Fairview Health Services

Physical Therapist

Job Locations US-MN-Fridley
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(10/15/2021 8:11 AM)
Requisition ID
2021-82372
Profession
Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)
Speciality
Rehabilitation Services
Location
Institute for Athletic Medicine-Fridley
Shift
day/evening
Hours per 2 weeks
80
Department
Physical Therapy

Overview

In collaboration with patients and families, the physical therapist is responsible for providing safe and effective delivery of patient care within scope of practice. This includes examination, evaluation, diagnosis, planning, intervention and establishing outcomes.

  • 1.0 FTE appointed PT position authorized for 80 hours per pay period
    • Position can be for 0.8 FTE - 1.0 FTE, decided upon offer
  • Fully benefit eligible role
  • Based out of Fairview Fridley Clinic

Responsibilities/Job Description

The physical therapist partners with the patient and family while performing the Evaluation/Re-evaluation

  • Gathers pertinent data
  • Performs examination
  • Determines treatment diagnosis

Develops an individualized plan of care through collaboration with the patient and family

  • Analyzes data to identify needs and potential risks
  • Determines prognosis for recovery
  • Establishes individualized goals with patient and/or caregiver
  • Individualizes plan of care considering developmental level and cultural differences
  • Implements and modifies plan of care based on reassessment and patient response
  • Coordinates care and communicates effectively with interdisciplinary team for all aspects of patient care
  • Establishes appropriate discharge plan

Partners with patients and families to provide skilled intervention

  • Implements plan of care
  • Alters treatment/plan of care to reflect change in patient status and response to treatment
  • Assesses patient and/or caregiver learning needs and provides appropriate education

Documentation/Billing

  • 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

Qualifications

Required

License/Certification/Registration

  • Physical Therapy registration/licensure in the state of Minnesota or temporary license in the state of Minnesota
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • A requirement of this position is to have pelvic health (Women and Men) training and patient care experience or willing to train in this specialty

Preferred

Education

  • Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy

Experience

  • 1+ year

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