Casual Physical Therapy Assistant -New Hope
Minnesota Masonic Homes - New Hope, MN

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DESCRIPTION

Minnesota Masonic Home North Ridge has a rich history of providing quality care to seniors since 1966. We are a specialized senior health care community. Our continuum of care offers a variety of services: Senior Apartments, Assisted Living, Adult Day Program, Complex/Transitional Rehab Care, Long Term Care and secured areas for those with memory impairment.
Our emphasis at MMH North Ridge is to recognize and provide for the needs of each individual, whether the goal is to remain in our community or to return home. Join our care team and find out why it is not only a special place to live or receive care, but also a special place to work.

The PTA will implement with minimal supervision, high-quality physical therapy services for residents, caregivers and facilities in accordance with the principles and practices of physical therapy, State, Federal, and Minnesota Masonic Home North Ridge regulations, policies and procedures.

DUTIES

Major job functions include insuring that all residents are afforded the opportunity to achieve and maintain their highest level of function, under the direction of the Physical Therapist. Maintaining resident care records and accurate billing records is a must. Communicating effectively with all necessary disciplines regarding resident progress, problems and approaches to residents. Ensure continuation of appropriate therapeutic follow-up programs.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires a graduate of an American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) accredited program for Physical Therapy Assistant. Candidate must possess current licensure to practice Physical Therapy with the State of Minnesota. Experience in adult acute and long term care facility desired but not required. Ability to incorporate all aspects of PT in total resident care as regulations allow. Team philosophy and desire to facilitate long term care residents to their highest level of function. Able to grasp new theories and principles and implement them in practice. Membership in professional organizations desirable.

This position works casual status. Casual status requires you to work at least one shift every 6 months on an as needed basis. This is a non-benefit eligible position. Major job functions include insuring that all residents are afforded the opportunity to achieve and maintain their highest level of function, under the direction of the Physical Therapist. Maintaining resident care records and accurate billing records is a must. Communicating effectively with all necessary disciplines regarding resident progress, problems and approaches to residents. Ensure continuation of appropriate therapeutic follow-up programs.

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