Children's Hospital Colorado Physical Therapist I - Gait Lab - 59019 in Aurora, Colorado

Why Work at Children's....Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcareexcellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Coloradois a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well beingof children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstandinghospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known bothfor its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research andeducation programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kidsthroughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcareprofessionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties,Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, andmotivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.Additional InformationDepartment: Ctr for Gait_Movement AnalysisHours per week: 40, eligible for benefitsShift: Monday through Friday; 8- 4pmJob OverviewProvide physical therapy services including; evaluation, treatment andfollow up and documentation using general competencies for inpatient andoutpatient children referred to the physical therapy department. Providesupervision for PT aides/assistants and students with specific tasksand/or patients. Provide continuous consultation and education to families.Position is assigned to work at the Center for Gait and Movement Analysis(CGMA) performing instrumented gait analysis on children and adults withneuromuscular dysfunction. Knowledge, specific training, and experiencein clinical movement analysis and the gait analysis procedures includingmotion capture, EMG recording, and spasticity assessment and minimum of 2years working as a pediatric physical therapist are preferred.ResponsibilitiesPopulation Specific CareNeonate -Infancy - >30 days to 1yrToddlers - >1yr to 3yrsPre-Schoolers - >3yrs to 5yrsSchool age - >5yrs to 13yrsAdolescent - >13yrs to 18yrsAdult - >18yrs to 65yrsEssential FunctionsAn employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of thefollowing essential functions. These examples do not include all of thefunctions which the employee may be expected to perform.Collaboration- Collaborates with the family, physicians, schools and otherproviders to ensure the continuum of care for the child and optimal clinicalservices. Provides consultation and education to other professionals andfamilies as necessary.Documentation- Completes written documentation in accordance with departmentstandards for format, location and time frames.Evaluation/Re-evaluations: Independently evaluates children from birth to21 years of age, with a variety of diagnosis, in specialized programs,on inpatient and/or outpatient units. Incorporates principles ofcultural-competence and family-centered care into clinical services.Financial Responsibility: Assists in achieving departmental financial budgettargets.Leadership and/or Professionalism- Demonstrates professional behaviors;adheres to hospital and departmental policies and promotes personal anddepartmental development through participation in development activities toimprove the patient experience and quality goals of the department andhospital. Provides clinical supervision as needed/when appropriate forphysical therapy clinical interns.Treatment- Treat children across the continuum, with a variety ofdiagnoses, in specialized programs on inpatient and outpatient units and inthe community. Incorporates principles of cultural-competence andfamily-centered care into clinical services. Seeks out appropriatementoring/training and consults with relative Program Coordinator and/orassigned mentor for complex patient diagnoses.Other InformationCOMPETENCIESADAPTABILITY - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes inwork responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes,structure, or culture); adjusting effectivel