Therapy Aide

Posting ID : A1068468371
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Healthcare

Position Description

Job Title:Therapy Assistant
Reports To: Therapy Supervisor
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Location: Highland Village, TX
Salary: $9-10 Hourly

Summary:
The Therapy Assistant position assists patients with customized treatment plans based on each individuals medical and therapy needs. This position works in an effort to support the Chiropractors and therapists.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist with applying passive modalities to include muscle stimulation, cold laser therapy, intersegmental traction and ultrasound
Educate patients on how to use various medical equipment
Maintain the cleanliness of various instruments and equipment
Maintain the cleanliness of exam and therapy rooms
Conduct self in an ethical, legal, and responsible manner at all times.

Competency:
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Knowledge of basic therapy techniques and equipment

Qualifications:
Basic knowledge of medical terminology related to position
Ability to multitask
Strong customer service focus
Must be able to work independently as well as a team member

Education/Experience:
High School Diploma is required

Computer Skills:
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel


Certificates and Licenses:
N/A

Supervisory Responsibilities:
N/A

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals' .with disabilities to perform the essentials functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:
The physical Demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable the individuals with disabilities to perform the essentials functions. Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 2 feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 10 feet. May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of patients during emergency situations.


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