Therapy Tech - PlattevilleMedical Associates, Platteville, WI
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Our mission is to provide superior healthcare and an excellent patient experience.
Medical Associates Clinic is a well-established multispecialty group practice with over 170 providers and a staff of over 1,000 health care professionals and support personnel. The group was founded in 1924 and is Iowa’s oldest multispecialty group practice. Today, Medical Associates Clinic is the area’s leading health care provider and only multispecialty group practice. Medical Associates Clinic has been recognized since 1998 as a “better performing practice” by the Medical Group Management Association.
In 1982, Medical Associates developed the Tri-State’s first health maintenance organization, Medical Associates Health Plans, which offers comprehensive health benefits to over 400 employers and 45,000 members. Medical Associates Health Plans has maintained an “Excellent” rating, the highest level of accreditation possible by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, for 13 consecutive years.
Medical Associates Clinic offers several locations from which to seek medical care, including facilities at 1500 Associates Drive, 1000 Langworthy, and 1940 Elm Street in Dubuque, Iowa; as well as facilities in Bellevue, Cascade, Dyersville, Elkader, and Monona, Iowa; Cuba City, and Platteville, Wisconsin; and Elizabeth and Galena, Illinois.
This is a Full Benefit Eligible position in the Platteville Physical Therapy department working 32 hours per week. Candidates must be available to work Monday through Friday with start and end times between 6:45am and 6:00pm. This position may also work in the Dubuque, IA and Galena, IL offices. Prior Physical Therapy experience helpful, but not required.
Role: Assist physical/occupational therapist or physical therapist assistant with treatment programs for patients which are pre determined and assigned by the therapist or assistant.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Perform therapy modalities and exercise instruction for patients under the supervision of the physical/occupational therapists or physical therapist assistants. Monitor patient at regular intervals and assist patient in the safe practice of activities related to development of strength and endurance until treatment or exercise conclusion.
Prepare treatment area, patient and equipment for treatment. Assist with established procedures for care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies. Prepare, maintain, and clean up work stations, treatment areas, and gym.
Assist with chart filing, charge ticket processing and discharging of therapy records according to department policies and procedures. Verify insurance coverage and complete appropriate paper work for approved therapy visits. Schedule patient appointments.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience: From three months to one year of similar or related experience.
Education: Equivalent to a high school education.