Physical Therapist Assistant
Sholom - Saint Paul, MN

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DESCRIPTION

Sholom Community Alliance, one of the leading senior housing and healthcare service organizations in the Twin Cities, is seeking an on-call Physical Therapist Assistant to join our team at the Shaller Family Campus in St. Paul.

DUTIES

Assessment: The Physical Therapist Assistant will obtain pertinent data necessary for the identification or treatment of those in need for skilled intervention from medical records, patient observation and interview and/or the administration of standardized tests in accordance with physician orders. The Physical Therapist Assistant may contribute to the assessment and reassessment process under the supervision of the Physical Therapist.

Treatment: The Physical Therapist Assistant while under the direction of the Physical Therapist will plan, direct and conduct programs to develop, improve and/or restore the performance of necessary functions, compensate for dysfunction and/or minimize debilitation.

Consultation: The Physical Therapist Assistant will provide explanatory instruction to the patient, primary caregivers and medical personnel to help them understand and deal more effectively with patients. This would include the attendance to patient care conferences and any other interdisciplinary team meeting.

Documentation: The Physical Therapist Assistant will keep timely treatment records, progress notes, patient files and written plans of care as required. The Physical Therapist Assistant may contribute to the formation of the intervention plan under the supervision of the Physical Therapist.

Supervision: The Physical Therapist Assistant will receive direction and supervision from the Physical Therapist as defined by official APTA documents. The amount of supervision must be provided in accordance with state law and regulation.

QUALIFICATIONS

The Physical Therapist Assistant will maintain a current license and/or certification as required by law.
The Physical Therapist Assistant will practice and manage physical therapy programs in accordance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations.
The Physical Therapist Assistant will follow and adhere to the HIPPA policies and procedures of the Sholom Community Alliance.
The Physical Therapist Assistant will maintain and update professional knowledge, skills and abilities through appropriate continuing education or in-service training or higher education. The nature and minimum amount of continuing education must be consistent with state law and regulation.
The Physical Therapist Assistant shall maintain current knowledge of the legislative, political, social and cultural issues that effect this profession.

Assessment: The Physical Therapist Assistant will obtain pertinent data necessary for the identification or treatment of those in need for skilled intervention from medical records, patient observation and interview and/or the administration of standardized tests in accordance with physician orders. The Physical Therapist Assistant may contribute to the assessment and reassessment process under the supervision of the Physical Therapist.

Treatment: The Physical Therapist Assistant while under the direction of the Physical Therapist will plan, direct and conduct programs to develop, improve and/or restore the performance of necessary functions, compensate for dysfunction and/or minimize debilitation.

Consultation: The Physical Therapist Assistant will provide explanatory instruction to the patient, primary caregivers and medical personnel to help them understand and deal more effectively with patients. This would include the attendance to patient care conferences and any other interdisciplinary team meeting.

Documentation: The Physical Therapist Assistant will keep timely treatment records, progress notes, patient files and written plans of care as required. The Physical Therapist Assistant may contribute to the formation of the intervention plan under the supervision of the Physical Therapist.

Supervision: The Physical Therapist Assistant will receive direction and supervision from the Physical Therapist as defined by official APTA documents. The amount of supervision must be provided in accordance with state law and regulation.

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