Rehabilitation Technician

Full-Time
Sheriden Woods Health Care Center - Bristol, CT
Posted 2 weeks ago

We are hiring Rehabilitation Technicians to join Sheriden Woods in Bristol!

Where you work is as important as the work you do! When it comes to our employees, we believe no one does it better than Athena. Not only do we continually strive to be the best in the care and services we provide to our patients and their families, but we also aim to be the employer of choice.

  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Competitive pay
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Career growth opportunities

Athena Health Care Systems, based in Connecticut, has been a leader in providing quality health care services since 1984. With nursing homes throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena has been recognized as one of the largest and most respected operators of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. By enhancing the quality of life and quality of our environments, we have made our managed facilities a better place for our residents to live and a better place for employees to work.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in direct therapy service provision by carrying out delegated, selected, skilled tasks under the supervision of the therapist and where allowed by law, the assistant.
  • Assists with individual/supervised/group programs as assigned and under the direction and supervision of the therapist and/or assistant.
  • Carries out defined Rehabilitation Department duties on a regular basis, including:  housekeeping and maintenance tasks; filing, billing, data entry, answering phones, and other clerical functions or department duties as needed; wheelchair and equipment inventory; stocking and maintenance.
  • Under direct supervision of a therapist or assistant, a technician may provide or assist in the productive operation of a therapy treatment session.
  • Provides/assists in the transportation of patients/residents to therapy.
  • Responsible for the clean and safe maintenance of the clinical environment and for assigned equipment.
  • Oversees maintenance of equipment in accordance with infection control safety guidelines.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities as assigned by the Program Manager.
  • Responsible for service and operational excellence of all assigned activities to ensure the delivery of quality services and/or outcomes

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:

  • Demonstrates effective English verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to function effectively in multi-faceted systems and to interact effectively with all levels to staff and customers.
  • Demonstrates good organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform basis math skills (i.e., add, subtract, multiply and divide).
  • Demonstrate ability to use hand tools (i.e., use of screwdriver, wrench, and pliers).

EXPERIENCE:

  • Current certification as a Nursing Assistant or student or graduate of an accredited therapy program.
  • One year experience in a health care setting preferred.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
High school diploma or equivalent.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.

Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

Job Features

Job CategoryRestorative Aide, Therapy
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