Under close supervision, assists the therapist by performing tasks under the directions and supervision of the primary therapist (Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant, or Speech Language Pathologist). Provides patient supervision during therapeutic activities. Cleans and prepares treatment areas. Assists in the efficient, safe and high-quality operation of Rehabilitation Services.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Education 1. Associates Degree, required. Experience 1. Experience in health care field preferred. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 1. Knowledge of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy practices. 2. Knowledge of patient safety practices. 3. Ability to execute and monitor assigned patient care activities. Skill in setting up and operating therapeutic modalities and equipment. 4. Ability to receive supervision and direction from supervisory staff. 5. Ability to work collaboratively with the health care team. 6. Ability to provide high quality customer service. 7. Ability to communicate courteously and effectively. 8. Conducts all patient care activities with respect for the patient privacy and rights. 9. Demonstrates cultural sensitivity and incorporates into service delivery and communication practices. Computers and Technology 1. Proficiency with Outlook Suite, EPIC electronic medical records. Certificates, Licenses and Registration 1. BLS/CPR certification.
Work Type Full time
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class."
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About Denver Health
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation’s leaders in medicine.