Therapy Tech
Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital - Albuquerque, NM

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Therapy Tech - Full Time (0.9) - Days - Physical Therapy - Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital

Assists therapists in direct patient care and in conducting medically prescribed therapy treatments and patient preparation for treatments in the therapeutic pool under the direct supervision of a licensed therapist.

Provides exercise instruction to community pool groups.

Assists with the daily maintenance of the pool to include: proper chemical levels, maintenance of the pool and pool area.

Notifies appropriate supervisor of issues pertaining to pool equipment and locker rooms. Provides non-clinical support services to the therapist to include but not limited to maintaining patient treatment areas and basic clerical support.

Adheres to policies, procedures and regulations to ensure compliance and patient safety.

Requirements:
Education

Minimum: High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Desired: Bachelors degree in Health, Physical Education, Recreation or related field

Technical/Formal Training/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Ability to communicate effectively and deal calmly, courteously and efficiently with people. Ability to deal with stressful situations. Ability to finish tasks in a timely manner. Ability to follow oral and written instructions and established procedures and maintain strict confidentiality. Pool or Spa operation and maintenance

Experience

Minimum: No directly related experience

Desired: One (1) year experience in hospital, rehabilitation or outpatient setting as a therapy technician.

Certification preference one or more of the following: ATRI Certification, Water Safety Instruction (WSI) Certification as pool and spa operator in addition to CPR or BLS

Desired: First Aid

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