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Rehabilitation Therapist Assistant

Resurgens Orthopaedics

This is a Full-time position in Roswell, GA posted May 1, 2021.

OverviewRehabilitation Techs work under the direct supervision of a physical therapist, physical therapist assistant, occupational therapist, or certified athletic trainer. They are responsible for preparing the treatment area for each patient’s therapy session and for keeping the treatment area clean and organized. They may also assist the patient in following an exercise regimen as dictated by the therapist or trainer. ResponsibilitiesESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESEscort patients from the waiting area into the appropriate rehabilitation treatment areaClean and prepare the treatment area before and after each patient rehab session Attend to clinic soiled laundry using appropriate precautions Assist with acquiring DME products as instructed by clinician Assist the rehab provider in tracking sets/repetitions/weights, and ensuring that the exercises are performed in the manner instructed by the therapist/trainerAssist the rehab provider in documentation of the rehabilitation flow sheet, and/or transcribe documentation in the chart as dictated by the rehab providerAssist the Rehab Manager in maintaining OSHA cleaning logs, and other logs as requestedInteract in collaboration with a variety of professionals including physicians, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and athletic trainers Interact in collaboration with a variety of support staff including front desk personnel, pre-verifiers, and other rehab techsAssist the Rehab PSS with scheduling, pre-verifying, faxing/filing, check-in/out, and answering phones as neededAttend required meetings and engage in the rehab cultureOther duties as assignedQualificationsQUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEHigh School GraduateOne year experience in a healthcare setting SKILLS/ABILITIESMaintains a professional manner while effectively working with othersKnowledge of medical terminologyCustomer Service SkillsKnowledge of computer systems and Microsoft Office programsAbility to communicate clearly and concisely in all written and oral communications, including emailA self-starter with the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram formPHYSICAL DEMANDSWhile performing the duties of this job, employee is regularly required to utilize standard office equipment including computers, keyboards, fax machines, copiers, printers, telephones, etc. While performing the duties of this job, employee is regularly required to sit, stand for extended periods, walk, reach with hands and arms, and to talk and hear. Employee may be occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The physical requirements of this position generally require a medium physical demand level, but due to outpatient healthcare setting may involve patient transfers, with team lifting up to 100+ pounds. Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds, with frequent lifting and or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds, and constant lifting of neligible to 10 pound objects. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made available for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. WORK ENVIRONMENT Work is performed in a rehabilitation office environment. While performing the duties of this job, employee may be exposed to risk of infectious diseases when interacting with patients and/or family members. Work may be stressful at times. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use fingers to handle or feel, reach with arms and hands, and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, and crawl, and is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals and infectious diseases. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.