• Therapy Tech

    Job Locations US-OK-Altus
    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/2/2018 5:11 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1054
    # of Openings
    1
    Division
    O/P Clinic # 6 (Altus)
    Category
    Physical Therapy
  • Overview

    POSITION PURPOSE

    Performs various duties while assisting in the treatment and care of patients and routine tasks within the facility as assigned by RPT. Functions with the scope of their license/ certification and in accordance with state and federal law.

     

     

     

    Qualifications

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS

     

    Licenses or Certifications: Certified Massage Therapy Tech if applicable, Certified Personal Trainer if applicable and Current CPR certification.

     

    Total Education, Vocational Training, and Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.  

    One year experience in healthcare preferred.

    PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION:

    Position has Full Access to Protected Health Information of patients on caseload.

     

    Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

    Organize and prioritize tasks and projects

    Accurately complete job responsibilities within the specified time constraints to meet the needs of patients, regulatory standards and customer satisfaction and security of assigned facilities.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Ability to speak, hear, and read English

    Ability to perform computer skills

    Ability to discern temperature, texture, size, and shape

     

    CRITICAL DEMANDS:

    Lift up to 50# from floor to 36”(Occasional)                      Stand(Constant)

    Lift 25# from 36” to overhead(Occasional)

    Sustained Forward bending(Frequent)                               Sit(Occasional)

    Walking up to .25 mile(Occasional)                                   Sustained squat(Occasional)

    Push/Pull up to 75# at 36” height (Occasional)                  Repetitive squat(Occasional)

    Full body range of motion(Constant)

    Grasp of various sizes and weights up to 50#(Constant)

    Balance(Continuous) In walking, standing, carrying, moving patients, and equipment, etc.                                          

     

    ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

    Indoor climate-controlled environment. Patient care environment with potential exposure to unpleasant odors, to blood and body fluids which may carry infection to infectious disease, and to chemical and electrical hazards.  Occasional travel with exposure to outdoors elements.

     

    Working Conditions:

     

    Potential hazards include:

     

    Exposure to

    None

    Some

    Frequent

    Very Frequent

    Exposure to

    None

    Some

    Frequent

    Very Frequent

    * toxic/caustic chemicals

    x

     

     

     

    *blood or body fluids

     

    x

     

     

    *extreme conditions, hot or cold

    x

     

     

     

    *communicable diseases

     

    x

     

     

    *dust/fumes/gases (including asbestos)

    x

     

     

     

    *unprotected heights

    x

     

     

     

    *moving mechanical parts

     

    x

     

     

    *CRT (computer) monitor

     

    x

     

     

    *potential electric shock

     

     

    x

     

    *frequent, repetitive motions

     

    x

     

     

    *x-ray electro-magnetic energy

    x

     

     

     

    *Other (as listed)

     

     

     

     

    *high pitched noises

     

    x

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    *needles or other sharp objects

     

    x

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    MACHINES/EQUIPMENT USED

    Equipment used for patient care. Office equipment such as computer, FAX, telephone, copier, calculator, etc..  Assumes responsibility for equipment, inventory, safety, and security of assigned facilities.

    PERFORMANCE EVALUATION STANDARDS:

    The employee is evaluated annually based on the information contained in this job description. The format is the same as seen herein.

     

     

    Responsibilities and Universal competencies

     

    Universal Competencies

    Key Actions

    Rating

    Comments

          1.          

    Excellent Patient / Customer / Employee Care – Continually seeks to understand and act on patient/customer/employee needs and concerns. Strives to meet patient/customer/employee expectations and gains patient/customer trust and respect.

     • Acknowledges the person

    • Meets or exceeds needs

    • Identifies issues

    • Gathers information

    • Knows when and how to apply interventions.

     

     

          2.          

    Do the “Right Thing” – Shows consistency among principles, values and behavior. Builds trust with others through personal authenticity and follow-through on commitments. Takes ownership for ones actions.

     • Trusting relationships

    • Dependability

    • Models commitment

    • Does the right thing when no one is watching

     

     

          3.          

    Teamwork – Functions within a team and participates and contributes constructively in meetings to produce results in a cooperative effort. Places shared goals before one’s own interests and initiates and builds relationships contributing to team success.

     • Facilitates goal accomplishments of  team

    • Involves others

    • Communicates to others on the team

    • Models commitment

     

     

          4.          

    Respect For People– Listens and is concerned with others. Shows respect in conversation sharing, promptness in attendance of group activities, refrains from malicious gossip. Displays respect in actions and mannerisms as well as words.

     

    • Active listening

    • Follow through of commitment

    • Turn taking in conversation

    • Awareness

     

     

          5.          

     

    Ownership Of Actions / Problem Solving Ability – Demonstrates ability to take responsibility for your actions or the absence of any.  Solves difficult problems with effective solutions; asks good questions and probes sources for answers; offers a variety of suggestions or alternatives.

    • Identifies issues, problems & opportunities

    • Gathers information

    • Interprets information

    • Generates alternatives

    • Involves others

     

     

          6.          

    Entrepreneurial Spirit – Demonstrates creativity and individuality in new ideas, and considers a broad range of issues or factors; grasps complexities and perceives relationships among problems or issues, uses accurate logic in analysis; and evaluates alternative solutions. Presents ideas for growth opportunities.

     

    • “Thinks outside the box”

    • Creativity

    • Considers new ideas

    • Suggests alternatives

     

     

          7.          

    Strong Relationships – Takes responsibility to build productive relationships in our company and community and consistently strives to meet customer, company and community needs in a timely manner. Through personal commitment and attention to the individual customer, identifies needs and initiates the appropriate action to assure patient satisfaction and loyalty.

     

    • Participates in Company Events

    • Participates in Community Activities

    • Interacts in a positive manner with

    co-workers

    • Demonstrates ability to work with others in difficult/confrontational situations.

    • Anticipates customer needs

    • Acts as an emissary of our company values in community

     

     

          8.          

    Adheres to Company Policies and Procedures/Confidentiality – supports the company by demonstrating knowledge of policies and procedures; utilization of the appropriate organizational structure.

    • Chain of command

    • Knowledgeable of policies

    • Respect for boundaries

    • Demonstrates reasoning of policies

     

     

     

          9.          

    Self-Control – Keeps own emotions and personal life from interfering with work; managing your emotions or expressions to others appropriately in the workplace.

    • Responds appropriately

    • Emotionally stable in expressions

    • Consistency in responses

    • Copes effectively

     

     

       10.          

    Work and Time Management / Initiative and Action Oriented – Demonstrates completeness and attention to detail in one’s work. Accurately works with a large variety or volume of information. Carefully monitors work quality & adherence to standards. Demonstrates initiative when given a situation and follows through to outcome issue. Uses a system to organize and keep track of information; can coordinate resources to get things done and uses time effectively.

         • Identifies issues

    • Prioritizes

    • Makes preparations

    • Schedules activities

    • Leverages resources

    • Stays focused

    • Detail orientation

    • Organization skills

    • Demonstrates follow through

    • Meets deadlines

     

     

       11.          

    Communication and Listening Ability – Expresses oneself effectively in individual or group and formal or informal situations through speaking and through nonverbal communications; practices attentive and active listening, has the patience to hear people out, and asks probing questions to increase understanding.

         • Organizes the communication

    • Maintains and adjusts to audiences

    • Ensures understanding

    • Demonstrates active listening

    • Comprehends communication from others

     

     

       12.          

    Health and Wellness- Actively demonstrates commitment to supporting health and wellness initiatives through modeling healthy behaviors and supporting the organization in its efforts to improve the quality of life for its employees and those we serve.

     

    •     Participates in health and wellness opportunities as made available.

    •     Encourages and supports others by modeling healthy behaviors.

    •     Become an advocate/champion for the wellness program and encourage others to do the same.

    •     Demonstrates support of health and wellness initiatives in the workplace and in the community