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Physical Therapist Assistant

Posted on Mar 25, 2019 by UCHealth

Loveland, CO 80538
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Facility: Medical Center of the Rockies, Loveland CO

Department: MCR PT

* PRN, No guaranteed days or hours, Days and hours may vary
* 1st Shift - Days

Summary - Physical Therapist Assistant

Under the supervision of a Physical Therapist, treats patient population for therapy needs. This position is located at the Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland, CO. Will work as needed, days and hours may vary.

Job Duties

Implements treatment plan developed by supervising therapist using appropriate modalities. Seeks consultation as necessary.

Monitors patient's responses to the treatment plan. Regularly communicates patient progress and possible goal revisions to the physical therapist.

Documents services provided and patient response/progress. Educates the patient and family/caregiver about patient deficits.

Assists with patient discharge planning.

Provides information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and community support programs.

Requirements

Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program.

Current licensure with Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies to practice Physical Therapist Assistant.

BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)

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