Rehabilitation Technician - Certified, Licensed (002)
Company: Hope Network
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: April 16, 2019
About UsHope Network Neuro Rehabilitation serves individuals who
have sustained a brain or spinal cord injury caused by auto
accidents, falls, gunshot wounds, assaults and more. Hope Network
Neuro Rehabilitation focuses on re-establishing work, home and
other life activities through intensive rehabilitation programs
proven to increase participation and independence after an injury.
OverviewThe Residential Rehabilitation Technician - Certified,
Licensed is a key associate at Hope Network whose primary
responsibilities include: Performs, trains and coaches treatment
within the scope of therapy certification or medical technician,
nursing license. Responsible for residential shift leadership and
performs, coaches and has oversight of all Rehab. Tech's
performance of prescribed/therapist-directed clinical intervention
techniques to patients in the rehabilitation setting. Facilitates
patient practice and increases safe and independent functioning in
individual goal areas, including: mobility, activities of daily
living, communication, cognition, health management, psychosocial,
leisure and community integration. Serve as a mentor to all Rehab.
Tech. staff through the development of effective therapeutic
working relationships with patients and their support network.
Monitor and provide assistance with personal care, protection and
supervision, as needed to residents that is consistent with the
mission, vision and values of Hope Network.SummaryESSENTIAL
FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This is not intended to be an
exhaustive listing of job functions. This job description is in no
way states or implies that these are the only duties to be
performed by this employee. The employee is required to follow any
other instructions and to perform any other duties as assigned.1.
Regular and predictable attendance is an essential requirement of
this position. 2. Responsible for residential shift leadership and
performs, coaches and has oversight of all Rehab. Tech's
performance of prescribed/therapist directed clinical intervention
techniques to patients in the rehabilitation setting. 3.
Facilitates patient practice and increases safe and independent
functioning in individual goal areas, including: mobility,
activities of daily living, communication, cognition, health
management, psychosocial, leisure and community integration.4.
Performs, trains and coaches treatment within the scope of therapy
or nursing certification.5. Supervise directly or track whereabouts
of patients depending on the assessed level of independence. 6.
Monitor visitors to facility utilizing individual patient's Visitor
Guidelines. Communicate details of visits, both positive and
problematic to the individual's Social Worker. Forward questions
and concerns of members of the individual's support network to the
appropriate team members.7. Report signs and symptoms of health
problems by interviewing patients and taking vital signs. Document
utilizing a Health Care Assessment form, Seizure Log or other
health record. 8. Manage patients' chronic medical conditions, as
prescribed and according to training protocols, including Ex.
diabetes through application of prescribed diets, administration of
insulin and measurement and response to high and low BSLs. Respond
proactively to health crises.9. Escort patients to physician and
other community medical and therapy appointments. Relay pertinent
information from the treatment team to the medical provider.
Communicate and document physician instructions back to the HNNR
team utilizing a Health Care Consultation Form. Submit billing
information regarding transportation and supervision time according
to corporate guidelines.10. Review and demonstrate knowledge of
individual patients' physical/functional and cognitive profile,
utilizing strength areas to optimize communication, memory and
learning. Reference individual Care Plans to match support and
intervention techniques to current function. 11. Provide
therapeutic interventions and treatments as prescribed or according
the objectives established by patient's therapy team. Utilize
adaptive equipment and apply orthotic devices according to
physician/therapist instruction.12. Implement patients' Behavioral
Intervention Plans. Document on data collection tools, including
sleep logs and complete behavior scales and other standardized
measures, as provided by the individual's psychologist. 13. Escort
patients to community leisure activities, Ex. sports activities,
grocery or personal needs shopping, family events. Provide cues and
support for optimal independent functioning and psychosocial
relationship skills. Participate and assist individuals with
in-house activities to promote meaningful use of free time and
offer functional growth opportunities. Record activity
participation in individual case record Progress Notes.14.
Respond/follow up on the concerns/questions of the staff; promote
positive morale, act as moderator in situations of staff dispute or
disagreement involving the workplace.15. Provide regular resident
advocacy and education. May conduct Resident Council meetings and
complete action related to feedback gleaned.16. Others duties as
assigned.RequirementsEducational / Talent Requirements:1.
Certification as a C.O.T.A. or P.T.A. from an accredited university
or institution of higher learning or licensed as an M.A. or L.P.N.
by the State of MI required. 2. Demonstrated ability to communicate
in verbal and written formats sufficient to communicate detailed
information, critical incidents, physicians' instructions, as well
as patient/resident participation and response to clinical
interventions.3. Demonstrated competency in all HNNR Core and
Advanced Medical Rehab Tech Skills.4. Computer skills including use
of Microsoft Office. Ability to learn and use electronic Medication
Records, electronic Medical Records and others as needed.5.
Certification or ability to obtain Certification in First
Aide/CPR.6. Certification or ability to obtain Certification in
Brain Injury Fundamentals.7. Valid Driver's license with driving
record acceptable according to Hope Network policy.8. Ability to
work independently with flexible hours.Work Experience
Requirements:1. Clinical experience in a medical setting or human
service agency required.2. Work experience in a licensed
residential setting preferred.
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