Physical Therapy Asst Northeast
Visiting Nurse Association of Colorado - Denver, CO

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Our staff love the VNA for its rich history, supportive management, opportunities for education and professional growth and the autonomy that homecare offers. It’s no wonder such an environment leads to positive outcomes for our patients as evidenced by recent statistics. Less than 14.5% of VNA patients are readmitted to the hospital, which puts us in the top 7% nationally. In addition, less than 6% of VNA patients are readmitted to the hospital within 30 days of discharge from multiple facilities, compared to a nationwide average of 11.7%. Tired of Drowning in Paper? In July 2012, we took a giant leap forward and adopted the Homecare Homebase health information management system. HCHB offers our caregivers the freedom to spend more time focusing on what they love: one-on-one time with patients. All Registered Nurses are provided with a state-of-the-art Android tablet, so they have patient records at their fingertips and can document visits onsite. Not only that, it comes with a built-in GPS that tracks mileage for you! Physical Therapy Assistant is a service position responsible for performing physical therapy and conducting case management under the direction of a qualified therapist. Provides consistently high quality of care in accordance with the plan of care and Agency policies. Performs services planned, delegated and supervised by a qualified therapist. Assists in preparing clinical notes and progress reports. Participates in educating the patient and family. Participates in in-service programs maintaining and enhancing therapy skills on an ongoing basis. Provides therapeutic exercise as needed. Relates to family and physician as needed after conferring with the qualified therapist, and maintains a professional demeanor and customer service orientation to clients, peers, and physicians.Effectively manages a caseload at least equivalent to the productivity standard established, and regularly communicating with the scheduler regarding caseload status.

Graduation from a Physical Therapy Assistant program, accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association, or equivalent program. Current CPR certification required. At least two years of physical therapy assistant experience required. Home health experience preferred. Knowledge of general physical therapy practices.Psychomotor skills to provide physical therapy, including daily and repetitive reaching, and use of equipment. In addition to a fulfilling career in home care, VNA employees enjoy:
• Long & Short Term Disability Insurance
• Flexible Spending Accounts
• PTO & Paid Holidays
• Sign on Bonus
• Supportive Management
• Health & Dental Insurance
• Tuition Reimbursement
• 403b Employer match Visiting Nurse Corporation is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.

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