Physical Therapy Aide – Arlington Heights, IL

Overview: Greater Purpose and Core Values: Athletico’s Greater Purpose is to empower people, inspire hope and transform lives.

We accomplish this by providing exceptional, progressive, and cost-effective fitness, performance and rehabilitative services through personalized care that emphasizes education and prevention of future injury.

This is accomplished through building on our Core Values of one team, understanding our business, recognition, people-focused, accountability, continuous innovation and trust and integrity, which are the foundation for our unique culture.

Position Summary: The Rehabilitation Aide (equivalent to rehabilitation technician and physical therapy aide positions) will assist the Patient Experience Coordinator and clinicians by performing requested administrative and clinical duties.

They will greet patients as they arrive to the clinic and work alongside the physical therapists as well as the physical therapist assistants during patient treatment.

These duties will be conducted in compliance with state practice act requirements.

Benefits offered with this part time position:Pre-Tax & Roth 401K (for 21) with quarterly company matchCommuter BenefitsEmployee Assistance ProgramPerks at Work discountsHome & Auto insurance discountsPet insurance discountsStudent Loan Resources Responsibilities: Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The below is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organization and the overall business objectives of the organization.Prepares patients for physical therapy treatments to put on and remove supportive devices, assists physical therapists during administration of treatments, and provides routine treatment Safeguards, motivates, and assists patients practicing exercises and functional activities under the direction of professional staff Provides routine treatments, such as hot/cold packs, and other modalities such as Ultrasounds, Electrical stimulation, etcCleans work area and equipment after treatmentWashes linens/towels, folds and maintains linen cabinetsMaintaining restrooms and other areas such as windows as needed.

Restocks with paper towels, tissue paper, soap and suppliesAssists patient experience coordinator with answering phones, scheduling appointments and filing paper work and chartsAssist patient experience coordinator with keeping track of both non-medical and medical supplies for the clinic and may order inventory Qualifications: Qualifications:Education: High school graduate and or intern preferredWork Experience: Previous Clinical Aide or Rehab Tech experience preferredKnowledge and Technical Skills:Strong communication and presentation skills-written and verbalAbility to clearly document all projects and manage production Attention to detail and time management skills are requiredPatient/Client Satisfaction: Providing care/service that exceeds expectationsEnergetic and a team playerAble to demonstrate compassion toward patientsComplete tasks thoroughlyBasic knowledge of office equipment preferredLanguage Skills:Ability to read, write and speak English proficientlyPhysical Demands: Specific vision requirements include the ability to see at close range, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focusWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hearPossess the ability to fulfill any office activities normally expected in an office setting, to include, but not limited to: remaining seated for periods of time to perform computer based work, participating in filing activity, lifting and carrying office supplies (paper reams, mail, etc.)Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to feel, and reach with hand and armsOccasionally lift and/or move up to 20-25 pounds Fine hand manipulation (keyboarding)Work Environment: Internal officeThe noise level in the work environment is usually low Athletico provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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