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Hand Therapy Aide

Company: MedBridge Development
Location: Burbank
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Hand Therapy Aide OSS Physical and Hand Therapy is seeking an energetic and hardworking Therapy Aide to join our outpatient facilities in Burbank and Glendale. Orthopaedic Surgery Specialists (OSS) is an expansive company dedicated to providing excellent care to patients. Working at OSS in a team-oriented environment, alongside occupational therapists, will grant you the opportunity to grow your professional skills and receive invaluable mentoring opportunities. We pride ourselves on providing our employees with paid holidays, accumulated paid time off, and options for company retirement plans. Scholarships for graduate school are also available. Therapy aides have access to health insurance benefits, including health, vision and dental coverage. In addition, OSS provides weekly training meetings and in-services for therapy aides. This are mentorship opportunities for aides, so that they may grow their skills alongside a quality team of therapists and doctors that call OSS home. Position Summary: Under close supervision of a physical therapist, perform only delegated, selected, or routine tasks in specific situations. These duties include preparing the patient and the treatment area. Minimum Education/Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent. Relevant B.S. degree preferred, but not required Previous experience is desirable. Two weeks of paid training is standard for new employees Experience in an outpatient setting is highly preferred Seeking individuals pursuing graduate school in healthcare Skills Required: Strong communication and interpersonal skills are also preferred Knowledge of exercise Ability to work in a team environment Working knowledge of computer programs. Ability to multi-task efficiently and effectively Armenian or Spanish speaking is a plus Proof of COVID-19 vaccination status required, as well as Reports to: Directly to the Clinical Supervisor for Hand Therapy The Therapists, Therapy Administrator, and Medical Professionals and Partners have indirect oversight Job Responsibilities: Duties will consist of, but not be limited to: Clean and organize work area and disinfect equipment after treatment. Instruct, motivate, safeguard, or assist patients in practicing exercises or functional activities, under the direction of therapists. Record treatment given and equipment used. Administer therapeutic exercises and modalities such as ice, heat, light, ultrasound, or electrical stimulation treatments. Transport patients to and from treatment areas, using wheelchairs or providing standing support. Change linens, such as bed sheets and pillowcases. Secure patients into or onto therapy equipment. Schedule patient appointments with physical therapists and coordinate therapists' schedules. Observe patients during treatment to compile and evaluate data on patients' responses and progress and report to physical therapist. Confer with physical therapy staff or others to discuss and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, or coordinating treatment. Arrange treatment supplies to keep them in order. Perform clerical duties, such as taking inventory, ordering supplies, answering telephone, taking messages, or filling out forms. Maintain equipment or furniture to keep it in good working condition, including performing the assembly or disassembly of equipment or accessories. Assist patients to dress, undress, or put on and remove supportive devices, such as braces, splints, or slings under therapist supervision. Participate in the patient Fitness program Physical Requirements: Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (meaning you have received a booster OR completed your second dose of Pfizer or Moderna within the last 6 months OR completed the first dose of J&J within the last 2 months) Walking distances are occasional and no greater than 50 yards, unless walking to or from the parking garage Moderate phone usage Requires frequent lifting and carrying items weighing up to 30 pounds unassisted, including assisting patients when required. Adequate physical ability including sufficient manual dexterity to perform the requisite health care service. Requires frequent bending, reaching, repetitive hand movements, standing, walking, squatting, and sitting, with some heavy lifting, pushing, and pulling exerted regularly throughout a regular work shift. Check us out at: http://ossphysicaltherapy.com/ If you are interested in applying please email your cover letter and resume with the subject line as ---Hand Therapy Aide--- to TETOOSSPhysicalTherapy.com OSS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or Veteran Status. Powered by JazzHR tSgVC61sQS

Keywords: MedBridge Development, Burbank , Hand Therapy Aide, Healthcare , Burbank, California

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