Physical Therapy Aide- PRN

Universal Health Services Enid , OK 73702

Posted 1 week ago

St. Mary's Regional Medical Center is not just a hospital.

We are a team of healthcare professionals focused on developing the best culture of quality care for our patients. We proudly hold the 1st Quality Award given throughout all UHS facilities nationwide. St. Mary's Regional Medical Center is located in Enid, Oklahoma, and is a subsidiary of, UHS, Universal Health Services Inc. UHS is one of the nation's largest and most respected healthcare management companies.

Our Medical Center was founded in 1915 and consists of 229 licensed beds. St. Mary's is considered the economic, social, medical, political, and educational hub of Northwest Oklahoma. We are proud to serve Northwest Oklahoma by providing several progressive and comprehensive healthcare services. Here you will experience a team oriented environment providing the most technically advanced procedures in the region delivered in a respectful and dignified manner.

St. Mary's provides comprehensive medical and surgical services including progressive cardiac services; 24- hour trauma center and emergency services; dedicated women's center ; the Northwest Neuro-Science Institute, Joint Institute; diabetes care center recognized by the American Diabetes Association; Skilled Nursing facility; comprehensive inpatient CARF accredited rehabilitation unit, community resources center; CAP and AABB accredited laboratory; fully accredited cancer program, a Women's Imaging Center and Wound Care unit.

Prepares patients and equipment for PT treatments/procedures. Assists PT, PTA, and PT Tech with treatments and procedures. Performs tasks to maintain department in a safe, clean, and efficient manner.

St. Mary's Regional Medical Center is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity.

All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at St. Mary's via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of St. Mary's.

No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by St. Mary's as a result of the referral or through other means.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Licensure, Training & Travel Requirements (if applicable):

  • High school graduate or GED required.

  • BLS certification required within 6 months of hire date.

  • Previous PT experience preferred.

  • Good communication skills required.

  • Typing and basic computer skills required.

  • Must successfully complete the pre-employment assessment.

Job Functions
1.

Implements patient care in a knowledgeable and skillful manner, maintaining a high quality of work performance in all areas.
2.

Demonstrates the ability to provide the proper assistance, verbal cueing, etc. necessary for optimal performance.
3.

Demonstrates the ability to empathize with the patient and motivate them to perform to the best of their ability.
4.

Demonstrates the ability to effectively review the patient's chart and communicate with multidisciplinary team members regarding patient's condition.
5.

Effectively document patient performance in medical record per policies & procedures and regulatory guidelines.
6.

Effectively communicates with PT/PTA regarding patient's performance, changes in medical condition, etc.
7.

Answers patient's questions amicably and as accurately as he/she is able within area of responsibility.
8.

Demonstrates effective computer skills to enter charges/credits and complete daily schedule.
9.

Demonstrate competence in preparing and operating equipment for patient care (examples: CPM, Oxygen Tanks, Immobilizers, Braces, Orthotics/Prosthetics and Assistive Devices to include PT lift devices and Gait Belts.
10.

Demonstrates ability to clean equipment according to hospital and dept. policy/procedures. Store equipment.
11.

Practices effective problem identification/resolution skills as a method of sound decision-making. Keeps appropriate people apprised of pertinent issues.
12.

React and respond effectively to stressful/emergency situations by adhering to policies, remaining calm, informing appropriate people and documenting event.
13.

Demonstrates knowledge and compliance of isolation and biohazard techniques.
14.

Demonstrates competency by the ongoing and continual care of the patient population in Physical Medicine to include the pediatric, adolescent, adult and elderly patient as evidenced by attached assessment.
15.

Demonstrates the ability to provide proper assistance and safety when transferring patients, asking for assistance when needed, appropriate uses of pt lift devices and Gait Belts.
16.

Performs other duties as required and assigned.



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