MA/PT Aide

Location: Chatsworth, CA

Description

ROLE: MA/PT Aide 

MA Role Responsibilities

We are looking for a dynamic Medical Assistant/PT Aide to join our growing practice. This is a very fast paced environment. High Energy, Organized, Highly Pleasant - Personal. Candidate must be well-organized, detail-oriented, motivated, and have excellent communication skills. Punctuality & Strong attendance is a must. He/she must be able to work under pressure and work well with others. He/she must have the willingness and ambition to learn and take on a variety of responsibilities.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Medical Assistant

  • Perform selected nursing and administrative duties.
  • Prepare patients for examination and treatment.
  • Take patient histories and vital signs.
  • Prepare exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments.
  • Administer injections and apply dressings as instructed.
  • Prepare and maintain supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization.
  • Assist physicians in preparing for minor surgeries and exams.
  • Work closely with the physician to receive guidance and instruction for treating patients.
  • Perform direct patient care as instructed by the physician.
  • Maintain equipment for use at all times, in a clean and safe condition.
  • Complete appropriate documentation on all patients examined.
  • Maintain appropriate communication and good interpersonal skills with Supervisors, staff and patients to ensure coordinated efforts and provision of high quality service.
  • Perform Drug Screens, Breath Alcohol Tests, Pulmonary Functions Tests, Mask Fit Tests, Blood work, and other ancillary tests as directed.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Multi-tasking, Flexibility, Telephone Skills, Customer Service, Time Management, Organization, Attention to Detail, Professionalism, Quality Focus
  • Bilingual: Spanish preferred
  • Certified Medical Assistant with at least 1 year of experience preferred

EXPERIENCE: One year experience required. Workers Comp Experience a plus


Physical Therapist Aide Role Responsibilities

Job Summary:

Supports physical therapy care delivery by preparing treatment area, patient, equipment and materials; performing procedures, under the supervision of a physical therapist.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Physical Therapist Aide Job Duties:

  • Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
  • Prepares patients for physical therapy treatment by welcoming, comforting, providing and/or assisting patient into physical therapy apparel or apertures.
  • Provides information to patients by answering questions and requests; allaying fears.
  • Helps treat patients by applying heat packs; paraffin dips; assisting patients into whirlpool; helping patients onto exercise equipment, monitoring motion; tracking walking time and distance; measuring mobility; performing prescribed exercises and strengthening techniques.
  • Educates patients by demonstrating proper use of equipment and exercise routines.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Provides equipment and supplies by sterilizing and delivering equipment and supplies to treatment area; positioning equipment for therapist access; positioning patient on equipment.
  • Ensures operation of physical therapy equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instruction; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
  • Maintains physical therapy supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Scheduling of patients and administrative duties associated with physical therapy department.


EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalent

SKILLS: Bilingual Preferred

Requirements:

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