Kadlec Physical Therapy Aide in Richland, Washington
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Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Physical Therapy Aide to join our growing Physical Therapy team located in Richland, Washington!
Shift Details: Full-Time, 1.0, 40 hour week, Day shift
H.S. Diploma or GED from an accredited educational institution.
If CNA, current WA State CNA Licensure required.
Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required.
Technical degree from an accredited educational institution -OR-
Associate's Degree -OR- Bachelor's Degree from an accredited educational institution.
One (1) year healthcare experience.
Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills.
Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
As a Physical Therapy Aide you will provide support within the inpatient acute, outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation setting and is a positive role model with good communication.
Demonstrate and sustain compliance with Kadlec Caregiver Expectations Standard of Excellence and Code of Conduct.
Assist with therapy treatments, transfers and ambulating training for patients under the direction of the patient's assigned therapist within state guidelines.
Document activities (as applicable).
Provide exercise instruction as designated by the therapist.
Observe the needs of the patient; makes appropriate communication to the therapist regarding patient's treatment or concerns.
Apply splints, braces, already fit to patient by therapist prior to walking patient.
Participate in the department's quality program.
Maintain/clean rooms/gym as outlined in policies and procedures and as set up by department routine schedule, including hydrotherapy area.
Assist in clerical or billing functions as requested.
Participate in independent pool/gym groups.
Assure routine cleaning of equipment is accomplished and documented in accordance with regulating agencies.
Assist with transporting patients to and from patient care areas.
Assist with maintaining inventory and ordering supplies.
Maintain equipment and routinely checks that equipment is being properly maintained.
Complete additional tasks related to KRMC operations as assigned.
Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills with customers and coworkers.
Demonstrate respect and understanding of all departmental positions.
Promote teamwork, with an emphasis on timely and understandable communication of patient care information to the patient and between care providers across the continuum of care.
Collaborate with health care team and coordinates discharge planning.
Communicate accurately and effectively with patients, families, staff and physicians.
Promote effective working relationships in a team atmosphere.
Demonstrate skills that are required for specialty clinical practice and regulatory requirements annually.
Provide age appropriate care.
Adhere to policies as outlined in department related to infection control, fire and safety, hazardous chemicals and personnel policies.
Participate in unit and hospital wide performance improvement activities in order to improve patient care and comply with regulatory groups such as Leapfrog and Core Measures.
Pursue professional growth and development through active participation in educational opportunities.
Treat all patients, families, staff and physicians with dignity, compassion and respect at all times.
Foster a culture of safety.
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Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here: https://kadlec.jobs/about-us/
Job Category: Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)
Req ID: 300854