Fairview Health Services  Casual Assistant Physical Therapist in Twin Cities, Minnesota

JobTitle Casual Assistant Physical Therapist

Specialty Rehabilitation Services

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center (East Bank)

Department Physical Therapy

Hours per 2 weeks casual

Shift Day

Date Posted 05/02/2018

Job Number 18-72701

Job Description:

In collaboration with patients and families, the physical therapist assistant is responsible for providing safe and effective delivery of patient care within scope of practice under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist.

To be successful the Physical Therapy Assistant must:

Partners with patients and families to provide skilled intervention

  • Implements plan of care established by supervising physical therapist

  • Communicates with supervising physical therapist regarding recommendations for revision or update of plan of care and/or discharge

  • Coordinates care and communicates effectively with interdisciplinary team for all aspects of patient care

  • Alters treatment within the established plan of care to reflect change in patient status and response to treatment

  • Provides appropriate education to patient and/or caregiver


  • Uses acceptable medical terminology

  • Follows professional practice standards

  • Completes documentation in a timely manner per department standards

  • Complies with department billing standards

Professional Expectations

  • Prioritizes tasks and patient care for effective time management

  • Understands and follows professional licensure/certification requirements

  • Directs team members and/or supervises students as designated

  • Pursues personal and professional development to support clinical best practice


  • Meets or exceeds departmental standards for productivity

Quality Improvement

  • Identifies opportunities for process/quality improvement

Participates in and supports entity/system initiatives

Job Qualifications:



Current MN Physical Therapist Assistant licensure

Basic Life Support Certification



1+ years

About Fairview Health Services

Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 11 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.