Physical Therapy Aide
|Department||Department of Veterans Affairs|
|Date Opened||1/16/2013 8:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||1/30/2013 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$1,591.00 - $2,497.00/month|
|Full or Part Time||
CMA certification preferred or must be obtained within six months of employment.
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving patients or other work related to providing durable medical equipment for clients or assisting professional staff in performing various treatments, such as assisting in surgical units. The primary emphasis is on working with patients or professional staff in carrying out prescribed work assignments as allowed by applicable licensure laws. Incumbents perform a variety of routine tasks in a therapeutic or medical program, which requires a limited knowledge of work procedures and understanding of the materials and equipment.
The Therapeutic/Medical Aide job family consists of two levels which are distinguished by the level of complexity of assigned tasks and the expertise required to complete assigned tasks and activities.
This is the career level where incumbents are assigned responsibilities at the full performance level for a full range of duties related to assisting professionals with the treatment of patients and the maintenance of appropriate records of progress or in assisting professional staff in surgical procedures, or in the maintenance of various types of medical equipment.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of one year of experience in assisting professional staff with therapy or medical aide to patients or repairing therapeutic medical equipment.
Scores based on: Qualification Review
***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.