Physical Therapy Technician

Position Mission:

Ensure that the Physical
Therapy Department services at Performance Rehabilitation & Integrated Medicine are fully met and operate smoothly.

Position Objectives:

  • Assist Physical Therapists in providing rehabilitation services.
  • Assure supervision of, safety for, and engagement with patients during therapy

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Assist patients with therapeutic exercises.
  • Supervise and provide clinical feedback to patients during therapeutic exercises.
  • Engage and connect with patients.
  • Provide clinical feedback to physical therapists regarding patient progress.
  • Maintain cleanliness of the physical therapy gym and equipment.
  • Assist with laundering towels.
  • Set-up and breakdown therapeutic equipment (e-stim, GameReady, etc.).
  • Assist therapists to maintain departmental and interdepartmental patient flow.
  • Assist therapists with supply ordering.
  • Assist therapists with clerical and administrative tasks.
  • Assure HIPAA compliance.
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as requested by therapists.

Education and Experience:

  • High school graduate (Associate Degree preferred).
  • Previous physical rehabilitation/exercise physiology experience preferred.
  • Interest in a career in rehabilitation.

Key Competencies:

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to engage patients.
  • Organization and time management.
  • Ability to take initiative.
  • Collaborative/team orientation.

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Patient engagement.
  • Patient safety.
  • Patient improvement