Physical Therapist

041 Physical Therapy · Colby, Kansas
Department 041 Physical Therapy
Employment Type FT
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation Dependent upon experience

Citizens Health is looking for a Physical Therapist to work full-time in our Rehab department.

Our Mission: Enhancing the lives of those we serve.

About Us: Citizens Health is a community based, private, not-for-profit organization. It is comprised of:

Citizens Medical Center - a 25 bed critical access hospital,

Family Center for Health Care - an outpatient rural health clinic,

Prairie Senior - a skilled nursing facility,

Citizens Clubhouse - an onsite childcare center that cares for children 6 weeks to school age for our workforce,

Citizens Medical Equipment - our durable medical equipment business. 

We strive to be progressive, dependable and knowledgeable, while providing compassionate, evidence-based care to the residents of northwest Kansas.

Location: 100 E College Ave, Colby, Ks

Position Information:

Core competencies:

  • Provide physical therapy treatment and patient care according to hospital, state and federal regulations and professional guidelines.
  • Proficient communication skills
  • Effective collaborative problem-solving ability
  • Create an environment and a culture that enables the hospital to fulfill its mission by providing patient safety and patient-centered treatment.
  • Engage in continuous professional Improvement
  • Possess job specific skills required to meet essential job functions

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide comprehensive evaluations, re-evaluations as well as screening.
  • Manage caseload and schedule to meet the diverse needs of the local community.
  • Formulate functional goals, objectives, and interventions
  • Collaborate with the hospital team on strategies and techniques to support patients’ programs.
  • Supervise physical therapy assistants and clinical affiliates.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in order to share information and expertise to plan and implement effective programs.

    Physical Therapist will report to the Rehabilitation Department Manager.

    Days/Hours: Outpatient Clinic hours 7AM to 6PM

    Pay Range: 85,000 - 110,000, dependent upon experience, $7,500.00 sign-on bonus


    Education:  Must be a graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy and eligible for licensure with the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts.

    Required Certification/Registration:  Must have current license, certification or registration with the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts.

    What you’ll do:

    • Review available patient information and evaluate the impact of this information on the assessment and treatment process.
    • Conduct and document a thorough assessment of the patient in accordance with the Standards of Practice of Physical Therapy.
    • Develop and implement an individualized treatment place, appropriate to the age and needs of the patient, which contains achievable functional goals.
    • Provide treatment as ordered in a safe, timely manner in accordance with the Standards of Practice for Physical Therapy.
    • Instruct assistants/technicians in treatment procedures to be utilized and provides supervision while they are working with patients.
    • Communicate with physicians, other departmental staff, patients and family members regarding patient progress, problems and plan.
    • Document the course of treatment in concise format in accordance with the Standards of Practice.
    • Instruct the patient, family members or other caregivers in therapeutic procedures and/or exercises to be continued upon discharge.
    • Assist in the referral process when additional services are required.
    • Complete other duties as assigned.

     What you bring to the table:

    • Current Physical Therapy licensure with the Kansas Board of Healing Arts. 
    • Current C.P.R. certification or willing to obtain within 30 days of hire.
    • Thorough knowledge of principles, methods and techniques involved in performing physical therapy services. 
    • Ability to deal understandingly and tactfully in a professional manner with patients and their families. 
    • Ability to maintain good working relationship with personnel in other departments.
    • Ability to provide direction in application of physical therapy process, quality improvement standard, organization and departmental goals and objectives.

     To be successful within our organization you will need to:

    • Possess interpersonal skills needed to function in a ‘team’ setting.
    • Be a self-starter who takes initiative, is open minded and a team player. 
    • Maintain a positive attitude with good energy. 
    • Create a positive, supportive working atmosphere.
    • Display integrity and accountability. 
    • Accept and respond to constructive criticism and suggestions and strives for self-improvement.
    • Adhere to organization policies and procedures.
    • Arrive at work on time and when scheduled.
    • Demonstrate flexibility, initiative and ingenuity in performing job tasks.
    • Demonstrate professional conduct and maintains professional appearance.         
    • Demonstrate behavior that reflects the image of the institution.

     Available Benefits

    Medical, dental and vision insurance available

    Pre-Tax and Roth Contributions

    • Automatic 6% salary deferral upon employment
    • Regular and matching contributions after one-year and 1,000 hours worked

    Provides Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

    • Full-time coverage - equal to two times employees annual income
    • Part-time coverage - one-time annual income

    Differential and Certification Pay

    • Eligible employees receive shift, weekend and holiday differential pay

    Other Benefits

    Student loan reimbursement


    Paid time off

    On-site child care services

    Funeral leave

    Health Savings Account

    Dependent, Medical and Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Accounts

    Aflac Group Insurance

    Discounted membership rate for EagleMed 

    Many More!

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    • Location
      Colby, Kansas
    • Department
      041 Physical Therapy
    • Employment Type
    • Minimum Experience
    • Compensation
      Dependent upon experience