Physical Therapist Aide @ Reliant Urgent Care - Los Angeles, CA

Physical Therapist Aide

Reliant Urgent Care
Los Angeles, CA
23 days ago

SUMMARY:

Physical Therapist Aide work as part of a team to provide physical therapy services under the direction and supervision of the physical therapist. PT-Aides implement selected components of patient/client interventions (treatment), obtain data related to the interventions provided and report to Physical Therapist assigned. Physical Therapist Aide adhere in developing a plan under the Physical Therapist using treatment techniques to promote the ability to move, reduce pain, restore function, and prevent disability. In addition, PT Aides work with our patient/client by developing fitness- and wellness oriented programs for healthier and more active lifestyles.

PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Execute therapeutic exercise programs with patients as directed by supervising physical therapist.
  • Focus on providing the highest quality treatment for patients that allows for excellent patient outcomes
  • Assess patient condition using knowledge of basic biological and medical science and report finding to proper personnel.
  • Instruct patients on PT interventions, modalities, prevention and safety and home exercise program
  • Maintains an on-time patient appointment schedule in accordance with established department standard for productivity. Alters schedule to meet department or patient needs. Maintains productivity outside of patient schedule

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensure treatment rooms are stocked and ready for patient care
  • Performs general department duties for the routine maintenance of clinical and non-clinical areas,equipment and supplies.
  • Audit case management of care to ensure orders were completed, appointments were made, and follow up on outstanding Authorization
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Proven work experience as a Physical Therapist Aide
  • Consult and practice with other health care professionals
  • Must possess a caring and compassionate demeanor
  • Professional behavior
  • Drive to continually learn and grow

EDUCATION, LICENSURE AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS:

  • BLS/ CPR Card

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the duties of this job, the position is frequently required to do the following:

  • Finger speed sufficient to perform repetitive actions for extended periods of time.
  • Use standard office equipment and access, input, and retrieve information from a computer.
  • Use computer keyboard with manual and finger dexterity and wrist finger speed efficiently for extended periods of time.
  • Communicate effectively in person or via telephone in a manner which can be understood by those whom the person is speaking, including a diverse population.
  • Frequently bending, squatting, kneeling, climbing with the use of a step stool and twisting.
  • Lift and carry up to 60 pounds.
  • Sit or stand for minimum periods of one hour.
  • Give and follow verbal and written instructions with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Perform complex mental functions and basic arithmetic functions; interpret complex laws,regulations, and policies; collect, interpret or analyze complex data and information.
  • Vision: see details of objects at close range.
  • Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vision Insurance

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Physical Therapy: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No