Physical Therapy Aide, Perdiem Holy Name Medical Center Holy Name Medical Center 248 reviews

Department: Physical Therapy

FLSA Status:

Position Summary:
Performs supportive patient related and non-patient related tasks as directed by professional staff. Follows the policies and procedures of the department and hospital


Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Skills: Ability to apply appropriate body mechanics and use of assistive equipment in all patient transfers.

Experience: On the job training experience in treatment set-ups, ordering supplies and guarding techniques.

Certification: AHA CPR/AED Certificate or BLS Certification are required within 90 days of start date.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Maintains working areas and equipment in clean and orderly condition.
  • Stores maintains and changes linen.
  • Prepares and cleans hydrotherapy equipment in accordance with departmental procedures.
  • Assists with patient transfers from all surfaces.
  • Uses proper guarding techniques while ambulating patients.
  • Assist therapists with dressing changes for patients requiring wound care.
  • Follows Infection Control Procedures
  • Measures, adjusts and instructs patients in basic crutch walking.
  • Prepares, patients for specific treatment, including transporting to and within the department.
  • Assists in toileting of patients as directed by professional staff.
  • Report safety hazards to Administrative Director or Supervisor
  • Assists in maintaining inventory of supplies for the department.
  • Incorporates physiological age of patients into overall plan for delivery of patient care.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Complies with Hospital dress code policy and maintains professional appearance.
  • Provides proper notification for absence and tardiness.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and within the scope of training

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