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Physical Therapist Asst

Company: Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Physical Therapist Assistant

Location: Lancaster Location

Hours: Full-Time Monday-Friday, 1 Weekend Shift every 4-6 weeks (8am-12pm)

Summary/Objective:

The physical therapist assistant assists physical therapists in the implementation of patient rehabilitation programs to help improve patient mobility, function and strength.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Assist patients in preparing for therapy and return trip
a. Assists with dressing and undressing and removing and putting on braces or supportive equipment, prostheses or crutches
2. Records data progress during therapy sessions
3. Measures and tracks range of motion
4. Answers inquiries
5. Orders supplies
6. Straightens and cleans rooms
7. Assists patients with keeping track of counting exercises
8. Educates patients and their families how to exercise properly at home after treatment
9. Cleans and prepares equipment for therapy sessions

Required Education and Experience:

--- A valid Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Assistant license is required.
--- A current CPR certification is required.

Preferred Education and Experience:

--- Experience using EPIC is preferred.

Competencies:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

- Customer Service
- Professionalism
- Respect & Appreciation
- Ownership & Passion
- Reliability
- Teamwork

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 essential functions:

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 individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

--- Ability to walk, sit, stand, bend, lift, and move continually during work hours
--- Ability to lift objects up to 50 lbs
--- Ability to transport/support patients such as pushing wheel chairs

OAL and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. OAL and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

EEO is The Law

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Keywords: Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster, Lancaster , Physical Therapist Asst, Healthcare , Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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