Centura Health Physical Therapist Assistant in Durango, Colorado

Located in the scenic, historic and charming Southwest Colorado town of Durango, Mercy Regional Medical Center (MRMC) is a full-service, acute care hospital with Level III Trauma designation. Recognized by Healthgrades (a leading, independent health care ratings company) with awards for Outstanding Patient Experience and Patient Safety Excellence, as well as an “A” Hospital Safety rating from The LeapFrog Group, Mercy Regional Medical Center blends state-of-the-art technology with a serene and comfortable environment to promote well-being and healing. Specialty services include emergency care, surgical care, cardiac care, an Orthopedic and Spine Center of Excellence and a Family Birthing Center equipped with every amenity and a dedicated surgical suite. Durango residents experience an exceptional quality life with world-class outdoor recreation including snow sports, river sports, hiking, biking and more. Learn more about us at: http://www.mercydurango.org/

*Job Description/Job Posting ID: 114467*

*Recruiter Contact: Alison Williams, AlisonWilliams@centura.org*

*Clinic/Department:** 7946 MERCY IPT DURANGO *

*Hospital: MERCY REGIONAL MED PHYSICIANS *

*Schedule: Part Time*

*Shift: Days*

_JOB SUMMARY_

Under supervision of a Physical Therapist, performs treatments and provides exercise instruction, education, and demonstration for patients.

_EDUCATION_

Graduate APTA accredited PTA program; graduate from an accredited PT program

_EXPERIENCE_

None

_LICENSE/CERTIFICATION_

  • Current registration with the State of Colorado as of 6/1/12.

  • BLS certification required within 90-day orientation period.

_OTHER REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES_

Customer service skills, good verbal and communication skills.

_PHYSICAL ABILITIES_

  • Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking.

  • Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients.

  • Lifts supplies/equipment.

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.