HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Physical Therapist PRN in Englewood, 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!
Do you have the career opportunities you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the nation's largest provider of healthcare services as aPhysical Therapist.
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 ARC 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. Swedish Medical Center, part of HCA’s HealthONE, is located in the south metro Denver area where it has been a proud member of the community for more than 110 years. An acute care hospital with 408 licensed beds, annually Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients with a team of approximately 2,000 dedicated employees, 300 volunteers and 1,400 physicians.
With stroke door to treatment times averaging just 20 minutes, Swedish serves as the Rocky Mountain Region’s referral center for the most advanced stroke treatment, and was the state’s first Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center. Swedish also serves as the region’s neurotrauma and orthopedic trauma provider and is the area’s only level I trauma facility with a dedicated burn and reconstructive center. Over 150 facilities regularly transfer highly complex cases to Swedish.
Swedish Medical Center offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medical specialty including adult and pediatric emergency, heart care, neurology/neurosurgery, pregnancy and childbirth, orthopedics and joint replacement, cancer care, gastroenterology and liver care, gynecology and urology.
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-Englewood-Swedish Medical Center
Requisition ID: 03167-105139