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Mayo Clinic Rehabilitation Technician in La Crosse, Wisconsin

City La Crosse

State Wisconsin

Telecommute No

Department Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2020-2021) and ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you’ll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits . Eligibility may vary.

Position description

The Rehabilitation Therapy Technician is a non-licensed worker who is specifically trained under the direction of a(n) PT/OT/SLP. The Rehabilitation Therapy Technician performs designated routine tasks related to the operation of a Rehab Therapy service delegated by the PT/OT/SLP, or may perform the set-up of equipment or tasks as delegated by a(n) PTA/COTA or SLP. This individual may assist the Physical/Occupational/Speech Therapist or PTA/COTA with direct patient care, as directed by the therapist. This individual will always function under the direct supervision of a licensed/certified PT/OT/SLP when involved with patient care and at no time shall this person interpret physician's referrals, perform evaluative procedures, initiate or adjust treatments, or assume responsibility for planning patient care.

Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent required. Current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs: American Heart Association, American Red Cross.

Additional qualifications

Ability to properly use telephone, computer/keyboard, and intercom. Wheelchairs, Carts, and Other Wheeled Transport Devices: Demonstrated knowledge of proper braking, height adjustments, and safety restraints for commonly used devices preferred. Prefer demonstrated knowledge of adaptive equipment, switches, controls, dials, belts, straps, restraints, and fasteners encountered with therapeutic apparatus. Ambulation Devices: Ability to demonstrate the proper use of most crutches, canes, walkers, and other ambulation devices preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of the operation of whirlpools, walking tanks, and full body tank patient lift devices and walking tank platform lift preferred. Must demonstrate knowledge of proper patient safety techniques in the use of this equipment.

License or certification

Current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs: American Heart Association, American Red Cross.

Exemption status Non-exempt

Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $13.93 per hour.

Benefits eligible Yes

Schedule Full Time

Hours / Pay period 80

Schedule details

Monday through Friday 9:30AM-6:00PM, with some flexibility/variability depending on caseload...may start earlier/end earlier some days.

Weekend schedule

May rarely work a weekend on the inpatient unit which would be 7-3:30 or 8-4:30, and one to two holidays per year.

Site description La Crosse, WI, is a city of 52,000 with a metro area of 120,000 in the Upper Mississippi River Valley, located between Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, and Madison, WI. The area offers unlimited, four-season recreational opportunities (biking, golf, hiking the bluffs and cross-country/downhill skiing). We have a great family environment with safe and high-quality schools, including two universities and a technical college. There are sport events, a local symphony orchestra, theaters, children's museum and a civic center.

Category Other Patient Care

Career profile Rehabilitation

Job posting number 154282BR

Recruiter Casondra Johnson

Equal opportunity

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

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