Responsible for assisting therapists in performing patient treatments. Patients treated include Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatrics. Under the direct supervision of a therapist, responsible for clinical tasks and nonclinical tasks as scheduled and assigned by the therapist/supervisor.
Assists therapists with patient treatments by preparing treatment area, providing supplies and/or equipment needed for the therapist to perform treatment, physically assisting therapist with activities, and transporting patients to and from treatment areas.
Must be able to work with patients while the patients have specialized equipment monitors, IV’s, etc.
Assists in maintaining department cleanliness and monitors department inventory of equipment and supplies, notifying appropriate personnel of shortages and needed replacements.
Clean all treatment areas and equipment before and after each patient is treated.
Performs secretarial duties. i.e. taking referrals, scheduling patients, answering phones, filing charts, etc.
Performs related responsibilities as assigned or directed.
Contributes to a positive work climate and overall team effort of the department.
HS Diploma Required.
LICENSURE, REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION:
BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR Certification-obtained during the probationary period and maintained during employment.
Ability to perform routine procedures as directed by therapists and knowledge of hospital policies and procedures as acquired 2-3 months of orientation and on-the-job training.