Physical Therapy Tech, Part-Time, Vidant Beaufort Hospital

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Vidant Beaufort Hospital

Part Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Beaufort Hospital

Vidant Beaufort Hospital, located in Washington, North Carolina, is a 142-bed not-for-profit hospital offering acute care services and a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services in the region.   Progressive healthcare facilities combined with personal, hometown compassionate care ensure that patients in Beaufort and surrounding counties have access to an exceptional level of care. The hospital provides access to advanced treatments and technology in the areas of general surgery, orthopedics, gastroenterology, and rheumatology. Vidant Beaufort offers a full array of state-of-the-art diagnostic testing.

Responsibilities

  •  Assist patients in preparation for and, as necessary, during, and at the conclusion of treatment.
  • Assist patients in the safe practice of activities related to the development of strength and endurance.
  • Assist patients in ambulatory training procedures as assigned. 
  • Assumes responsibility for own growth and development including participation in position related education.
  • Perform selected treatment procedures which are commensurate with his training and are assigned to him by thetherapist.
  • Assist with the application of ultrasound, hydrocollator packs, paraffin, ice packs, Anodyne and iontophoresis units, Biodex set up, In-patient and Out-patient traction, wound care (hydrotherapy), TENS application and electrical stimulation.
  • Able to take vital signs.
  • Carries out treatment programs as are predetermined for each patient and delegated to him by the therapist.
  • Assemble equipment and accessories
  • Attends all mandatory inservice and hospital safety reviews.
  • Participates in quality control projects as assigned by the Director or CQI Coordinator.  
  • Cleans the treatment area by changing linen and returning equipment to its proper storage area.
  • Performs assigned aide/technician duties as designated by the office coordinator
  • Responsible for the safety of the patient while he is in the Physical Therapy Department.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Graduate or its equivalent.
  • CPR Certification required 
  • Must have passed all competencies for Aide duties (on the job training).
  • Must complete competencies for the Technician level.

Preferred Requirements

  • Must not have any limitations to the provision of direct patient care.
  • Must be able to bend, lift and turn totally dependent patients.
  • Must be able to stand work for much of an 8 hour day.
  • Willingness to attend in-service education.
  • History of school and/or work performance which gives evidence of the ability to meet the requirements of the position.
  • Must work efficiently and effectively with others, possessing tact, discretion and diplomacy.
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Adapt to rapid and unpredictable changes in priorities.

Other Information

  • Monday - Friday 9 am - 2:30 pm
  • Saturday - Sunday, 8 am - 12 noon
  • Part-Time position

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

 

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Ronda SmithHuman Resources Assistant

Email: Ronda.Smith@vidanthealth.com

Tel: (252) 975-4135

 

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