MD Anderson Cancer Center Rehabilitation Therapy Tech in Houston, Texas
Rehabilitation Services offers physical therapy and occupational therapy for patients of all ages and with any type of cancer who are experiencing problems related to cancer or the side effects of surgery, chemotherapy or radiation treatment. Services are provided to both inpatients and outpatients at our main building at the Medical Center and at our Houston-area locations.
The primary purpose of the Rehabilitation technician position is to: support licensed rehabilitation staff and to assist in the maintenance and upkeep of the department. Performs selected rehabilitation procedures and related tasks under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, and Occupational Therapist Assistant
Assists therapists when directed, in carrying out essential parts of rehabilitation program.
Prepares whirl pool and cleans whirlpool in accordance with the infection control and department procedures.
Transport patient to and from the treatment areas.
Performs assigned cleaning and maintenance tasks to provide an environment that i s conducive to the safety of patients, visitors, and staff.
Maintains refrigerator log for and AOL kitchen
Stocks and tidies exam cabinet Wipe down mats and gym equipment including electrical equipment and carts in exam rooms Load, run and empty dishwasher daily
Clean microwaves and kitchen sink daily clean refrigerator and throw out expired food
Clean oven on a bi-monthly basis Clean and straighten all exam rooms and window seats
Straighten gym, OT treatment area, kitchen and apartment throughout the day
Oil bikes according to recommended schedule
Silicone Steen equipment according to recommended schedule
Maintain quarterly (more frequently if necessary )Clean hot pack machines
Clean cold pack machines Clean paraffin Clean splint pan
Tum off all computers, open curtains at end of day
Adheres to all required documentation for patient schedules and maintenance of equipment.
Track all loaner wheelchairs, seat cushions, walkers, crutches, canes, sliding boards, and exercise equipment and retrieve as necessary.
Enter charges for purchase equipment requested by therapists correctly and on the same day into the Materials Management System.
Inventory: Inventories and maintains adequate stock Inventories supplies in clean utility room
Inventories and maintains supplies in all exam rooms Inventories and maintain s supplies in splint shop
Inventories and maintains staple supplies i n kitchen Inventories, weights and tracks lost ones
Stocks clean linen and follows up with linen room when low
One year experience as a physical/occupational therapy aide, rehabilitation technician or related patient care experience.
It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Requisition ID: 126847
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Work Week: Days, Weekends
Fund Type: Hard
Pivotal Position: No
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 25,200
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 31,500
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 37,800