Therapy Tech (Pool)
Company: Encompass Health
Posted on: September 15, 2023
The Therapy Technician assists rehabilitation nurses and
therapists with rehabilitation treatment and patient care according
to hospital, state, professional and federal regulations and
guidelines. In addition, the position:
- Requires effective communication skills for working with
patients, families, - - caregivers, and departmental and
- Requires competency in assisting therapists and nurses with
daily care and patient therapy as delegated.
- Communicates to nurses and therapists on patient performance,
condition and participation during delegated patient care
- -Defers any information requests from physicians, patients,
visitors etc regarding the patient's condition, diagnosis,
prognosis, progress, plan of care or discharge plan to nurses or
The Therapy Technician creates an environment and culture that
enables the hospital to fulfill its mission by providing patient
safety and patient-centered treatment.
What types of patients will you see? We are an acute rehabilitation
hospital setting. Typically our patients spend an average of 2-4
weeks in our hospital and come to us with a wide variety of
diagnosis such as: stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury,
various neurological disorders, rheumatoid arthritis,
osteoarthritis, amputation, joint replacement, fractures, multiple
trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions. 80% of our
patients are discharged directly home.
We use evidence-based practice guidelines to treat our patients. -
We utilize our clinical outcomes to assess and improve our
treatment interventions and programs. We participate in a national
outcomes database, which provides benchmarks and sophisticated
outcome reports to help us continually analyze and improve our
You will use -standard and advanced therapy technologies- depending
on hospital location, some equipment used such as Auto Ambulators,
Bioness, Interactive Metronome, Hand Mentor, SmartStep, Anodyne,
Wii and CAPs may be available.
Helping you become better is critical to our success - You will be
paired with mentors; attend in-house as well as external
educational programs. The treatment team is made up of full time
therapists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and medical staff;
and we offer educational benefits if you are interested in
continuing your education.
Job Code: 100150
Keywords: Encompass Health, Alexandria , Therapy Tech (Pool), Healthcare , Alexandria, Louisiana
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