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Physical Therapy Asst - Southwest Metro

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Physical Location

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Posted Date


Schedule Type


Dept. Name

Home Care

Hours Per Week





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.

Allina Health Home Care Services provides skilled medical care for patients and families needing rehabilitation, advanced-illness or end-of-life care. With headquarters located in St. Paul, Minn., services are provided in 30 Minnesota counties, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Req ID: 60177
  • Prepare patient treatment areas in a manner that ensures dignity, security and privacy
  • Implement a planned treatment program that have been selected or delegated by the supervising therapist by utilizing appropriate interventions to 1) maintain/restore strength, endurance, coordination, ROM, ADL’s 2) promote healing 3) relieve pain 4) improve functional levels 5) promote return to work status
  • Respond promptly to acute changes in physiological status and record and report pertinent changers
  • Teach patients, families and other care givers to perform selected treatment procedures
  • Respond to the psychosocial support needs of the patient and family
  • Monitor patient flow and notify when help is needed
  • Document according to professional standards
  • Participates in program development, professional practice, and quality teams as requested
  • Observe, record, and report the patients condition to the patient’s physician
  • Follows the established safety and health measures
  • Physical therapist assistance
  • Assist receptionist, schedulier, perrs and manager as needed


  • Associate of applied science degree from an accredited program



  • Clinical experience gained in academic training


  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a customer focus
  • Strong communication skills
  • Technical skills gained in academic and clinical training
  • Good organization and time managementskills
  • Good problem solving and judgment skills
  • Basis computer knowledge
  • Basic Life Support (CPR)


  • License requiredState of MN Board of Physical Therapy
  • Certification of graduation from an accredited PTA Program

Work Schedule

Casual role-flexible weekends, requiring 2 shifts per month.

The territory is in the Southwest metro which would include, South Minneapolis, Edina, Shakopee, Bloomington areas

Location/Community Information

With beautiful natural settings along the Mississippi River, St. Paul embodies a large ethnically diverse population with restaurants, cultural entertainment, and shopping venues for everyone. Downtown St. Paul features a number of historic buildings including the State Capitol, the Fitzgerald Theater, the Landmark Center, the St. Paul Hotel, and breathtaking views of the Mississippi River. The city is also home to the Science Museum of MN, the Xcel Energy Center (home of the MN Wild hockey team), and the MN History Center. St. Paul offers many private, alternative, and public school options from elementary through college and a wide array of housing options from old historic homes to new construction. The Twin Cities is consistently ranked near the top of Fortune's list of best cities in the world for work and family. A healthy business climate, opportunities for employment, good transportation, and an entrepreneurial environment are amongst the contributing factors.

  • Located in St. Paul
  • Population = 270,000
  • Service Area = 1,600,000

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune



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.

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Rehab Therapy