Physical Therapy Aide- On-Call

Physical Therapy Aide- On-Call

Physical Therapy Aide- On-Call

Physical Therapy Aide- On-Call

Primary Location San Jose, California

Job Number 1146614

Date posted 01/13/2023


Performs a variety of patient care duties under direct supervision in accordance with the Registered Physical Therapist's instructions. Under the direct direction of the Physical Therapy manager, perform patient care, normal office tasks, department maintenance, and other non-patient care tasks.



Essential Purposes

• Aids patients in getting ready for therapy

• Use therapeutic techniques in line with the department's policies and guidelines.

• As directed by the therapist, teach patients how to use ambulation aids, transfer techniques, and supportive devices.

• Assist physical therapists and their assistants with treatments and procedures as needed.

• Record the patient's medical care.

• When required, explain cancellations or modifications to physical therapy regimens in medical records.

• Keep treatment sites and equipment clean.

• Deliver treatment and classroom presentation supplies and equipment.

• Keep enough supplies of towels and other necessities in the treatment rooms.

• Place a supply and material order.

• Carry out additional relevant tasks as required

The duties of this position do not include supervision.


Read also employees expected conduct for this job


Basic Qualifications:
– Minimum of one (1) year patient care experience, preferably in a Physical Therapy acute care setting and outpatient setting
– High school diploma/GED- BLS- Knowledge of basic medical terminology and basic anatomy
– Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos
– Ability to write correspondence
– Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other incumbents of the organization
– Must be willing to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment
– Also, refer to Position Specifications outlined in the appropriate collective bargaining agreement
Primary Location: California, San Jose, San Jose Building 3
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1
Shift: Day
Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Working Hours Start: 07:30 AM
Working Hours End: 07:00 PM
Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call
Job Type: Standard
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation: A01|SEIU|United Health workers
Job Level: Entry Level
Department: San Jose Hospital – Physical Therapy – 0206
Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

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