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
Date Posted 05/02/2018
Job Number 18-72701
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
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
- Identifies opportunities for process/quality improvement
Participates in and supports entity/system initiatives
Current MN Physical Therapist Assistant licensure
Basic Life Support Certification
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 hospitalsincluding an academic medical center and long-term care hospitalserving 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, Fairviews 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.