Physical Therapy - Physical Therapist
Do you effectively communicate with people?
Are you passionate about people’s overall health and well-being?
Are you an individual who takes responsibility and follows through?
Do you naturally love to care for people?
At Vivage, we’re recognized as a national leader driving high quality service innovation for seniors and value for our investors. "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 which provides right care.. right place..right time. Our Mission, Vision and Pillars of Commitment have come from our collective personal awareness and professional dedication to the importance of each person we serve, each employee we work with, and each business partner we have. At Vivage we bridge today’s healthcare opportunities with innovative strategies and solutions.
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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.
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
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
Current Colorado physical therapy practices and procedures including laws, regulations and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities
Providing appropriate care in post-acute or long-term care environment (preferred)
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
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
All of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines
Vivage is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- Pay Type Hourly
- Employment Indicator Regular
- Required Education Certification