Therapy Technician

Location
Silver Spring, MD
Posted
Apr 20, 2019
Closes
May 27, 2019
Ref
R-4195
Hours
Full Time
The therapy technician works under the direct supervision of licensed physical therapists assisting therapists and other staff members in gym-based therapy programs. The therapy technician aids patients with therapeutic exercises and activities in addition to performing other duties which do not involve direct patient care (i.e. transportation of patients, gym set up to prepare for treatment, inventory) but that ensure an efficient and safe departmental operation.

Responsibilities:
Assist staff with patient treatment plans under the direct supervision of a licensed therapist.
Prepare and clean-up of therapy gym, space, and equipment within Joint Commission and Infection control standards
Inventory and maintenance of supplies and equipment
Assist with taking vital signs.
Assist with therapy department projects and initiatives

Qualifications
High School Graduate or equivalent
CPR/BLS from the American Heart Association required
Basic Computer knowledge of Excel and Word required

Work Schedule:

work hours: evenings 3-7pm monday-thursday, 3-4 hours on Fridays

possible future expansion to assist on saturdays

Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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