Physical Therapist

Centura Health Physician Group (CHPG) offers providers a true opportunity to live their calling to care while experiencing the support of a built-in comprehensive network, vast resources, professional growth, trusted leadership, generous benefits and an amazing quality of life with locations that span Colorado and into Western Kansas. CHPG is proud to connect providers and consumers through state-of-the-art technology, clinical resources and professional expertise to help people live healthier. Our coordinated services represent a full continuum of care – from preventive and early diagnoses to leading-edge treatment and life-saving critical care. CHPG’s ability to deliver better health care value is the direct result of combining the best clinical tools, shared resources and medical expertise with a patient-centered approach that emphasizes Centura Health’s mission and commitment to quality, compassion and service.



RECRUITER: Alison Williams [email protected]

CLINIC: Mercy Integrated Physical Therapy

DETAILS: Full Time


Occasional travel to other sites to meet the needs of the clinic may be required.

Position Summary

Responsible for a continuum of services providing care to patients with neuromuscular, orthopedic and other physically- related disorders requiring mobility training, strengthening, modalities, specialized manual therapy and neuromuscular re- education through an interdisciplinary approach. Utilizes rehab process to promote/restore optimal health and well-being of the patient. Assumes personal accountability for organizational mission and core values.


Minimum Education Requirements

Bachelor's degree in physical therapy

Master's or Doctorate degree in physical therapy, preferred


Minimum Experience Requirements

2 years of applicable work experience providing direct patient care in outpatient, inpatient or inpatient rehab unit, preferr ed

Prior use of electronic medical records (EMR), preferred



Current Colorado state licensure in physical therapy

Current Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association


Position Duties

  • Evaluates patients, presenting or referred to physical therapy, by completing initial evaluation within time standards per department protocol.

  • Applies appropriate diagnostic and prognostic testing for musculoskeletal, neurological and neuromuscular conditions.

  • Standardized testing will include special tests to determine level of disability and track outcomes over the patient care experience.

  • Performs a variety of best practice and evidence based therapeutic interventions to address the unique rehabilitation needs of each patient.

  • Establishes appropriate treatment plan with measurable and attainable goals and time frames by collaborating with patient/family and other members of the health care team including discharge planning.

  • Selects and implements therapy activities per plan of care to ensure that patient/family/therapy goals are met.

  • Coordinates the work of other personnel by training, allocating and/or monitoring work.

  •  Consistently demonstrates flexibility as evidenced by floating to other areas, sites and is available to work flexible schedules including weekends, holidays and after hours.

  • Recognizes individual limitations and capabilities and utilizes available resources.

  • Evaluates patients' learning style and appropriately teaches patients skills and techniques required for participation in physical therapy.

  • Consults with other members of rehabilitation team to select the most appropriate activity/program for individual patients, based on patient needs and capabilities.

  • Evaluates assigned patients and develops treatment plans including specific goals and activities, reassessing and modifying plans as necessary based on patient's current level of function and makes appropriate disposition recommendations.

  • Documents all activities including evaluations, progress notes and detailed treatment records per standards of practice and regulatory/third party payer requirements.

  • Facilitates preparation of patient schedules, billing charges and other reports per medical records procedure through timely completion of documentation

per policy.

  • On all documentation, utilizes descriptive, behavioral terms using correct grammar, abbreviations and medical terminology.

  • Documents ongoing status, interventions, patient response and outcomes to correctly capture billing charges.

  • Participates in personal, professional and program development by attending department in-services, meetings and by sharing professional expertise to enhance quality of professional services and staff development.

  • Assists in training physical therapy and physical therapy assistant students and other hospital personnel.

  • Adheres to professional code of ethics (APTA) and to all accreditation requirements.

  • Communicates effectively to all patients, families, staff, physicians and other customers concerning physical medicine and rehabilitation services by direct verbal and/or written communication respecting confidentiality at all times.

  • Acts as a resource for new staff members and co- workers by sharing information and providing education.

  • Demonstrates effective time management and is proactive in prioritizing workload and meeting productivity requirements.

  • Adapts to rapidly changing technologies, policies, regulations, census and staffing through priority setting and flexibility.


Physical Requirements

1 - Not at All (0%) 2 - Occasionally (1-33%) 3 - Frequently (34-66%) 4 - Continuously (67-100%)


  • 2 Climbing

  • 3 Bending

  • 3 Squatting

  • 2 Crawling

  • 3 Kneeling

  • 3 Balancing

  • 3 Reaching above head

  • 3 Reaching above shoulder

  • 3 Twist/turn at waist

  • 3 Push/pull

  • 3 Lift/carry

  • 2 Lift from floor level up

  • 3 Lift from waist level up


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. 

Centura Health
Full time
Durango, Colorado 81301, US