Dignity Health Physical Therapy Aide in LOS ANGELES, California

Overview

Founded in 1887, Dignity Health - California Hospital Medical Center is a 318-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in downtown Los Angeles. The hospital offers a full complement of services including a Level II trauma center, the Los Angeles Center for Women-s Health, obstetrics and pediatric services, and comprehensive cardiac and surgical services. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation-s five largest health care systems. Visitfor more information.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

The primary role of the PT aide is to assistant the staff Physical Therapist in the direct care and treatment of the patient, relative to the extent of training and experience of the aide. The PT aide is under the direct supervision of the Physical Therapist at all times. Responsibilities for assigned patients include patient treatment as outlined by the Physical Therapist, documentation of care and a variety of clerical and support services.

The aide reports verbally and in writing on patient's treatment. Assignments are dependent on the specific experience, training and demonstrated competence of the aide and the needs of the patients. The aide is expected to develop their clinical skills with ultimate responsibility for assuming clinical competency.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Previous experience as a PT aide or other experience in health care services is highly desirable.

  • Ability to communicate clearly in English (verbal and written) for effective communication with patients, families and all health care team.

  • Ability to work independently with no need of direct supervision.

  • Completes patient care assignment at the end of the shift.

  • Ability to respond to changes in assignment and staffing appropriately.

  • BLS and Fire Safety cards.

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Job ID 2018-57902

Employment Type Per Diem

Department Acute Inpatient Physical Therapy

Hours / Pay Period 8

Facility California Hospital Medical Center

Shift Day

Location LOS ANGELES

State/Province CA

Standard Hours 8-430