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Lymphedema Physical Therapist
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Post Date:Jun 11, 2019Type:Part time
Start Date:- n/a -Salary:TBD based on experience
Location: US - Minnesota - Minneapolis Job Reference:2019-30186

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Description
In collaboration with patients and families, the Lymphedema Therapist is responsible for providing safe and effective delivery of patient care within scope of practice. This includes examination, evaluation, diagnosis, planning, intervention and establishing outcomes.

This position is located in Minneapolis, MN. It is authorized for 32 hours per two week pay period. The exact schedule is to be determined.

Fairview Rehab Services offers free continuing education unit (CEU) credits,  ongoing education and support, and a supportive work environment - join our team today! 

The Lymphedema Therapist partners with the patient and family while performing the Evaluation/Re-evaluation
Gathers pertinent data
Performs examination
Determines treatment diagnosis
Develops an individualized plan of care through collaboration with the patient and family
Analyzes data to identify needs and potential risks
Determines prognosis for recovery
Establishes individualized goals with patient and/or caregiver
Individualizes plan of care considering developmental level and cultural differences
Implements and modifies plan of care based on reassessment and patient response
Coordinates care and communicates effectively with interdisciplinary team for all aspects of patient care
Establishes appropriate discharge plan
Partners with patients and families to provide skilled intervention
Implements plan of care
Alters treatment/plan of care to reflect change in patient status and response to treatment
Assesses patient and/or caregiver learning needs and provides appropriate education
Documentation/Billing
Uses acceptable medical terminology
Follows professional practice standards
Completes documentation in a timely manner per department standards
Complies with department billing standards
Professional Expectations
Prioritizes tasks and patient care for effective time management
Understands and follows professional licensure/certification requirements
Directs team members and/or supervises students as designated
Pursues personal and professional development to support clinical best practice
Supervises and directs appropriate member of rehab team
Delegates tasks appropriately to assistants/clerks/aides/transporters/extenders
Productivity
Meets or exceeds departmental standards for productivity
Quality Improvement
Identifies opportunities for process /quality improvement
Participates in and supports entity/system initiatives

Skills
Required:

License/Certification/Registration
Physical Therapy (PT) registration/licensure in the State of Minnesota AND
Certified Complete Decongestive Therapist (examples: Guenter Klose (Lemer Lymphedema Services), Chikly, Casley-
Smith, Vodder, Norton School of Lymphatic studies etc. and/or the Lymphedema Association of North America
(LANA) or in process
Basic Life Support certification 
 

Preferred:

Education
Advanced Degree in PT 

Experience
1+year

Notes
Fairview Rehab Services offers free continuing education unit (CEU) credits,  ongoing education and support


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Fairview Health Services
Name: Jackie
State/Province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Email: jlarso55@fairview.org
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