Physical Therapy Assistant - Outpatient Rehab - PRN
Job Description: Provides therapeutic assistance to professional staff according to departmental standards, under the direct supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist. Transports patients to and from Rehabilitative Services department as directed by Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant.. Assists in the monitoring of patient reactions to treatment, and communicates adverse reactions immediately to appropriate person. Maintains appropriate supply inventory levels, obtaining supplies from Pharmacy, Distribution, etc. and storing them appropriately in Rehabilitative Services Department. Actively participates in departmental in-service activities and staff meetings. Assists with patient scheduling duties on an as needed basis. Participate in departmental process improvement initiatives (huddle, metrics, innovative ideas). Inspects, sterilizes, assembles and maintains rehabilitation department equipment as directed and according to departmental standards. Completes materials related to JCAHO preparedness in a timely manner. Maintains CPR, TB testing and HealthStream according to departmental policies. Complies with departmental procedures for Compass. Participates in other designated projects or roles under the direction of Inpatient Rehabilitation Services leadership Preferred Qualifications : Prior experience in a healthcare field, preferably in rehabilitation services.