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Physical Therapist Assistant

Posted on Mar 10, 2019 by Aureus Medical Group

Mc Lean, VA 22102
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Temporary

Seeking a Rehab Tech for temporary contract assignment in Northern VA! One of the DMV area's premier health systems is seeking a contract Rehab Tech for 13 weeks beginning in March. Rehab Tech will float between two neighboring buildings to make up a 40 hour/week schedule. 8 or 10 hour shifts available.

Essential Functions: • Maintains Physical Therapy Department in an orderly fashion. Prepares and cleans treatment areas and equipment before and after treatment. Stocks treatment areas with appropriate supplies. Replaces linen bags when filled. • Maintains equipment in proper working order. Reports any unsafe equipment to supervisor. • Orders and maintains supplies for the reception and clinical areas. • Greets patients who come to the Physical Therapy Department. Determines the nature of the patient's visit and explains relevant procedures. Inform Physical Therapist that patient has arrived for scheduled appointment. • Assists patients by answering questions or by referring the patients to appropriate medical facility staff for assistance. • Escorts patients from the waiting room into the treatment area, and assists in preparation of patients for treatments. • Assists in preparation of treatment procedures. Obtains necessary equipment, prepares hydro collator and ice packs, and prepares set-ups for other physical therapy procedure. • At end of treatment, removes hydro collator/ice packs, shuts off equipment, and escorts patients out of treatment. • Fills, drains, and clean whirlpools. Disposes the bio-hazardous waste bags. Drops off and picks up suture sets at sterile supply. • Assist with receptionist's duties. Receives telephone calls, taking messages or forwarding calls as appropriate, and assists patients by scheduling, canceling, or checking appointments. Returns calls as directed by provider staff. • Files assists with copying, and processes per-work as appropriate. Organizes patient records for appropriate providers. • Assist with patient education, stocks exercise handouts and patient education literature, distributes literature and plays educational video tapes as directed by provider staff. • Assist with handling and processing of orthotics. • Informs provider staff of any patient requiring immediate attention and brings any upset patient or unusual situation to the attention of the supervisor. • Assist with data collection, monthly statistics, and quality assurance indicators. • Assists with printing of providers' schedules and encounters, assists with entering encounters. • Performs other related duties as directed. • Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software and Microsoft Office programs

Required skills and minimum years of experience. Experience: • Must have experience as rehab tech or personal trainer.

Mclean is located on the western side of the DC Metro area and provides equally quick access to the thrill of the city as well as the escape of nature in the Blue Ridge Mountains. For more information, call Keri at Aureus Medical Group - ext 6066 or apply online today!


Position: PTA (Physical Therapist Assistant)
Specialty/Modality: Physical Therapy Assistant
Licenses/Certifications: CPR/BLS (Basic Life Support), State License-Physical Therapy Assistant-Virginia
Physical Abilities: From 50-100lbs
For the most prompt response, please APPLY ONLINE. Resumes may also be sent to or call for more information. As always, there is never a fee for candidates to utilize our services. EEO/Veteran/Disabled/E-Verify Employer

Reference: 666542063

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