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Exercise Technician | 10 to 15 Hours Per Week

at Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

ChristianaCare is currently seeking an Exercise Technician to work approximately 10 to 15 hours per week at Brandywine Rehabilitation Services site. Hours for this position are flexible. The site is open Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Friday 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

To provide supportive services in the Physical Therapy Department.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Assists the therapist in treatment preparation for group or individual sessions. Sessions include, but are not limited to, hot and cold packs, routine follow-up exercises, ambulation, and whirlpool.
- Maintains the work area in a neat and orderly fashion, safe for patient care. Cleans and prepares equipment for patient use.
- Maintains a current inventory of patient supplies and equipment.
- Assists therapists in medical equipment ordering.
- Monitors patient flow within the department; occasionally assisting with patient transport. May assist with community outings.
- Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients, including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and to provide the care needed.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
- High School graduate or equivalent
- Currently enrolled in a pre-PT program through an accredited University is preferred.
- Previous experience working or volunteering in a Physical Therapy setting is preferred.


EEO Statement:
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 1078021

Posted On: Nov 24, 2022

Updated On: Dec 06, 2022

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