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Physical Therapy Aide

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Platte Valley Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care.  Platte Valley Medical Center (PVMC) is an excellent place to work with a proven success of hiring and retaining quality employees. In fact, the turnover rate among our associates is approximately half that of Denver metro area healthcare facilities. A Culture of Excellence and Care Platte Valley Medical Center is proud of our Planetree Designation which represents the highest level of evidence-based achievement in patient/person-centered care. All associates at Platte Valley commit to the Platte Valley Behavior Standards that help to sustain our culture of excellence. We recognize and value that one of our greatest strengths continues to derive from the friendships and alliances found throughout the Hospital.
The Physical Medicine Aide assists therapists with patient treatment, transportation and with department organizational duties. 
The aide works with occasional supervision. 
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Education:  High school graduation or G.E.D. equivalent preferred.  CPR required by completion of the unit-specific orientation and before working independently.
 
Experience:  6 months experience in physical therapy and/or nurse aide work preferred.
 
Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities:  This position requires a basic knowledge of human anatomy, therapeutic techniques, medical diagnosis and terminology.  The Physical Therapy Aide must have the ability to interact and communicate with medical personnel, patients and families.  (See “Competency Assessment” policy)
Organization: Platte Valley Medical Center, Brighton, CO
Primary Location: CO-Brighton
Department: PVMC-IP Physical Therapy
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Shift
FTE: .9
Job Number: 18003126
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