HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Patient Care Tech PRN Inpatient Rehab in Richmond, Virginia

Parham Doctors’ Hospital is a 200-bed acute-care facility serving Central Virginia and provides a broad range of services. Our hospital offers orthopedics, spine surgery, bariatric surgery, behavioral health, inpatient rehabilitation, emergency services, podiatry, sleep services, primary care, an occupational health and travel clinic, and outpatient surgery.

The Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at Parham Doctors’ Hospital is seeking enthusiastic, proficient patient care techs to join our rehabilitation team. This position provides an opportunity to work with the rehabilitation team including physicians, nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists, occupational therapists and case managers to guide patients through their recovery of strength and function. Patients spend ten to fourteen days with inpatient rehabilitation, allowing clinicians the opportunity to form relationships with patients and their families. Acute inpatient rehab hosts a variety of diagnoses including but not limited to Stroke, Brain Injury, Neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s and Multiple Sclerosis, Multiple Trauma, Orthopedics, Pulmonary and Cardiac conditions. If you are interested in joining a high-energy team committed to providing patients skills necessary to reach their full potential while building a rewarding and challenging career, this is the job for you.

Clickhereto learn about our Inpatient Rehab Unit on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EiDElkIykE – In patient Rehab Parham

Additional Information About the Unit : • 36 bed Adult Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit Ages 17 and up • Nurse to patient ratio is 1:5-6 • Average Length of Stay is 10-14 days • PT, OT, SLP up to 3 hours a day 6 days a week • Clinical Psychology • Interdisciplinary team meets weekly to review progress, barriers to discharge, and discharge needs • Clinical Nursing Leadership to support onboarding and facilitate growth of staff • Team with employees ranging from new grads to 30 years of experience, fosters mentoring environment. • Fosters professional growth through active Unit Practice Council, Career Ladder opportunities, supportive environment for continuing education and specialty certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Nurse.

SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Working under the supervision of a RN, the Patient Care Tech performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients.

The position's tasks and responsibilities include: • Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene. • Serves and collects food trays. Assists with patient feeding. • Ability to float to all units within the hospital where a need is presented. • Transports, positions and drapes patients for exams and treatments. • Assists patients in ambulating. • Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O. • Performs non sterile dressing changes. • Passes and collects bed pans. • Changes bed linens. • Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members. • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. • Provides age and culturally appropriate care. • Orients and mentors new staff members. • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required. • Functions in an organized and time conscious manner. • Presents self in a professional manner. • Communicates effectively and professionally with internal and external customers. Documents required information according to hospital policy. • Answers telephones, maintains supplies, work on projects, including computer based projects, to support the department. • Other duties as assigned to support the department.

Required Job Qualifications Include: • Certified Nurse Assistant, EMT, currently enrolled in nursing program with completion of a nursing fundamentals course, or graduated from nursing program. • High School Graduate or equivalent required. • Current certification of BCLS. • Working knowledge of medical terminology. • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills. • Ability to quickly make decisions and to report patient condition with minimal supervision. • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.  

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Patient Care Tech PRN Inpatient Rehab

Location: Virginia-Richmond-Henrico Doctors Hospital Parham

Requisition ID: 00448-41694