Located in the heart of Phoenix, Ariz., St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 586-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. St. Joseph's is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. It includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the Norton Thoracic Institute, a campus of Creighton University's Medical School and the first Level I Trauma Center in Arizona verified by the American College of Surgeons. U.S. News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the best hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. For more information please visit our website at https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/stjosephs.
Duties may include:
The Rehab Technician performs patient related care tasks (direct bedside and therapeutic care).
Assists patients with activities of daily living and provides direct patient care under supervision of the Licensed Nurse and or Licensed Therapist. Obtains and records patient vital signs.
Monitors and records daily intake and output. Obtains specimens, including non-invasive body fluids and blood specimens. Performs EKG's and blood glucose monitoring.
Monitors and performs actions to decrease patient length of stay including but not limited to: use of computerized Bed Tracking System, performing timely designated discharge duties, and communicating discharge information to appropriate staff.
Assists Physician/ Licensed Nurse/ or Licensed Therapist with diagnostic tests, clinical procedures, and other tasks as requested.
Communicates patient needs and observed/reported changes in patient condition to supervising Licensed Nurse, Physician or Licensed Therapist.
Documents all interactions in patient's medical record as directed by Licensed Nurse, Physician or Licensed Therapist. Assists Licensed Therapist in performing therapeutic procedures. Carries out assigned rehab tech duties such as cleaning treatment areas, completing equipment maintenance and transporting patients as necessary.
Arizona CNA License
American Heart CPR
Healthcare Education in Related Area
Aide to the OTR/L, PT, RN, CTRS, SLP-CCC
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