Rehabilitation Technician - PRN at Reliant Rehabilitation in Durham, North Carolina

Posted in Nurse 30+ days ago.

Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

The Rehabilitation Technician assists therapists with non-resident related activities and with direct resident care.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must be CNA Certified

  • Transport residents to and from the treatment area as scheduled

  • Prepare the environment and equipment for patient treatment

  • Assist with treatment as directed by therapists

  • Participate in facility and departmental meetings as appropriate

  • Maintain inventory of therapy equipment and supplies

  • Maintain appropriate patient records as directed by Reliant’s management of records or soft files policy

  • Be compliant with infection control procedures and environmental safety protocol within the facility

  • Maintain confidentiality of Reliant Rehabilitation, facility, and patient information

  • Must conduct self in an ethical, legal, and responsible manner at all times

  • Must adhere to the policies, principles, and guidance within the Employee Handbook and Code of Business Conduct

  • Comply with facility/customer requirements, policies and practices

  • Must be able to travel between facilities during scheduled hours

  • Must be able to work varying hours and shifts, including weekends and holidays

  • Attend all mandatory meetings, training, and assignments as delegated

  • Able to provide patient care as directed by therapists and/or nursing, to include, but not limited to – bed positioning/mobility, patient transfers, ambulation, dressing/hygiene/grooming, gross/fine motor coordination

  • Able to conduct routine activities with patients as directed by therapy and/or nursing, to include, but not limited to – endurance activities, memory activities, exercises

  • Able to operate various pieces of exercise equipment in a safe environment

  • Able to put on and remove any orthotic equipment

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Competency: Prior to beginning patient care, the Director of Rehabilitation must complete the Rehabilitation Technician Competency Checklist.

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to build strong relationships with a diverse population

  • Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend, in English, instructions, correspondence, memos, and reports

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, productive work environment

  • Completion of on‐the‐job orientation and training programs as a Rehabilitation Technician


  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent

Computer Skills:

  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

  • Basic Internet navigation skills

Certificates and Licenses:

  • Must hold a state issued CNA license if required by the state in which assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

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