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Company: The MENTOR Network
Location: Duluth, MN
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Pathways to Achievement, a partner of The MENTOR Network, provides services for children and adults requiring skilled home care nursing and therapy services.



Position Summary
Plans and provides physical therapy services to clients in their homes in accordance with the Plan of Care and agency policies and procedures. The Physical Therapist performs functions that require substantial specialized knowledge, judgment, and skill based upon the principles of psychological, biological and social services and must be able to make judgments accordingly.

Qualifications

  1. Graduate of a Physical Therapy program approved by the American Physical Therapy Association, the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association, or the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association and the American Physical Therapy Association.
  2. Current license/registration as a Physical Therapist in Minnesota. Must be eligible to obtain Wisconsin licensure.
  3. Minimum of one (1) years' experience in a health care facility. Home care experience preferred.
  4. CPR certified.
  5. Strong verbal and written communication skills and good interpersonal skills.
  6. Knowledgeable in the principles and practices of physical therapy.
  7. Current driver's license, good driving record, and reliable transportation.
  8. Basic Computer Proficiency required

Essential Functions/Areas of Accountability

  1. Performs physical therapy assessments, diagnostic tests, skilled procedures, and ongoing evaluation for clients who are receiving services under a medically approved Plan of Care.
  2. Implements teaching appropriate to the client's needs and within the context of his/her environment and value system.
  3. Assists in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the ongoing quality improvement process.
  4. Promotes personal safety and a safe environment for clients and coworkers.
  5. Supervises applicable home care team members.

Supervision of Physical Therapy-Assistants

  1. Instructs and supervises Physical Therapy-Assistants in certain phases of the physical therapy services they may provide to clients.
  2. Available by telephone to the Physical Therapy-Assistant at all times when a Physical Therapy-Assistant is providing treatment to a client.
  3. Supervises on-site while the Physical Therapy-Assistant is rendering client care, every 6 visits. Supervision does not constitute treatment.
  4. Completes an on-site functional assessment, review, and revision of the Plan of Care, and an assessment of utilization of community resources.


The MENTOR Network is a premier provider of home and community-based health care, inspired by our core values of respect, integrity, inclusion and growth. We offer adults, children, and their families innovative, quality services and individualized supports that lead to growth and independence, regardless of the physical, intellectual or behavioral challenges people face. As an organization of people serving people in nearly 40 states, you'll have opportunities from coast to coast.


Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets   


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