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Physical Therapist, Walsenburg, CO


Organization: Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center
Category: Physical Therapist
Location: Walsenburg, CO
Date Job Posted: October 28, 2021
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Physical Therapist

Walsenburg, CO

Description

Full-time position to implement, with minimal supervision, high quality physical therapy services for patients, caregivers and facilities in accordance with the principles and practices of physical therapy and within specific Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center (SPRHC) policies and procedures. Provides quality patient care while maintaining a positive level of interaction with facilities and clients.

Salary Range: $64,771 - $95,909 per year (based on qualifications/experience) with all employer-provided benefits: health, dental and vision coverage, long-term disability, life insurance, pet insurance, AFLAC employer and much more!

Requirements

Master’s degree in Physical Therapy accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). At least two years of previous work experience as a Physical Therapist is required.

Required knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Completes screening process of all patients.
  • Evaluates and treats all patients who could benefit from intervention as referred by an approved referral source.
  • Appropriately document progress toward identified physical therapy objectives.
  • Communicate patient status and needs to the patient, patient’s family, relevant staff members and other professionals included in the care plan of the patient.
  • Actively integrates therapist’s role into patient care team.
  • Provides education, guidance and support of other health care professionals and the general community about physical therapy.
  • Make appropriate referrals to other members of the rehabilitative team.
  • Develop and implement new programs/techniques to enhance physical therapy services and facility utilization.
  • Adheres to established facility policies and procedures related to environmental safety, orderliness, risk management, infection control and emergency situations.
  • Maintain awareness of issues related to the profession of physical therapy and the healthcare environment.
  • Perform other functions as required to fulfill the expectations of the Physical Therapist role.

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