Physical Therapist Aide

Full Time
New York State Region, Rockland County
Posted 5 months ago

Are you interested in learning more about the body, movement, and performance this job maybe for you!  

Job Features

Job CategoryBiomedical
Job Description:Bardonia Physical Therapy is interested in mentoring and developing someone who is growth minded, looking to work in a fun environment and help keep our community moving. The candidate must enjoy working with people.
Primary Responsibilities: (including, but not limited to)Supports physical therapy care delivery by preparing treatment area, patient, equipment and materials, performing procedures, under the supervision of a physical therapist.
Primary Duties (including, but not limited to)• Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols. • Prepares patients for physical therapy treatment by welcoming, comforting, providing and/or assisting patient into physical therapy apparel or apertures. • Provides information to patients by answering questions and requests, allaying fears. • Helps treat patients by applying heat packs; paraffin dips; assisting patients into whirlpool; helping patients onto exercise equipment, monitoring motion; tracking walking time and distance; measuring mobility; performing prescribed exercises and strengthening techniques. • Educates patients by demonstrating proper use of equipment and exercise routines. • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential. • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. • Provides equipment and supplies by sterilizing and delivering equipment and supplies to treatment area; positioning equipment for therapist access; positioning patient on equipment. • Ensures operation of physical therapy equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instruction; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs. • Maintains physical therapy supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; requesting and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies. • Serves and protects the medical community by adhering to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements. • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations. • Enhances physical therapy department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Requirements:Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Verbal Communication, Listening, Coaching, Patient Services, Self-Development, Coordination, Teamwork, Multi-tasking, Supply Management
Interested Candidates:Should send an email containing their Name, Email, Phone Number, and interest in the position to mjuarez@rboces.org
For more information on The Arc Rockland, , please visit our website at:https://bardoniapt.com/

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