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Physical Therapy Aide - (Inpatient) Per Diem / Day shift - Plainsboro, NJ

Job ID: 126919
Physical/Occupational Therapy
PT -19 HOURS
Plainsboro, NJ, United States
Apr 15, 2022

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Summary:

  • The Inpatient Physical Therapy Aide provides the necessary services within the Inpatient Department in order to achieve efficient operation of that department and maximize appropriate utilization of professional staff. Performs assigned non-professional functions. Rehabilitation aide assists the professional staff in the provision of direct patient care within the parameters established by the State Board of Physical Therapy.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains rehab services equipment. Assist therapists and therapy assistant in patient treatment. Assist in the upkeep of the Rehab Services Department. Cleaning of equipment and tables according to manufacturer guidelines. Assists in the chart maintenance as per front desk staff request- including but not limited to: filing, copying, filing charts, as per OP Rehab Manager request

    QUALIFICATIONS
    Education
    • High school education or equivalent life experience is required.

    Related Work Experience
    • Experience is preferred, but not required.

    LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
    • Basis Life Saving (BLS) certification
    • Patient Experience (within 6 months from hire)
    • Clinical Skills Fair (annually)

    SPECIALIZED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required; professionalism essential. Also required are a customer service orientation, a teamwork approach, flexibility, organizational and problem solving skills.
    • Computer Literacy
    • High level of physical strength, stamina and agility is required.

      We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

      Live Your Life's Work

      We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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