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Therapy Tech, Brooks at Halifax Hospital, PRN

Company: Brooks Rehabilitation
Location: Daytona Beach
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

For 50 years, -, headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., has been a comprehensive source for physical rehabilitation services. As a nonprofit organization, Brooks operates one of the nation's largest inpatient rehabilitation hospitals in the U.S. with 160 beds, one of the region's largest home healthcare agencies, 40 outpatient therapy clinics, a Center for Inpatient Rehabilitation in partnership with Halifax Health in Daytona Beach, the Brooks Rehabilitation Medical Group, two skilled nursing facilities, assisted living and memory care. Brooks will treat more than 60,000 patients through its system of care each year. In addition, Brooks operates the Clinical Research Center, which specializes in research for stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury and more to advance the science of rehabilitation. Brooks also provides many low or no cost community programs and services such as the Brooks Clubhouse, Brooks Aphasia Center and Brooks Adaptive Sports and Recreation to improve the quality of life for people living with physical disabilities. Brooks Rehabilitation proudly employs over 2,500 clinicians and staff across the state of Florida. We are looking for exceptional people to join our culture of caring and bring our mission to life. Halifax Health - Brooks Rehabilitation - Center for Inpatient Rehabilitation, located within Halifax Health - Medical Center of Daytona Beach, specializes in treating -, -, - -and -. A full spectrum of physical and - -services are provided \\RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Escorts patients to the private treatment rooms, acute care, or gym areas upon announcement that the patient has arrived.
  • Assists patients on/off exercise tables or equipment, or in/out of whirlpools. - Provides general supervision/assistance with transfers, gait, and exercise. - All the above are at the discretion of and under the supervision of the therapist/assistant.
  • Prepares whirlpool baths, and dressings, and assists with dressing changes. - Adheres to current infection control practices, including cleaning of whirlpool equipment.
  • Applies hot or cold packs under Therapist/Assistant direction. - Prepares patient, using proper positioning and draping, prior to equipment use including ultrasound, electrical stimulation, UV irradiation and therapeutic exercise equipment under therapist direction.
  • Monitors/reports response of patients to treatment and informs appropriate supervisor. - Recognizes emergency procedures and reacts appropriately. Unit Maintenance:
    • Ensures that linens are changed on treatment tables, and that supplies and equipment are returned to the proper location in a timely manner.
    • Identifies malfunctioning equipment and documents needed for repair/maintenance, notifying Supervisor as appropriate.
    • Assists with maintaining clean, orderly, and safe work environment. - Follows schedule of cleaning per department policy.
    • Assists Administrative Secretary with department paperwork upon request. - This is a secondary duty and should be done so as not to conflict with primary responsibilities.
    • Completes daily duties assigned to therapy aide if covering for the person's shift. -Communication:
      • Maintains confidentiality in matters relating to patient/family.
      • Promptly reports relevant information to Physical Therapist/Occupational Therapist/PT Assistant/ OT assistant regarding patient, physician, intra- and interdepartmental concern.
      • Takes patient appointments and therapy orders for treatment. - Uses the telephone according to departmental and hospital policy.
      • Collects data for Quality Assessment program as directed.
      • Relates to patients and families in a manner that reduces anxiety and conveys an attitude of acceptance, sensitivity, and caring. Teamwork:
        • Works collaboratively as a health care team member.
        • Assists with tasks necessary for the general management and organization of the unit.
        • Assists with restocking of supplies, cleanliness, and storage of department equipment. Personal Development:
          • Attends at least 75% of staff meetings, and all mandatory in-services.
          • Responds to problems/opportunities to improve patient care.
          • Supports and is involved in the hospital's Total Quality Improvement initiative. Shift: PRN - Location: -303 N Clyde Morris Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Keywords: Brooks Rehabilitation, Daytona Beach , Therapy Tech, Brooks at Halifax Hospital, PRN, Other , Daytona Beach, Florida

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