Fairview Health Services

  • Physical Therapist Assistant - Homecare and Hospice

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(12/7/2018 10:26 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)
    Rehabilitation Services
    Home Care & Hospice-Minneapolis
    Hours per 2 weeks
    Physical Therapist
  • Overview

    Fairview Senior Services is looking for a Physical Therapist Assistant who will provide direct patient care in Ebenezer assisted living, independent living and memory care settings in the west metro.  Locations included are Minnetonka, Plymouth, Deephaven, Orono, St Louis Park.  PTA may be asked on occasion to help teams in other locations in the metro area as well. The Physical Therapist Assistant will be supporting 2 Physical Therapists who currently see patients in these locations.


    The Physical Therapy Assistant is responsible for providing direct patient care in the home or long-term care setting based on treatment plan established by primary Physical Therapist.

    • 64 hours in two weeks, M-F,  Day shifts
    • Free continuing education unit (CEU) credits
    • Ongoing education and support
    • Supportive work environment
    • Laptops for electronic medical record documentation
    • Excellent benefits 
    • Mileage reimbursement
    • Territory: Main base will be in Minnetonka, Plymouth, Deephaven, Orono, St Louis Park.

    Responsibilities/Job Description

    The phyical Therapy Assistant is responsible for providing direct patient care in the home setting based on treatment plan established by primary Physical Therapist.

    • Implement patient treatment plan as instructed by physical therapist
    • Operates therapeutic equipment and devices as indicated in the plan of care
    • Documents patient care delivered, physician orders and other pertinent patient information in the medical record within established guidlines
    • Communicates any patient care issues or changes in patient status to the Physical Therapist and/or patient case manager
    • Participates in educational programs and agency committees as appropriate.  Accepts responsibility for the understanding and implementation of the applicable content of all departmental staff meetings.
    • Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to refect developmental level and cultural differences in the population served


    Minimum Requirements

    • Licensed as a Physical Therapist Assistant and eligible to practice in Minnesota
    • Current BLS (AHA or American Red Cross) for health care providers certification
    • 1 year recent clinical (work) experience as a Physical Therapist Assistant

    Preferred Requirements

    • Reliable transportation
    • Valid Minnesota drivers license (or license that matches your current permanent residence).
    • Current and adequate automobile insurance policy
    • Computer skills: able to effectively document in EMR
    • Previous home care experience

    Experience working the geriatric patient population and dementia care.


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