Report on Therapy Tech

Therapy Tech content expired - 2018-01-13

Date expired: 
Wed, 03/14/2018
Experience Requirements: 
Not requirements

Therapy Tech 
Up to 28 hours per week

A non-license worker who is specifically trained under the direction of a Physical Therapist or Occupational Therapist. Performs designated routine tasks related to the operation of outpatient rehabilitation. Tasks performs are delegated by in accordance with the law. 

  • Supports the philosophy, goals and objectives of the Corporation.
  • Follows all applicable local, state, and federal laws.
  • Must perform the scope of work under the supervision and direction of a Physical or Occupational Therapist or Assistant. May function only with the continuous on-site supervision of the PT/OT and where allowable by law and/or regulations the PT/PTA.
  • Provides supportive services in the Physical or Occupational Therapy service, which may include patient related or non-patient related duties.
  • Assists patients in preparation during all phases of treatment, before treatment as necessary, during treatment, and at the conclusion of treatment.
  • Assists in assembling and disassembling equipment in accordance with the training of the Rehab Technician.
  • Participates in operational activities, including maintenance in patient related activities. Participation will be dependent upon the discretion of the PT or OT and the applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Collaborates with all disciplines as appropriate and attends meetings as required.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skill necessary to provide appropriate care, including principles of growth, development, psychological needs, etc.
  • Follows Motus Rehabilitations Policy and Procedure Manual.
  • Works as a team member in any clinic location as required.
  •   Utilizes strong communication, time management, organizational, multi-tasking, and customer service skills necessary in order to complete the tasks at hand.
  • Considers patient rights in performance of job duties and responsibilities.
  •    Maintains confidentiality of information pertaining to patients, Physicians, employees, and guests per the Confidentiality Agreement and Policy. 
  • Demonstrates ability to work in a high volume environment.
  •    Prioritizes tasks in order of importance and uses down time in a constructive manner without prompting.
  •    Maintains quality of work while handling multiple tasks throughout the day. 
  •    Handles stressful situations while maintaining composure and professionalism.
  • Develops and maintains a good working rapport with interdepartmental personnel as well as physicians, supervisors, patients, visitors, and other department areas within the facility.
  • Communicates effectively with patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers.
  •    Communicates with personnel throughout the corporation on a regular basis.
  • Recognizes and reports unit problems/issues, using established lines of authority.
  • Maintains and promotes professional competence through continuing education and other leaning experiences.
  • Adheres to all policies and produces.
  • Complies with Attendance and Tardiness policies with proper notice of absences and proper arrival and departure times.
  • Dresses appropriately in accordance with department policies.
  • Attends required departmental meetings to stay current with department changes/updates and educational opportunities.
  • Provides/Assists with training and orientation of new staff when applicable.
  • Participates in the proper procedures to follow for safety programs, adherences to standard precautions, reports unsafe conditions, and verbalizes occurrences.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
  • Education/Experience

-        High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent required.

-        Previous experience as a Rehab Tech preferred.

-        Experience in an acute, hospital, or rehabilitation setting preferred.

  • Licensure/Certification

-        None required.

  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
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