Physical Therapy Technician

FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers - New Orleans

Physical Therapy Technician

New Orleans, LA
Part Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Rehab Technician Job Description

    Job Title: Rehab Technician

    Department: Clinical

    Reports To: Clinical Director

    Summary

    A Rehab Technician’s main role is to assist therapists in providing patient care, including providing direct care to individuals as needed. Rehab Technicians must follow all directions given by the Physical Therapist to help ensure that patients receive correct treatments, and they need to integrate the Physical Therapist's directions with the patients' goals during treatment sessions. Additionally, they help assist their department in clerical and administrative tasks to ensure the department runs smoothly.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    Provides non-patient care activities as delegated by the supervising physical therapist in an expedient manner.

    Responsible for working with physical therapist and physical therapist assistant to assure that patients are treated promptly in accordance with their scheduled appointments.

    Setup, clean, and maintain equipment and treatment areas under the supervision of therapists.

    Schedule, prepare and transport patients to rehabilitative treatments.

    As time may allow, responsible for filing of paperwork and other miscellaneous office functions.

    Responsible for always maintaining the highest standards of professional conduct that best represent the company.

    Assures that behavior and conduct throughout the billing/admin department is in line with company’s values statement.

    Identifies inefficacies throughout the workplace and presents plans and solutions for best practices.

    Is a student of leadership, professional, and personal growth.

    Leads by example in all areas.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    This job has no subordinate supervisory responsibilities.

    Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience

    High School Graduate or GED

    Language Skills

    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions form groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

    Computer Skills

    To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of internet software; Spreadsheet software, and Word Processing software.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk to hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities require by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those and employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.