Inpatient Physical Therapist

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Vail Health
Published
December 6, 2019
Location
Vail, Colorado
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Inpatient Physical Therapist 7100

VAIL · 7100 HHSM Vail
Vail, CO
Allied Health
Ski Season Full-time, Days, 40
Posted 12/03/2019
Req # 9717
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 Vail Health 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.
  • Role models the principles of a Just Culture.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 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).
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