Physical Activity Technician - Full Time
Barnes-Jewish Hospital 268 reviews - St. Louis, MO

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About Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top 10 hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital 's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a " Magnet Hospital " by the American Nurses Credentialing Center .

About the Department

At Barnes-Jewish Hospital , therapists in the Department of Rehabilitation are a valued part of the care continuum and serve a significant role in making critical patient care decisions every day. Our therapists experience a close connection with their patients and families as well as collaborative interactions with each patient's physicians, nurses and other medical team professionals.

A large department of approximately 100 employees, the department is structured in a programmatic approach, which places therapists working together with the same patient population. Therapy services are provided to a wide range of patient care areas, including medicine, surgery, orthopedics, neurology, cardiopulmonary, oncology and the special care nursery.

Our vision is that we will be the leader in acute care rehabilitation by providing state of the art services and establishing new standards for rehabilitation. We want Barnes-Jewish Hospital to be the place where the best rehab professionals choose to train, develop and practice.

Role Purpose

The Physical Activity Technician takes exceptional care of patients by providing routine, nonskilled patient treatments as prescribed by the physician and directed by the licensed Physical Therapists in order to support Barnes-Jewish Hospitals' key results, including Clinical Quality, Service Excellence, Financial Performance and Positioning for the Future .

Essential Responsibilities

Provides safe routine patient care services

Retrieves, delivers and maintains supplies and equipment

Assures effective, accurate and timely communication

Cleans and stocks supplies and equipment

Ensures a clean and safe environment

Minimum Qualifications :
High School or Equivalent GED

Must be able to stand, walk, and/or move about 75% of a shift

Preferred Qualifications :
Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy Student

Basic Computer/Keyboarding Skills

Basic Cardiovascular Life Support Certification

Job Experience - 3 months or more

Customer service focused

Job Location : St. Louis , Missouri

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