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Brooks Rehabilitation Therapy Tech, Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital, Full-Time in Jacksonville, Florida

For 50 years, Brooks Rehabilitation, headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., has been a comprehensive source for physical rehabilitation services. As a nonprofit organization, Brooks operates one of the nation’s largest inpatient rehabilitation hospitals in the U.S. with 160 beds, one of the region’s largest home healthcare agencies, 40 outpatient therapy clinics, a Center for Inpatient Rehabilitation in partnership with Halifax Health in Daytona Beach, the Brooks Rehabilitation Medical Group, two skilled nursing facilities, assisted living and memory care. Brooks will treat more than 60,000 patients through its system of care each year. In addition, Brooks operates the Clinical Research Center, which specializes in research for stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury and more to advance the science of rehabilitation. Brooks also provides many low or no cost community programs and services such as the Brooks Clubhouse, Brooks Aphasia Center and Brooks Adaptive Sports and Recreation to improve the quality of life for people living with physical disabilities. Brooks Rehabilitation proudly employs over 2,500 clinicians and staff across the state of Florida. We are looking for exceptional people to join our culture of caring and bring our mission to life.

The Therapy Tech has the opportunity to directly interact with patients to assist under the direction of physical and occupational therapists with patient treatment sessions and recovery as well as opportunity for minimal office support work with patient reporting assistance.

  • Escorts patients, guest, clients, and residents to the private treatment rooms, acute care, or gym areas.

  • Assists patients on/off exercise tables or equipment, or in/out of whirlpools. Provides general supervision/assistance with transfers, gait, and exercise. All the above are at the discretion of the therapist/assistant.

  • Prepares whirlpool baths, and dressings, and assists with dressing changes. Adheres to current infection control practices, including cleaning of whirlpool equipment.

  • Applies hot or cold packs under Therapist/Assistant direction. Prepares patients, guest, clients, and residents using proper positioning and draping, prior to equipment use including ultrasound, electrical stimulation, UV irradiation and therapeutic exercise equipment under therapist direction.

  • Monitors/reports response of patients to treatment and informs appropriate supervisor. Recognizes emergency procedures and reacts appropriately.

  • Ensures that linens are changed on treatment tables, and that supplies and equipment are returned to the proper location in a timely manner.

  • Identifies malfunctioning equipment and documents needed for repair/maintenance, notifying Supervisor as appropriate.

  • Assists with maintaining clean, orderly, and safe work environment. Follows schedule of cleaning per department policy.

  • Assists Administrative Secretary with department paperwork upon request. This is a secondary duty and should be done so as not to conflict with primary responsibilities.

  • Perform other duties as may be required from management.

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Current hands-on CPR/BLS Certification.

  • Good interpersonal skills, good strength, endurance and mobility are also required.

  • Must be able to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment.

Brooks Rehabilitation HospitaL_ 0028

Full-Time

Job ID: 2021-10666

External Company URL: www.brookshealth.org

Street: 3599 University Blvd. S

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