POSITION PURPOSE: Two to three sentences describing the overall purpose of the position.
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: Maximum of ten functions in order of percentage of time spent on functions from longest to shortest; do not list anything that does not represent at least 10% of the jobâ??s time. Please include supervisory responsibilities.
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.
This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.
Ability to obtain and maintain a State of Colorado Physical therapy license.
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.