Job Description

Surrounded by the Sierra Nevada Mountains with beautiful lakes and trails for hiking, biking, fishing, and skiing, this facility is thriving and is looking for a highly motivated Rehabilitation Technician(s) to fill a full-time position, or 2 candidates to fill 2 part time positions, and provide excellent care to our community. It’s an exciting opportunity to be an integral part of the successful growth this rural hospital is experiencing, while maintaining your health through our comprehensive and competitive benefits.  Candidate(s) must work Saturdays.  

Eastern Plumas Health Care is a small, non-profit, critical access hospital, providing comprehensive medical services to Plumas County since 1971. We operate an acute care hospital at our main Portola campus, which includes a 24-hour, physician staffed, emergency room and ambulance service. In addition, four primary care medical clinics and a dental clinic offer residents a full spectrum of health care services in the Graeagle, Greenville, Loyalton, and Portola communities. There are also hospital-based Skilled Nursing Facilities in Portola and Loyalton.

All healthcare workers are required to be vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine. We offer this free of charge as a part of your new employment process.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: The Rehabilitation Tech will report to the Lead Physical Therapist who reports to the Director of Rehabilitation; but will also work closely with and be monitored by other therapists in the Therapy and Wellness Center.

POSITION SUMMARY: 

  • Prepares equipment for use by the patient.
  • Provides aid to patient related tasks.
  • Monitors vital signs of patients as needed
  • Maintain efficient flow of patients in the outpatient therapy setting
  • Cleans and provides light maintenance of therapy gym equipment, furniture and modalities.
  • Observes and assists patients throughout their course of treatment.
  • Assists with answering phones.
  • Assists with patient registration and scheduling as back up to the Front Desk.
  • Maintains inventory of all clinic supplies and is responsible for ordering supplies.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Customer service experience
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Prior experience in a clinical or hospital setting preferred but not required
  • BLS, CPR and AED certification. This can be completed during initial employment. 
  • Understanding of HIPAA and confidentiality issues as they relate to patient documents and communications.

SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Strong interest in studying Health Sciences and Musculoskeletal health.
  • Command of the English language and ability to clearly communicate to callers, visitors, patients and staff.
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Operate basic office equipment, keyboard, fax, copier.
  • Must be able to work under steady pressure with diverse stimuli and constant patient contact.
  • Reliable and punctual.
  • Strong interpersonal skills Personal Characteristics

PHYSICAL CAPACITIES/EQUIPMENT OPERATED: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those required for any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: This position interacts directly with the public and with professional, as well as support staff.

FREEDOM TO ACT/ACCOUNTABILITY: PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY: As set forth in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), this position must maintain patient confidentiality in accordance with State and Federal regulations. Protected Health Information is restricted to a need-to-know basis. Any intentional or unintentional breach of confidentiality will be reported to the HIPAA Privacy Officer and is subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment