Known locally as the “full-service community hospital doing some big things,” Parker Adventist Hospital, (located at E-470 and Parker Road), offers leading medical experts, the latest technology and a broad array of clinical services. Ranked among the top hospitals in the nation for patient satisfaction, Parker Hospital performs complex spine and brain surgery along with weight-loss and joint-replacement surgery. We have a Level II Trauma Center and a Birthplace with a Level IIIA NICU caring for babies born as early as 28 weeks. Opened 10 years ago and still growing, the entire team is incredibly vibrant, skilled, enthusiastic, innovative and motivated. The sense of “newness” felt at Parker is a big aspect of the culture and the high patient and employee satisfaction scores speak volumes about the care and the environment. Every associate at Parker lives its culture of “relationship based care” each day – treating every patient, family and team member like WE would want to be cared for. For more information about Parker Adventist Hospital and joining the team, visit http://www.parkerhospital.org/.
This position is a lead/supervising Physical Therapist position. You will be treating patients while working in collaboration with a PTA. You will be responsible for treating patients while supervising the PTA and Office Staff. This position will be approximately 90-95% patient care working in conjunction with a PTA, while approximately 5-10% of the role will be dedicated to supervisory responsibilities. This is an entry level supervisory role, offering a great way to gain experience as a leader, while still being a primary therapist. The ideal candidate will have some type of lead experience in therapy/rehab, or management experience from another field. You will have the opportunity to lead a dynamic team in our growing southlands clinic.
This position requires having a current Physical Therapist license through the state of Colorado (DORA).
Provides direct supervision for clinical and non-clinical rehabilitation staff including department staffing/scheduling, coordination of department competencies, performance management and hiring and retention of staff. Achieves department and service line standards related to quality, regulatory compliance, customer, physician, and associate satisfaction. Participates in evaluating and implementing department process and quality improvement activities. Provides patient care as indicated.
Minimum Education Requirements
Bachelor's degree in physical therapy or occupational therapy or Master’s degree in speech language pathology
Master's or Doctorate degree in physical therapy or occupational therapy, preferred
Minimum Experience Requirements
Two years of applicable work experience providing direct patient care in outpatient, inpatient or inpatient rehab unit
One year of previous leadership experience, preferred
Prior use of electronic medical records (EMR), preferred
1-5 years experience
Leadership experience such as lead therapist, team lead, lead to an MD relations team, etc.
Special License/Certifications Requirement
Due to the patient population and treatment at this clinic, Current Colorado state licensure in Physical Therapy is required
Current Colorado state licensure in physical therapy OR
Current Colorado state licensure in occupational therapy and Registered Occupational Therapist OR
Current Colorado state licensure in speech language pathology and Certification of Clinical Competence from the
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association
Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )
Responsible for daily operations including staffing, patient scheduling, documentation, monitoring and auditing, staff professional development as it pertains to the unit or clinic, as well as staff coaching. *
Assists with selection, assignment and retention of staff, ensuring equal employment opportunity in hiring and promotion. *
Coordinates activities by scheduling work assignments, setting priorities and directing the work. Performs daily editing and management of associate time keeping system. *
Conducts performance evaluations, coaching and disciplinary action. *
Assists in implementing ongoing education, competency plans and orientation process. *
Serves as liaison between staff and other areas within the facility at large and as an advisor to other disciplines.
Responsible to achieve service line standards related to quality care/outcomes, and patient/family and associate satisfaction. Assists in outcome monitoring and reporting. *
Responsible to ensure the safety and maintenance of their designated department, including proper monitoring and needed repairs to the Rehab equipment. *
Assists with implementing process and quality improvement projects. *
Implements actions to achieve department goals related to: budgets, communication plans, staff, teamwork, and other initiatives as identified. *
May assist with strategic planning, marketing, and program development. *
Responsible for compliance with all regulatory agencies, Federal, State and hospital standards. *
Evaluates assigned patients and develops treatment plans including specific goals and activities, reassessing and modifying plans as necessary based on patient's current level of function and makes appropriate disposition recommendations. *
Performs a variety of best practice and evidence based therapeutic interventions to address the unique rehabilitation needs of each patient. Selects and implements therapy activities per plan of care to ensure that patient, family and therapy goals are met. *
Recognizes individual limitations and capabilities and utilizes available resources. Evaluates patients' learning style and appropriately teaches patients skills and techniques required for participation in therapist.
Consistently demonstrates flexibility as evidenced by floating to other areas, sites and is available to work flexible schedules including weekends, holidays and after hours. *
Consults with other members of rehabilitation team to select the most appropriate activity and/or program for individual patients, based on patient needs and capabilities. *
Communicates effectively to all patients, families, staff, physicians and other customers concerning physical medicine and rehabilitation services by direct verbal and/or written communication respecting confidentiality at all times. *
Demonstrates effective time management and is proactive in prioritizing workload and meeting productivity requirements. *
Documents all patient care activities including evaluations, progress notes and detailed treatment records per standards of practice and regulatory/third party payer requirements. *
Facilitates preparation of patient schedules, billing charges and other reports per medical records procedure through timely completion of documentation per policy. On all documentation, utilizes descriptive, behavioral terms using correct grammar, organizationally approved abbreviations and medical terminology. *
Documents ongoing status, interventions, patient response and outcomes to correctly capture billing charges. *
Participates in personal, professional and program development by attending department in-services, meetings and by sharing professional expertise to enhance quality of professional services and staff development. *
Assists in training Physical Medicine & Rehab staff, students and other hospital personnel. *
Acts as a resource for new staff members and co-workers by sharing information and providing education. *
Adheres to professional code of ethics (APTA, AOTA or ASHA) and to all accreditation and regulatory requirements. *
Adapts to rapidly changing technologies, policies, regulations, census and staffing through priority setting and flexibility. *
Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly
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