Technician OT - PT in East Chicago, IN at Community Healthcare System

Date Posted: 10/15/2021

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Job Description

Job ID: 33835

Category: Nursing Services

Facility: St. Catherine Hospital

Schedule: PRN

Location: East Chicago, IN

The OT/PT Technician is an entry level position.  The OT/PT Technician participates in both the preparatory aspects of care including transfers, transporting patients, equipment set up and the assistive aspects of care which help the occupation/physical therapists deliver quality occupational/physical therapy care.  The OT/PT Technician assists the department in direct handling of patients as well as location, organization and cleaning of equipment, maintaining adequate inventory of supplies and maintaining the department in a clean, safe and orderly state.  The OT/PT technician contributes to the provision of therapeutic treatment by promoting infection control and providing clerical and other related support services as necessary.  This position is under the supervision of the treating therapist during patient care and ultimately reports to the Supervisor of Occupational or Physical Therapy.
  • Graduate from an accredited high school or equivalent.
  • Previous hospital (patient care) experience is preferred.  Training on the job.
  • Must be able to prioritize multiple demands from many people throughout the day and be able to work with frequent interruptions. 
  • Must demonstrate self assessment, initiative, and the ability to work collaboratively on a team in a fast paced environment.   
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills with patients, therapists and other health team members with a customer service orientation.
  • Must demonstrate flexibility and the ability to accept change.  
  • General knowledge and understanding of issues related to people who have disabilities or are experiencing acute trauma or illness.
  • Basic computer skills are required including email.
  • Must be able to operate standard office equipment such as phones, fax machines, photo copiers, answering machines, voice mail, and calculators. 
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