To assist licensed physical therapist with skilled treatments and give maintenance physical therapy treatments as directed by the licensed physical therapist.
Assists the licensed physical therapist with skilled treatments and carries out range-of-motion and other maintenance exercise programs for residents.
Assists residents in use of exercise equipment.
Assists physical therapist with gait training and ambulation of residents.
Administers superficial heat treatments, including whirlpool, paraffin and hydrocollator packs under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist.
Transports residents to and from the physical therapy area.
Keeps the physical therapy department orderly, and cleans the physical therapy equipment daily as instructed.
Assists with clerical duties, (mailing, phone calls, etc.).