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Sanford Health Physical Therapy Assistant | Home Health in Bismarck, North Dakota

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Facility: Bismarck Medical Center
Location: Bismarck, ND
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 32.00

Job Summary

Assists patients with therapy activities and exercises scheduled in a treatment plan, under the supervision of a physical therapist, to improve patients' quality of life and ability to perform daily activities. Provides, monitors and records therapy services to patients 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 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 responses to and communications during intervention. Responsible for being knowledgeable about the patient'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.

Qualifications

Appropriate 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.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

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Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-25845
Featured: No