The primary responsibility of the Physical Therapist (PT) is to plan, delegate and provide safe and competent physical therapy interventions as ordered by physician. In this role, you are entrusted to ensure that the highest degree of quality care can be provided to our residents at all times.
Provide physical therapy assessments, as well as develop and implement individualized treatment plans to increase client’s independence and functioning.
Supervise Physical Therapy Assistants, provisional licensees, students and support personnel in accordance with state licensure requirements and professional standards.
Identify need to make referrals to other disciplines to address comprehensive care needs of the client.
Demonstrate competent technical skills according to current Physical Therapy standards of practice.
Communicate changes in resident’s condition.
Participate in discharge and community mobility planning.
Prescribe necessary durable medical equipment to facilitate independence.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
Current Colorado physical therapy practices and procedures including laws, regulations and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.
Providing appropriate care in post-acute or long-term care environment (preferred).
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Must be a graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Program by APTA & CAPTE.
Experience in providing appropriate care in post-acute or long-term care environment (preferred).
Current, unencumbered, active Colorado Physical Therapy License (required).
CPR (as requested).