Jul 30, 2020

Physical Therapist 7103

  • Vail Valley Medical Center
  • Edwards, CO 81632, USA

Job Description

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.
  • In order to ensure regulatory compliance and continuity of care for our patients, the therapist will--within 24 hours of the patient's visit or prior to that patient's next visit, whichever comes first--document in a manner appropriate for the practice setting: findings, patient progress, and all procedures performed.
  • 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: Strong experience in orthopedics with a special interest in pelvic health and/or oncology is preferred. 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).