Saint Peter's Healthcare System
  • Franklin Township, NJ, USA
  • Per-diem

The Physical Therapy Aide is responsible for preparing the patient and the treatment area.

This includes:

  • Greeting patients upon arrival and directing them to the treating therapist
  • Cleaning/organizing work area and disinfecting equipment after treatment
  • Maintaining equipment and furniture to keep in good working condition, including performing the assembly and disassembly of equipment and accessories
  • Anticipating needs of patients and therapist to ensure efficiency of clinic
  • Effectively communicating with patients and therapy staff.
  • Performing clerical duties, such as taking inventory, ordering supplies, answering the telephone, taking messages, and filling out forms.

Requirements:

  • Must have interpersonal skills sufficient to interact effectively with patients, visitors, families, peers, and healthcare professionals
  • Knowledge of clinical operations and procedures generally learned through on-the-job training.
  • Ability to monitor and/or maintain quality control standards.
  • Requires considerable physical activity including being on feet for long periods of time, heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling when transferring and moving patients and equipment. Physical work is a primary part (more than 70%) of job.
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