Physical Therapist II
Children's Hospital Colorado - Parker, CO

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Why Work at Children's....
Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcare excellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Colorado is a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well being of children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstanding hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known both for its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research and education programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kids throughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcare professionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties, Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16 Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.

A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, and motivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.

Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited PT program with successful completion of required internships, preferably with one or more pediatric internships. A minimum of two years of experience in a pediatric setting. Relevant outpatient sports and orthopedic experience required; OCS and/or SCS preferred; pediatric and/or adult experience in orthopedics applicable.
Knowledge of normal motor development, neuro and musculo-skeletal systems in a growing child, and the skills to independently evaluate and treat a wide variety of pediatric diagnoses, including neuro developmental and orthopedic diagnoses. Ability to communicate effectively with children, families and other professionals.
Minimum of 2 years experience as a pediatric physical therapist and demonstrates clinical competency in primary caseload.
Preferred Education Field of Study - Physical Therapy
Required Education - Bachelors
Required Education Field of Study - Physical Therapy
Required License/Certification - BLS for Healthcare Providers / CPR
Required License/Certification - Physical Therapist

Physical Requirements

Ability to Perform Essential Functions of the Job
Audio-Visual: Hearing: Fair
General Activity: Sit: 2-4 hrs. per day
General Activity: Stand/Walk: 4-6 hrs. per day
Motion: Bend: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Crawl: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Lift: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Pull: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Squat/Crouch: Up to 1/3 of time
Others: Able to assist or assume direct patient care as census directly permits.
Others: May assist in lifting, transporting and positioning of patients
Others: Occupational Hazards - exposure to unsteady or falling patient: In the course of transferring a patient, may encounter a patient who falls or loses balance, causing employee to fall and/or bear the full weight of a patient
Weight Lifted/Force Exerted: Up to 100 pounds: Up to 1/3 of time

Job Overview

Provide physical therapy services including; evaluation, treatment and follow up and documentation using general competencies for inpatient and outpatient children referred to the physical therapy department. Provide supervision for PT aides/assistants and students with specific tasks and/or patients. Provide continuous consultation and education to families.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. Be aware that none of the questions are intended to imply illegal preferences or discrimination based on non-job-related information.

Additional Information

Department: Parker Sports Medicine
Hours per week: 40, eligible for benefits
Shift: Monday through Friday; 12 noon until 8 pm

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