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Physical Therapist

St. Francis Regional Medical Center

St. Francis Regional Medical Center

Shakopee, MN, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

Number of Job Openings Available:


Date Posted:

May 01, 2024


56002000 Adult Rehab Inpatient


Day (United States of America)

Shift Length:

8 hour shift

Hours Per Week:


Union Contract:


Weekend Rotation:


Job Summary:

To provide quality care that is appropriate, efficient, effective patient care meeting the patient’s requirements for physical therapy.

Key Position Details:

  • Join our experienced acute rehab team as a Casual Physical Therapist!
  • This casual position does require at least one full weekend per month. There will be opportunities to pick up weekday shifts as well, if desired.

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities
  • Provides therapy to patients.
    • Assesses each patient, as related to the therapy requested on physician referral and provides reassessments.
    • Gathers data including patient past and current health issues, systems review, selection of tests and measures to elicit additional information.
    • Makes clinical judgments based on examination and data gathered to generate an accurate therapy diagnosis.
    • Predicts optimal level of improvement and amount of time needed to reach that level.
    • Uses reexamination to determine whether predicted outcomes and goals are reasonable and modifies as necessary.
    • Involves patient and family in establishing goals of treatment.
    • Designs implements and modifies therapeutic interventions.
    • Uses re-examination to determine whether predicted outcomes are reasonable modifies as necessary.
    • Coordinates, communicates, documents and bills per program, regulatory and professional standards.
    • Accommodates selection of tests and measures and therapeutic interventions to the age of the patient or client.
    • Make referrals to other practitioners as appropriate.
    • Selects and delegates appropriate tasks of the plan of care per professional guidelines.
    • Supervises the therapeutic program and maintains oversight of the plan of care.
    • Promotes rehab services by ensuring patient and physician satisfaction.
  • Participates in performance improvement and process improvement activities for the department.
    • Supports and promotes new services as requested.
    • Provides ongoing input to enhance the services provided by the department.
    • Develops and promotes new and current programs as requested.
    • Assists co-workers in managing the teams’ productivity/performance targets.
    • Manage their daily patient schedule.
    • Assists in maintaining an efficient clinic flow including assisting with scheduling, cleaning rooms and laundry.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited program required
  • 0 to 2 years in the practice or program area required
  • Licensed Physical Therapist - MN State Board of Physical Therapy required if providing services in Minnesota upon hire or
  • Licensed Physical Therapist - WI Dept of Safety & Professional Services required if providing services in Wisconsin upon hire and
  • BLS Tier 1 - Basic Life Support - Multisource required within 60 Days
  • Valid Driver’s License required upon hire - MN and WI residents must obtain a valid driver’s license in their state of residence within 60 days of employment if providing services for Home Care and Hospice

Physical Demands
Medium Work*:
Lifting weight Up to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequently