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Physical Therapy Assistant - St. Paul Maplewood - Full Time

Company: Sanford Health
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.Work Shift:Day (United States of America)Scheduled Weekly Hours:40Salary Range: $20.00 - $30.5Union Position: NoDepartment DetailsSummaryAssists patients/residents/clients with therapy activities and exercises scheduled in a treatment plan, under the supervision of a physical therapist, to improve patients'/residents'/clients' quality of life and ability to perform daily activities.Job DescriptionProvides, monitors and records therapy services to patients/residents/clients with physical, cognitive, developmental impairments, in line with related standard concepts, practices and procedures. The physical therapy assistant selects, implements, and makes modifications to therapeutic activities and interventions that are consistent with demonstrated competency levels, patient's/resident's/client's goals, and the requirements of the practice setting and/or state licensure. Contributes to this process by exchanging information with and providing documentation to the physical therapist about the patient's/resident's/client's responses to and communications during intervention. Responsible for being knowledgeable about the patient's/resident's/client's targeted physical therapy outcomes and for providing information and documentation related to outcome achievement. Follows and adheres to accepted clinical practice guidelines of professional organization. As needed, performs other related duties as requested.Based on facility needs and assigned locations, may focus on those receiving intervention in the post-acute, long term care and home health care environments.Primary Home Location Maplewood Good Samaritan w/ potential to cover Inver Grove Heights. Request an offset schedule of Tues-Sat or Sun-Thurs.QualificationsAppropriate education level required in accordance with state licensure. Must also be a graduate through an approved American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) program as a Physical Therapist Assistant.Must be licensed as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the state(s) of practice. Conforms to the supervision and licensing standards of the state(s) where services are provided. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within six months of employment. When applicable, may require valid driver's license.Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org.

Keywords: Sanford Health, St. Paul , Physical Therapy Assistant - St. Paul Maplewood - Full Time, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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