Physical Therapy Aide, PT-20hrs

Silver Spring, Maryland
May 12, 2017
Aug 24, 2017
Part Time
Position Purpose:Physical Therapy Aide, Part Time-20hrs
Day Shift

General Summary:
Is responsible for aiding the department therapists in patient management, set-up and treatment tasks. Performs support duties to facilitate operations of inpatient, outpatient and Transitional Care Center services. Collaborate with and supports therapists in their daily work schedule. Aides must be aware and utilize the principles of growth and development and prepared to work with patients throughout the developmental spectrum.

Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.

Minimum Licensure/Certification Required (if applicable):
CPR certified within probationary period

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
Reads, writes, speaks and comprehends the English language
Must be able to work weekends and holidays
Must be willing to work under the direct supervision of a licensed therapist
Must comply with all department competencies as required.

Working Conditions:
Physical Requirements: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Ability to lift patients up to 35 pounds.

Visual Acuity: The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned or to make general observations of facilities or structures.

Environmental Conditions: The worker is subject to hazards. Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals. The worker is required to function in narrow aisles or passageways.

Reporting Relationship:
Repots to and is evaluated by the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Manager
Reports to and is supervised by any licensed department therapist as assigned.
Reports to and is supervised by the Charge Therapist or Area Coordinator.Job Description Details:

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