Req Number 71650Job DescriptionJob DescriptionAssists Physical Therapists/Physical Therapy Assistants with patient care and clerical support.Job Responsibility
Assists Physical Therapists/Physical Therapy Assistants with patient bed mobility/transfers/ambulation and exercises to provide assistance to patients as required by the Physical Therapists.
Brings Continuous Passive Motion (CPM) machine to Recovery area and initiates CPM for patients use as per MD orders.
Assists PT's/PTA's with patient instruction of activities of daily living.
Prepares hot packs, cold packs, and other treatment protocols under the direct supervision of the Physical Therapists/Physical Therapy Assistants.
Measures/adjusts walkers/canes/ crutches for patients.
Transports patients to and from Physical Therapy via wheelchair or stretcher as necessary.
Maintains physical therapy inpatient gym/outpatient area/8 Wollman gym: cleans equipment daily with alcohol, maintains linen supplies, changes linens on treatment tables following each patient use
Maintains equipment including, but not limited to, unpacking and stocking closets with equipment, i.e canes and crutches.
Ordering and distribution of equipment: canes/crutches for amb/surg patients, walkers/CPM's from CDPD for orthopedic patients.
Distributes canes to 1st floor amb/surg, walkers/CPM's to patients requiring them
Assists outpatient department with equipment/supply needs
Obtains and distributes daily OR list and orders equipment based on OR census.
Clerical duties include, but are not limited to: answer and direct calls, take messages, retrieve voice mail.
Performs other clerical duties as directed by the Clinical Manager of Physical Therapy i.e photocopying, mail rounds etc.
Prepares the pre-op total joint class folders and sets-up for the class.
Performs related duties, as required.
ADA Essential FunctionsJob Qualification
High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
Experience in physical therapy, preferred.
Knowledge of assistive devices for ambulation, patient transfer equipment (wheelchair and stretcher functions and safety), hydrocollator and CPM, required.
Additional Salary DetailThe salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).The salary range for this position is $25.43-$26.77/hourIt is Northwell Health’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity and treat all applicants and employees equally regardless of their age, race, creed/religion, color, national origin, immigration status or citizenship status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, pregnancy, genetic information or genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital or familial status, partnership status, victim of domestic violence, sexual or other reproductive health decisions, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.