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Vail Health Physical Therapist 7100 in Vail, Colorado

To us, it’s about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the routes that got us here. Whether our path is clinical or not, we all came to find balance and meaning in our lives within the work we are passionate about and the adventures we live

POSITION PURPOSE:

  • Provides rehabilitative therapies to patients to include assessment and treatment, development and implementation of programs, and related professional in-services. Promotes services of VVMC and HHSM in order to meet business needs of both the greater organization and the individual clinic.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Evaluates patients utilizing appropriate tests and measurements to determine the physical therapy problem/level of function and the recommended treatment/discharge plan.

  • Promotes and has knowledge of and utilizes appropriate patient care protocol relations to the physical, psychosocial, and developmental needs for neonatal, pediatric, adult and geriatric patient.

  • Establishes physical therapy interventions based upon the evaluation and examination, physician orders, and patients goals for therapy.

  • Competently and safely performs appropriate physical therapy techniques and procedures.

  • Provide for continuity of patient care through written and verbal communication with other health care professionals.

  • Makes recommendations for needed patient care equipment prior to patient discharge and assists with acquisition of same as appropriate.

  • Documents findings, patient progress, and all procedures performed within established time frames. Submits all patient billing at the end of each day.

  • Participates in assigned aspects of affiliated PT / PTA student training.

  • Instructs patients/family members in home programs.

  • Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience:

  • N/A

  • License(s):

  • Licensed as a Physical Therapist (PT) in the state of Colorado or valid PT Compact Privilege.

  • Certification(s):

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA).

  • Computer / Typing:

  • Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.

  • Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.

  • Education:

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