Grand River Health would like to congratulate Katie Peeters for being its first Starfish award recipient. Read Katie’s nomination letter below. If you would like to recognize a Grand River
Why Grand River Health?
You chose a career in Physical Therapy to make a difference — by touching the lives of your patients. We invite you to join the Grand River team where your work matters. We take pride in a commitment to patient care that will help advance our mission, vision, and keys to excellence.
- OUR MISSION is to improve the health and well-being of the communities we serve.
- OUR VISION is to be our communities’ first choice in quality healthcare.
- OUR THREE KEYS TO EXCELLENCE are clinical excellence, patient & community satisfaction, and financial health & stewardship of resources.
Apply now for the career opportunity you’ve dreamed of.
Grand River Health’s main hospital campus is located in Rifle, Colorado just 23 minutes west of Glenwood Springs and 1 hour east of Grand Junction. The city of Rifle offers year round recreation with everything the outdoor enthusiast can imagine – all located in the scenic Western slope of Colorado. Grand River Health proudly offers a best in class, comprehensive benefits package that greatly exceeds market average.
Sign On Bonus Available
Physical Therapists: $10,000
Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant
Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA): $5,000
BASIC FUNCTION: Responsible for evaluation, planning, directing and administering physical therapy modalities of treatment. Evaluates and treats patients suffering from a physical disability due to injury, disease or surgery. Establishes treatment plans and treats patients using a variety of methods, including exercises, wound care, aquatic therapy, stretching maneuvers, hands-on therapy, and equipment to ease patients’ pain and help them increase their mobility. Works cooperatively with physicians, physician assistants (PA), nurse practitioners (NP), case managers, and insurance adjusters. May supervise physical therapy assistants, aides, and athletic trainers. Administers treatments and physical agents in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, surgery, disease, or physical disability. Responsible for direction of the Rehabilitation Services Department certified staff, including Physical Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapy students, Physical Therapy Aides, and Techs. Provides services to a broad spectrum of patients which may include pediatrics, adult, inpatient, outpatient and geriatric at various Grand River Hospital District campuses as assigned. Performs a variety of tasks and other duties as assigned.