Patient Care Tech – Texas NeuroRehab – Austin, TX

Job Description


Texas NeuroRehab Center is a specialized treatment facility located ten minutes from downtown Austin on 67 wooded acres.  We have served the Austin community for over 60-years and are proud of our history and tenured leadership team.

Today, Texas NeuroRehab Center provides complex medical and brain injury rehab for ages 13 years and older and neurobehavioral residential treatment services for children and adolescents. The capabilities of the facility as a whole allow for integrated and specialized care for children, adolescents and adults facing difficult challenges.


Texas NeuroRehab Center is currently accepting applicants for a Patient Care Technician. Under the direction of a registered nurse (RN) the patient care technician (PCT) provides services related to ativities of daily living. The PCT assists the nursing staff in accordance with facility policies and procedures. The PCT assists in maintaining a well organized , clean, and adequately stocked unit.


  • Comply with all Administrative, Clinical, and Human Resources policies and procedures while maintaining a safe work environment.
  • Must actively support the mission, philosophy, and goals for the hospital.
  • Must be able to communicate with sensitivity to growth, development, and cultural issues.
  • Maintain professional demeanor with all patients, families, staff, and contractors.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is required.


The following are the job requirements for the Patient Care Technician position:

SKILLS KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: Demonstrates understanding of Texas NeuroRehab Center’s safety initiatives by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures. Works autonomously and with supervision. Interfaces with the public, physicians, staff, patients, and administration and ancilliary/support departmen representatives. Maintains confidentality of patient medical records. Ability to develop therapuetic relationships with patients.

EDUCATION: Required: High School diploma or equivalent. Preffered: bachelor’s degree or college courses in health care, mental health, recreational theraphy, education, or human growth and development

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: Required: Current Driver’s licenses or State issued ID. BLS certification. 

PHYSICAL/GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: Able to lift and carry 50 pounds with frequent lifting and carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Able to physically restrain patients by individual or team restraint per policy. Able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time. Able to use a computer and/or write for extended periods of time. Hearing, vision, and emotional stability sufficient to perform essential job functions. Able to communicate in writing and verbally and to speak clearly such that others can understand. Able to use the phone for extended periods of time. Regular and expected attendance.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.


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