JOB DESCRIPTION Position Title: Rehabilitation Nursing Technician I Job Code: 101350 FLSA Status: Nonexempt POSITION PURPOSE The Rehabilitation Nursing Technician I assists rehabilitation nurses with rehabilitation treatment and patient care according to hospital, state, professional and federal regulations and guidelines. In addition, the position: Requires effective communication skills for working with patients, families, and caregivers. Requires competency in assisting with delegated rehabilitation treatment and patient care. Performs tasks as delegated by and supervised by rehabilitation nurses. Maintains open and an on-going communication with coworkers and supervisors. The Rehabilitation Nursing Technician I supports an environment and culture that enables the hospital to fulfill its mission by helping to provide patient safety and patient-centered treatment. RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS Supports daily nursing department processes and operations. Assists patients with daily activities such as dressing, grooming, bathing, eating, toileting and mobility as delegated by rehabilitation nurses. Prepares and transports patients according to the patient schedule. Assists nurses with daily patient care as delegated. Communicates to rehabilitation nurses on patient performance, condition and participation during delegated patient care activities. • Enhances patient safety through responsiveness to patients and caregivers by providing assistance, care and comfort under the supervision of rehabilitation nurses. Asks for assistance and guidance from rehabilitation nurses when patient need for information or intervention is beyond the scope of the rehabilitation nursing technician's position and skill level. Communicates any patient concern and/or change in condition to rehabilitation nurses. Defers any physician, case manager, patient, visitor or patient/caregiver requests for information on patient condition, diagnosis, prognosis, progress, plan of care or discharge plan to rehabilitation nurses. Suggests processes for improvement. Is aware of data on patient satisfaction and safety. Knows how specific department performance impacts the overall hospital financials.