Job Description

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966.  Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities.  Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its two hospitals: Ben Taub and LBJ.

Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its hospitals — Ben Taub and Lyndon B. Johnson — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Skills / Requirements

A non-licensed employee who performs routine tasks under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist, occupational therapist, certified occupational therapist assistant, and/or physical therapist assistant related to the operation and maintenance of the department and equipment. Assists professional staff in routine patient care under their direct supervision. Demonstrates competence to adapt work and customer service assistance methods to accommodate the unique physical, psychological, cultural, safety, and other departmental needs of patients served by the department.

Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: High School Diploma or GED
Work Experience (Years and Area): No experience required; Hospital experience preferred
Equipment Operated: Competency in rehabilitation equipment

Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Bilingual Preferred
Medical Terms


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