Hospital Physical Therapy Aide
Hospital Physical Therapy Aide-1701558
At Stony Brook Medicine, a Hospital Physical Therapy Aides perform a variety of physical and clerical tasks to aid Physical Therapists and/or Physical Therapy Assistants in the treatment of patients in an ambulatory setting.
Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.
Duties of a Hospital Physical Therapy Aide may include the following but are not limited to:
- Assists Physical Therapists and/or Physical Therapy Assistants with treatment of patients as necessary.
- Identifies changes in status of a patient prior to or during treatment and reports that change immediately to the appropriate staff for evaluation.
- Assists with maintenance range of motion exercises and exercises to maintain strength and endurance in patients without related pathology.
- Ambulates patients who are on a maintenance physical therapy program.
- Provides superficial hot and cold applications.
- Sets up for each patients therapy; keeps treatment area, equipment and supplies clean and organized.
- Orders depleted supplies.
- Transports patients safely to and from physical therapy.
- Keeps equipment closet in order.
- Changes beds and stacks linens, as needed.
- Cleans and disinfects beds and equipment as required.
- Issues and provides minor repair of wheelchairs and devices.
- Performs clerical duties as required such as answering the phone, billing and filing, filling out insurance forms and other paperwork. Inputs data into computer as necessary.
Required Qualifications: Two years of experience in direct patient care. Related education beyond the high school level may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
Preferred Qualifications: Two plus years PT experience in acute care setting
Special Note: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
This function/position has been designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
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Official Job Title: Hospital Physical Therapy Aide
Job Field: Other
Primary Location: US-NY-East Setauket
Department/Hiring Area: Physical Therapy-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift M,W 9:30-18:00. T,TH, F 11:00-19:30Physical Therapy-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Jun 14, 2017
Posting End Date: Jun 28, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: As per civil service guidelines
Salary Grade: SG9