available. Weekend hours as follows: 1st shift 6am-1030am; 2nd shift 10am-4pm.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Under supervision of the therapist, assesses patients’ needs and identifies patients’ ability to participate in treatment each day.

  • Implements assistance with plan of care as directed by the therapist

  • Communicates with the therapist recommendations/need for revision/update of plan of care as determined by physicians or nursing staff.

  • Coordinates care and communicate effectively with interdisciplinary team to achieve desire outcomes.

Under the direct supervision of the therapist, provides treatment interventions based on the patients plan of care

  • Assists with treatment interventions, including patient transfers, patient monitoring, and exercise monitoring as directed by the therapist

  • Coordinates care and communicate effectively with interdisciplinary team to achieve desired outcomes.

  • Identifies patient’s/family’s educational needs and communicates needs to the therapist.

  • Assists therapist with treatment equipment for use in patient treatment.

Prepares, maintains and cleans department/treatment areas in compliance with appropriate polices related to infection control, safety regulations and other established guidelines.

  • Completes cleaning per schedule

  • Stocks supplies

  • Completes maintenance, temperature and safety checklist

Safely transports, transfers and/or escorts patients.

  • Follows proper procedure when completing/assisting with patient transfers to insure safety of patient and self

  • Uses appropriate and safe body mechanics

  • Transports assigned patients in a safe and timely manner

Demonstrates awareness of and complies with departmental standards for productivity, charges, attendance and time management/prioritization

Participates in department/facility process/quality improvement initiatives.

Completes scheduling functions as assigned

  • Produces efficient and accurate schedules and associated reports

  • Records and updates schedule changes accurate

  • Communicates changes to all involved staff in a timely manner

  • Participates actively in department problems solving, coordination patient schedule for multiple disciplines

  • Seeks out solution to time conflicts directly through parties involved and other available resources.

Organization Expectations, as applicable:

Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served

  • Partners with patient care giver in care/decision making.

  • Communicates in a respective manner.

  • Ensures a safe, secure environment.

  • Individualizes plan of care to meet patient needs.

  • Modifies clinical interventions based on population served.

  • Provides patient education based on as assessment of learning needs of patient/care giver.

Fulfills all organizational requirements

  • Completes all required learning relevant to the role

  • Complies with all relevant laws, regulation and policies

Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required

Education

Completion of 2 years towards Bachelor’s Degree in health/exercise related field

License/Certification/Registration

Basic Life Support certification

Preferred

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in health/exercise related field

Experience

Healthcare experience with direct patient care

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-25452

Profession Non-Clinical Support Staff

Speciality Rehabilitation Services

Location Fairview Ridges Hospital

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks casual

Department Rehab Administration