A rehabilitation technicians' main duty is to assist therapists in providing patient care, including providing direct care to individuals and groups. These technicians must follow all directions given by the therapist to help ensure that patients receive correct treatments, and they need to integrate the therapist's directions with the patients' goals during treatment sessions. Additionally, they help assist their department in clerical and administrative tasks to ensure the department runs smoothly. Rehabilitation technicians also help encourage patients and their families, as well as help answer questions and resolve issues as needed.
Rehabilitation Technician Tasks
Maintain client files and records.
Setup, clean, and maintain equipment and treatment areas under the supervision of therapists.
Assist Occupational and Physical Therapists with treatments.
Schedule, prepare and transport patients to rehabilitative treatments.