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SCL Health Physical Therapist in Wheat Ridge, Colorado

You.You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a PhysicalTherapist.Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the hand they hold.Families feel it in your prayers. Colleagues feel it in your support.You know how to move fast. You know how to stay organized. You know how tohave fun.You're equally comfortable with working with patients with Lymphedema,communication with patients and families, and overall patient care.You're great at what you do, but you want to be part of something evengreater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the rightteam is invincible.Us.Lutheran Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofithealthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 249-bedcommunity-based hospital provides comprehensive, specialty care to thepoor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Dating back to1905, we are proud of the rich history and inspiring mission our hospitalhas embodied for over 110 years.Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Ourgenerous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health ismore than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and socialwell-being. To that end, we've launched a Healthy Living program toaddress 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.We.Together we'll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We'llencourage joy and take pride in our integrity.We'll laugh at each other's jokes (even the bad ones). We'll helloand high five. We'll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value ofspirituality in healing.We're proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.Your day.As a Physical Therapist you need to know how to: Conduct physical therapy evaluations, program planning, and treatmentsfor hospital inpatients and outpatients. Participate in patient education, department budget and equipmentplanning, program development and department charting, charging, andscheduling activities. Work independently with limited supervision. Interprets physicians' referrals for physical therapy services and selectsthe appropriate diagnostic or prognostic procedures for evaluating patients'disabilities such as muscle weakness, joint limitation, loss of functionalability and sensory deficiency from muscle, nerve, joint and bone diseasesand injuries or birth defects. Perform evaluation procedures and analyzes the results to determine theextent of patients' disabilities, establish patient goals, assessfunctional progress, and to develop and adjust initial and subsequenttreatment programs. Conduct tests of strength, upright motor control, spasticity,sensation, proprioception, visual field, bulbar functions,cognition, gait analysis, body image, electro-diagnostic, and other tests. Perform complex treatments such as proprioceptive neuromuscularfacilitation, muscle re-education, bulbar treatment and use of plastersplints for positioning a body member. Confer with physicians regarding evaluation, treatment and progress ofpatients and expresses judgments upon which physicians base decisions toimprove the patient's function using a wide variety of surgical or bracingprocedures. Advise allied health personnel, teachers and families regarding patients'progress and discharge plans. Participates on an interdisciplinary team andreports on assigned patients' condition and progress.Your experience.We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is whywe require: Graduation from an accredited program in physical therapy, required Knowledge and theory of physical therapy practice as necessary to providecare based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and relatedcriteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in his/herassigned service area, required Active license to practice ph

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