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Physical Therapy Aide

Overview
We're a Little Different
Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.
We don't believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.
At Mercy, you'll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We're a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.
Responsibilities
Meets established departmental productivity standards, conserves resources, and recognizes the value of cost containment while maintaining quality standards. Communicates with all internal and external customers in an effective, friendly, helpful and appropriate manner and demonstrates actions which are reflective of a desire to create and maintain positive customer relations. Assumes responsibility and accountability for level of work and adherence to competency standards, pursues opportunities for educational advancement, and meets departmental continuing education requirements. Meets deadlines and takes responsibility for accomplishing one's work. Assists in carrying out the treatment program involving therapeutic modalities, exercise programs, and specialized rehabilitation procedures under the direction and assistance of the registered therapistExplains treatment procedures to patient, supervises their treatment program and initiates safety precautions.Evaluates and monitors patient status and response to treatment program.Reports patient status and progress to the supervising registered therapist. Identifies problems and helps solve them by actively participating in development of solutions. Observes universal precautions consistently.Wears proper personal protective equipment when appropriateWears clothing and Health System badge consistent with dress code, and attends to personal hygiene to maintain a clean, well-groomed appearance.Meets Health System attendance standardsPerforms additional duties as assignedEstablishes and maintains required patient records and departmental forms. Participates in monthly staff meetings.Demonstrates an open attitude toward change and participates in the change process.Makes suggestions and uses new or improved ways to get the job done more effectively.Plans/organizes and evaluates work activities appropriately. Works efficiently and quickly producing high quality work.
Qualifications:
Because you're committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That's why you'll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:
High School Diploma
We'll Support You at Work and Home
Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a "top 100 places to work." We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We're proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.
What Makes a Good Match for Mercy
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care €“ that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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