Children's Clinics Part-time Rehabilitation Technician in Tucson, Arizona
Children’s Clinics is seeking a Part-time Rehabilitation Technician.
Located in beautiful Tucson, Arizona, Children’s Clinics is a welcoming, integrated, outpatient medical facility serving Southern Arizona’s children and their families. We provide over 25 medical and dental specialty clinics, primary care, behavioral health and outpatient rehabilitative therapy. The Clinic is centrally located and easily accessible. Join our team if you are mission driven and seeking a rewarding and fun career opportunity.
In addition to competitive salary, we provide you and your family with a comprehensive benefits package including:
Medical, Dental, Vision
401(k) with company match
Group Term Life in addition to voluntary life insurance
Corporate Care (sick child/adult/pet)
Pet Care program
Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
Flexible Work Strategies (depending on position)
As a member of the Rehabilitative Services team, the Technician will assist the Rehabilitation providers with patient care tasks including equipment adjustments and orders, casting and maintenance of the environment of care. This role will include support to the front office schedulers. The Technician will join a strong transdisciplinary team of Physical, Speech, and Occupational Therapists, Audiologists and Nutritionists; who serve a diverse patient population consisting primarily of children with complex medical needs including cerebral palsy, spina bifida, neuromuscular disorders, autism spectrum disorder, neurogenic, sensory impairment and pediatric orthopedic conditions.
Applicants must have a High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) and a minimum of one-year experience in a healthcare setting; experience with pediatric population and casting a plus. Must be able to meet physical demands and frequently/occasionally lift, push, pull, and position up to 75 pounds. Proficiency with MS Office Suite strongly preferred. Bilingual (English/Spanish) required. Current BLS certification required.
JOB TITLE: Rehabilitation Technician
JOB CODE: Z0047
DEPARTMENT: Rehabilitative Services
REPORTS TO: Supervisor Rehabilitative Services Support
REVIEWED: 01/2020; 02/2022; 03/2022
This position is responsible for assisting providers in the Rehabilitation Department with patient care tasks. Maintains the environment of care and assists in management of Rehab Department paperwork as assigned.
Assumes responsibility for maintaining clean and safe environment of care in the Rehab Department and Cast Room, according to established policies and procedures.
Assumes primary responsibility for organization, inventory, and maintenance of department storage areas. Cleans and organizes toys and equipment daily. Assists in the inventory of toys, track purchasing needs and organize.
Provides video and photography services, as assigned by therapists, during patient assessments and treatments.
Serves as secondary assistant to a variety of providers.
Assists therapists in preparation for therapy appointments by transporting necessary equipment to treatment room as directed.
Assists in the tracking of received equipment/process delivery receipts for scheduling; tracks and supports other orders/ordering processes including orthotic orders by maintaining detailed and accurate tracking sheets/schedule follow-up fitting appointment if necessary.
Performs basic adjustments, modifications and repairs to mechanical therapy equipment, ambulation aids and adaptive equipment.
Track surgery dates, fill out post-op Wheel Chair forms, post-op equipment needs & post-op referrals as needed.
Performs other duties as required and assigned
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of basic trouble-shooting techniques for patient equipment.
Skill in communicating with staff and physicians involved in care, to ensure quality patient outcomes.
Skill in performing car seat evaluation/fitting and installation (CPS certified).
Skill in the removal and applications of casts.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with patients, their families, clinic staff and community members.
Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-volume and changing environment.
Ability to operate personal computer and related office equipment as needed to perform job function.
High School diploma or general education degree (GED) required
At least one year in related field and/ or experience in a healthcare environment preferred. Bilingual preferred
Licenses and Certificates:
BLS certification required
AGE OF PATIENTS ATTENDED BY EMPLOYEE IN THIS POSITION
Check all that apply:
_ N/A _x Neonatal (newborn) x Pediatric (birth-13) x Young Adult (14-21) x Adult (21-65)
Employees are required to maintain a current Department of Public Safety Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card. Proof of a current fingerprint clearance card must be received within 90 days of employment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of that which an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may potentially be exposed to infectious organisms during routine and emergency situations. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
BLOODBORNE PATHOGEN CATEGORY: 1
Category 1: Performs tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue. Use of appropriate protective measures should be required.
Category 2: Performs tasks that involve no exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue but employment may require performing unplanned Category 1 tasks. The normal work routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue but exposure or potential exposure may be required as a condition of employment. Appropriate protective measure should be readily available.
Category 3: Performs tasks that involve no exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue and Category 1 tasks are not a condition of employment. The normal work routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissues.
Children’s Clinics reserves the right to make changes to this document at any time in accordance with business needs. This document is not intended to list all duties of the job. It is descriptive only of the chief duties and responsibilities.