Therapy Technician

Employer
Ascension
Location
Baltimore, MD
Posted
Aug 21, 2019
Closes
Aug 26, 2019
Ref
295199734
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
We Are Hiring Therapy Technician - Physical Therapy 001 - PRN,Weekends - St Agnes Hospital-Baltimore MD - Baltimore, MDWork Schedule: PRN: weekdays and weekend days onlyWhy Join Ascension? Saint Agnes Healthcare serves the greater Baltimore area and employs more than 3,000 associates. Saint Agnes offers a full range of services through its operation of a 254-bed, full-service teaching hospital, Saint Agnes Medical Group, Seton Imaging Center, and Saint Agnes Foundation. Partnerships throughout the community have positioned Saint Agnes to provide support to individuals when and where they need it most. Saint Agnes strives to ensure the vitality and health of the community.Saint Agnes Healthcare is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the US, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.What You Will Do As an Associate with St. Agnes Healthcare-MD, you will have the opportunity toAssists in the provision of rehabilitative services.Responsibilities:Assists with patient treatments as directed.Prepares treatment areas for therapy and maintains in safe and sanitary condition. Maintains equipment used in therapy interventions.Maintains adequate inventory of supplies and equipment.Completes non-clinical and clerical tasks as assigned.Other duties as assigned.Maintains and monitors daily patient schedule, demonstrating initiative to confer with therapists for schedule changes and to make non-clinical prioritization judgments.Independently demonstrates awareness of patient treatment needs. Assists patients in transfers as directed by the therapist or with nursing supervision when on nursing unit. Assists patient to dress/undress and to position themselves in preparation for and following therapy treatment.May contribute to daily operations by developing advanced skill/competency to assist therapist in one or more of the following areas: hearing screening of infants, inventory, gym transport, pulsatile lavage, lymphedema management, data collection, and quality improvement.Performs exercise with patients after instruction by therapist. Demonstrates correct body position and proper use of equipment to prevent injury, instructs patients in proper alignment and in maintaining work load to meet exercise prescription. What You Will Need Licenses/Certifications/Registration:Required Credential(s): CertifiedA' BLS ProviderA' specializing inA' Health Service ProviderA' credentialed from theA' American Heart Association (AHA)A' obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.A' Or military CPR-First Aid training.Education:HS or EquivalentA' Required: High school diploma or equivalentPreferred: Bachelor Level DegreeWork Experience:Required: No experience. Preferred: Six months of experience in a hospital setting.Equal Employment Opportunity We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.A' As an equal opportunity employer, Saint Agnes Hospital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, veterans status, military service, or any other legally protected status.A' Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.by Jobble

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