Job: Therapy Technician (PRN)

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Job Description

ABOUT OUR SEARCH

Northern Colorado Rehabilitation Hospital (NCRH) is currently seeking an experienced Patient Care Technician - Therapy on an as needed basis (PRN). Make a direct difference today by joining our team of dedicated professionals working together to attain a common goal – giving the gift of time through great patient care. Competitive wages and benefits await you!

ABOUT OUR COMPANY

Ernest Health owns and operates community-based acute rehabilitation and long-term acute care facilities in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Montana, New Mexico, South Carolina, Texas, Utah and Wyoming. We are dedicated to providing high quality, cost-effective physical medicine and rehabilitation services to promote the recovery of individuals who have functional deficits resulting from injury or illness as well as those with chronic or complex medical conditions. We promote a healing and nurturing environment at each of our facilities, responding to the medical, physical, psychological and social needs of our patients.

ABOUT OUR HOSPITAL

Our Northern Colorado Rehabilitation Facility, designed solely for the provision of specialized rehabilitative care, is the only freestanding acute rehabilitation hospital serving northern Colorado. Since opening its doors in 2005, our hospital has been rated in the top 10% of all inpatient rehab facilities in the United Stated for 8 consecutive years! Through our inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs, we are able to utilize our unique design and responsive environment to help patients recover quickly and return home with a renewed sense of self-sufficiency.

BASIC PURPOSE OF THE JOB

Under the supervision of a licensed Therapist, performs delegated tasks and procedures of patient care, involving the physical, psychological, social, emotional, safety and security needs of the patient.  The patient care technician actively participates in departmental activities and processes.

Minimum Work Experience
One (1) year recent experience in a hospital setting preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Current CPR/BLS certification is required. Certification as a Nursing Assistant is preferred.

Required Skills/Knowledge/Ability

  • Ability to read, write and comprehend English at a level necessary to follow written and oral instructions and safety precautions
  • Consults with Therapist and other members of the interdisciplinary team for the delivery of patient care.
  • Prioritizes and delivers basic patient care, which may include toileting, bathing, linen and clothing changes, freshwater and ice, ambulating, comfort measures, and other patient needs.
  • Transfers patients utilizing proper body mechanics and safe patient handling techniques.
  • Demonstrates awareness of Infection Control as outlined in Policies and Procedures.