Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy Technician - Inpatient Rehab Unit

Position: Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy Technician - Inpatient Rehab Unit

Job ID: 155339

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit

Talent Area: Clinical Support

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 10:30a - 6p, Monday - Friday

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Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for an Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy Technician -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide assistance to the occupational/physical therapists and physical therapy assistants in providing occupational and physical therapy treatment programs in a developmentally and age appropriate manner for patients ages 0 to adulthood.

Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Attend health, safety and training in-services and other mandatory hospital activities
  • Meet all institutional and departmental health, safety and training requirements prior to merit review date through attending all )required OSHA, communicative diseases, fire, safety and infection control in-services and other hospital/departmental health, safety and training in-services
  • Perform patient care and related activities
  • Provide set-up/clean-up of patient care area as requested by treating therapist/therapy assistant
  • Provide patient transportation
  • Coordinate patient transportation schedule with primary therapist, patient care unit and coworkers daily as assigned
  • Ensure adequate inventory of linen and patient-related supplies
  • Provide a safe, clean and tidy patient care work area
  • Inform Team Leader or designee of all patient/personal injury or unsafe situations, anticipated problems and unusual situations; completes appropriate related documentation according to departmental and hospital guidelines
  • Perform other essential functions


  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Certification in basic life support preferred
  • Basic familiarity with an acute care medical environment preferred

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