Job: Physical Therapy Assistant ( PRN)

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Job Description

ABOUT OUR SEARCH

Northern Colorado Rehabilitation Hospital (NCRH) is currently seeking experienced Physical Therapist Assistants (PRN). Make a direct difference today by joining our team of dedicated professionals working together to attain a common goal – giving the gift of time through great patient care. Competitive wages and benefits await you!

ABOUT OUR COMPANY

Ernest Health owns and operates community-based acute rehabilitation and long-term acute care facilities in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Montana, New Mexico, South Carolina, Texas, Utah and Wyoming. We are dedicated to providing high quality, cost-effective physical medicine and rehabilitation services to promote the recovery of individuals who have functional deficits resulting from injury or illness as well as those with chronic or complex medical conditions. We promote a healing and nurturing environment at each of our facilities, responding to the medical, physical, psychological and social needs of our patients.

ABOUT OUR HOSPITAL

Our Northern Colorado Rehabilitation Facility, designed solely for the provision of specialized rehabilitative care, is the only freestanding acute rehabilitation hospital serving northern Colorado. Since opening its doors in 2005, our hospital has been rated in the top 10% of all inpatient rehab facilities in the United Stated for 10 consecutive years! Through our inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs, we are able to utilize our unique design and responsive environment to help patients recover quickly and return home with a renewed sense of self-sufficiency.

BASIC PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The Physical Therapist Assistant functions under the general supervision of the Physical Therapist, assists in treatment planning and maintenance of patient’s optimum level of independence in daily life tasks, based upon assessed needs and projected outcomes.  The Physical Therapist Assistant actively participates in departmental activities and processes.

Minimum Work Experience
One (1) year recent experience in the care of patients in rehabilitation hospital setting preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Current State of Colorado license as a Physical Therapist Assistant is required.
Current BLS/CPR required.

Required Skills/Knowledge/Ability
Proficient use of appropriate forms in documenting care and medical necessity. 
Demonstrated organizational skills. 
Ability to prioritize tasks and care.
Ability to demonstrate clinical proficiency utilizing policies, procedures, and guidelines.
Knowledgeable about accreditation standards to ensure adherence to all standard set forth by the stat and accrediting agencies of TJC and CMS.
Ability to read, write and comprehend English at a level necessary to follow written and oral instructions and safety precautions.