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Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 2273
What You'll Need:
Do you have a passion for helping others with restoration of function to prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability? Do you enjoy working alongside and collaboratively with Physical Therapists to provide therapy treatments to patients? If you are a Colorado licensed Physical Therapy Assistant, have strong written and verbal skills, we would love for you to apply for our Physical Therapy Assistant position!
** Sign On Bonus $5,000 & Relocation Expense $2,500
What You'll Do:
Provide treatments that are consistent with the established plan of care as directed by Physical Therapists.
Manage and operate equipment safely and correctly.
Coordinate patient care to ensure patients' needs are met and policies are followed.
Communicate appropriately and clearly to physicians, staff and department Director.
Support staff to implement treatment plans in compliance with state, CMA and other regulatory guidelines.
We Take Care of Our People
As the largest employer in the San Luis Valley, we strive to provide our employees with high quality, robust benefits to balance great work with great life. To show our appreciation of your hard work, we offer the following benefits and perks:
Medical, dental and vision plans to suit the needs of you, your family and lifestyle.
Paid Time Off and Sick Leave programs.
Free life insurance benefits for full-time employees with the opportunity for eligible employees to purchase additional coverage.
Education program to foster your growth and development.
Opportunities to volunteer and give back to the community.
Cell phone discounts, ski/snowboard lift ticket discounts, Dell Computer discounts, local pool discounts, gym discounts, and more!
On-site employee workout center.
Click here for more information on our employee benefits program!
Qualifications and education for the position include:
Current Colorado State Physical Therapy License, graduate of an accredited program for Physical Therapy
Current BCLS (CPR) certification
Ability to read and communicate effectively
Bi-lingual preferred, but not required
Basic computer knowledge Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
The PT demonstrates the ability to observe and evaluate treatment effect and recommends treatment changes to physician and or other staff as needed.
The PT demonstrates the ability to perform an appropriate assessment on all patients. The PT demonstrates knowledge of physical therapy modalities.
The PT treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and families.
The PT manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
The PT maintains department cleanliness and safety.
The PT will interact professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
The PT will communicate appropriately and clearly to physicians, staff and administrative team.
San Luis Valley Health is a regional health provider serving the San Luis Valley, Colorado and beyond. In addition to our state-of-the-art hospital located in Alamosa, we also operate clinics throughout the Valley and another hospital in Conejos County.
We are proud to offer talented, experienced caregivers using the most advanced techniques and technology, along with a genuine sense of caring. Our patient-centered medical home is more than just a building; rather, it is a team of health care professionals providing comprehensive and continuous medical care.
We are located in the heart of the San Luis Valley in south central Colorado. Our fully accredited 49-bed hospital provides outstanding care for those in need of general Medical/Surgical, Intensive Care and OB hospital services.