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Physical Therapy Aide II/Technical Aide – Lake Nona Outpatient Rehab – Lake Nona - Part Time in Orlando, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    3/15/2019
  • Job ID:
    277791
  • Job Function
    Rehabilitation
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    Day
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Central Florida

Job Description



Physical Therapy Aide II/Technical Aide – Lake Nona Outpatient Rehab – Lake Nona -Part Time

Lake Nona seeks to hire a Physical Therapy Assistant who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.



Facility Profile:

Established in 1908, AdventHealth is one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in the country, caring for more than a million patients each year. The 2,286-bed acute-care medical facility, comprised of eight hospitals, has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the country for the past 10 years. It serves as a community hospital for Greater Orlando and as a major tertiary referral hospital for Central Florida and much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and Latin America.



Department Profile:

AdventHealth Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Lake Nona offers state of the art equipment and rehabilitation service in the Lake Nona area. The center provides individualized, evidence bases and progressive treatment using manual therapy and sports medicine approach. Our team of highly trained physical therapist and massage therapists educate patients, equipping them with the knowledge and ability to prevent further musculosketal injuries. We are located at 9975 Travistock Lake Blvd in a beautiful new medical facility located off Narcossee Blvd with complimentary and convenient garage parking.



Work Hours/Shifts:

Monday-Friday, 7am - 7pm (hours vary)



Job Summary:

Non-licensed worker who is specifically trained to perform duties necessary to expedite the efficient functioning of the department. As allowed by State Practice Act and under the supervision of a therapist/therapist assistant/ATC/RN, assists with providing direct and indirect services to a specific age group in the acute care, inpatient and/or outpatient rehabilitation settings. Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies, and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all



Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Basic computer skills to include Outlook, Microsoft Office and Windows (Preferred)
  • High School Diploma or GED (Preferred)


Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification for Inpatient areas only
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification (Preferred)


Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

  • Registers patients for all services, ensuring patient demographics and account information is appropriate for patient account type as determined by patient’s visit and as directed by Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Leadership. Responsible for clearly explaining authorizations/pre-certifications, and/or benefit memos on patient accounts to ensure expeditious billing and to protect the financial standing of Florida Hospital.
  • Meets or exceeds accuracy standard goal determined by Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Leadership. Ensures integrity of patient accounts by working error reports daily, entering accurate data, and documenting all attempts made to collect and/or obtain missing documentation.
  • Meets or exceeds upfront collection standard goal assigned to location of responsibility to protect the financial standing of Florida Hospital. Proactively seeks assistance to improve collections. Reviews all collection reports timely, as assigned by leadership.
  • Performs eligibility and benefits verification and re-verification applicable to patient’s visit. Uses utmost caution that authorizations and pre-certifications are correct and as accurate as possible to avoid rejections and/or denials. Maintains a current and thorough knowledge of utilizing online eligibility and pre-certification tools made available.
  • Takes responsibility for current monthly standard of total patient wait time in department, by ensuring all pre-registered and walk-in patient accounts are created and/or completed timely. During peak registration times, supports department by ensuring patients are processed through system protocols quickly, as outlined by Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine customer service escalation plan.
  • Daily prepares to begin work immediately, by being at workstation as scheduled by department leadership to offer continuous patient service and be available for all clinical partners’ registration needs. Maintains schedule flexibility and effective time management by monitoring time and attendance to limit use of unauthorized overtime.
  • Screens and continually assists all incoming telephone calls and visitors to ensure routing to appropriate personnel within department and hospital in an accurate and timely fashion. Monitors patient wait and registration times. Enables center to achieve current standard of patient wait times. Maintains area-specific productivity standards as observed via documentation, by scheduling each patient while following guidelines established by Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Leadership.
  • Oversees prompt faxing of treatment plan of care, Status/Discharge Reports to physician’s office, insurance companies, Work Comp, and other entities as required. Requests signed prescriptions as needed. For Outpatients, Only - Monitors audit error reports and updates Medicare accounts, as needed.
  • Assists staff with patient care, treatment and other tasks by correctly and promptly carrying out assigned activities/duties. .
  • Complies with FH Compliance Plan, rules and regulations of all local, state, and federal agencies, and with the standards of all accrediting bodies and payers as evident through documentation reviews, tracers and rounding results. Adheres to HIPAA regulations by verifying pertinent information to determine caller or visitor authorization level before releasing account information.
  • Complies with FH Compliance Plan, rules and regulations of all local, state, and federal agencies, and with the standards of all accrediting bodies and payors as evident through documentation reviews, tracers and rounds results. Takes responsibility for the environment of care by monitoring and taking action as needed.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Physical Therapy Aide II opportunity with Lake Nona and apply online today.



Job Keywords:

Physical Therapy, Assistant, Lake Nona, Rehab



Position Location:  All Hospitals
Job:  Rehabilitation
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Part-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  None
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Mar 15, 2019, 1:36:30 PM

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