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Clinic Physical Therapy Technician - Advanced Manual Therapy

Northwest Hospital
Seattle, WA 98104
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Overview

About Advanced Manual Therapy

Advanced Manual Therapy is a premier orthopedic physical therapy facility, offering the highest quality care and treatment to patients in the greater Seattle area. Our team of sports, orthopedic and manual therapy specialists offer leading edge skills and knowledge in assessment, evidence-based treatment and individualized planning for return to competition or daily activities.

 

At Advanced Manual Therapy, we work with your goals in mind. Whether you want to return to work, get through daily life, or begin playing competitive sports again, our team is passionate about working with you toward a complete and successful recovery.

 

About Northwest Hospital & UW Medicine

Picture yourself at an organization that cares. For more than 50 years, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center has created a legacy of wellness for the Puget Sound region. With a network that includes over 20 ambulatory clinics, 2,000 employees, and a world-class staff of healthcare professionals, we are proud to provide a wide spectrum of primary and specialty care across the Greater Seattle Area.

 

Northwest Hospitals clinics are affiliated with the UW Medicine system. As a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy a generous benefits package, generous work/life balance programs, and unlimited opportunities for professional growth and development.

 

UW Medicine Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

The Clinic Physical Therapy Technician provides assistance to the physical therapist by preparing patients for therapy and cleaning and maintaining department equipment. The Clinic Physical Therapy Technician assists in the daily operational functions of the department and maintains a smooth flow of patient care.

 

Primary Job Responsibilities

Prepares, maintains, and cleans treatment areas and equipment:

  • Maintains a clean and organized working environment.
  • Process dirty linen.
  • Makes sure treatment areas are properly stocked with supplies.
  • Follows established procedures for care and cleaning of equipment.

 Assists therapists with patient treatment:

  • Transports patients to physical therapy treatment areas.
  • Assists patients as necessary prior, during and at the conclusion of treatment.
  • Assists therapists with transfer training of difficult and/or heavy care patients.

 Provides general support to the department:

  • Transports records, equipment, and supplies.
  • Performs assigned general office procedures.
  • Places daily physical therapy notes on patient charts.
  • Maintains and cleans support areas.
  • Supports front office as needed including answering phones, scheduling appointments and check in/check out of patients.

Qualifications

Education Background

High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.

 

Licensure, Registration, Certification

None required

 

Special Training/Skills

  • Able to interact effectively with the public
  • Demonstrates knowledge of proper body mechanics and lifting techniques
  • Ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations
  • Must utilize one or more Epic applications to deliver and track patient care
  • Ability to satisfactorily complete Rehabilitation Aide Competency Evaluation and job training

 

Work Experience

Work experience in a physical therapy department or related health care field preferred.

 

Physical Abilities

Physical Demand Level:  Light

In an 8-hour workday, must be able to-

Lift / Carry 20 pounds occasionally and 10 pounds frequently

 

As required, must be able to-

Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl, Climb and Reach above shoulders

Push and Pull

Perform fine motor functions

Must possess functional vision, hearing, and speech in order to communicate effectively with clients, client advocates, and staff.

Categories

Jobs Rated Reports for Physical Therapist Assistant

Posted: 2019-09-05 Expires: 2019-10-20

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