Life Skills Technician / Patient Care Technician
PAM Specialty Hospital of Luling
Post Acute Medical is committed to being the most trusted source for post-acute services in every community it serves by utilizing experienced and dedicated staff to provide high quality patient care and customer service. With over 42 Long Term Acute Care and Rehabilitation hospitals and 16 Outpatient Clinics currently in operation across the country, we are proud to offer services including comprehensive wound care, aquatic therapy, ventilator weaning, amputation treatment, pain management and much more.
Joining our PAMily allows you to work in a collaborative environment with colleagues and leadership with exposure to a variety of patient care levels. Aside from our competitive pay, generous paid benefit time, and excellent insurance options, you will also have opportunities for professional growth through our Education Advancement Program.
We are excited to learn more about you and hope that you consider joining us on a shared mission to improve the lives of others by being an integral part of our We Care Program. Please take a moment to visit us online at www.postacutemedical.com for a comprehensive look at how we're able to positively impact our local communities.
Post Acute Medical is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Life Skills Technician provides direct patient care focusing on:
- Assisting brain-injured clients in physical restoration, cognitive restoration, behavioral difficulties, nursing needs, recreational needs as well as other activities of daily living
- Reporting information regarding client functioning to shift supervisor and program Registered Nurse
- Demonstrating competency in the implementation of the treatment plan through completion of scheduled client activities
- Participating in behavior modification programs by promoting socially acceptable behavior, using appropriate intervention and documentation
- Completing accurate records to ensure correct documentation in the appropriate time-frames according to policies and procedures
- Demonstrating responsibility for own personal growth by participating in staff meetings and in-service educational activities and participating in client staffing
- Competently completing all aspects of patient care including age appropriate techniques for ADLs, mobility, transfers, hygiene, toileting, bathing/showering, hair cutting, recreational activities, and use of adaptive devices
- As a team member, participates in the daily staff assignments such as: client activities/outings, meal preparation according to dietary guidelines, patient feeding, laundry, supply ordering, grocery shopping, client rounds, bed changes, and patient bathing
- Participating in OSHA required training
The Life Skills Technician must:
- Have a high school diploma/GED
- College credit hours related to brain injury, rehabilitation or other human services courses is preferred
- Interest in neurologic rehabilitation preferred
Life Skills Technician Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- May be requested to operate other equipment and/or perform duties not related to position (i.e., operate motor vehicle for client transport) at the discretion of supervisor