Physical Therapist PRN
Company: St. Mary's Medical Center
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: May 10, 2022
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
You're 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. Mary's 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, we've
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 we'll align mission and careers, values and workplace.
We'll honor each other's dignity and surpass the standards we set.
We'll encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our
We'll laugh at each other's jokes (even the bad ones). We'll hello
and high five. We'll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value
of spirituality in healing.
We're 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 progress notes.
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which
is why we require:
- Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited school
of Physical Therapy, required
- Current license as a Physical Therapist in the State of
- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification endorsed by the
American Heart Association, 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 you'll join us. At SCL Health you'll reaffirm every day how
much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first
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