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Physical Therapist

Physical Therapist

Job Description



Volunteera of America  is looking for an energetic, dynamic and qualified Physical Therapist to join our float team. We offer a competitive wage package, wonderful clients and a friendly staff.

The float team Physical Therapists float to our metro facilities including Anoka, Edina, and Maplewood.  Thia position is Per Diem and self schedules based on the needs of the facilities.


Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Center Manager, provides physical therapy services to our Residents.   Provides clinical physical therapy evaluation and treatment for program participants, on acute, restorative or maintenance levels as needed.  Integrates the physical therapy treatment plan into the Interdisciplinary Team plan of care.  Assists in the ordering, inventory, distribution and maintenance of durable medical equipment for participants.

 

 

 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

       
  1. Education:  Be a graduate of a physical therapy curriculum.  Current State of Minnesota Physical Therapy license required.
  2. Experience:  Minimum of two-years experience working with elderly population required.
  3. Skills and Knowledge:
  • Good working knowledge of physical, psychosocial and behavioral needs of the elderly population.
  • Effective listening, and written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and apply good judgment.
  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently and effectively manage multiple priorities.
  • Working knowledge of practice boundaries for Physical Therapist and Physical Therapy Assistant (P.T.A.).
  • Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.

 

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Per Diem
Job Type Health Care
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others Yes
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID FLOAT TEAM PHYSICAL THERAPY
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