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Physical Therapist

Company: Volunteers of America
Location: Montrose
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Come join our awesome team as a Physical Therapist at Home Health of Western Colorado. Recruitment bonus available! Up to $4,000 - to be paid out quarterly over the next 24 months. Home Health of Western Colorado is -part of Volunteers of America National Services which serves as the Housing and Healthcare affiliate of the Volunteers of America parent organization. Physical Therapy Assistant Job Highlights:

  • $49.00 - $52.50/hour - depending on experience
  • Generous "refer a friend" bonus, up to $5,000
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan;
  • Career scholarships;
  • Quality training, continuing career education and leadership programs;
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, or
  • Pay in lieu of benefits;
  • Paid Time Off & Holidays. Required Qualifications: -To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • A graduate from a physical therapist curriculum approved by the American Physical Therapy Association and is currently licensed as a Physical Therapist in the state of Colorado.
    • Able to understand medical terminology and how it applies to physical therapy, to communicate with clients, staff, physicians, and to prepare meaningful reports.
    • Spatial and form perception are necessary to visualize anatomical structure of the disabled part of the body and the relation to therapeutic devices in remedial actions.
    • Coordination and dexterity are necessary when treating clients and handling therapeutic equipment.
    • Ability to communicate with clients to establish favorable attitude and to motivate the clients to desired cooperation and effort in his/her rehabilitation development.
    • Possesses adequate strength and endurance to meet the physical demands involved in moving clients and equipment into position for treatment and in manipulating equipment and clients.
    • Minimum of one-year experience working with a frail or elderly population.
    • Be compliant with the ethics and standards of practice as adopted by the American Physical Therapy association.
    • Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.
    • Willingness to follow infection control precautions and regular screening for COVID-19; the vaccination is required per company policy and state healthcare regulations.
    • Ability to pass a background check and drug test. Preferred Skills:
      • Minimum of one year experience as a physical therapist in a skilled nursing facility.
      • Interested in geriatric rehabilitation. Essentials:
        • Provides clinical physical therapy evaluation and treatment for program participants, on acute, restorative or maintenance levels as needed by Day Center, Nursing Home or in-home setting.
        • Perform and record, as specified by the planned treatment program, non-evaluative on-going data.
        • Assists in the ordering, inventory, distribution and maintenance of durable medical equipment for participants. About Home Health of Western Colorado: At Home Health of Western Colorado, our aim is to find friendly and compassionate staff who are specially trained to care for patients' needs as individuals, respect their privacy, and help clients maintain as much independence as possible. While providing at-home care to our patients, we want our staff to feel cared for and love their work while maintaining a work-life balance, so offering employees paid-time off benefits is a part of our comprehensive benefits package. Our diverse, and involved staff members are supported by the commitment to maintain relationships of functional trust with every team member, to always practice solutions-focused problem solving, and to continually affirm each team member's contribution to the quality of our work. Come join a diverse, involved, and compassionate team and see how we earned our Great Place to Work certification for 4 years running. Our 2022 Great Place to Work survey results found that 87% of employees said their work has a special meaning: this is not "just a job". Take pride in helping others, and join us today!

Keywords: Volunteers of America, Snowmass , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Montrose, Colorado

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