Job Description

Great opportunity for a Patient Care Tech to join our Team!!!

Mesquite Rehabilitation Institute (MRI), a 30-bed facility, provides comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation services to patients with functional deficits resulting from injury or illness.

Mesquite Rehabilitation Institute ranked in the top 10 percent of inpatient rehabilitation facilities in the United States, six years in a row (2011-2016).

Through services provided at Mesquite Rehabilitation Institute our patients are receiving the highest level of rehabilitative care available nationwide.

The staff at MRI believes that therapy is not just physical - it is also a very emotional experience.

We are currently seeking a Patient Care Tech to join our team of caring, highly trained and supportive staff to help maximize our patient‚s recovery and regain independence.

Working under the supervision of registered nurse, primarily responsible for providing direct bedside care to patients. Integrates the hospital’s mission and "Guiding Principles" into daily practice.

  • Prioritizes and delivers basic patient care. Provides nourishment and hydration with awareness of special diet and precautions. Performs and documents vital signs, measures and records intake and output, weights, specimen collections, etc. Transfers patients utilizing proper body mechanics and safe patient handling techniques.

  • Consults with Registered Nurse/Licensed Nurse and other members of the interdisciplinary team for the delivery of patient care. Reports any changes observed in condition or behavior of patient to appropriate nursing personnel.

  • Assists in preparing unit, patients’ rooms, and patient beds for receiving patient admissions. Assists with admission, discharge, and transfer of patients. Maintains bed and room in a clean, neat, safe, and comfortable manner. Removes supplies and equipment not in use; placing furnishings and equipment out of the path in order to provide a safe, neat, and organized area.

  • Performs other duties as assigned to support overall effectiveness of the department.

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • CNA license preferred.
  • CPR Certification required
  • One (1) year experience in a hospital setting preferred