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Physical Therapy (PT) Aide

Company: Life Care Center of Kirkland
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Our team of champions at Life Care Center of Kirkland, Washington, is proud to have been named Best Nursing Home not just once but twice! Newsweek Magazine named us a Best Nursing Home for 2021, and U.S. News World Report named us a Best Nursing Home for Short-Stay Rehab for .During the COVID-19 outbreak in early 2020, our team rose to the challenge and proved their dedication to caring for our residents. It is through teamwork and commitment we are standing strong today. We are always looking for great talent to join our award-winning team as we look to the future!Position Summary:The Physical Therapy Aide assists in carrying out rehab related activities which are pre determined for each patient and assigned by the supervising licensed therapist in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements: High school graduate or equivalent Health care experience preferred CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.Specific Job Requirements: Demonstrate good body mechanics at all times Make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action Knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility Implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department Perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc. Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information Understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care's Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance trainingEssential Functions: Carry out treatment programs as pre determined for each patient and delegated by the supervising therapist Assist patients in preparation for treatment Communicate patient's response for treatments to supervising therapist appropriately and timely Utilize therapy software appropriately and timely Exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients Assist in the evacuation of patients Demonstrate dependable, regular attendance Concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment Communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team Sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours Read, write, speak, and understand the English languageAn Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Life Care Center of Kirkland, Kirkland , Physical Therapy (PT) Aide, Healthcare , Kirkland, Washington

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