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Rehabilitation Technician I - IRFCoralville, Iowa

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Job # 396866 Date posted 11/09/2020

Description

Kindred Healthcare is seeking a Rehab Technician for Mercy Iowa City Rehabilitation Hospital, our new, 40-bed Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) located in Coralville, IA! Our new rehabilitation hospital, in partnership with Mercy Iowa City, is now open and offers specialized programs for people who have experienced stroke, brain and spinal-cord injuries, amputations, complex orthopedic injuries and other conditions requiring inpatient rehabilitative services. Our goal is to help patients achieve their highest level of recovery with a goal of returning home as soon as able.

Our culture of caring for our patients and residents begin with our core values – our employees. We are committed to fostering professional growth and dedicated healthcare teams that make us the provider of choice. We embrace a diverse workforce and understand that hiring outstanding people is the key to providing quality care – and quality care is what we do every day! Interested in a career with Kindred Hospitals, a place where you can put your heart into and make a real difference in our patient's lives?


JOB SUMMARY:

The Rehab Tech is responsible for preparing treatment areas, cleaning treatment areas, positioning patients, procurement and inventory of supplies, transporting, and assisting patients and therapist.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Job Specific:

  • Transports patients to and from the Therapy Gym.

  • Prepares patient for prescribed treatment and assists professional staff with patient treatment.

  • Follows plan for discharge and discusses with clinical staff any additional discharge concerns which arise during care of the patient.

  • Prepares, cleans and maintains treatment areas and equipment.

  • Procures and keeps an accurate inventory of all therapy supplies.

  • Performs routine clerical tasks for Therapy Department.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma

  • CPR/BCLS Certification

  • Mandatory adult and child abuse certification required.

  • Minimum six months experience in an acute or long term facility preferred.

  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.


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Rehabilitation is the key to everything we do. And our caring, compassionate caregivers and team members are proud to lead the way. If you are interested in joining our team, we have opportunities that allow you to provide exceptional care and outstanding service in an environment committed to career growth and continual learning and support.

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