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CMC - Physical Therapy Tech

Company: Conway Medical Center
Location: Loris
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary: The Physical Therapist Tech (PTT) accepts direction from the Physical or Occupational Therapist to carry out specified patient care activities that are within the scope of the individual's knowledge and training. The PTT performs daily, weekly, and monthly maintenance functions that assist in departmental operations. This may include organization/inventorying of equipment, ordering supplies preparation of treatment areas, cleaning treatment rooms, tables, equipment and Hydrotherapy tanks after each use. The PTT's responsibilities also include transportation of patients to and from the Physical Therapy Department, assists patients in and out of the hydrotherapy tanks, prepares supplies for wound dressings, restocks supplies, prepares hot/cold packs for use, organizes treatment carts, and monitors supplies utilized in the department and informs PTA when items are low in stock. The PTT will assist with billing of chargeable items, transfer of patients as appropriate, and generally assists the PT or PTA with other assigned tasks. All organizational staff, including this position, are specifically required as a condition of continued employment to make advance preparations for their families and pets in the event of weather emergencies such as Hurricanes and flooding threats. Any staff member can be determined as essential staff required to report to the facility during these events. In many cases this means reporting and sleeping at the facility before, during and after a weather emergency. By signing this job description, the staff member accepts this responsibility of readiness to report to work during any designated emergency staffing situation. CMC staff members operate as one team meeting the healthcare needs of our communities, thus this position will on occasion complete other duties as assigned beyond those designated in this primary job description which may include "float" coverage at an alternate facility, department or assignment. Qualifications Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. Experience: A minimum of three (3) years health care/fitness experience required. Previous experience in Rehab services preferred. Licensure/Certification/Registration: BLS Certification preferred. Special Skills: Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with colleagues, therapist, and department heads required. Exemplary core customer service skills strongly required. Strong organizational skills. Strong verbal communication skills required. Working Conditions: Occasional exposure to difficult patients. Stress level high due to multiple demands frequently occurring simultaneously. Physical surroundings generally pleasant and comfortable. Prolonged standing and walking required. Physical Requirements: Medium - While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) required to stand, sit, and walk; occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) to use hands, fingers; and frequently to talk or hear. The employee must exert 20 to 35 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 15 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to hear to process instructions and safety code and alarms required. 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 and will be assessed by post offer Employee Health fit-for-duty review.

Keywords: Conway Medical Center, Wilmington , CMC - Physical Therapy Tech, Healthcare , Loris, North Carolina

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