Texas Health Resources Therapy Technician PRN in Denton, Texas

Qualifications/Duties:

Hours/Schedule:

PRN variable shift and hours

Education:

High School diploma or equivalent

Experience:

1 years rehab tech preferred

License/Certification:

BCLS with in 30 days of hire

Prepares patient for treatment using appropriate draping and positioning

Transports patients to and from treatments using good body mechanics and stretcher/wheelchair safety

Prepares, cleans and organizes whirlpools, wound care supplies and pulse lavage treatments using universal precautions and correct technique

Assists with functional mobility training, gait training, exercise programs and ADL training as specified by therapist

Assists therapist in set-up of all equipment necessary to perform assessments and treatments

Communicates changes in patient's condition to therapist and nursing staff

Assist with use of modalities including ultrasound, e-stim, paraffin, fluidotherapy, heat and cold

Leads non-patient exercise programs, activities, or support groups

Accountability:

Maintains, documents and communicates current CPR and education requirements and obtains all training and education required by the system, hospital and department

Utilizes available resources to maximize efficiency and productivity and meet departmental needs

Participates in orientation and training of therapy technicians, students, volunteers and observers

Represents department in a positive manner in the hospital, system, and community

Completes assigned work within scheduled hours and offers assistance to others to ensure departmental work is accomplished

Seeks assistance/supervision/consultation as needed and reports to supervisor any problems and/or solutions regarding delivery of patient care

Department Maintenance:

Cleans and maintains equipment

Documents the cleaning and maintenance of equipment

Secures medication from pharmacy for patient treatment

Maintains department stock items

Completes safety, stocking and inventory records

Maintains a neat environment

Clerical/Other Support

Assist with the entry of patient charges

Reviews patient data and charts as requested

Is able to organize and maintain patient charts

Utilizes computer for messaging and necessary patient information

Assist with scheduling and phone duties

Helps maintain all educational material and department forms

Helps with faxing and copy needs of the department

Assist with data collection as requested

Other Significant Activities in Addition to Job Responsibilities/Competencies:

Participates in strategies to meet business initiatives and unit/team, program, and department specific goals and targets

Entity Information:

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton is a 255-bed, full-service hospital that has served North Texas and southern Oklahoma since 1987. Hospital services include heart and vascular care, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics and sports medicine, pain management, emergency medicine, and a weight loss surgery program. As one of the largest employers in Denton County, Texas Health Denton has more than 1,000 employees and more than 325 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 45 specialties. Located 45 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 40 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth, Texas Health Denton is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, a Joint Commission accredited Primary Stroke Center and a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.