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Hennepin County Medical Center Physical Therapy Assistant - Inpatient in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hennepin Healthcare is an integrated system of care that includes HCMC, a nationally recognized Level I Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center and acute care hospital. The comprehensive healthcare system includes a 484 bed academic medical center, a large outpatient Clinic & Specialty Center, and a network of primary and specialty care clinics in Minneapolis and in suburban communities. Hennepin Healthcare has a large psychiatric program, home care and hospice, and operates a research institute, innovation center and philanthropic foundation. SUMMARY We are current seeking a Physical Therapy Assistant (Inpatient) to join our team. This part time role will work 56 hours within a two week pay period on days (working 1 in 4 weekends). Under the general direction of the Physical Therapy Supervisor, provides physical therapy services to patients following the plan of care established by a physical therapist. RESPONSIBILITIES Under the direction and supervision of the physical therapist and in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team, provides physical therapy services including treatment, discharge planning and education Observes and reports the patient's responses to the physical therapist Properly applies and operates rehabilitative equipment Assists with department orientation as assigned Assists physical therapist with PTA student education activities Delegates appropriate activities to nursing assistants consistent with their training and skill (patient transfers, patient transport, assisting therapist directly with care) under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist Educates patients and care givers based on established care plan Performs clerical task as delegated Completes all documentation and charges of services per departmental standard QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications: Completion of a two year program (AA Degree) for Physical Therapist Assistant approved by the American Physical Therapy Association After July 1, 2008, possession of valid Physical Therapy Assistant license issued by the Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy Preferred Qualifications: Two years' experience with a varied patient population Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: Ability to use a computer system, including Microsoft Office Products Ability to work with a diverse range of patients You've made the right choice in considering Hennepin Healthcare for your employment. We offer a wealth of opportunities for individuals who want to make an impact in our patients' lives. We are dedicated to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to both current and prospective employees. We are driven to connect talented individuals with life-changing career opportunities, enabling you to provide exceptional care without exception. Thank you for considering Hennepin Healthcare as a future employer. Please Note: Offers of employment from Hennepin Healthcare are conditional and contingent upon successful clearance of all background checks and pre-employment requirements. Department:Physical Therapy Primary Location:MN-Minneapolis-Downtown Campus Standard Hours/FTE Status:FTE = 0.70 (56 hours per pay period) Shift Detail:Day, Every 4th Weekend Job Level:Staff Employee Status:Regular Eligible for Benefits:Yes Union/Non Union:Non-Union Job Posting:Oct-12-2021 EEO/Disability/Veteran employer.