Physical Therapy Tech

<p><strong>We are currently looking for a Full-Time Physical Therapy Tech for our Elgin. Spanish Speaking required.</strong></p>
<p><strong>DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:</strong> </p>
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<li>Assist the Physical Therapist/Physical Therapist Assistant in patient care, treatment and instructions.</li>
<li>Maintain disposable and non-disposable department supplies</li>
<li>Prepare all information for the following workday, such as pulling charts, entering patients into the log book, printing superbills, etc</li>
<li>Maintain appointment book, by scheduling appointments by phone and in person. Make calls to remind patients of appointments and reschedule patients who do not show for their appointment.</li>
<li>Coordinate necessary correspondence by phone, in person or in writing with regard to patient care to: Patients, MD’s, insurance carriers, non-clinic MD’s, employers and physical therapists.</li>
<li>Set up patients with (or perform) various modalities under the supervision of PT or PTA.</li>
<li>Computer skills to prepare the following: Patient log book, scanning and looking up information through the PV System</li>
<li>Professionalism with client interaction and the public in various situations</li>
<li>Assist with writing and maintaining patient education, instructions, handouts, and daily paperwork</li>
<li>Perform departmental cleaning tasks</li>
<li>Perform nerve conduction velocity studies, if trained</li>
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<p><strong>Education/Experience Requirements:</strong></p>
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<li>High School Diploma/GED required</li>
<li>Experience in Physical Therapy environment a plus</li>
<li>General knowledge of medical terminology, office practices and procedures, medical insurance</li>
<li>Computer skills required</li>
<li>Ability to communicate in English both verbally and written.</li>
<li>Excellent interpersonal skills.</li>
<li>Ability to exhibit good organizational and analytical skills necessary to maintain efficient work flow</li>
<li>Ability to take initiative and able to multi-task in a fast paced environment</li>
<li>Basic computer skills necessary</li>
<li><strong>At risk for blood and/or body fluid exposure: Yes</strong></li>
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<p><strong>PHYSICIAL REQUIREMENTS:</strong></p>
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<li>Requires the ability to stand and sit for hours at a time.  Some bending and stooping is required. </li>
<li>Must be able to use manual dexterity in relation to clinical requirements. </li>
<li>Must be able to lift 40lbs.</li>
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