Under immediate supervision of a Physical Therapist, assists in carrying out treatment plan designed by Physical Therapist and prescribed by a physician.
Assists physical therapist in administering treatments such as ultrasound, electrical stimulation, hot and/or cold packs, supervised exercise, etc. Assists with motorized traction to relieve neck and back pain. Assists therapist with patient transfers, exercise, walking, etc. Prepares the treatment area by restocking supplies and linens, draining and cleaning the whirlpool, setting up treatment trays, etc. Performs clerical duties such as pulling and filing patient charts.
Stable work record.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to prioritize tasks. Good interpersonal skills for working with patients and staff. Some computer skills. Basic reading, writing and math skills.
Physical Requirements (with or without accommodation):
Position requires sitting, climbing, working with or near chemicals, frequent twisting, pushing/pulling, lifting and carrying of objects. Work will occasionally be around hazardous waste material and blood borne pathogens. Will operate various types of physical therapy equipment and use special hand tools (modality equipment). Work involves standing, walking, bending, stooping, and use of arm, leg and back muscles.
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