UnityPoint Health Patient Care Technician-Younker Rehabilitation-Methodist in Des Moines, Iowa
Provides direct care to persons requiring inpatient skilled or acute rehabilitation. Assists Registered Nurses and Therapists to meet the safety and personal needs of patients following a change in their health or functional status. This Patient Care Tech, specializing in rehabilitation, finds personal value in working with those with functional and cognitive disability and chronic illness. This role acts in a manner to bring hope and support to persons to function at their highest independence. The Post-Acute Patient Care Tech contributes to the person’s successful discharge to the community, to assisting the person served to gain the highest level of independence possible, in the prevention of health complications, and overall satisfaction of services provided.
Performs patient care & treatments under supervision of a RN. Provides & documents nursing care including, but not limited to, activities of daily living, exercise & ambulating, specimen collection, respiratory support activities, patient & family teaching as directed by the RN. Lifts, moves, positions & transports patients.
Must be 18 years old or older. High School diploma or equivalent. Minimum of 75 hour CNA certification required. Indicate on your application which CNA certification you possess (75 hour, 120 hour or 150 hour). Only applications with this information indicated will be considered. Dept of Labor Level III (Medium) Work. Candidates must successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment strength and agility test at Medium Level of Work. Younker Rehabilitation – Must be ‘eligible’ on the Direct Care Worker Registry of Iowa within 3 months of hire. Inability to attain ‘eligible’ status will result in termination of employment. EOE M/F/V/D
Requisition ID: 2019-70371
Street: 1200 Pleasant St
Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines
Name: Younker Rehab- Meth
FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.4
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: Nights: 10:30p-7am with weekend rotation
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org