Physical Therapy Technician

Job Locations US-CA-Orange
ID
2024-5781
Category
Physical Therapist Technician
Position Type
Regular Full-Time Hourly

Overview

Starting Hourly: $16.00 per hour 

 

SCAR Physical Therapy, a member of Therapy Partners Group, has provided exceptional care to the Orange County community for more than 20 years.  Our vision is to to provide the highest quality of care and friendliest service, employing the best staff, in a genuinely welcoming environment that fosters total wellness. 

 

Currently, we are looking for a full time Physical Therapy Technician for our Orange location. 

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL POSITION DUTIES

  • Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
  • Prepares patients for physical therapy treatment by welcoming, comforting, providing and/or assisting patient into physical therapy apparel (shorts, gowns, etc.)
  • Does laundry, maintaining an ample supply of clean linens.
  • Under direct supervision of and with co-signature by, records daily notes.
  • Provides information to patients by answering questions and requests.
  • Helps treat patients by applying ice or heat packs, helping patients onto exercise equipment, monitoring motion; tracking walking time and distance; performing prescribed exercises and strengthening techniques as requested by PT.
  • Educates patients by demonstrating proper use of equipment and exercise routines.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Provides equipment and supplies by sterilizing and delivering equipment and supplies to treatment area; positioning equipment for therapist access; positioning patient on equipment.
  • Ensures operation of physical therapy equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements.
  • Maintains physical therapy supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies and communicating to person in charge or ordering
  • Enhances physical therapy department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments, is a team player.
  • Collects garbage at the end of each working day.
  • Reports any issues needing resolution to Physical Therapists.

Qualifications

MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Strong Customer Service Skills
  • Ability to maintain confidential documents
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to communicate complex information in a well thought-out easily understood manner, both orally and in writing in a variety of settings and styles;
  • Ability to communicate in an honest, direct and professional manner, relating well to others to build rapport and effective relationships.
  • Ability to demonstrate active listening by asking clarifying questions, identify and share relevant information and solicit feedback from others and give and receives feedback objectively.
  • Ability to identify and problem solve
  • Strong team player

Education and Experience

Education:

Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology or related field.

 

Experience:

Prior experience in customer service

 

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Requires prolonged standing, bending, stooping, and stretching.  Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, mouse, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment.  Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and present reports. 

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