Physical Therapy Technician - Full-Time or Part-Time
Posted On 08/16/2022
Medical Associates’ Physical & Occupational Therapy department is looking for Physical Therapy Technicians to assist in Dubuque! Grow your knowledge and skills in the healthcare field while making a meaningful difference in someone else’s recovery. You become part of our patients’ journeys!
Full-time or part-time opportunities and on-the-job training!
Who you are:
- Passionate, patient-oriented professional
- Organized multitasker
- Able to adapt quickly to patient needs
- Excited to work closely with team members in a fast-paced environment!
Job duties include monitoring exercise and modalities so this is an excellent position for a kinesiology or exercise science individual looking to go on to physical therapy school!
Schedule: Full-time or part-time opportunities available, ranging from 20-40 hours/week. Our office hours are Monday-Thursday, 7:00 am-6:00 pm, and Friday, 7:00 am-5:00 pm.
Location: Medical Associates Clinic, West Campus, Dubuque. Flexibility is important, as you may be asked to occasionally fill in at other locations (Galena, Platteville).
Competitive pay with benefits package (full-time positions) worth $20,000!
- Single or Family Health Insurance with discounted premium rates for wellness program participation.
- 401k with immediate matching (50% on the dollar up to 7% of pay + additional annual Profit Sharing
- Flexible Paid Time Off Program (24 days off/year)
- Medical and Dependent Care Flex Spending Accounts
- Life insurance, Long Term Disability Coverage, Short Term Disability Coverage, Dental Insurance, etc.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
- Perform therapy modalities and exercise instruction for patients under the supervision of the physical/occupational therapists or physical therapist assistants. Monitor patient at regular intervals and assist patient in the safe practice of activities related to development of strength and endurance until treatment or exercise conclusion.
- Prepare treatment area, patient and equipment for treatment. Assist with established procedures for care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies. Prepare, maintain, and clean up work stations, treatment areas, and gym.
- Assist with chart filing, charge ticket processing and discharging of therapy records according to department policies and procedures. Verify insurance coverage and complete appropriate paper work for approved therapy visits. Schedule patient appointments.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Education: Equivalent to a high school diploma. Coursework in anatomy will be relevant and helpful.
Experience: From three months to one year of similar or related experience.
Medical Associates keeps a close eye on the COVID-19 pandemic and all related national, state, and local guidance related to vaccination, masking, and the mitigation of disease spread.
Stooping - Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
Kneeling - Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
Crouching - Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
Reaching - Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
Standing - Particularly for sustained periods of time.
Walking - Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.
Pushing - Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
Lifting - Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
Fingering - Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.
Grasping - Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
Feeling - Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
Talking - Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly.
Hearing - Perceiving the nature of sound with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machined parts.
Vision - 20 / 40 or better in the best eye with or without correction.
Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 pounds force constantly to move objects.
Environmental Conditions: Subject to Physical Hazards - Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
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