Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley

PHYSICAL THERAPY AIDE

PHYSICAL THERAPY AIDE
Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley

Position type: Part
Shift: 20 Hours (Weekdays)

Position Summary
The PHYSICAL THERAPY AIDE assists in carrying out rehab-related activities which are pre-determined for each patient and assigned by the supervising licensed therapist in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements

  • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent
  • Health-care experience preferred
  • Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.

Specific Job Requirements

  • Must demonstrate good body mechanics at all times
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
  • Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post-acute care facility
  • Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
  • Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: rehab support, patient rights, and safety and sanitation
  • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
  • Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
  • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care's Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training

Essential Functions

  • Must be able to carry-out treatment programs as pre-determined for each patient and delegated by the supervising therapist
  • Must be able to assist patients in preparation for treatment
  • Must be able to communicate patient's response for treatments to supervising therapist appropriately and timely
  • Must be able to utilize therapy software appropriately and timely
  • Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
  • Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients
  • Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
  • Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
  • Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
  • Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer

LCAD 94097

Littleton, MA

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