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Patient Care Technician-Inpatient Acute Rehab

UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital

1 Positions

ID: 23731129

Posted On 10/31/2022

Job Overview


Sign-On Bonus: $3,000 for qualifying applicants!

We are currently looking for part-time or full-time Patient Care Techs to work in our Inpatient Acute Rehab department. Work hours can be days or evening shifts. They do participate in a holiday and every other weekend rotation. We do accept students to this role and will work with school schedules.

Acute Rehab is a 10-bed unit that is CARF certified (Center of Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities). The unit has specialty certifications in stroke and brain injury through CARF. Our patient population is primarily neuro-based; in addition, we care for patients suffering from multi-trauma, debility after extensive hospital stays, and more. We have a family atmosphere on the unit with an emphasis on interdisciplinary teamwork amongst our therapists and ancillary departments. Our patients' goal is to return to home as independent as possible. The average length of stay is approximately 2 weeks. Staffing on the unit is 2 nurses and 1 tech during the day, and 2 nurses at night.


Patient Care

  • Partners with the RN and other healthcare team members to provide patient care and achieve excellent outcomes and patient-centric goals of care, as identified in the plan of care.
  • Obtains records and/or accurately enters data into the EMR, as identified in the PCT Scope of Practice. Competency validation and documentation of skill performance is required.
  • Performs specific tasks as directed by the RN and other healthcare team members, following competency validation.
  • Assist patients with activities of daily living.
  • Demonstrates an awareness of patient and personal safety.

Effective Communication

  • Verbally presents factual, concise, and timely information and/or patient care data to the RN, the healthcare team, patients and/or family members in a professional manner.
  • Real-time EMR documentation is done in accordance with hospital and unit policies.
  • Hand-offs will be done with attention to detail and with safety as a high priority.

Basic UPH Performance Criteria

  • Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
  • Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.
  • Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.
  • Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.
  • Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.
  • Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.


Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.


High school diploma/GED or
currently & actively working towards completion of diploma/GED

· Successful completion of Certified Nursing Aide (CNA) program with active registration on Iowa Direct Care Registry

· OR at least at a junior level in an accredited BSN program


· At least one year of clinical experience


· Maintain current BLS certification

· Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons


· Writes, reads, speaks, and comprehends fluent English

· Be able to complete a basic computer course on the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) through in-hospital training


· Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

· Age Specific Requirements:

Patients served ages 18 plus

  • Area of Interest: Nursing Aides, Assistants, and Techs;
  • FTE/Hours per pay period: .90;
  • Department: General Rehab - IP Rehab;
  • Shift: Varies - Full-Time or Part-Time available;
  • Job ID: 119875;

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Michelle Pickel

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UnityPoint Health team members come for a job, but stay for a career. As a team member, regardless of your position, you'll get the chance to change lives on a daily basis in order to deliver our vision of the Best Outcome for Every Patient, Every Time. That privilege drives employees' passion for making a difference in the lives of our patients, helping them create healthier, more rewarding lives.

At UnityPoint Health - Finley Hospital, we know our collective actions determine the experience we create. Our team members strive to work as one through four key values:

* Foster Unity
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* Champion Excellence
* Seize Opportunity

If you are interested in joining our team, please visit to learn about our many opportunities and to fill out an online application.


UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital is a 126-bed community hospital. We employ more than 800 full-and-part-time employees.  Finley Hospital is a not-for-profit, locally owned, regional healthcare facility part of the UnityPoint Health system. Finley Hospital is committed to bringing the best medical care to the tri-state area. We offer comprehensive, full service health care that is coordinated around our patients.  We have consistently been recognized as a leader in health care.