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Therapy Technician - Acute Care/PRN

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Job Number: 98538
Category: Allied Health
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 867370 - Physical Therapy-CUH
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Schedule: Per Diem - PRN

PRN - Seeking weekend coverage (Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday) as well as Minor and Major holidays.


Experience and Education

High school diploma or equivalent and one (1) year therapy tech work experience in hospital or out patient rehab setting is preferred. **Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR or BCLS) certification is required.**


Job Duties


Demonstrates knowledge of relevant laws, policies and regulations and standards affecting decisions and interpretations. Demonstrates knowledge of contraindications and/or safety issues with various patient types and applies them to treatment.
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.

Security


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information

Salary


Salary Negotiable
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.

UTSouthwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UTSouthwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.




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