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Physical Therapist

Company: Minds Matter
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Company Overview

Minds Matter, LLC is an organization dedicated to helping individuals who have experienced a brain injury live independently at home. Our innovative experts provide services and resources that empower consumers to relearn, reinvent and reconnect in their communities. We believe in a holistic, person-directed approach to care. Your goals are our goals. Our consumers work with physical, occupational, cognitive, behavioral, and speech therapists as well as Transitional Living Services staff who help consumers learn independent living skills so they can live, work and play in the community.

Job Summary

Registered Physical Therapists (RPT) offer a rehabilitation approach that assists individuals with reaching their highest level of motor functioning and mobility. The RPT works with consumers to developed skilled therapy goals related to reaching an individual's highest level of motor functioning and mobility. RPTs provide supervision to physical therapy assistants.

Responsibilities and Duties

Responsible for learning and implementing all aspects of Minds Matter, LLC philosophical principles in all aspects of service delivery.

Review, co-sign, and provide feedback on daily notes of assistant therapists.

Assist individuals to identify their needs and develop appropriate compensation techniques to accommodate the consequences of their brain injury. This includes offering creative solutions and alternatives for carrying out daily activities.

Perform evaluations that address consumers' physical and mental abilities and analyze medical data to determine best methods and strategies for therapies.

Complete documentation as deemed necessary by an individual's plan of care (IE: evaluations, progress notes, daily notes, letters of medical necessity, etc.)

Integrate employment, educational and independent living goals into therapy.

Collaborate with consumer and other professional staff to ascertain when goals are being met.

Attend team meetings and assist consumer in goal setting.

Provide services only as designated on each individual consumer's authorized plan of care.

Assess and make recommendations for adaptive equipment and/or home modifications as well as processes for home and community environment.

Work directly with consumers to improve skills in all aspects of their life goals.

Document sessions with the consumer the day of the service that is goal driven, concise, factual, and clear.

Educate and train families and caregivers about the consequences of brain injury strategies and techniques and communicate with them about goals and progress as needed.

Attend all trainings and workshops to maintain ability to provide the most up to date, effective and evidence based practice.

Establish and maintain a professional rapport with all consumers, co-workers, referral agents and representatives of other community agencies and services.

Promote public relations throughout the agency and community for the program.

Demonstrate a willingness to serve on agency and interagency task groups as requested.

Perform other duties as assigned by supervisors.

Provide care and maintenance for Minds Matter LLC issued iPad and iPhone.

Maintain confidentiality of protected health information in accordance with HIPAA regulations.

Possibly serve as a consumer's team lead, which entails being accountable for updating goal plans and team meeting history forms during the team meetings with progress, effectiveness of strategies, concerns, task assignments to team members, or changes to goals.

Qualifications and Skills

Ability to teach skills to individuals with disabilities.

Effectively supervises and mentors therapy assistants, providing timely suggestions, clear feedback, and guidance as needed.

High degree of sensitivity towards all people.

Ability to deal professionally with persons on a one to one basis.

Ability to effectively plan, coordinate and assist with all aspects of a consumer's life.

Excellent time management skills, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.


Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to meet deadlines.

Basic to moderate technology skills, as our electronic medical record system is run on an iPad.

Education and Experience

Successful completion of a physical therapy program from an accredited university. Must be currently licensed in the state of Kansas.


Some lifting required for consumers with physical needs

Requires good verbal skills and listening ability

Must be able to read and write

Basic iPad proficiency

Have reliable transportation

Talk to us more for possible hybrid options

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Keywords: Minds Matter, Manhattan , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Manhattan, Kansas

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