HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Physical Therapist PRN in Aurora, Colorado
HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues. We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitiousPhysical Therapistto help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!
Our Physical Therapist teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive patient interactions. If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!
Physical therapists, sometimes called /PTs/, care for people of all ages who have functional problems resulting from back and neck injuries; sprains, strains, and fractures; arthritis; amputations; neurological disorders, such as stroke or cerebral palsy; injuries related to work and sports; and other conditions. Physical therapists use a variety of techniques to care for their patients. These techniques include exercises; training in functional movement, which may include the use of equipment such as canes, crutches, wheelchairs, and walkers; and special movements of joints, muscles, and other soft tissue to improve mobility and decrease pain.
As a Physical therapist, you typically do the following: * You will review patients’ medical history and referrals or notes from doctors, surgeons, or other healthcare workers * You will diagnose patients’ functions and movements by observing them stand or walk and by listening to their concerns * Your role develops individualized plans of care for patients, outlining the patients’ goals and the expected outcomes of the plans * You will use exercises, stretching maneuvers, hands-on therapy, and equipment to ease patients’ pain, help them increase their mobility, prevent further pain or injury, and facilitate health and wellness * Your role evaluates and record a patients’ progress, modifying the plan of care and trying new treatments as needed * You educate patients and their families about what to expect from the recovery process and how to cope with challenges throughout the process Qualifications needed: * Graduate of an American Physical Therapy Association accredited school with a BS, MS, or Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy. * Employee must maintain an active Physical Therapy license in the State of Colorado. * Employee must have current certification in BLS for HealthCare Providers (in accordance with American Heart Association or American Red Cross guidelines) * Successful completion of student clinical rotation or work experience in at least one of the following settings: acute care hospital, long-term acute care facility, skilled nursing facility, and/or acute rehabilitation setting. * Weekends, Saturday - Monday. * Inpatient Rehab experience is highly preferred.
As Colorado’s first licensed acute rehabilitation hospital,Spalding Rehabilitation Hospitalis the region’s premier facility for an expansive range of physical and cognitive rehabilitation needs. Spalding has served the greater Denver area for more than 50 years, and has two convenient locations that specialize in stroke, traumatic brain injury, neurological, orthopedic, spine and amputee rehabilitation.
Our devoted rehabilitation team helps patients return to their functional lifestyles through individually designed programs. We enable patients to reach their goals through rehabilitation programs not only crafted specifically to individual patient needs, but also administered by some of the most highly skilled and trained providers in the Rocky Mountain region.
Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital is a 42-bed HCA Healthcare facility located in Aurora, Colorado. The facility is the state's first licensed acute rehabilitation hospital and also operates a rehabilitation unit at Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center.
If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. We are actively interviewing so apply today!
/We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status./
Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation
Title: Physical Therapist PRN
Location: Colorado-Aurora-Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital
Requisition ID: 03170-102996