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Physical Therapy Aide

Company: Holy Name
Location: Teaneck
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Physical Therapy Aide, PerdiemDepartment: Physical TherapyFLSA Status: Non-exemptPosition Summary: Performs supportive patient related and non-patient related tasks as directedby professional staff. Follows the policies and procedures of the department and hospitalRequirements:Education: High school diploma or equivalentSkills: Ability to apply appropriate body mechanics and use of assistive equipment in all patient transfersExperience: On the job training experience in treatment set-ups, ordering supplies and guardingtechniquesCertification: AHA CPR/AED Certificate or BLS Certification are required within 90 days ofstart date.Essential Functions of the Job:Maintains working areas and equipment in clean and orderly conditionStores maintains and changes linenPrepares and cleans hydrotherapy equipment in accordance with departmental proceduresAssists with patient transfers from all surfacesUses proper guarding techniques while ambulating patientsAssist therapists with dressing changes for patients requiring wound careFollows Infection Control ProceduresMeasures, adjusts and instructs patients in basic crutch walkingPrepares, patients for specific treatment, including transporting to and within the departmentAssists in toileting of patients as directed by professional staffReport safety hazards to Administrative Director or SupervisorAssists in maintaining inventory of supplies for the departmentIncorporates physiological age of patients into overall plan for delivery of patient careMaintains confidentialityComplies with Hospital dress code policy and maintains professional appearanceProvides proper notification for absence and tardinessPerforms other duties as assigned and within the scope of trainingEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Holy Name, Hackensack , Physical Therapy Aide, Healthcare , Teaneck, New Jersey

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