At Stony Brook Medicine, a Hospital Physical Therapy Aides perform a variety of physical and clerical tasks to aid Physical Therapists and/or Physical Therapy Assistants in the treatment of patients in an ambulatory setting.
Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.
Duties of a Hospital Physical Therapy Aide may include the following but are not limited to:
Assists Physical Therapists and/or Physical Therapy Assistants with treatment of patients as necessary.
Identifies changes in status of a patient prior to or during treatment and reports that change immediately to the appropriate staff for evaluation.
Assists with maintenance range of motion exercises and exercises to maintain strength and endurance in patients without related pathology.
Ambulates patients who are on a maintenance physical therapy program.
Provides superficial hot and cold applications.
Sets up for each patients therapy; keeps treatment area, equipment and supplies clean and organized.
Orders depleted supplies.
Transports patients safely to and from physical therapy.
Keeps equipment closet in order.
Changes beds and stacks linens, as needed.
Cleans and disinfects beds and equipment as required.
Issues and provides minor repair of wheelchairs and devices.
Performs clerical duties as required such as answering the phone, billing and filing, filling out insurance forms and other paperwork. Inputs data into computer as necessary.
Required : Two years of experience in direct patient care. Related education beyond the high school level may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
Two plus years PT experience in acute care and/or outpatient PT setting.
S pecial Notes : Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
Posting Overview : This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:
Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).
Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
*The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination .
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Official Job Title: Hospital Physical Therapy Aide
Job Field: Other
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Physical Therapy-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 9:00AM-5:30PM Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Nov 18, 2020
Posting End Date: Dec 3, 2020, 4:59:00 AM
Salary: As per civil service guidelines
Salary Grade: SG9
Internal Number: 2002809
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