Rehabilitation Technician
Texas NeuroRehab Center - Austin, TX

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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.

Duties and Responsibilities
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

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