Feb 11, 2021

Physical Therapy Aide 7100

  • Vail Valley Medical Center
  • Vail, CO 81657, USA

Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE:
  • The Physical Therapy Aide position requires a tremendous amount of energy, drive, teamwork, optimistic outlook, the ability to multi task, and the willingness to go to every great length to please the patients and provide them with the best possible care. The PT Aide position provides smooth transitions in an extremely fast paced environment.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Perform administrative task suck as: Gather paperwork and set treatment tables prior to post-op patients arrivals, Create binders with the physician’s protocols for various body parts to aid the patient in their recovery, Maintain Physician Protocol Cabinet
  • Assist Therapist and patients with various exercises, cryotherapy, walling, bandaging, crutch training as well as restroom assistance. Maintaining a presence in the clinic to ensure availability to patients and Therapist
  • Maintain Clinic inventory; Check stock levels of linens, crutches and all clinic supplies, restock when necessary,
  • Complete order requisitions via the Hospital Ordering system (HSS) and put in correct location once the order arrives
  • Ensure Vail East clinic is stocked and ordering is maintained
  • Liaison with Durable Medical Equipment (DME) representatives such as Hanger, Ottobock and Med-Equip. Communicate to each to ensure par levels are stocked and up to date
  • Record order information and maintain through excel spreadsheet
  • Clean and organize clinic throughout the day, Fill Game Ready Ice machines at the beginning of the day and after lunch; sanitize all equipment in the clinic; Organize waiting area
  • Promotes and contributes positively to the teamwork of the department by assisting co-workers, contributing ideas and problem-solving with co-workers
  • Functions in the full Patient Representative role in the clinics as needed.
  • Complies with federal, state and local legal and certification requirements
  • Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Certification(s):

Basic Life Support (BLS) by American Heart Association