Knute Nelson

Physical Therapist Assistant - Home Care - Full Time

Park Rapids, MN
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Aug 11, 2020
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The mission of Knute Nelson is to enrich the lives of everyone we serve.

This is a Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm with one day off a week. No weekends or holidays. P rimarily serving the Eastern side of our Park Rapids territory (Walker, Hackensack, Akeley areas).


• Responsible for delivery of physical therapy services in accordance with the standards & practices of physical therapy, state & federal regulations and Knute Nelson’s policies and procedures with minimal supervision.
• Assure that the highest degree of quality care, customer service, fiscal responsibility, and regulatory compliance is maintained at all times.
• Receive clinical direction and supervision from licensed Physical Therapists.

Key Responsibilities:

• Accountability and Trust – Relentless about accomplishing company priorities. Identifies what needs to be done and proactively takes prompt action to accomplish objectives and achieve goals. Has a strong sense of urgency about solving problems and striving for excellence in performance to company strategies and goals. Instills mutual trust and confidence; creates a culture that fosters high standards of ethics; behaves in a fair and ethical manner toward others and demonstrates a sense of corporate responsibility, confidentiality and commitment of service.
• Direct Client Care – Implement a planned treatment program designed by the Physical Therapist by utilizing exercise, physical agents, assistive and/or supportive devices & other treatment procedures & equipment. Directly assist the Physical Therapist in performing complex evaluation and/or treatment procedures.
• Client Records and Billing – Provide accurate and timely documentation of services rendered. Document in EMR at the client visit in home. Demonstrate understanding and knowledge of all payer sources. Complete accurate and timely submission of billing information & appropriately account for all services rendered. Responsibility to chart per agency policy and Medicare regulations.
• Communication – Communicate effectively with client, care givers, and family in order to establish meaningful, functional goals. Communicate effectively with the interdisciplinary team regarding client progress, problems, and functional outcomes within appropriate confidentiality guidelines. Demonstrate exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
• Other Duties as Assigned – The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

Education and Experience Required:

• Must be licensed as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the state of Minnesota.
• Must obtain CPR certification within 6 months from date of hire.
• Must have a valid driver’s license and use of an insured personal vehicle.
• Must complete and pass a state required background study.
• Able to communicate verbally and in writing to the extent required by the position.
• Able to physically perform the duties required by the position.
• Required to have the ability to read, write and speak English well enough to communicate with staff, residents and visitors.

Reports To:

Rehab Manager

In keeping with federal, state and local laws, Knute Nelson's policy forbids employees and associates from discriminating against anyone based on race, religion, color, creed, gender, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, familial status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Knute Nelson is committed to establishing and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination. We are fully committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not tolerate unlawful discrimination in the recruitment, hiring, termination, promotion, salary treatment or any other condition of employment or career advancement.Knute Nelsonalso provides reasonable accommodations to disabled employees and applicants as required by law.

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