Physical Therapy Aide - Grayslake, IL

Job Locations US-IL-Grayslake
Post Date 2 weeks ago(8/4/2022 4:56 PM)
Job Function
Rehab Aide
Metropolitan Area
Grayslake, IL
Employment Type
Requisition #
Zip Code


Mission Statement and Core Values

Athletico’s sole purpose is to provide exceptional, progressive, and cost-effective fitness, performance and rehabilitative services through personalized care that emphasizes education and prevention of future injury.  This is accomplished through building on our core values of patient/client satisfaction, accountability, teamwork and continuous improvement, which are the foundation for our unique culture.


Benefits offered with this part time position :

  • Pre-Tax & Roth 401K (for 21+)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Perks at Work discounts
  • Home & Auto insurance discounts
  • Pet insurance discounts
  • Student Loan Resources

Position Summary

The rehabilitation aide (equivalent to the rehabilitation technician and physical therapy aide positions) will assist the front office coordinators, physical therapists, and when applicable occupational therapists  by performing requested

administrative and clinical duties. They will greet patients as they arrive to the clinic and work alongside

the physical therapist as well as the physical therapist assistants during therapy as applicable. These duties will be conducted in compliance with state

practice act requirements.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares patients for physical therapy treatments, assist the physical therapists during administration of treatments, and facilitates a safe and efficient flow of patient visits within the facility
  • Safeguards, motivates, and assists patients during clinician prescribed exercises and functional activities under the direct supervision of the clinical staff
  • Provides assistance with preparing hot/cold packs, and other modalities such as Ultrasounds, Electrical stimulation, etc.
  • Cleans work area, tables and equipment after each treatment
  • Inventories and requisitions supplies and equipment as requested
  • Washes linens/towels, folds and maintains linen cabinets
  • Maintaining restrooms and other areas such as windows as needed. Restocking or items such as paper towels, tissue paper, soap and supplies as applicable
  • Assists office coordinator with answering phones and scheduling appointments
  • Assist office coordinator with keeping track of both nonmedical and medical supplies for the clinic
  • Files and scans paper work including but not limited to charts as needed

Additional Responsibilities:

  • As applicable per location, could be responsible for urine and/or saliva collection for post offer drug screening


Education and Experience:  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


  • Previous Rehabilitation Aide or physical therapy aide experience preferred
  • High school graduate
  • Current enrollment in pre-professional or professional school preferred
  • Interest in health care field preferred (outpatient physical therapy, physical therapy assistants, occupational therapy or occupational therapy assistants)
  • Energetic and a team player
  • Able to demonstrate compassion toward patients
  • Complete tasks thoroughly
  • Basic knowledge of physical therapy related modalitiesequipment preferred


Essential Qualifications:   To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to consistently communicate a clear understanding of patients/clients expectations and adapt as appropriate to exceed their needs
  • Ability to focus attention on determining what can be done to make progress
  • Ability to develop personally and professionally
  • Ability to foster a sense of teamwork and cooperation while working with others
  • Ability to understand and determine priorities, effectively manage time and develop work plans in order to accomplish tasks and/or projects
  • Ability to motivate, develop, and mentor staff in order to optimize their performance
  • Ability to clearly organize and effectively convey information

Language Skills

  • Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently

Physical Demands:  The physical demands describe here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

  • Specific vision requirements include the ability to see at close range, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear
  • Possess the ability to fulfill any office activities normally expected in an office setting, to include, but not limited to:  remaining seated for periods of time to perform computer based work, participating in filing activity, lifting and carrying office supplies (paper reams, mail, etc.)
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to feel, and reach with hand and arms
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20-25 pounds 
  • Fine hand manipulation (keyboarding)
  • Requires the ability to perform duties for all work shifts
  • Travel required


Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Internal office
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually low


Athletico is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


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