Under close supervision, assists the therapist by performing tasks under the direction
and supervision of the primary therapist (Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist
Assistant, Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant, or Speech Language Pathologist). Provides patient
supervision during therapeutic activities. Cleans and prepares treatment areas. Assists in the efficient,
safe and high-quality operation of Rehabilitation Services.
Education: Requires a high school diploma or GED certificate.
Experience: No experience required. Experience or education in health care field preferred.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of physical therapy practices. Knowledge of safety and
therapy practices. Ability to execute and monitor assigned patient care activities. Skill in setting up
and operating modalities Ability to monitor and order supplies. Ability to receive supervision and
direction from supervisory staff. Ability to work collaboratively with the health care team. Ability to
provide high quality customer service. Ability to communicate courteously and effectively. Ability to
meet physical requirements of job classification, including lifting, carrying, patient transfers,
Certificate/License/Registration: BLS/CPR certification
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 500-bed acute care medical center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, eight family health centers, 13 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, an off-site 100 bed non-medical detoxification unit and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $4 billion in care for the uninsured since 1991. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving thirty percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 160,000 individuals and 40% of Denver’s children.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
Denver Health - 2 years ago
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