Physical Therapy Aide
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
POSITION SHIFT: Days
Department: Physical Therapy Mainland
Hours Per Week 0.01
Holidays Required? Yes
Job Category: Physical Therapy
Weekends Required? Yes
PT aide is an integral part of the physical therapy team. They perform direct and indirect patient care under the supervision of the appropriate licensed professional.
The Physical Therapy Aide assists in the provision of specified parts of physical therapy treatment as delegated by therapists. The position ensures the quality and maintenance of treatment areas, equipment, and supplies according to established standards and procedures. The Aide provides clerical support as needed. The PT aide assists customers in a friendly, prompt and caring manner. They always maintain the highest level of confidentiality and respect. This position works as part of the PT care team to meet the needs of the customer and to support team objectives and assisting other team members when necessary.
This position supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts and demonstrating a commitment to team work and cooperation.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent required.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: BLS required.
EXPERIENCE: 1-3 months prior experience in medical or related field required. Proficiency in Clinical Applications preferred at time of hire; incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred. Interpersonal skills required to effectively communicate with other team members. Candidates for this position must demonstrate the ability to be flexible, set priorities, solve problems and use good judgment in difficult situations.