Rehab Therapy Tech I
Company: Encompass Health
Posted on: September 15, 2022
The Therapy Technician is vital to assistingourrehab nurses and
therapists with the rehabilitation treatment and patient care
according to hospital, state, professional and federal regulations
and guidelines. Therapy Technicians assist our therapist and nurses
with setting up equipment to assist in the rehab process, help to
ensure a fun/safe working environment, and much more! In addition,
- Requires effective communication skills for working with
patients, families, caregivers, and departmental and
- Requires competency in assisting therapists and nurses with
daily care and patient therapy as delegated.
- Communicates to nurses and therapists on patient performance,
condition and participation during delegated patient care
- Defers any information requests from physicians, patients,
visitors etc regarding the patients condition, diagnosis,
prognosis, progress, plan of care or discharge plan to nurses or
The Therapy Technician creates an environment and culture that
enables the hospital to fulfill its mission by providing patient
safety and patient-centered treatment.
To attract and retain the best professionals, we offer a
comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes
medical, dental, vision, 401(k), college savings plan, employee
assistance program, pre-paid legal plan and much more. For more
information on available benefits, please .
Who will you treat? We are an acute rehabilitation hospital
setting. Typically our patients will spend 2-4 weeks at our
hospital, and our technicians assist the therapist with treating a
wide clinical caseload such as: stroke, spinal cord injury, brain
injury, various neurological disorders, rheumatoid arthritis,
osteoarthritis, amputation, joint replacement, fractures, multiple
trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions. 80% of our
patients are discharged directly to their homes.
We use evidence-based practice guidelines to treat our patients. We
utilize our clinical outcomes to assess and improve our treatment
interventions and programs. We participate in a national outcomes
database, which provides benchmarks and sophisticated outcome
reports to help us continually analyze and improve our patient
Our Company employs some of the latest technology for our rehab
hospitals. Our therapist will usestandard and advanced therapy
technologies - depending on hospital location, some equipment used
such as Auto Ambulators, Bioness, Interactive Metronome, Hand
Mentor, SmartStep, Anodyne, Wii and CAPs may be available.
Helping you reach your career goals - You will be paired with
mentors; attend in-house as well as external educational programs.
The treatment team is made up of full time therapists, nurses,
social workers, pharmacists and medical staff; a great way to learn
beyond your own discipline.
Job Code: 100104
License or Certification:
CPR certification preferred unless otherwise required by hospital
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.
Ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and retrieve objects weighing a
minimum of 30 pounds of medical supplies and equipment and the
transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance
may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are
undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements
Address: 653 52nd Avenue, Moline 61265
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: STMOL034
Keywords: Encompass Health, Moline , Rehab Therapy Tech I, Healthcare , Moline, Illinois
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