BenchMark Rehab Partners
Our Mission: To empower and inspire people to reach their full potential.
Our Vision: To deliver the highest quality, evidence-based health care with a passion for excellence.
Under the direct supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist or Occupational Therapist, the Technician performs client treatment programs and activities as prescribed and provides technical assistance regarding therapeutic programs, methods, and equipment, in accordance with Benchmark Rehab Partners policies and procedures. This position is responsible for supporting the mission, vision and values of BenchMark Rehab Partners.
QUALIFICATIONS – Required
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Ability to communication effectively, knowledge of physical therapy equipment and care, ability to follow written and oral instruction, ability to assist and prepare patients for treatment with various therapy exercises and equipment.
Works in a clinical setting.
Hours of Work
Monday through Friday during normal business hours. May be required to attend special events some evenings and weekends, and work overtime as requested.
This position requires moderate physical activity and is clinic-based. May be required to frequently kneel, crouch, lift, or stand for long periods. May be required to move (with assistance as necessary) heavy equipment and lift patients to help them turn, stand or walk.
Experience preferably in a medical office setting.
Patient Care Activities
To include use of hot packs and cold packs, performance of therapeutic US as directed by the Physical Therapist, supervising exercises that have been previously taught by the Physical Therapist, disconnecting patients from electrical stimulation units, assisting patients in setting exercise equipment, use of dumbbells, theraband, etc., transcribe information in the charts (checking off the exercise flow sheet by recording reps/weights, writing the name/date/ICD-9 code on billing sheets after the initial evaluation of the patient and other pertinent activities as deemed necessary.
To include laundry-wash, dry, and fold, clean tables in between patient use, stocking carts with towels, pillowcases, etc.; cleaning of the exercise equipment at least once a day and more frequently as warranted, assisting with the tidiness of the clinic as needed to include empting trash, vacuuming, straightening up the waiting room and other duties as deemed necessary.
To include answering phones/how to operate the phones, how to take a referral, how to schedule patients including documenting cxl, NS and R/S of patients, how to take a co-pay/patient supply order, where to locate a supply for the clinic or for patient purchase, how to locate charts in the chart drawer, where necessary paper work is located, how to make up a new chart, how to use copiers/fax machine, how to administer initial evaluation paperwork and other tasks deemed necessary.
Georgia Disclaimer -
According to state laws of Georgia governing physical therapy a “ ‘physical therapy aide’, inclusive of the terms aide, technician and transporter, is an individual other than a licensee under O.C.G.A. 43-33 who aides the licensed physical therapist or physical therapist assistant in the licensee’s provision of physical therapy services and whose activities do not require technical training through a formal course of study. The physical therapy tech/aide must have direct supervision on the premises at all times when providing supportive activities for the physical therapist or physical therapist assistant. Physical therapy techs/aides may perform the following tasks independent of supervision: clerical tasks, transporting patients, assembling and disassembling equipment in treatment areas, and housekeeping activities.
Founded as a single clinic in 1995 by a group of physical therapists in Ooltewah, TN, BenchMark Physical Therapy is the region’s...