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Texas Health Resources SR Therapy Tech/ PRN in Fort Worth, Texas

Sr. Therapy Technician

Texas Health

Are you looking for a rewarding career in an award-winning healthcare system? We’re looking for a qualified Sr. Therapy Technician like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: Texas Health Fort Worth 1301 Pennsylvania Ave TX 76104

  • Work Environment: PT OT ST Inpatient

  • Work hours: PRN, As Needed, Per Diem

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is a 726-bed, Magnet-designated regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County and surroundings communities since 1930. Hospital services include cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine. In early 2014, Texas Health Fort Worth will be opening a new 75,000 square foot Emergency Services Center, one of the largest in the region. Texas Health Fort Worth has more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and nearly 1,000 physicians on its medical staff. Texas Health Fort Worth recently received national recognition for its oncology program and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Tarrant County. The hospital is also a designated Cycle III Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

If you’re looking for heart and vascular care, women’s services, orthopedics and sports medicine, we’ve got it. Plus we’re a Level III neonatal intensive care unit and provide pain management, emergency medicine, and bariatric surgery.

And talk about award winning. Texas Health Denton is a Joint Commission-accredited Primary Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center and a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. and a Pathways to Excellence-designated hospital. We are the only choice in Denton for oncology services, women and infants’ services, and much more. Lastly, Texas Health Denton’s new Center for Women is under construction. This new building will bring the latest in obstetric care to North Texas as well as a new breast imaging center, outpatient physical therapy, cardiac rehabilitation and a 10-bed expansion to our emergency department.

As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 24,000 employees and are among the areas top five largest employers. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here.

Education

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (2 Years Rehab Tech) is required Or

  • Bachelor's Degree health related field required

Experience

  • 2 years Rehab tech without health related Bachelor's degree required or

  • No experience with health related Bachelor's degree required

License and Certifications

  • BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support (prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly) required

Position Responsibilities

In addition to the required qualifications, a successful Therapy Technician will

Patient Care Support

  • 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 patients condition to therapist and nursing staff

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

Clerical/Other Support

  • Assists with the entry of patient charges

  • Reviews patient data and charts as requested

  • Organizes and maintains patient charts

  • Utilizes computer for messaging and necessary patient information

  • Assists with scheduling and phone duties

  • Helps maintain all educational material and department forms

  • Helps with faxing and copy needs of the department

  • Assists with data collection as requested

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

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

Why Texas Health As a Texas Health Therapy Technician you’ll enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k) with match, paid time off, competitive health insurance choices, healthcare and dependent care spending account options, wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy, tuition reimbursement, a student loan repayment program and more.

At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make Texas Health a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row)

  • Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)

  • “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes

  • A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

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.

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