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Rehabilitation Technician Full-time

at Mayo Clinic in Wisconsin (Published at 17-03-2020)

City

La Crosse

State

Wisconsin

Telecommute

No

Department

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Position description

The Rehabilitation Therapy Technician is a non-licensed worker who is specifically trained under the direction of a(n) PT/OT/SLP. The Rehabilitation Therapy Technician performs designated routine tasks related to the operation of a Rehab Therapy service delegated by the PT/OT/SLP, or may perform the set-up of equipment or tasks as delegated by a(n) PTA/COTA or SLP. This individual may assist the Physical/Occupational/Speech Therapist or PTA/COTA with direct patient care, as directed by the therapist. This individual will always function under the direct supervision of a licensed/certified PT/OT/SLP when involved with patient care and at no time shall this person interpret physician's referrals, perform evaluative procedures, initiate or adjust treatments, or assume responsibility for planning patient care.

Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent required. Current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs: American Heart Association, American Red Cross.

Additional qualifications

Ability to properly use telephone, computer/keyboard, and intercom. Wheelchairs, Carts, and Other Wheeled Transport Devices: Demonstrated knowledge of proper braking, height adjustments, and safety restraints for commonly used devices preferred. Prefer demonstrated knowledge of adaptive equipment, switches, controls, dials, belts, straps, restraints, and fasteners encountered with therapeutic apparatus. Ambulation Devices: Ability to demonstrate the proper use of most crutches, canes, walkers, and other ambulation devices preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of the operation of whirlpools, walking tanks, and full body tank patient lift devices and walking tank platform lift preferred. Must demonstrate knowledge of proper patient safety techniques in the use of this equipment.

License or certification

Current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs: American Heart Association, American Red Cross.

Exemption status

Non-exempt

Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $13.66 per hour.

Benefits eligible

No

Schedule

Supplemental/On-call/Per Diem

Hours / Pay period

variable, as needed

Schedule details

Please note this is a supplemental position and there are no guaranteed shifts/hours. Information listed below is when the department is open and what shifts could be available.

Weekday schedule 7-3:30 or 8-4:30 depending on coverage needs. May occasionally also cover at other sites (Onalaska, Sparta, Tomah).

Weekend schedule

A minimum of every third weekend is required. Special consideration will be given to applicants who can work more frequently or also have weekday availability. Hours on weekends are 7-3, 7:30-4 or 8-4:30.

Site description

La Crosse, WI, is a city of 52,000 with a metro area of 120,000 in the Upper Mississippi River Valley, located between Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, and Madison, WI. The area offers unlimited, four-season recreational opportunities (biking, golf, hiking the bluffs and cross-country/downhill skiing). We have a great family environment with safe and high-quality schools, including two universities and a technical college. There are sport events, a local symphony orchestra, theaters, children's museum and a civic center.

Category

Other Patient Care

Career profile

Rehabilitation

Job posting number

131638BR

Recruiter

Casondra Johnson

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

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