Mercy Health (Multiple Locations) Physical Therapy Assistant in Aurora, Missouri
We're a Little Different Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service. We don't believe in jobs at Company , we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. At Company , you'll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We're a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow. Responsibilities * Receives patients and prepares them for evaluation and/or treatment. * Performs modality treatments and/or exercise treatments predetermined and delegated by therapist or assistant, in a safe and efficient manner, which are commensurate with his/her training. * Explains subsequent treatment procedures to the patient and use appropriate safety precautions. * Reports patient status and response to treatment to the appropriate therapist or assistant. * Displays skill and competency in modalities, resoration equipment and exercise programs. See competency checklist. * Keeps necessary records on patient treatments and forwards information to patient chart and appropriate therapist. * Cleans equipment used in department and returns to assigned location. * Assists in maintenance of departmental equipment. * General upkeep of department appearance, to include gym, treatment rooms and whirlpool room, and others as assigned. * Completes inventory, ordering, and stocking of department supplies, linens and patient supplies. * Specific stocking of treatment rooms and whirlpool room. * Prepares treatment area. * Assists secretaries in chart breakdown and preparation, including any studies that are ongoing. * Assists secretaries in upkeep and stocking of exercise programs, etc. * Completion of Quality Assurance and CQI checks. * Secures patient files at end of work day. * Serves as preceptor to assist in education of other Therapy Technicians. * Attends appropriate in-service and department meetings and mandatory Health System programs. * Wears proper personal protective equipment when appropriate. * Observes universal precautions consistently. * Wears clothing and Health System badge consistent with dress code, and attends to personal hygiene to maintain a clean, well-groomed appearance. * Meets Health System standards. * Performs related duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS: Because you're committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Company . That's why you'll bring to your role the right set of qualifications: Education: Physical Therapy Assistant LicensureExperience: Experience with therapy preferredCertifications: BLS Certification required within 90 days of hire.Other: Must have knowledge or background in Allied Health field We'll Support You at Work and Home Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a "top 100 places to work." We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply. #CBC NHCN.EEO/AA/Minorities/Females/Disabled/VeteransEmployer's Job# 783482Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement..