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Physical Therapist

Description:

Since 1969, OCR has been local and physician-owned with strong ties to the community. With a talented, hardworking and friendly staff, we all work toward the common goal of serving the residents of CO, WY, and NE with specialty-focused care. We are experiencing tremendous growth and are looking to add talented people to our team in all of our locations!

We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced physical therapist to assist in the continued development of outpatient therapy services in our Fort Collins, Colorado facility. The therapy service is a busy and friendly unit where advanced skills are essential. There is a well structured team and ongoing continuing education is encouraged.

We are looking for a self reliant person, well experienced in both conservative and post-operative management of upper and lower extremity conditions; including large joint replacement and trauma cases as well as spine disorders. A strong background in manual therapy and neuromusculoskeletal orthopaedic treatment techniques will be essential, in addition to the enthusiasm and drive to participate in continuing program development as well as maintain close liaison and mutual respect with the referring physicians, physical and occupational/hand therapists as well as the management team.

This position requires skills in organization and innovation and coordination of a caseload in a rapidly growing outpatient clinic. There is very close liaison with the referring physicians, other hand therapists, physical therapists and certified athletic trainers within this specialist therapy service, both within OCR as well as outlying regions.

Position Summary:

Responsible for evaluating/assessing needs of referred patients and formulating treatment plans, including goal setting. Provide therapy services as defined in treatment plans. Work cooperatively with patients, physicians, case managers, and adjustors and therapy support staff. May supervise physical therapy assistants/students, aides and certified athletic trainers.

The physical guidelines include ability to stand/walk for up to eight hours/day, bend, stoop, twist, assist patients in turning, assist patient in arising from exam table, push wheelchair patients, and assist patient in arising from and returning to wheelchair.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum requirements: graduate of approved Physical Therapy program at an accredited university or college; licensed physical therapist in the state of Colorado in good standing, current CPR certification, and extensive prior orthopaedic and manual therapy experience. Strong skills in managing stressful situations, demonstrated ability in organizational and communication skills. Experience with electronic medical record documentation tools.

Job Type: Full-Time

Location and Travel Requirements: Primary location in Lafayette, CO, with some travel required to other locations.

Pay:$60,000 – $82,000/year, commensurate with experience

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Retirement savings and profit sharing plan participation
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Continuing Medical Education
  • Paid Time Off

*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status, and a waiting period may apply.

Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies (OCR) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination or harassment of any kind. OCR is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual experience and qualifications, without regard to a person’s race, color, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, the presence of any physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other protected status.

  • Posting Information

  • Posting Date:

    February 3, 2021
  • Location:

    Lafayette, CO
  • Department:

    Therapy
  • Job Information

  • Shift:

    M-F
  • Pay Rate:

    $60,000 - $82,000/year, commensurate with experience

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