Physical Therapist (Relocation Bonus)
Company: Volunteers of America
Posted on: May 24, 2023
Come join our awesome team as a Physical Therapist at Senior
Community Care of Colorado-Eckert. We are offering great benefits
and wonderful work environments! Senior Community Care of Colorado
PACE is part of Volunteers of America National Services which
serves as the Housing and Healthcare affiliate of the Volunteers of
America parent organization. Salary: $110,000-$115,000 Annually
Physical Therapist Job Highlights:
- Relocation Bonus
- Hiring Bonus up to $5,000
- 403(b) Retirement Plan;
- Career scholarships;
- Quality training, continuing career education and leadership
- Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
- Paid Time Off (Vacation, Holiday & Sick Days) About the job:
-The Physical Therapist will provide 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. Integrates the physical therapy treatment
plan into the Interdisciplinary Team plan of care. Assists in the
ordering, inventory, distribution and maintenance of durable
medical equipment for participants. 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.
- Education: Be a graduate of a physical therapy curriculum.
- Current Physical Therapy license required.
- Must have a valid driver's license and have means of
- Must clear the background check.
- Must have medical clearance for communicable diseases and
up-to-date immunizations before having direct participant
- Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for
tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.
- Only acts within the scope of his or her authority to practice.
Must meet a standardized set of competencies for the specific
position description established by Senior Community Care and
approved by CMS before working independently.
- Electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing
and documentation. Preferred Skills:
- Minimum of one-year experience working with a frail or elderly
- Good working knowledge of physical, psychosocial and behavioral
needs of the elderly population.
- Working knowledge of practice boundaries for Physical Therapist
and Physical Therapy Assistant (P.T.A.). Essentials: -
- Conducts an in-person initial comprehensive physical therapy
assessment on all participants upon enrollment. Coordinates with
the Interdisciplinary Team to develop a comprehensive plan of care
for each participant.
- Conducts an in-person physical therapy re-assessment minimally
every six (6) months or as needed.
- Functions as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team. Maintains
regular attendance at, and participates in, Interdisciplinary Team
meetings; communicates participant changes, collaborates on plan of
care decisions and coordination for twenty-four (24) hour care
- Provides treatment to participants and implements physical
therapy procedures consistent in achieving identified goals. Grades
activities to facilitate goals. Confers with Interdisciplinary Team
on participants care issues.
- Evaluates participant's needs. Follows-up with participants
during treatment, explaining precautions to take. Discusses
condition and treatment plans and recommends solutions to
participants care problems with Interdisciplinary Team.
- Assesses the need for adaptive Durable Medical Equipment (DME),
specialized shoes and prosthesis followed by recommendations to
Interdisciplinary Team. Receives authorization prior to purchases.
Assesses all newly issued orthotic shoes, braces and prosthetics
for appropriateness and proper fit. About Senior Community Care of
Colorado PACE: Senior Community Care of Colorado is part of
Volunteers of America National Services which serves as the Housing
and Healthcare affiliate of the Volunteers of America parent
organization. Senior Community Care of Colorado (SCCCO) is a PACE
Program (Program of All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly) serving
older adults in Montrose and Delta Counties. Our team offers
wrap-around care services to meet the unique needs of each of our
participants and support them to remain living independently in
their homes and communities. Our approach to care is based on our
respect for the human spirit and the belief that the right to
dignity doesn't diminish with age. Compassion, empathy, personal
attention are at the core of how we serve each and every program
participant. Unlike other settings, getting to know our
participants and building meaningful relationships are key to our
success. SCCCO has centers in Montrose and Delta Counties,
surrounded by the breathtaking Colorado scenery. With the
plummeting depths of the Black Canyon National Park just to the
east, the towering and majestic San Juan Mountains to the south,
the expansive Uncompahgre Plateau to the west, and lake-bejeweled
Grand Mesa to the north, and an expansive water sports park right
in the middle of town, we are literally surrounded by an endless
variety of prospects for exploration and adventure. Montrose and
Delta County also offer a large variety of shopping and dining
options and a full schedule of cultural and community events. To
learn more about our communities, visit visitmontrose.com and
visitdeltaco.us. We want our staff to love their job and offer
flexible work schedules and a comprehensive benefits package that
support a healthy and active work-life balance. SCCCO is Great
Place to Work-Certified! In our 2022 Great Place to Work survey,
employees said their work has a special meaning: this is not "just
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