Physical Therapy Assistant JobHueytown, AL

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Why You'll Love This Job

Fast Pace Health strives to provide a best in class patient experience in every interaction. We are seeking a highly-skilled, experienced Physical Therapy Assistant to join our growing team. Our ideal candidate will be deeply committed to nurturing our Fast Pace mission of teamwork, communication, empowerment and quality care in a friendly and encouraging environment.

Fast Pace Health aims to push for a new vision of healthcare in rural communities that will consist of an array of different services. We are changing the delivery of healthcare in these rural areas by integrating excellent patient care, education, accessibility, and community service, in a way that puts the patient’s needs first and improves the health status of our communities.

The Exercise Technician will work in a team environment and is responsible for assisting Physical Therapists with patient care, maintaining overall cleanliness of the clinic, and ensuring clinic equipment is in working order. The position requires strong customer skills with an ability to maintain friendly and professional relationships with patients and employees.

Below, we have provided a high level view of what the role entails, with the complete job description discussed in detail during our interviewing process.

  • Maintain a clean and well-organized clinic, including vacuuming, kitchen cleanliness, restroom cleanliness and laundry facilities.
  • Receive and check-in patients upon arrival to clinic, and assist in patient departure by providing future scheduling to patient, and checking-out patient.
  • Perform patient care activities under the on-site direction and supervision of a licensed physical therapist, unless otherwise prohibited by state statutes: a. Test and measure patient’s strength, motor development, sensory perception, functional capacity, and respiratory and circulatory efficiency, and records findings to develop or revise treatment programs.
  • Plan and prepare written treatment program based on PT’s approval and evaluation of patient data.
  • Instruct, motivate and assist patients to perform various physical activities.
  • Educate patient in use of assisted and supportive devices such as crutches, canes and prostheses.
  • Record treatment, response and progress in patient chart.
  • Document and provide patients with appropriate exercise plan upon completing daily physical therapy.
  • Collect and process payments as requested.
  • Records daily treatment notes, portions of monthly progress notes, and discharge summaries timely and completely.
  • Records treatment charges daily and completes charge tickets in accurate and timely manner.
  • Responsible for learning the aspects of compliance in the company by completing all mandatory compliance training
  • The ability to maintain friendly, cordial relations with all employees.
  • The ability to build and maintain confidence and credibility with all employees.
  • The ability to maintain friendly, cordial relations with all clients and employees; maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner that results in a positive work relationship with customers, co-workers and managers.
  • The ability to perform the physical, use of senses, cognitive, and environmental functions of the position, as specified on the physical demands.
  • Ability to comply with Company standards of operations.
  • Ability to adhere to the Core Values of the Company, of teamwork, communication, empowerment, quality of care, and friendliness.
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