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Therapy Technician - Austin

Austin, TX, US
    Position: Therapy Technician - Austin
    Talent Area: Clinical Support
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Austin, TX, US
    Shift: 8 AM - 5 PM
    Job ID: 407497

We are searching for our next Physical/Occupational Therapy Technician  - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll provide assistance to the occupational/physical therapists and physical therapy assistants in providing occupational and physical Therapy treatment programs in a developmentally and age appropriate manner for patients ages 0 - adulthood.

Think you’ve got what it takes?

• Provides age appropriate care for one or more of the following age groups routinely: Neonate, Infant, Toddler, Preschool Age, School Age, Adolescent, and Adult
• Attends health, safety and training in-services and other mandatory hospital activities
• Provides set-up/clean-up of patient care area as requested by treating therapist/therapy assistant.
• Performs patient care and related activities within the scope of their training and responsibilities (demonstrating basic clinical competencies) as requested by the physical/occupational therapist or physical therapy assistant
• Coordinates patient transportation schedule with primary therapist, patient care unit and coworkers daily as assigned
• Ensures adequate inventory of linen and patient related supplies
• Cleans and disinfects hydrotherapy whirlpools utilizing established departmental protocol following each whirlpool patient
• Cleans therapy mats daily utilizing established departmental procedures
• Informs Manager or designee of all patient/personal injury or unsafe situations, anticipated problems and unusual situations
• Completes appropriate related documentation according to departmental and hospital guidelines

• Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
• High school diploma or equivalent education with a basic familiarity with a medical environment preferred
• Experience with working with children in some capacity is preferred
• A current basic life support certification or schedule to attend a CPR certification course is preferred
• Demonstration of the basic clinical and non-clinical competencies
• Ability to be articulate, courteous and supportive in dealing with hospital, administrative and departmental personnel, patients and parents
• Independently support and assist in patient care by following the direction of a therapist or therapy assistant

About Texas Children’s

Texas Children’s first health care location in Austin, Texas Children’s Urgent Care West Gate, opened in March 2018, providing high quality pediatric-focused care after hours and on weekends. There are now more than 10 Texas Children’s Pediatric primary care practices in the greater Austin area bringing world-class pediatric services to children and their families. Our Specialty Care Center in Austin includes a multidisciplinary group of pediatric specialists committed to providing comprehensive care across a wide spectrum of services, including allergy and immunology, cardiology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, pulmonology, neurology, and more. Texas Children’s also plans to build a 360,000-square-foot freestanding hospital for children and women, set to open in 2024.

Our thoughtful expansion into Austin will help support a pediatric population of more than half a million and keep kids healthy and happy from birth to adulthood. 

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Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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