Providence Health & Services Physical Therapy Aide in Colville, Washington
Providence is calling a Physical Therapy Aide (Physical Therapy, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Mount Carmel Hospital in Colville, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Support the Performance Improvement process
Maintain a safe environment for staff, patients, and visitors
Patient-Care Positions: Consider individual needs in communication with, assessment of, and treatment of patients and staff, including ethical, cultural, psychosocial, religious, and age-specific aspects to include infant through the elderly
Support patient rights and the organization’s code of ethical behavior
Regular and predictable attendance is required for all positions. Failure to meet this standard can result in progressive discipline up to and including termination
Clean wheelchairs, carts, and exercise equipment according to infection control standards
Prepare treatment rooms for patient care. Remove soiled linen and replace with fresh linen. Keep treatment rooms supplied with treatment supplies.
Keep all working areas neat and unobstructed. Assume responsibility for detecting patient and staff safety hazards and sanitation problems and either corrects these or brings them to the attention of the department manager
Keep utility room and supply closets in order and adequately stocked. Assume responsibility for inventory of supply levels and take proper steps to maintain supplies at adequate levels
Make sure hydrocollator tanks are full and water is clean. Periodically drain tanks, clean, and refill with fresh water. Assure paraffin tank has adequate paraffin supply and wax is clean.
Assist the therapist with treatment setups as assigned by the therapist
Assist the therapist in ambulation and transferring of patients
Assist with any physical therapy procedure up to the level of training given. No unsupervised medical procedures are to be given
Required qualifications for this position include:
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Previous experience in a hospital setting
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Nursing Assistant training
Training in environmental services or nursing
About the ministry you will serve.
Mount Carmel Hospital is a Critical Access hospital in Colville, WA serving a three county area in Northeast Washington. We are a progressive, full service hospital offering advanced medical and surgical care as well as specialty support and outpatient services.
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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)
Req ID: 266520