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Rehabilitation Technician-Psych (11p-7a) Part Time

Universal Health Services


Location:
ATIN, TX
Date:
06/23/2017
2017-06-232017-07-22
Job Code:
232871
Universal Health Services
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Rehabilitation Technician-Psych (11p-7a) Part Time

Job Code:  232871
Facility: Texas NeuroRehab Center
Location: AUSTIN, TX US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Part Time
Job Level:  Entry Level
Minimum Education Required: High School or equivalent 
Skills: Health Care -> Clinical Support
 
Category: Healthcare - Rehabilitation
FTE: .5
Position Summary:

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion

Texas NeuroRehab Center (TNC) provides complex medical and brain injury rehab, chemical dependency treatment for adults and neuropsychiatric treatment for youth. The capabilities of the facility as a whole allow for integrated and specialized care for children, adolescents and adults facing difficult challenges.

Texas NeuroRehab Center is currently accepting applications for a Rehabilitation Technician (Rehab Tech).

A Rehab Tech assists in the direct care and management of patients across all age ranges with medical and behavioral issues as directed by the treatment team. Rehab Techs provide assistance with unit programming to facilitate the carryover of therapy issues, leisure activities, and activities of daily living within the functional ability of patients and with consideration for the patient’s level of growth and development. The candidate selected will be responsible for the following: Accompanies and actively supervises patients in activities of daily living (ADLs), appointments, and recreational activities that occur both on and off the living unit Actively assists therapists and teachers with patients to provide therapeutic and/or educational activities Documents patient behaviors, condition, and progress on a daily basis by recording data in the prescribed format Provides hands-on physical care, supervision, crisis intervention, behavior management, and behavior modification as directed by the individual treatment plan and unit program guidelines

 
Requirements

Education and Training: High School diploma or equivalent Prefer bachelor’s degree or college courses in health care, mental health, recreational therapy, education, or human growth and development

Licensure and/or Certification: Current CPR certification Current in all required training

Experience No minimum required Prefer one year’s experience as a nurse’s aide, mental health aide, psych aide, or the equivalent in a rehabilitation, psychiatric, or similar setting

Physical/General Sustain physical activity and remain on feet throughout scheduled shift Physically restrain patients per policy by individual or team restraint Lift, carry, and lower 50 pounds without assistance Push patients in wheelchairs up and down hills and pursue running patients Transfer patients to and from beds, toilets, automobiles, and wheelchairs Confront a dangerous and aggressive patient Verbally communicate to deescalate a crisis situation Accurately convey patient behavior and status, both verbally and in writing Visually observe patient behavior and act to protect self and others from aggressive patients or accidents Write legibly and grammatically to convey patient behavior and information in the chart Assist in patient care from prompting up to total care in patient hygiene (i.e., bathing, diapering, dressing, etc.) Eat with and feed patients following diet orders and speech therapy program Attend work regularly, on time, and as scheduled, according to facility policies Hear and see sufficiently to perform essential job functions Flexibly and maturely deal with changing priorities

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.


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