Truman Medical Centers Rehabilitation Tech - Physical Therapy - Lakewood in Kansas City, Missouri
Rehabilitation Tech - Physical Therapy - Lakewood
Truman Medical Centers, a two-hospital, 600-bed, not-for-profit healthcare system, is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in Jackson County and Kansas City, Mo. TMC serves as the primary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy.
Our Hospital Hill campus is located in the UMKC Health Sciences District: a premier academic health district engaging in cutting-edge biomedical research and entrepreneurship, delivering state-of-the science health care, and educating the next generation of health care professionals. Recognized as a critical area resource for advanced specialized healthcare, TMC is constantly working to deliver the best possible medical care for our patients. Quality, innovation, teamwork and attention to detail are at the heart of all we do. TMC’s tagline is: “Better. For Everyone.” It is a simple statement, but it has profound significance. It is what we stand for, it is the focus of our work, and it is our promise to our patients.
The Rehabilitation Tech prepares equipment and patients for treatment, assists in set up and preparation for designated procedures or modalities and monitors the patient care area during treatments. Performs equipment maintenance checks, patient transportation and relief reception and clerical work. Delivers and retrieves supplies, equipment, mail, paperwork as needed, etc. Maintains an orderly and sanitary department work environment.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
High school diploma or the equivalent required. Relevant college coursework in patient care is preferred.
Previous medically-related experience required, preferably as a rehab tech, nursing assistant or patient transportation assistant.
Must complete and maintain BCLS certification for continued employment.
Verbal and written communication skills required to communicate with patients and discuss work issues with staff members.
Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. with proper body mechanics in order to physicallymanage/assist patients.
Must be able to walk, stand, bend, stoop, twist, push, pull and carry to perform transportation and assistant duties.
Lakewood - Kansas City, Missouri, United States