Job Description

Wheatridge, 2920 Fenton St, Wheat Ridge, Colorado, United States of America Req #5378
Friday, October 7, 2022


Vivage Senior Living is recognized as a national leader driving high quality service for seniors, their families, and our employees. "Vivage" means "celebrating aging" inspiring our focus to create innovative and customer-driven models filled with personalized and meaningful living experiences. We are a senior health care, solution driven company servicing 30+ facilities in the state of Colorado.

                  WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU AS A VIVAGE EMPLOYEE?

  • Competitive Salary 

  • Flexible working hours

  • Daily Pay Advance Option Available

  • Holiday Pay (when working on a major holiday)

  • Sick time pay accrual  

  • Paid Time Off 

  • Health, Dental, Vision, and More 


OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE 

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. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Resident Care:                         70% time

  • 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 

  • Provide accurate and timely billing records and supervise supporting clinical documentation

  • Respond to family requests and concerns timely

  • Assure resident abuse or neglect does not occur

  • Observe confidentiality and safeguards for all patient information


Trainings/Education:                         15% time

  • Participate in collaborative care conferences

  • Coordinate and provide training with Restorative Nursing and other Care staff

  • Provide education and training to patient, caregiver, and community partners

  • Assist with training and education of facility and professional partners

  • Ensure compliance with mandatory education, training and competency programs

  • Participation in PTA/PT student development and educational programs


Department Duties:                         15% time

  • Perform screening rounds as directed by the Director of Rehabilitation to assess for client needs and environmental safety

  • Provide recommendations to Director of Rehab and other team members opportunities for business improvement, safety concerns or other updates

  • Assist in maintaining cleanliness and tour readiness of the therapy department

  • Performs other duties as assigned



                    THE MUST HAVES:

  • 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)

  • Must maintain a valid, unrestricted Colorado driver’s license

  • Ability to pass a criminal background check as well as Colorado CAPS background check. 

  • COVID Vaccine Required or Valid Exemption.



Vivage is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Min Hiring Rate $45.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $45.00

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