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Physical Therapist - Home Care

Duluth, MN
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Oct 15, 2023

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Ecumen Home Care - Lakeshore

Physical Therapist - Casual/PRN - 6-8hrs per pay period - Flexible Schedule No Weekends & No Holidays - We offer great pay and an incredibly supportive team environment!

Ecumen Home Care-Lakeshore is hiring a Physical Therapist. Ecumen Home Care-Lakeshore provides in-home and community based services in the Minnesota Duluth area and is located in Duluth, Minnesota. We're hiring caring, compassionate people like you to provide personal care and health-related services to help make the lives of our clients more fulfilling and enjoyable. As a Physical Therapist at Ecumen, you'll put people at the heart of what you do and find new ways to exceed people's expectations every day.

Ecumen Overview

Ecumen is an industry leader dedicated to advocating for older adults by providing housing choices, compassionate healthcare, and innovative services. For 160 years Ecumen has cared for those in need. Now, as Minnesota's 8th largest senior living provider, we continue to advocate for those we serve.

Join a team where you can make a difference in advancing our mission to serve our older adults, while we commit to creating a place where everyone belongs.


The Physical Therapist is responsible for restoring patient's function, alleviates pain, and prevents disabilities by planning and administering medically prescribed physical therapy.

Essential job responsibilities include:
  • Meets the patient's goals and needs and provides quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results; determining treatment plans in consultation with physicians, and by prescription.
  • Helps patients accomplish treatment plan and secures necessary supplies and adaptive equipment for patients to facilitate independence. Administers therapy statements according to a treatment plan approved by the attending physician. Directs treatments given by aides and assistants.
  • Evaluates effects of therapy treatments by observing, documenting and evaluating patient's progress; recommends and implements adjustments and modifications.
  • Completes discharge planning by consulting with physicians, nurses, social workers and other health care workers; contributing to patient care conferences.
  • Ensures continuations of therapeutic plan by designing and instructing patients, families and caregivers in home exercise programs; recommending and/or providing assistive equipments.
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient record; provides accurate and detailed record of services rendered for billing purposes.
  • Supervises and develops the physical therapy staff. Maintains professional and technical knowledge.
  • Qualifications

    Physical Therapist

    Minimum Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree (at minimum) in Physical Therapy.
    • Previous experience working as a Physical Therapist.
    • Licensure/Certification: Current license, state certification, or registered as a Physical Therapist in good standing.
    • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats.
    • Must be flexible and adaptable to changing situations including able to work irregular hours, attend meetings and special events.
    • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident's Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree
    • 2+ years previous experience in home health, hospice or senior care
    Equal Opportunity Employer
    Ecumen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability, or status as a protected veteran. We participate in E-Verify.

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