Job Description

VIVA, 12136 W Bayaud Ave, Lakewood, Colorado, United States of America Req #4187
Thursday, December 23, 2021

We are looking for a Physical Therapist to assist in our Jackson, Missouri Communities
Starting at $50.00 per hour up to $55.00 per hour 

VIVA Talent Solutions, A Division of Vivage Senior Living is recognized as a national leader driving high quality service for our residents, we are a senior healthcare company servicing Vivage Senior Living 30+ communities.

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


  • Current Missouri 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)


  • 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 Missouri Physical Therapy License (required)

  • CPR (as requested)


  • COVID Vaccination Card/Record required or valid exemption
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check  
  • Must maintain a valid, unrestricted Driver’s license



VIVA Talent Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Payrate starts at $50.00/hourly and rate is determined upon candidates overall previous experience, education, location and availability. 
There are no benefits associated with this position as it is PRN.





Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly

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