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Providence Health & Services Rehabilitation Technician in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Per Diem, Day Shift Rehabilitation Technician to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance, CA.

The Rehabilitation Tech functions under the direct supervision of the licensed physical and occupational therapists. Assists the physical therapist, physical therapist assistant, and/or occupational therapist in the provision of rehabilitation services in an inpatient setting, to assure that the highest degree of quality patient care can be maintained at all times. Responsibilities may include preparing treatment areas, cleaning equipment, transporting and positioning patients, procurement of inventory/supplies, and assisting with hands on care of patients, among others.

May help with coverage in scheduling and front desk support services in an outpatient setting. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, patient scheduling, general department maintenance with light cleaning and equipment set up, maintenance of wound care supplies, and direct hands on care with patients, assisting therapists and therapist assistants with therapy treatments in a fast paced clinic.

Position is mainly for coverage during the week, possible weekend hours.

In this position you will:

  • Support the mission, vision, values and objectives of Providence Little Company of Mary.

  • Function under the direct supervision of the licensed therapists. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preparing and cleaning treatment areas, transporting and positioning patients, procurement of inventory/supplies and assists therapists, and assistants in the completion of the patient treatment plan.

  • The Rehab Tech may also be assigned routine clerical support tasks to support the patient care process.

  • These functions are carried out according to hospital and departmental policies and procedures.

  • The Rehab Tech demonstrates professional communication and interpersonal skills including direct, honest and compassionate behavior.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Requires understanding of Rehab services goals and objectives.

  • Requires good working knowledge of general and specialized clinical equipment.

  • Requires ability to organize and prioritize work, completes assignments on time.

  • Requires ability to establish and maintain a courteous and cooperative working relationship with patients, families, and coworkers.

  • Requires the ability to work effectively with a team.

  • Proficient communication skills.

  • Basic Computer skills

  • Current BLS/RQI certificate through the American Heart Association.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in acute hospital setting

  • Post High School Vocational//Specialized Training

  • Interest in, or previous experience, in an outpatient setting.

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital serving the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We are proud of our reputation for clinical excellence, use of advanced technology, and a distinct focus on providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical, and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center,Torrance is proud to be recognized as a Magnet® Designated Hospital. We are the only South Bay area hospital to be named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health; a distinction we have held four years in a row. As a recent recipient of the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance and the American Hospital Association McKesson Quest for Quality, our commitment to outstanding patient care and operational efficiency is clear.

As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Medical Technologist

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 238206