Rehab Tech - Covenant TCU/Acute - Hospital Setting
Saginaw, MI 
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Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.

Mission Statement

Mary Free Bed: Restoring Hope and Freedom through Rehabilitation.

Covenant Healthcare: Extraordinary Care for Every Generation

Mary Free Bed values diversity and inclusion among patients, families and staff. We strive to hire people who reflect the communities we serve. Our employees will serve all patients, families and each other with dignity and respect.

Summary:

Provides coverage for therapists when they are called to patient conferences during patient treatment times, if applicable. Helps therapists and therapy assistants in preparation of patients for therapy services. Performs routine tasks as assigned by the therapists and the therapy assistants.

* Family Culture. We offer the stability of a large organization while nurturing the family/team atmosphere of a small organization.

* Trust in Each Other. Each employee knows that co-workers can be trusted to make the right decision for our family, patients, staff, and community.

* A Proud Tradition. Years of dedicated, quality service to our patients and community have yielded a reputation that fills our employees with pride.

*Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Our Commitment to providing an inclusive environment for patients, families, staff, and community.

Age Specific Responsibility:

Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned department. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the department's policies and procedures.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

A. Provides patient care as requested by therapist:

  • Transports and transfers patients observing safety precautions and good body mechanics.
  • Following competency validation, applies therapeutic modalities, as assigned by therapist
  • Carries out specific patient care activities under direction/supervision of primary therapist or assistant.

B . Monitors patient response to treatments and provides written/verbal feedback to therapist and therapy assistants.

C. Maintains a clean and orderly workplace:

  • Acquires and replaces equipment and supplies in proper place following treatment.
  • Cleans and maintains equipment according to department infection control policies and procedures.
  • Maintains storage and inventory of equipment and supplies.
  • Maintains adequate clean linen supply and changes linen in accordance with established guidelines.
  • Maintains treatment areas in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Monitors and maintains regulatory safety procedures related to cleaning and disinfecting equipment per manufacturers' guidelines and organizational policy.

D. Assists in maintaining charts, filing and retrieving records as requested.

E. Functions as patient advocate and maintains patient confidentiality.

F. May order and maintain inventory as assigned by supervisor.

G. May supervise volunteers/support staff as assigned.

H. Supports program operations as assigned.

Customer Service Responsibilities:

Demonstrates excellent customer service behaviors consistent with organizational and departmental standards. Consistently promotes teamwork and direct communication with co-workers. Deals discretely and sensitively with confidential information.

Responsibilities in Quality Improvement:

Contributes by participating in meetings, identifying problems and seeking solutions. Assists in provision of quality patient care; participates in department efforts to monitor and report.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Embrace Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, by:

  • Treating everyone with dignity and respect
  • Opening more doors to opportunities for underrepresented cultures
  • Growing talent and people
  • Evaluating and eliminating disparities
  • Taking action against injustices, bias and racism
  • Honoring our differences and how to collaborate
  • Educating staff, patients and the communities we care for
  • Restoring Hope and Freedom, together

Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements):

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Possesses and maintains Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider

certification to meet department/program protocol.

  • The ability to communicate in both written and verbal format.
  • Physical Demands
    • The physical ability to lift, position, and transport patients.
    • The ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, bend, kneel, twist, crawl, grasp, reach, and occasionally climb.
    • The ability to hear, speak, write, and see (correctable vision).
    • The ability to frequently lift up to 75 pounds, and occasionally lift in excess of 75 pounds.
    • The ability to occasionally push, pull, or carry weight anywhere from 1 to 100+ pounds while assisting patients and moving equipment.
    • The ability to exert up to 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, 10-20 pounds of force frequently, and exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly.

Other Preferred Job Qualifications:

Previous work experience as a rehabilitation technician.

Experience working with persons with disabilities in a comprehensive rehabilitation setting.

Reporting Relationship:

Program Supervisor, Team Leader or appropriate Department Manager

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification. If you require a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential functions of this position, you must request accommodation in writing, within 182 days after you know or should know of the need for accommodation.


Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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