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Henry Ford Health System Rehab Therapy Technician - Full Time/Day Shift - Detroit Hospital in Detroit, Michigan

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under the direct supervision of Rehab professional staff, provides non-skilled support services such as: set up and clean-up for patient care, supply ordering and inventory, and equipment cleaning. May perform a variety of clerical tasks.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Facilitates the readiness of patients for treatment

  • Transports patients to and from therapy (in-pt) or escorts patients into the out-pt treatment area from the waiting room. May also transport patient care equipment to in-pt rooms (walker, cane, etc)

  • Provides a variety of duties to assist the Rehab professionals in the provision of care in the presence of the therapist or assistant, i.e. moving the IV pole or wheelchair while a patient is being ambulated, assisting with support of a limb during ROM assessment

  • Clean and organize all treatment equipment

  • Retrieves and returns treatment supplies and equipment to and from storage/cupboards/closets

  • Prepares and clean whirlpools

  • Cleans and monitor temperature of hydrocollators, refrigerators used for patient supplies, any other equipment requiring monitoring.

  • Stocks clean linen and remove soiled linen

  • Monitors supply par levels, assists with supply inventory and may assume responsibility for ordering

  • Maintains awareness of patient safety issues within the clinic and in the use of equipment. Assists in the maintenance of patient care equipment as needed.

  • Provides of a variety of clerical support functions that may include: copying, filing, chart prep/break down, sorting/organizing, use of computer for such tasks as ordering, scheduling, data gathering

  • Enhances knowledge and development through participation in department meetings, in-services and training.

  • Maintains patient confidentiality according to HFHS HIPAA policies

  • Maintains adherence to the HFHS Code of Conduct, as well as all other HFHS policies and procedures.

  • If requested, represents HFHS at community functions.

  • May have other duties assigned as needed

    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent required.

  • Current Adult Heart Saver certification (or obtain within 90 days of hire)

  • Basic computer skills and willingness to learn new skills needed to perform job

    Overview

    Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

    $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

    including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

    other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

    now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

    of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

    health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s

    major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

    remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

    education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

    in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

    pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visitHenryFord.com.

    Benefits

    Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

    making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry

    Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

    Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are

    dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

    and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an

    employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

    (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.

    Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.
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