North Oaks Health System   Hammond, LA   Full-time
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Status: PRN - As Needed

Shift: varies as needed Mon - Fri, 6:45a - 6:30p

Exempt: No 


Under supervision of the department professional, the technician performs general non-technical duties; assists the department professional in transferring, lifting, positioning, and treating patients. Maintains treatment areas and performs upkeep on all equipment and supplies.


Other information:

1. High school graduate required. One to two years of college preferred with some experience in patient care and working knowledge of medical terminology.

2. Manual or Physical Skill Required: Well coordinated and in good physical condition.

3. Physical Effort Required: Intermittent exertion in positioning, lifting, transferring patients, equipment or other materials. Walking and standing predominant although some stooping, kneeling and reaching are required.

Strength: Medium

Push: Frequently

Pull: Frequently

Carry: Frequently

Lift: Frequently

Sit: Occasionally

Stand: Constantly

Walk: Constantly


1. Administer and assist with such treatments including, but not limited to, exercise, gait training, massage, hot packs, ultrasound, paraffin, ice packs, transfer training, electrical stimulation and traction under the supervision of a department professional.

2. Prepare any written documentation required by the department as directed by the department professional.

3. Provide care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies.

4. Maintain logs, charge records and schedules as necessary for the daily operations of the department.

5. Prepare treatment areas for incoming patients, transport patients to the Rehabilitation Services Department, and prepare patients and equipment for treatments.

6. Maintain and distribute appropriate supplies including linens, bandages, cleaning supplies and assistive devices

7. Provide general assistance to department professional as directed.

8. Maintain cleanliness of department, treatment areas and equipment according to posted technician cleaning schedules.

11. Serves as courier between Rehab Services Department and physicians.

13. Comply with department policies, procedures, objectives, and safety, environmental, infection control and quality assurance programs.

14. Participate in educational programs, in-service meetings and attend other meetings that are required.

15. Meet the needs of patients in the waiting area and the treatment rooms in an appropriate and safe manner.

16. Perform other duties as directed by the supervisor.

17. Communicate at an appropriate level necessary for interaction with all hospital personnel.

18. Follow North Oaks Health System’s Compliance Programs and Federal and State Regulatory guidelines.

19. Assist the professional in the aquatic facility as directed.

20. Assist with completing tech duties for work area (daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly).

21. Assist with OAE testing / new born hearing screens. 


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North Oaks Health System

Hammond, LA