Sanford Health Therapy Aide - Physical Therapy in Fargo, North Dakota

Job Title: Therapy Aide | Physical Therapy | Fargo

City: Fargo

State: North Dakota

Department : Physical Therapy-Power Center

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: Other

JOB SUMMARY

Assists patients with therapy activities and exercises scheduled in a treatment plan, under the supervision of a physical therapist, to improve patients' quality of life and ability to perform daily activities. Provides, monitors and records therapy services for patients suffering from physical, or developmental impairments, in line with related standard concepts, practices and procedures. Documents patients' progress and adjusts treatments as needed under supervision with the licensed Physical Therapist as appropriate. Prepares equipment and materials for treatment; assists patients and provides encouragement to make sure that they correctly perform treatments. As needed, performs other related duties as requested.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Maintains a high standard in relation to infection control for patient safety. Knowledge of the value of self-motivation and initiative; ability and willingness to seek out work and the drive to accomplish goals. Identifies the sufficient inventory levels required for patient safety and operational efficiency. Identifies common patient safety risks within the organization and how they can be avoided. Demonstrates understanding of patient assessment and therapy implementation. Establishes and maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area.

QUALIFICATIONS

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within 6 months of employment. High School Diploma or General Educational Development Diploma (GED) required. On-the-job training will be provided.

About Sanford Health:

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We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

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We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Fargo

State: North Dakota

Job Function: Allied Health

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Days

Req Number: req29994