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Physical Therapist Assistant (2)

Job Description:  
This job posting will be used fill two identical part-time positions at the Minnesota Veterans Home-Silver Bay. The schedule is 8:00 am to 4:30pm. These positions are insurance eligible.
Provide skilled physical therapy and specialized maintenance therapy programs as directed under the physical therapists treatment plans. Prepare resident treatment areas and equipment in a manner that assures the residents dignity, security and privacy. Provide planned treatment programs by utilizing exercises, physical agents, assistive devices and other treatment procedures and equipment. Respond promptly to acute changes in residents condition and report and record pertinent changes. Teach residents and staff how to perform selected treatment procedures and functional activities.

Bargaining Unit/Union: 214/MAPE
 Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes
Minimum Qualifications
•Current license as a Physical Therapy Assistant in Minnesota with no restrictions.
Preferred Qualifications
•Long term care experience.
•Two years experience working as Physical Therapist Assistant.
Physical Requirements
Perform a variety of movements throughout the day such as walking, standing, sitting, bending, twisting, stooping, lifting, carrying, reaching, grasping, pushing, and pulling.
Additional Requirements
This position requires successful completion of the following:
•A Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) background check will be conducted on finalists for this position. Finalists must pass the DHS background check.
•Finalists will be required to pass a job-related pre-employment physical.
•A Tuberculosis (Mantoux) screening (or chest x-ray) is required prior to employment.
•Employment reference checks will be conducted on finalists. This may include a review of documentation related to job performance. It also includes contact with the applicants former employer(s).
Why Work For Us
The Minnesota Veterans Home – Silver Bay is an 83 bed State operated long term skilled care facility and offers a dedicated on-site professional staff providing care to geriatric veterans with mental health and medical needs.
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
Company:  
Minnesota Veterans Home
Job Location:  
Silver Bay
Salary Range:  
$18.31 - $25.32 /hourly
Application Procedure:  
How to Apply
The application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.
Contact
If you have questions about the position, contact Danielle Holbeck, Danielle.Holbeck@state.mn.us 218-353-8694 or Sarah Reimer, Sarah.Reimer@state.mn.us 218-353-8693.
Application Deadline:  
10-26-2017



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