You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Physical Therapy Aide.
Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the hand they hold. Families feel it in your prayers. Colleagues feel it in your support.
You know how to move fast. You know how to stay organized. You know how to have fun.
Youâ™re equally comfortable with working with patients needing rehabilitation, communication with patients and families, and overall patient care.
Youâ™re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.
Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 365-bed facility is one of the top-ranked hospitals in Denver, and has been awarded the highest national recognition possible for nursing excellence â“ Magnet designation â“ by the ANCC. We are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing care for the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Our deep community roots date back to 1873, making us one of the oldest hospitals in Colorado.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weâ™ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together weâ™ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. Weâ™ll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.
Weâ™ll laugh at each otherâ™s jokes (even the bad ones). Weâ™ll hello and high five. Weâ™ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.
Weâ™re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.
As a Physical Therapy Aide you need to know how to:
Assist with patient care by performing tasks under the direction and immediate supervision of a licensed therapist
Assist with patient treatment with therapeutic exercise, functional activities, and/or modalities according to therapist direction
Report to therapist of record on patientâ™s status, progress and/or tolerance to therapy so that the therapist can modify the treatment plan/goals as necessary
Supervise and monitor patients for safety and patients are never left unattended
Perform assigned cleaning duties so that treatment areas and equipment are maintained according to infection control guidelines
Transport patients safely and in a timely manner without patient identification errors
Prepare patients/equipment for treatment according to therapist/assistant instruction
Effectively utilize critical thinking when problem solving
Recognize self-limitations and take initiative to seek additional resources or consultation
Provide front-office support: check-in patients, scheduling patient appointments, confirming patient appointments, receiving patient co-pays, and other office functions as assigned.
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
High School diploma or equivalent, required
Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association, required
Experience working with Microsoft Office and Excel, required
Formal training in a medical field, such as: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Certified Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant, or other equivalent training, preferred
At least one (1) year of experience in a setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility or department, preferred
Your next move.
Now that you know more about being a Physical Therapy Aide on our team we hope youâ™ll join us. At SCL Health youâ™ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.
Internal Number: 20007988
About SCL Health
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in 1864, our $2.8 billion health network provides comprehensive, coordinated care through eight hospitals, more than 150 physician clinics, and home health, hospice, mental health and safety-net services primarily in Colorado and Montana.