Rehabilitation Technician, Physical Therapy

Mercy Medical Center

This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by providing patient care services under the direction and supervision of a Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant. This position includes a wide range of duties for the Rehabilitation Department to support and assist with patient care. This position may also be used for Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy students who will obtain the necessary licensure within 60 days to become a licensed OT or PT.
Job Duties
  • Greets and directs customers, patients, physicians, community leaders, public, staff and visitors. Uses proper greetings and direction of phone calls and messages.
  • Calls facilities for current patient information
  • Provides restorative care as planned by the PT/PTA - inpatient only
  • Send notes requiring physician certification
  • Cleans and organizes department gyms to include linens and equipment
  • Plaza - UVB/PUVA cleans and calibrates – outpatient only
  • Inventories durable medical equipment and supplies, and communicates with vendors
  • Orders and tracks supplies, stocks items, inventory
  • Distributes department mail each day
  • Make copies as requested by staff, as needed for documentation, patient education and home exercise program
  • Checking and placement of the confidential recycling boxes
  • Communicates with physicians, includes mailing and receiving notes, faxes
  • Checks patients into therapy to include proper paperwork for initial sessions and repeat sessions - outpatient only
  • Schedules patients in EPIC and assisting with active management of patient schedules
  • Assists the Physical Therapist/Physical Therapist Assistant as needed with patient care

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must be able to form good interpersonal relationships, organizational skills, and possess good written and verbal communication skills.
Professional Experience
  • No professional experience required.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
Licensure, Certification, Registration
  • Basic Life Support certification in accordance with the American Heart Association required.
  • Iowa Dependent Adult Abuse/Iowa Child Abuse Mandatory Reporter training required.  Employee must submit certification of completed training to Human Resources prior to start or transfer date.

Location: Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids · Physical Therapy
Schedule: Full Time, Day, M-F with weekend and holiday rotation

Job ID: 83608

Posted 22 days ago

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