Physical Therapy Assistant
Sholom - Saint Louis Park, MN

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DESCRIPTION

If you are looking for flexibility and a way to make extra money, this could be a great opportunity for you. Sholom Community Alliance, one of the leading senior housing and healthcare service organizations in the Twin Cities, is seeking per diem Physical Therapy Assistants to join our expanding Home Care division.

DUTIES

Assessment: The Physical Therapy 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

Associate's Degree in Physical Therapy Assistant program from an accredited college by Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) required.
Must be registered and licensed with the State of Minnesota as a Physical Therapist Assistant and must maintain licensure.
One or more years' hands-on experience as a Physical Therapy Assistant working with a geriatric population preferred.
CPR/First Aid certified through American Red Cross required.

Assessment: The Physical Therapy 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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