Children's Hospital Colorado Physical Therapist I - North Campus Sports Therapy - 61228 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: North Campus Sports TherapyHours per week: 40, eligible for benefitsShift: 40 hours per week. Option for 4 or 5 day work week M-FJob 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.The Sports Medicine Center at Children's Hospital Colorado leads the regionin state of the art treatment for young athletes. Our fully integrated team ofsports medicine doctors, athletic trainers, physical therapists andpediatric specialists delivers care geared exclusively toward growing bodies.Physical Therapists on this team are experts in evaluation and treatment ofadolescent athletes who are returning to high levels of activity. Clinicianstreat in our sports medicine dedicated gyms where patient population istypically aged 12-20 and made up of various operative and non-operativediagnoses related to the youth athlete. Experience in sport specific movementanalysis, advanced exercise progression, and return to sport decisionmaking for the upper and lower extremity is preferred. Clinicians are alsoexpected to communicate with parents, coaches, athletic trainers, andperformance coaches as needed in order to maximize rehabilitationopportunities and set expectations for key people involved in the athlete'sreturn. This program has a strong emphasis in evidence based practice,research initiatives, community outreach and professional growth andcollaborates frequently across our five locations. The right fit for our teamis a physical therapist who has experience (OCS or SCS preferred) ispassionate about sports medicine, works well in a team setting, and iscommitted to professional development.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