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Athena Health Care Systems Rehabilitation Technician in Leeds, Massachusetts

Rehabilitation Technician


Highview of Northampton - Leeds, MA

Posted 2 weeks ago

We are hiring a Rehabilitation Technician to join our dynamic care team at Highview of Northampton in Leeds!

Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life.

Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company.

As a Rehab Tech, you provide and assist in the delivery of rehabilitation programs as outlined by, and under the supervision and direction of, a therapist and/or the Assistant from the disciplines of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and/or Speech/Language Pathology.

Experience & Education:

  • High school diploma

  • Current certification as a Nursing Assistant or student or graduate of an accredited therapy program

  • One year experience in a health care setting preferred

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists in direct therapy service provision by carrying out delegated, selected, skilled tasks under the supervision of the therapist and where allowed by law, the assistant.

  • Assists with individual/supervised/group programs as assigned and under the direction and supervision of the therapist and/or assistant.

  • Carries out defined Rehabilitation Department duties on a regular basis, including housekeeping and maintenance tasks; filing, billing, data entry, answering phones, and other clerical functions or department duties as needed; wheelchair and equipment inventory; stocking and maintenance.

  • Under direct supervision of a therapist or assistant, a technician may provide or assist in the productive operation of a therapy treatment session.

  • Provides/assists in the transportation of patients/residents to therapy.

  • Responsible for the clean and safe maintenance of the clinical environment and for assigned equipment.

  • Oversees maintenance of equipment in accordance with infection control safety guidelines

  • Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Specific Requirements:

  • Demonstrates effective English verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to function effectively in multi-faceted systems and to interact effectively with all levels to staff and customers.

  • Demonstrates good organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrates ability to perform basis math skills (i.e., add, subtract, multiply and divide).

  • Demonstrate ability to use hand tools (i.e., use of screwdriver, wrench, and pliers).

About Athena Health Care Systems:

Highview of Northampton is managed by Athena Health Care Systems. Athena Health Care Systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment.

Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve.

Athena’s Benefits:

  • Competitive and Weekly Pay

  • Holiday Pay for Hourly and Salaried Employees

  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees

  • Career Advancement Opportunities

  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program

Benefits Available for Eligible Team Members:

  • Employer Paid Life Insurance

  • 401(k) with Employer Match

  • Vacation and Personal Time

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

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Job CategoryRestorative Aide, Therapy