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Lead PT Technician

Company: Spooner
Location: Peoria
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Come to Spooner!Phoenix is one of the fastest growing cities in the nation and it is also one of the most active outdoor communities. With nearly 365 days of sunshine and a city that offers something for everyone, Phoenix brings the outdoors to life! This desert community offers world-class trails, easy access to alternate climates, year-round outdoor activity, the energy and opportunities of a big city, as well as professional sports teams, culture, concerts, and more!At Spooner, we are most proud of our culture of excellence that is founded on our core values. Our team environment is one that fosters continuous learning and a lot of fun, as we work to help our patients and clients move better and feel better. Employees enjoy formal onboarding, mentorship, leadership training, and great benefits. In addition, Spooner has been helping our communities achieve health through movement for over 30 years, and we continue to grow in size and expertise every year. With company growth comes opportunities for employee job advancement and career development. If you are looking to join a company where you can build a career, Spooner could be the place for you.The Right FitWe are recruiting Lead Physical Therapy Technicians who are a great fit for the growing Spooner team! Our Lead Physical Therapy Technicians are core members of the treatment team and are integral in ensuring an exceptional end to end patient experience. This includes assisting our therapists with designated aspects of patient care and serving our patients to ensure safety, successful execution of exercise, and a positive outcome. Our treatment philosophy is a promise to provide an engaging experience in mind, body, and spirit, and the foundation of our assessment is grounded in the principles of Applied Functional Science (AFS).Essential Job Duties

  • Advance knowledge of patient exercises, proper form for completion, how to customize patient exercises, and how to use physical therapy equipment
  • Train and mentor new therapy technicians.
  • Participate and assist in planning of technician meetings.
  • Coordinate therapy technician schedules, including time off requests.
  • Effective communication of patient progress and reactions to treatment, to the physical therapist.
  • Administer treatment involving application of physical agents, moist heat packs, and other modality treatments as needed.
  • Fit patients for and train patients in the use and care of orthopedic braces, prostheses, and supportive devices, such as crutches, as instructed by the therapists.
  • Maintain safety and infection control standards and reporting or correcting hazards as necessary.Education and Experience
    • Minimum high school diploma or GED
    • Major in Kinesiology, Physical Therapy Technician Certification, prior experience or knowledge as a physical therapy technician, or interest in the field of physical therapy preferred@SPTOur Promise to YouOur culture of excellence at Spooner Physical Therapy is built by design and nurtured every day. The culture is grounded in core values and a company vision that inspire and guide our teams, who continue to strengthen it. As a team, we cultivate an environment that is dynamic and fun, resulting in an engaging employee experience.Full-time employee benefits include:
      • Medical, dental, vision, and other insurance benefits to fit your lifestyle needs
      • Employer-paid life insurance
      • 401(k) plan with company match
      • Paid holidays and paid time off
      • Continuing education allowance
      • Opportunity to share in the financial success of the team and company

Keywords: Spooner, Peoria , Lead PT Technician, Professions , Peoria, Arizona

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