Genesis Healthcare Technician-Rehab in Vineland, New Jersey

Requisition Number

245910

Job Title

Technician-Rehab

Location

Genesis Rehab Services

City

Vineland

State

New Jersey

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: The Rehabilitation Technician performs routine activities as assigned by a therapist to support the provision of patient services and rehabilitation department operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. Assists in departmental communications as delegated, which may include attendance at meetings, communicating with nursing staff, telephoning, and ordering supplies and equipment.

  2. Assists therapy staff in achieving targeted patient care hours assigned by the Director of Rehab and/or Clinical Operations Area Director.

  3. Attends and contributes to in-services and staff meetings as requested.

  4. Performs clerical duties within the department, including maintenance of patient files and records under the direction of the therapist.

  5. Observes patients for any change in status and reports same to therapists. Ensures the safety of patients.

  6. Adjusts equipment upon request and under the direction of the therapist.

  7. Cleaning and maintenance of treatment areas, according to all specific safety and infection control policies and procedures.

  8. Puts Patient Service first: Ensures that patients and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individual's needs and rights.

  9. Provides simultaneous assistance to a treating Therapists/Therapy Assistants (OT/OTA, PT/PTA, SLP) during group and individual therapy sessions, e.g. equipment set-up and assistance to ensure safety.

  10. Assists in scheduling, transporting and preparation of patients for rehabilitation services.

  11. As assigned, follows through with non-skilled services, such as maintenance therapy programs and/or restorative nursing programs established by therapists and under the direct supervision of therapists and/or nursing personnel. Maintains documentation of such programs in specified nursing center locations.

  12. Upholds the GRS Promises:

be ethical

I will always act with integrity and honesty, and expect others to do the same. I will ensure my actions comply with the standards set forth by our Policies and Procedures Manuals and the Employee Handbook.

be respectful

I will treat others in the way I would like to be treated. I will appreciate and respect others' beliefs, and I will cherish our diversity.

be accountable

I will take responsibility for myself in my actions and my quality of work. I will hold others to those same standards.

be actively engaged

I will make a conscious effort to be an active part of our community. I will check email and RehabCentral regularly to keep up-to-date on important information. I will be aware of the numerous resources available to me as an employee.

take pride in my work - my company

I will be proud of the work I've done each and every day. I will always represent my company in a positive, professional manner both inside and outside of work.

embrace change

I understand that change is a necessary part of life. I will approach change with a positive attitude and will work with my team members to overcome any obstacles associated with change.

communicate compassionately

I will communicate in an appropriate, professional and timely manner. I will strive to be an active listener by making an effort to hear not just the words another person is saying but, more importantly, understand the total message being conveyed.

strive for excellence

I will continuously work to grow and develop myself as an employee. I will ask for assistance if I need it, and I will be open to receiving feedback from my manager.

celebrate

I will contribute to a positive work environment where my team members and I enjoy coming to work and celebrating each other's successes.

  1. Performs other related duties as required.

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Requirements

Qualifications

SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:1. The Rehabilitation Technician must possess a minimum of high school diploma or equivalent. 2. Certification as a Nursing Assistant is also preferred (unless required by state).Genesis HealthCare is an EO Employer- Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories