Catholic Health Initiatives REHAB TECH-AQUATICS - PRN - Immanuel in OMAHA, Nebraska

REHAB TECH-AQUATICS - PRN - Immanuel

Description

CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at CHIhealth.com.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leads community exercise groups

  1. Receives work assignments and information concerning the preparation for, and performance of class and therapy activities from the Aquatic Therapy Coordinator and designated therapists. May provide set up and supervision, as directed by a therapist, for routine treatments such as: gait training, exercise and the application of hot and cold packs; using techniques in a safe and acceptable manner.

  2. Observes patients during treatments and notifies Therapist of any physical distress or equipment malfunctioning.

  3. Prepares/positions patient for a treatment or evaluation, as directed by a therapist. Obtains necessary equipment, materials and supplies from storage areas and prepares them for use. Assist therapist in treatment regimen as needed.

  4. Leads water exercise programs for the community according to established guidelines.

  5. Supervises open pool program.

  6. Performs clerical functions to include: class and patient registration, scheduling, charge entry, faxing, photocopying and delivery of therapy notes/records to the appropriate physician(s) or other hospital personnel.

PRN- Shifts vary between 5:30AM-9:00AM OR 2:30PM-7:30PM OR 4:30PM- 7:30PM

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience

Aquatics and/or fitness background preferred.

Education/Licensure

Nebraska Swimming Pool Operator License required within 6 months of hire.

BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Red Cross: CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Safety and Health Institute: CPR, PRO, must say “Professional Level-with AED”, and American Heart Association: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.

Prefer an education background equivalent to a high school diploma.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Good interpersonal skills. Good oral and written communication skills. Able to show empathy and compassion towards patients. Job requires frequent reading, writing and verbal communication skills. Incumbents must possess knowledge of how to provide care to a diverse population of patients and the ability to communicate and work with people from a variety of age-groups, social strata and ethnic backgrounds

Job Clinical Support

Primary Location NEBRASKA-OMAHA-IMMANUEL

Daily Schedule PRN

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0166784

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.