Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
The schedule for this position will be finalized upon hire, however, the work week is Monday through Friday during normal business hours and the position will require flexibility to meet the needs of patients and the clinical practice.
This position functions to assist therapy providers with treatment, staff with workflow and patient care according to clinic, state, professional and federal regulations and guideline in a fast-paced clinical environment. Duties include sanitizing and preparing patient rooms, stocking and inventory, assisting with patient care, scanning of PHI, scheduling patients in Epic, and providing backup assistance to clinical staff.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Sets up and cleans clinical equipment before and after each patient treatment visit.
Maintains clean and orderly treatment and storage areas; stocking, rotating inventory and checking expiration dates to comply with EH&S and infection control procedures at two clinical practice locations. Coordinates supply retrieval.
Assists with patient care before, during and after treatment. Assists patients with daily activities such as dressing, grooming, eating, toileting, and mobility as delegated by rehabilitation therapy provider.
Scans required documents into patient medical record and completion of appointment reminder calls, inbasket messaging and emails. Responds to provider requests to call patients from waitlists and coordinating patient appointments.
Performs other duties as assigned, to include providing back-up support during staff vacations, illnesses, and/or times of high volume and assisting with clinical quality improvement directives.
High school diploma or equivalent high school certification.
Missouri CNA License required at time of hire.
Basic Life Support Certification, Level C, or obtain certification within one month of employment.
Experience in a patient care setting; caring for individuals with disabilities or mobility deficits.
Possess excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Good organizational and critical thinking skills.
Proficient computer skills to include working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Internet, and E-mail.
Ability to handle confidential matters, discretely.
Ability to work independently with a strong attention to detail.
Precise follow-up skills.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, be capable of working in a fast-paced, dynamic clinical setting, and work well with all clinic personnel.
Use of general office machines.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is with the Program in Physical Therapy and is located on the Medical School Campus.
The hiring range for this position is $13.80 - $14.97 per hour.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Direct Patient Care Setting
Exposure to Blood-Borne Pathogens
Exposure to Chemicals
Requires Protective Devices
Typically Standing or Walking
Typically Sitting at Desk or Table
Typically Bending, Crouching, Stooping
Occasional lifting (up to 50 lbs)
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.