Rehabilitation Technician
Department Therapy-Onalaska-H
Location Onalaska
Schedule/Shift Days
FTE 0.6 FTE
Benefit Eligible Yes
Temporary Position No
Job Details

Part-time, 48 hours every two weeks. Working 2 afternoons in La Crosse, 2 mornings in Onalaska,  and 1 afternoon in Onalaska. 


The Rehabilitation Technician performs delegated work under the direct supervision of an Occupational Therapist (OT), Physical Therapist (PT), Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA) or Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA). Greets patients, assists with smooth flow of department operations, and maintains a clean work environment.

Job Responsibilities
  • Rehabilitation Technician supports patient care by:

    • Effective customer service skills to facilitate prompt, appropriate delivery of service.
    • Assisting with patient care, mobility and safety.
    • Assisting with relevant testing as directed by the therapist.
  • Demonstrates reliability, timeliness and organizational skills and effective use of time to complete delegated work in accordance with established time frames.

  • Prepares patient upon arrival to and departure from the therapy department.

  • Set up and clean-up of patient care treatment area, equipment, and supplies for therapy treatments to include hydrotherapy.

  • Maintains a clean environment meeting departmental standards, i.e. 5S.

  • Maintains inventory, ordering and departmental supplies, equipment and linen.

  • Arranges patient's transport within the medical complex using appropriate equipment and utilizing safety precautions as indicated by the patient's health status.

  • Supports infection control practices under the direction of the department AICP.

  • Assists in the orientation of new personnel.

  • Maintains and achieves proficiency in department competencies.

  • Participates in quality improvement activities in order to continuously improve patient care and department operations within scope of role.

  • Perform office duties as delegated.

  • Performs other job-related responsibilities as requested.

  • Scope of the Job
    Age Specific Population Served Pediatric (1 - 12 years)
    Geriatric (65 years & older)
    Adult (18 - 64 years)
    Adolescent (13 - 17 years)
    OSHA Category Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.
    Position Qualifications
    Education and Experience:
    Required High School Diploma or equivalency 
    Desired  

    Work Experience:
    Required 1 year experience in general service requiring basic occupational knowledge and skills.
    Desired  
    Skills:
    Required Ability to...
    Communication communicate with ease on a professional level
    General - All Positions provide excellent customer service to people both inside and outside the organization
    General - All Positions work cooperatively with a wide variety of people
    Reasoning/Decision Making have positive attitude
    Desired Ability to...
    License and Certifications
    Required Federal and Wisconsin Registered Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) required for technicians working with inpatients. and 
    Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR certification; Heart Saver, Rescue and Military training network CPR; or the American Red Cross CPR certification (CPR) except Citizen and Animal classes 
    Desired
    Physical Requirements/Demands of the Position
    Sitting
    Static Standing Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
    Walking/Standing Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
    Driving
    Stooping/Bending Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Squatting Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Kneeling/Half Kneel Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Climbing Stair
    Climbing Ladder
    Reaching - Shoulder Level
    Reaching - Below Shoulder Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Reaching - Above Shoulder
    Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours) Pounds of force: 0-25
    Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours) Pounds of force: 0-25
    Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)
    Balance - Right Leg Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Balance - Left Leg Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Lifting - Floor to Waist Number of lbs:
    Lifting - Waist to Overhead Number of lbs:
    Lifting - Other Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours) Number of lbs: 0-25
    Carrying - Long Carry (>50 feet) Number of lbs:
    Carrying - Short Carry Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours) Number of lbs: 0-25
    Carrying - Right Carry Number of lbs:
    Carrying - Left Carry Number of lbs:
    Carrying - Push/Pull (Static Force) Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs: 50-75
    Other:
    Number of lbs:
    Environmental Conditions
    Exposed to infectious diseases.

    Rehabilitation Technician

    Equal Opportunity Employer