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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
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