Therapy Dining Group Tech

Therapeutic Dining Group Technician

Join a Team That Puts Your Passion for Care First

Are you in search of a career close to home and heart? Join Encompass Health, where we foster a supportive environment promoting employee growth and a meaningful impact on patient rehabilitation. As a Therapeutic Dining Group Technician, you'll play an integral role in supporting rehabilitation therapists and delivering exceptional patient care.



Encompass Health Altoona is currently seeking a PRN/Pool status Therapeutic Dining Group Technician.

Our TDG technicians attend to our patients in our dining room. It is their goal to optimize patient nutrition, independence, and overall wellbeing.

Duties include, and are not limited to the following:

  • Transport patients in wheelchairs to/from the dining room and patient room.
  • Maneuver wheelchairs in tight spaces.
  • Reaching and bending to secure wheelchair leg rests and brakes.
  • Walk a maximum of 400 feet, several times a shift, and with no assistive device.
  • Push tray cart to and from the dining rooms/kitchen.
  • Lift and place dining trays on cart and dining tables, with trays weighing an average of 10 pounds.
  • Attend to patient needs throughout mealtimes.
  • Replenish supplies to supply carts.
  • Clean work area.


TDG may also participate in activities including non-denominational church service, beauty shop, eucharistic ministry, and assembly of welcome bags. These require patient transportation to/from the patient room to activity area.

Position Requirements:

  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Related experience preferred.
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We proudly set the standard in care by leading with empathy, doing what's right, focusing on the positive, and standing stronger together. Encompass Health is a trusted leader in post-acute care with over 150 nationwide locations and a team of 36,000 exceptional individuals and growing!

At Encompass Health, we celebrate and welcome diversity in our inclusive culture. We provide equal employment opportunities regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, color, creed, age, mental or physical disability, or any other protected classification.

We're eager to meet you, and we truly mean that. Join our family and let's make a difference together!

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Location
2005 Valley View Blvd
Altoona, Pennsylvania

Category
Therapy

Job ID
2418194