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Rehab Tech

Company: Common Spirit
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Overview

MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit Catholic medical centers in Des Moines West Des Moines Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals - MercyOne Children's Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total) - along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care pediatric internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893 MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest employers in the state with more than 7000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health - two of the country's foremost not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

* Care@Work program supporting any child care, pet care, or adult dependent needs
* Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
* Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
* Flexible spending accounts
* Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft
* Adoption Assistance
* Paid Time Off (PTO)
* Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
* Matching Retirement Programs
* Wellness Program

Responsibilities

* Under indirect supervision of licensed therapy staff provides restorative treatment plans designed to maintain patient level of functioning in place of/ or is adjunct to other skilled rehabilitation services; carries out, monitors and/or adjusts restorative treatments utilizing therapy techniques, modalities, and equipment for which competency has been demonstrated; assumes responsibility for patient's care, safety and environment throughout treatment; observes, reports and records all pertinent patient information according to department policy.
* Prepares patient, equipment, supplies (including topical medications used in burn/wound care; does NOT apply medicated supply to patient), and medical record for transport; verifies Rehabilitation Services order in chart; selects technique for transfer and equipment for transport according to established policies and procedures and therapist guidance; assumes responsibility of safe, timely transport of Rehabilitation Services patients and medical records to and from department clinics.
* Works in a collaborative effort with others: answers department telephone, taking complete message or answering questions related to patient schedule; assists in filing and record keeping; monitors patient during exercise.
* Assists in general maintenance of department: Cleans and stores equipment, restocks linens and supplies, changes linens and cleans treatment areas, maintains transport equipment and arranges for necessary repairs, empties soiled linen/waste containers
* Demonstrates appropriate and effective written, verbal and non-verbal communication with patients and their families, colleagues, medical staff, and the public; participates in staff meetings and inservice education; protects patient confidentiality in regard to medical, emotional, and social status.
* Retrieves relevant information from medical records; uses computer to maintain accurate scheduling, treatment and charge records; assists in general maintenance of work environment and equipment.

Qualifications

* High school diploma or GED.
* Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained within three (3) months of hire. Certifications must be obtained through the American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.
* Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.

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Keywords: Common Spirit, Des Moines , Rehab Tech, Healthcare , Des Moines, Iowa

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