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Physical Therapist

Requisition #

55889BR

Physical Location

Coon Rapids, Minnesota

Posted Date

18-Jun-2019

Dept. Name

MRC CKRI IP Acute Therapy

Hours Per Week

40

Contract

Noncontract

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Mercy Hospital is the premier hospital in the northern metropolitan communities of the Twin Cities. It is located on two campuses: one in Coon Rapids, and one in Fridley. Together, these facilities offer nationally recognized clinical excellence and compassionate health care services, including cancer care, heart and vascular services, emergency and trauma care, surgical services and da Vinci® System, The Mother Baby Center at Mercy with Children’s Minnesota, Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, the Joint Replacement Center and women’s and children’s services. In 2016, Mercy Hospital was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals and 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the U.S. by Truven Health Analytics. With 3,500+ employees, 830+ affiliated physicians and 420 staffed beds, Mercy Hospital provides inpatient and outpatient services to more than 270,000 patients each year.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 55889
  • Gathers data (patient / client past and current health status, system review, selection of tests and measures to elicit additional information)
  • Makes clinical judgements based on data gathered in examination
  • Generates a therapy diagnosis
  • Involves patient and family in establishing goals of treatment
  • Predicts optimal level of improvement and amount time needed to reach that level
  • Designs, implements, and modifies therapeutic interventions per discipline guidelines
  • Uses reexamination to determine whether predicted outcomes are reasonable and modifies as necessary
  • Coordinates, communicates, and documents per program, regulatory and professional standards
  • Accommodates selection of tests and measures and therapeutic interventions to the age of the patient / client
  • Manages own time and efforts to meet productivity targets
  • Assists co-workers in managing the team’s productivity / performance targets
  • Assists receptionist, scheduler, peers and manager as needed
  • Reports and records service charges per program standards
  • Provides safe patient equipment, ensures personal safety, and safe work environment
  • Develops and promotes new and current programs as requested
  • Participates in program development, professional practice, and quality teams as requested
  • Promotes rehabilitation services by ensuring patient and physician satisfaction
  • Delegation and supervision
  • Professional conduct

Education

  • Bachelor or Basic Master degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited program

Qualification/Skills

Skills

  • Good interpersonal skills / customer focus
  • Good organizational / time management skills
  • Good problem solving / judgement skills

Licensure/Certifications

  • Minnesota registration in Physical Therapy
  • If position requires travel between facilities – must have a current and valid drivers license

Work Schedule

Position requires weekend rotation

Location/Community Information

The city of Coon Rapids is a fast growing community on the Mississippi River just 20 minutes north of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and the metropolitan area gateway to the northern part of the state. Coon Rapids offers excellent access to highways, dynamic community shopping centers with major retail anchors, and a wide variety of recreational activities including neighborhood and regional parks, a municipal golf course, indoor ice arenas, hiking and biking trails and swimming pools.

Coon Rapids:

  • Located 14 miles North of Minneapolis and 20 miles Northwest of St. Paul
  • Population = 63,000
  • Service area = 413,500

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore MinnesotaMN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

55889BR
Rehab Therapy