Physical Therapist PRN
Company: SCL Health
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: January 16, 2020
You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a
You know when to move quickly. When to sit quietly. When to laugh
Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something
even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be
strong, the right team is invincible.
St. Marys Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based,
nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered
care. Our 346-bed regional medical center is in Grand Junction, one
of the most beautiful places on earth. Our mission is to bring
health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your
family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision
coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it
encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve
launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health.
Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools,
tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also
offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well
honor each others dignity and surpass the standards we set. Well
encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity.
Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and
high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of
spirituality in healing.
Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to
As a Physical Therapist you need to know how to:
* Interpret physicians' referrals for physical therapy services and
select the appropriate diagnostic or prognostic procedures for
evaluating patients' disabilities such as muscle weakness, joint
limitation, loss of functional ability and sensory deficiency from
muscle, nerve, joint and bone diseases and injuries or birth
* Perform evaluation procedures and analyze the results to
determine the extent of patients' disabilities, establish patient
goals, assess functional progress, and to develop and adjust
initial and subsequent treatment programs.
* Conduct tests of strength, upright motor control, spasticity,
sensation, proprioception, visual field, bulbar functions,
cognition, gait analysis, body image, electro-diagnostic, and other
* Perform complex treatments such as proprioceptive neuromuscular
facilitation, muscle re-education, bulbar treatment and use of
plaster splints for positioning a body member.
* Confer with physicians regarding evaluation, treatment and
progress of patients and express judgments upon which physicians
base decisions to improve the patient's function using a wide
variety of surgical or bracing procedures.
* Advise allied health personnel, teachers and families regarding
patients' progress and discharge plans. Participate on an
interdisciplinary team and report on assigned patients condition
* Supervise patient care treatments and procedures delegated or
assigned to a Physical Therapy Assistant, or other support
personnel, explaining each assigned patient's treatment programs,
demonstrating unfamiliar procedures, and reviewing and discussing
* Supervise and maintain recording of patients' treatment plans and
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which
is why we require:
* Bachelors degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited school of
Physical Therapy, required
* Current license as a Physical Therapist in the State of practice,
* Current BLS certification, or ability to obtain certification
within one (1) month of employment, required
* At least one (1) year of experience in a setting serving the same
age/type of patient population served by this facility or
YOUR NEXT MOVE.
Now that you know more about being a Physical Therapist on our team
we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how
much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first
Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis
of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or
access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or
activities, or on the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and
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