The Physical Therapist Assistant reports directly to the Regional Clinical Supervisor or Home Care Administrator.
ABOUT THIS COMMUNITY
Optage Home and Community Based Services
Branch office is located at 2845 Hamline Ave N, Roseville, MN 55113
Service area: Twin Cities 7-county area and Western WI
Home Care | Optage
Optage provides services, care and support to those whose needs are changing, but want to stay in the place of familiarity and comfort - their home. Optage offers a faith-based, Minnesota Comprehensive License and Medicare certified program that has been serving older adults since 1978. Because Optage is a full service home care provider, we can provide continuity of care should your needs change over time.
The Physical Therapist Assistant assists with implementing and providing high quality physical therapy care and services to residents consistent with regulations and established rehabilitation policies, procedures and best practices.
• Provide patient/resident and family education/consultation related to the disorder and its management. • Communicate resident status and needs to the patient/resident, their family, staff and other professionals (i.e. care conferences). • Provide direct care of residents with physician ordered evaluation and treatment based upon regulations and established rehabilitation procedures and best practices as directed by the Physical Therapist. • Maintain all required documentation in accordance with regulations and established rehabilitation best practices. • Maintain treatment area, equipment and supply inventory as directed. • Provide assistance with the daily operations of the rehab department as directed by the Physical Therapists and/or Director of Rehabilitation Services.
Graduate for an accredited program for physical therapy assistants.
Current licensure in the state of practice as required
Competence in physical therapy treatment and documentation according to the Standards of Practice
Demonstrated compatibility with PHS's mission and operating philosophies.
Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with all customers.
Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS), based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a non-profit, faith-based organization providing a broad array of high quality housing choices, care and service options for older adults. 6,400 employees serve 25,000 older adults through 45 PHS-affiliated senior living communities in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa, and through Optage® home and community services. Established in 1955, PHS has earned the reputation as an innovative leader concerned with promoting independence, vitality and well-being for those they serve.
We believe employees are the most important resource in our ministry and we are committed to an environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a difference. With a strong commitment to grow our employees from within, the development opportunities with us are virtually unlimited. We offer competitive wages, opportunities for advancement, ongoing training, and incredible benefits like education assistance and nursing loan forgiveness.
If you have a desire to honor God by enriching the lives and touching the hearts of older adults, consider answering the call and join our team.
PHS is an EEO/AA employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.