Akeso Talent

Life Skills Technician / Patient Care Technician

US-TX-Luling
ID
2017-9007
Category
Other
PAM Specialty Hospital of Luling, a Post Acute Medical Hospital
Type
Regular Full-Time
# of Openings
2

Overview

Life Skills Technician / Patient Care Technician 

FT Evenings/Weekends

 

The Life Skills Technician provides direct patient care focusing on:

  • Assisting brain-injured clients in physical restoration, cognitive restoration, behavioral difficulties, nursing needs, recreational needs as well as other activities of daily living
  • Reporting information regarding client functioning to shift supervisor and program Registered Nurse
  • Demonstrating competency in the implementation of the treatment plan through completion of scheduled client activities
  • Participating in behavior modification programs by promoting socially acceptable behavior, using appropriate intervention and documentation
  • Completing accurate records to ensure correct documentation in the appropriate time-frames according to policies and procedures
  • Demonstrating responsibility for own personal growth by participating in staff meetings and in-service educational activities and participating in client staffing
  • Competently completing all aspects of patient care including age appropriate techniques for ADLs, mobility, transfers, hygiene, toileting, bathing/showering, hair cutting, recreational activities, and use of adaptive devices
  • As a team member, participates in the daily staff assignments such as: client activities/outings, meal preparation according to dietary guidelines, patient feeding, laundry, supply ordering, grocery shopping, client rounds, bed changes, and patient bathing
  • Participating in OSHA required training

The Life Skills Technician must:

  • Have a high school diploma/GED
  • College credit hours related to brain injury, rehabilitation or other human services courses is preferred
  • Interest in neurologic rehabilitation preferred

Life Skills Technician Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • May be requested to operate other equipment and/or perform duties not related to position (i.e., operate motor vehicle for client transport) at the discretion of supervisor

 

 

 

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