Physical Medicine Tech, Per diem
Company: Yale-New Haven Health
Posted on: November 12, 2021
Overview To be part of our organization, every employee should
understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and
live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered,
respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as
individuals and professionals, every day. Assists the department
personnel in patient and departmental related functions; maintains
and cleans equipment and treatment areas. Assists in rehabilitation
care of patients as directed by a licensed therapist.
EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran Responsibilities 1. Monitors and carries
out maintenance activities with patients commensurate with
experience and within the scope of practice and standards and
procedures of the hospital, keeping service excellence as a main
priority. 2. Keeps appropriate timely documentation of services
rendered in line with hospital and regulatory agencies policies,
procedures and standards. 3. Assists in coordinating activities of
therapy staff. Provides support in all clinical and clerical areas.
Acts as a liaison between staff and coordinators in department. 4.
Keeps abreast of new techniques. Actively participates in program
development. Actively attends inservices and appropriate education
presentations/events. 5. Provides positive support education to
patients, families, and other staff regarding physcal medicine
interventions and procedures. 6. Assists in monitoring and
documenting the quality of physical medicine services according to
hospital and department continuous performance standards. 7. The
staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills
necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients
served on his or her assigned unit(s). The individual must
demonstrate basic understanding of the principles of growth and
development over the life span and possess the ability to provide
the care needed instructed by the lead clinician, and as described
in the unit's/area's/department's policies and procedures. 8.
Assembles equipment and accessories needed for therapy. Maintains,
cleans & organizes department treatment & storage areas. Maintains
and monitors equipment inlcuding record keeping for same as
indicated. Monitors inventory, orders & maintains supplies.
Qualifications EDUCATION High School Graduate or equivalent.
EXPERIENCE Experience working with disabled population preferred.
SPECIAL SKILLS Read and write English proficiently. Knowledge of
proper body mechanics. Computer and phone skills. PHYSICAL DEMAND
Busy atmosphere, exposure to noise, odors, and crowded space.
Moderate stress attending to patient issues. Ability to kneel,
lift, and stoop. Assists patients and pushes equipment. Sits at
desk in front of computer. Additional Information YNHHS Requisition
Keywords: Yale-New Haven Health, Greenwich , Physical Medicine Tech, Per diem, Healthcare , Greenwich, Connecticut
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