Rehab Nursing Tech PRN

HealthSouth Corporation Sherwood, AR

The Rehabilitation Nurse Technician is responsible for:

* Providing direct patient care activities appropriate to training and competency

* Assisting RN/LPN in completing tasks that support patient care activities

* Completes patient care activities as assigned while promoting excellent patient satisfaction and outcomes.

Job Code: 100132

POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

License or Certification:

* CPR certification

Education, Training and Years of Experience:

* One year experience in inpatient general hospital setting preferred

Machines, Equipment Used:

* General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer.

Physical Requirements:

* Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.

* Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 30 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.

* Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking.

* Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch are required for patient care functions and in setting up and monitoring equipment

Skills and Abilities:

* Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.

* Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.

* Ability to work independently without supervision.

Environmental Conditions:

* Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure.

* Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

License or Certification:

* CPR certification

Education, Training and Years of Experience:

* One year experience in inpatient general hospital setting preferred

Machines, Equipment Used:

* General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer.

Physical Requirements:

* Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.

* Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 30 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.

* Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking.

* Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch are required for patient care functions and in setting up and monitoring equipment

Skills and Abilities:

* Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.

* Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.

* Ability to work independently without supervision.

Environmental Conditions:

* Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure.

* Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required.

* Handicapped accessible.

* May work under stressful circumstances at times.

Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

* Meets established attendance standards.

* Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge.

* May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines.

* May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.

* Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster.

* May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives.

* May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.until relief arrives.

* May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

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