Rehab Therapy Tech (Outpatient Clinic)

Job Summary: The Rehab Therapy Tech provides support to the Physical and/or Occupational Therapist as outlined in the patient care plan and instructed by the Therapist. Performs tasks to maintain department in an orderly condition including cleaning and organizing the department.

Reports to: Physical Therapist / Occupational Therapist

Education: High School diploma required.

Experience: Experience desired, on the job training in the use of various equipment and in departmental methods and procedures preferred.

Requirements: Physical requirements include, but may not be limited to:

  •  Reaching and grasping with arms and hands
  •  Proofreading and checking documents for accuracy
  •  Using a keyboard to enter or transform words or data
  •  Hearing in normal and soft tones
  •  Ability to read and understand written English words and sentences
  •  Ability to communicate orally and in writing in English words and sentences
  •  Ability to understand spoken English words and sentences
  •  Ability to communicate with others by telephone and e-mail
  •  Ability to perform duties and responsibilities promptly and with little direct supervision in planning and organizing workload
  •  Ability to judge the appropriate action in response to changes, circumstances or problems.

The demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Critical Demands:

  •  Understanding, supporting and promoting the organizational values inherent in the philosophy of Mena Regional Health System
  • Performing job duties in a manner which demonstrates the values of Mena Regional Health System and its commitment to customer service
  • Safety Sensitive Position
  • Working with confidential information
  • Performing life-threatening procedures
  • Complying with Human Resources policies and procedures
  • Responding to the needs of departments, personnel and Medical Staff consistent with hospital policy and objectives
  • Practicing regular and punctual attendance

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in the cleaning, organization, and general flow of the clinic and clinical operations
  • Assists in treatments under the direct supervision of a physical therapist as follows: gait training, exercise, bed mobility, wheelchair training, endurance training, transfer training, grooming, dressing, hygiene, eating/feeding, toilet training, tub/shower transfers and cognitive training.
  •  Assists Physical or Occupational Therapist in patient care
  •  Assists with Record keeping
  •  Participates in computerized health information systems.
  •  Assists with making appointments for patients
  •  Prepares reports for departmental and accounting purposes in a timely manner.
  •  Maintains standards required by regulatory entities
  •  Actively participate in all special events
  •  Performs other duties as assigned.
  •  May be required to work evenings, nights, and/or weekends on a regular or as needed basis.