Fairview Health Services Rehab Technician in St Paul, Minnesota

Overview

The Rehabilitation Technician is responsible for assisting therapists in providing safe, efficient, and effective delivery of patient care by preparing patients for their therapy session, assisting therapists with patient transfers, monitoring patient exercises under the direct supervision of a therapist, assisting with rehab equipment during therapy sessions, and performing clerical tasks as directed.

This position is authorized for 48 hours per two week pay period and is benefit and PTO eligible. The schedule will be Monday- Thursday 9-3:30. It is located in Minneapolis, MN and will support the MS Achievment Center.

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.

Qualifications

Required

Education

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

License/Certification/Registration

  • Active Minnesota 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 2018-25468

Profession Non-Clinical Support Staff

Speciality Rehabilitation Services

Location University Crossing at Vandalia

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 48

Department Fairview Achievement Center