Franciscan Health Mobility Tech in Indianapolis, Indiana
Franciscan Health8111 South Emerson Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46237
Days; Evenings; Holidays; Weekends
High School Diploma/ GED Required
WHAT WE NEED
Compassionate mobility tech
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Our mobility techs strive to continue, improve and maintain patient satisfaction results and functional outcomes. They do this through assisting patients in mobility and positioning, actvities of daily living, and basic care within critical, medical-surgical, or other acute care hospital units.It’s a job that requires a special touch and the ability to establish good patient relationships. When you can do all that in a place that values faith and compassion, you know you’re onto something special.
Are you good at providing clear and effective patient education? Do you exercise safe judgment? Are you able to compassionately help others? We have a special place that needs your skills.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Provide mobility opportunities for the various medical surgical patients, including bed mobility, uprightsitting, transfers, wheelchair use and ambulation using the move protocol following nursing assessment.
Take and record vital signs as appropriate for the patient population and communicates results of vitalsigns and mobility levels to unit nursing staff.
Provide clear and effective patient education about the importance of mobility, vertical positioningprogressing from in to out of bed, and fall prevention.
Offer assistance in accessing our facility such as opening doors, helping with wheel chairs, elevators,walkers, etc.
Take initiative to complete work, and meets productivity standards.
Develop as a resource for patient mobility, serving as a mentor to floor staff in environmental set up, the use of devices, mobility techniques and body mechanics to safely promote the highest level of patient mobility.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
Prior acute care/hospital/rehabilitation/therapy tech experience.
Customer service skills.
Follow directions as communicated in a variety of ways.
Knowledge of Infection Control and Injury Prevention theories and strategies.
Learn quickly and through multiple channels.
Effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
Basic math skills, such as adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing.
Understanding of common medical terminology, anatomy and physiology.
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
0-1 Years Experience
Travel: Up to 20%
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.
Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.
Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.
Indianapolis, IN, US, 46237
Up to 20%
8111 South Emerson Avenue