Southwest Health System, Inc.
  • 743 Physical Therapy
  • Cortez, CO, USA
  • $18.01 - $22.14 p/h based on qualifications and experience
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Eligible: Health, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending, 403(b) Retirement, Term Life, AD&D, Voluntary Life/AD&D, EAP, Tuition Assistance & MORE!


Responsible for administering physical therapy modalities of treatment as supervised by the staff physical therapist.  Administers treatments and physical agents as directed by the staff physical therapist, after the physical therapist has evaluated the patient.  The PTA assists with restoration of patient functioning to prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability.  Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.  The PTA participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities. Participates in all infection control, departmental equipment training, organizational safety and fire safety programs.

Regulatory Requirements:

  • AA degree from a school or college approved by the American Physical Therapy Association.
  • Holds current certificate as Physical Therapy Assistant.
  • Colorado PTA licensure.
  • Current BLS certification.

Language Skills:

  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Additional languages preferred.
  • Excellent customer service skills.

Skills:

  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Basic knowledge of physical medicine, physical therapy modalities, anatomy and physiology.
  • Basic knowledge of physical therapy machine operation, maintenance and repairs of same.
  • Strong communication skills.

Critical Physical Demand Summary:

  • Lifting Combo Lift: Exert 5 to 40 lbs occasionally.
  • Carrying Preferred: Exert 1 to 40 lbs occasionally.
  • Push/Pull Push: Exert 30 to 110 lbs occasionally.
  • Push/Pull Both push and pull: Exert 20 to 30 lbs occasionally.
  • Push/Pull Preferred method: Exert 10 75 lbs occasionally.
  • Grip Preferred: Exert 5 to 40 lbs occasionally.
  • Pinch - Preferred: Exert 10 to 10 lbs rarely.

** If you are selected for this position, prior to appointment, you may be subject to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use. **

 ** This position is subject to a post offer pre-work screening. ** 

 ** THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN FOR A MINIMUM OF 5 DAYS. AFTER THAT DATE, THE POSITION WILL CLOSE WHEN A SUITABLE CANDIDATE IS SELECTED. **

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