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UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a full time (100% FTE, 40 hours per week), day shift PHYSICAL THERAPY TECHNICIAN to join our Advanced Manual Therapy Clinic in Ballard. Our Advanced Manual Therapy Clinic is a premier orthopedic facility, offering a wide range of care and treatment. We are a dynamic practice with 14 providers, each providing leading-edge treatments in sports medicine, orthopedics, and manual therapy. The Physical Therapy Technician will play a key role ensuring smooth daily operations of the clinic, including the flow of patient care. The Physical Therapy Technician will prepare patients for physical therapy sessions, clean and disinfect equipment, and oversee table turnover.
SCHEDULE: The Physical Therapy Technician will work Monday - Friday, 11:00am-7:30pm. Occasional coverage on Saturdays will be required.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Prepares, maintains, and cleans treatment areas and equipment:
Maintains a clean and organized working environment
Processes dirty linens
Ensures treatment areas are properly stocked with supplies
Follows established procedures for care and cleaning of equipment
Assists therapists with patient treatment:
Transports patients to physical therapy treatment areas
Assists patients before, during, and at the conclusion of treatment
Assists therapists with transfer training of difficult or heavy patients
Provides general support to the department:
Transports records, equipment, and supplies
Performs assigned general office procedures
Places daily physical therapy notes on patient charts
Maintains and cleans support areas
Supports front office as needed including answering phones, scheduling appointments and check in/check out of patients
Knowledge of proper body mechanics and lifting techniques
Ability to satisfactorily complete Rehabilitation Aide Competency Evaluation and job training
Bachelor's degree in physical therapy, anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, or exercise/sports science
Previous work experience in a physical therapy department
Previous coursework in anatomy and physiology
Previous experience using Epic EMR software
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