Therapy Technician - Acute Care
Job Number: 100081
Category: Allied Health
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 867370 - Physical Therapy-CUH
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Experience and Education
Develops rapport with patients and their families using approach common with that of health care team for purpose of obtaining maximum participation in activities.
Transfers, transports, and positions patients.
Follows written and verbal instructions.
Sets up and/or removes equipment or therapy aides for therapists as instructed. Performs routine and preventative maintenance on equipment as needed. Reports any defective equipment to supervisor. Communicates patient observations, responses, interactions, and non-verbal signs to therapist.
Organizes patient treatment time and unscheduled time efficiently.
Assists in on-the-job training, education, and supervision of Physical Therapy Technicians, volunteers, and/or nursing staff.Performs other duties as assigned.
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