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Physical Therapist (Relocation Bonus)

Company: Volunteers of America
Location: Eckert
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

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 programs;
  • 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 transportation.
      • Must clear the background check.
      • Must have medical clearance for communicable diseases and up-to-date immunizations before having direct participant contact.
      • 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 population required.
        • 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 delivery.
          • 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 and 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 a job".

Keywords: Volunteers of America, Snowmass , Physical Therapist (Relocation Bonus), Other , Eckert, Colorado

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