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Physical Therapist - Registry, RIC Allied Health Flex Staff
Details: General Summary Assists patients in reaching maximum physical performance while adjusting to disabilities. Treats disabled patients using standard physical therapy therapeutic interventions such as heat, cold, electricity, traction, ultrasound and exercise. Evaluates patients motor and neurological capabilities and adapts physical therapy program as appropriate. Consistently demonstrates support of the RIC statement of Mission and Philosophy by striving for excellence, contributing to the team efforts and showing respect and compassion for patients and their families, fellow employees, and all others with whom there is contact at or in the interest of the institute. Demonstrates RIC Core Attributes: Communication, Accountability, Flexibility/Adaptability, Judgment/Problem Solving, Customer Service and RIC Values (Hope, Compassion, Discovery, Collaboration, & Commitment to Excellence) while fulfilling job duties. Principal Responsibilities 1. Evaluates patient's physical and functional status including muscular strength, motor functions, reflexes, ambulation skills and ability to perform activities of daily living. Observes and interviews patient, review medical history including physician's diagnosis and prescription and administer detailed sensory tests, manual muscle tests, range of motion exams and other evaluation techniques. 2. Performs regular duties and responsibilities of a Physical Therapist. a. Determines suitability for treatment based on evaluation results. Demonstrates competency in understanding the growth and development of infant, child, adolescent and geriatric patients as measured by specific performance standards and as described by department/unit policies and procedures. Demonstrates the ability to interpret growth and development related information to assure patient needs are met. b. Establishes therapy goals and formulates a treatment plan based on evaluation results. c. Decides extent and duration of treatment such as exercise, modalities, balance activities and gait training. d. Discusses evaluation, goals and treatment with both patient and family. e. Instructs patients and their families in appropriate exercise program and in use of equipment. f. Develops and instructs patient/family in home program when appropriate. g. Participates in discharge planning. h. Documents evaluation and all progress maintaining records of each patient's condition for physicians and insurance carriers. 3. Selects from a variety of physical therapy treatment modalities such as whirlpool, ultrasounds, massage, biofeedback, paraffin and prosthetics/orthotics and/or monitors or administers the application of treatment. 4. Determines and orders appropriate devices necessary to assist patients in performing physical activities such as wheelchairs, canes, crutches and prosthetic and orthopedic devices. Instructs patient in care and use of same. 5. Provides information and/or attends patients conferences, clinics, medical rounds, inservice education classes and team/family meetings as required. OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES 6. Assists in keeping work area in a clean, sanitary and orderly manner by changing linens on treatment tables/beds and cleaning whirlpools. 7. May participate in the Department education program by teaching and supervising students. 8. Contribute to the department and the profession through organizational activities, education, research and/or publications. 9. Participates in research projects as needed. Reporting Relationships 1. Assigned Manager, Allied Health
Physical Therapist – Physical Therapy – Healthcare
Details: Full-time Physical Therapy Position: Arlington Heights area The village is a northern suburb of Chicago. It’s picturesque landscapes are the perfect backdrop for fine living. Enjoy shopping in its unique boutiques and leisure activities Arlington Heights is nearby Illinois neighboring villages of Schaumburg and Bolingbrook and adjacent Palatine. Arlington Heights is known for Arlington Park Race Track, home of the Arlington Million, a Breeders' Cup qualifying event; it also hosted the Breeders' Cup Classic in 2002. The village is also home to the Arlington Heights Memorial Library, which has one of the largest collections in the state. Job Description If you are a licensed Physical Therapist with a desire to work for an established and growing rehabilitation organization, join the HealthPro Rehabilitation team! We are looking for Physical Therapists to provide and direct physical therapy services to residents at one of our nursing facilities. The HealthPro family of companies (including Affinity Rehabilitation, Therapy Partners, Comprehensive Group and Exponential) provide you with a variety of settings to suit your preferred area of specialty, including skilled nursing, assisted and independent living, outpatient, acute care, home health, post-acute, and pediatrics. Our interdisciplinary approach allows you to further broaden your skills by working in cooperation with occupational and speech therapists. We also offer flexible scheduling and loan repayment assistance for new grads! Job Responsibilities As a Physical Therapist, you will work under physicians’ orders as you provide a full range of services including assessment, treatment, program planning and implementation, communication and education and related documentation. You will play an active role in thedevelopment and implementation of treatment programs and we encourage you to be creative in suggesting and trying new therapy approaches. Your specific duties as a Physical Therapist will include: Conducting screenings of residents at regular intervals to determine need for intervention and or treatment Evaluating residents to obtain data necessary for treatment planning and implementation and conducting specialized evaluations as indicated Interpreting and communicating evaluation findings to residents, families, and team members Developing treatment plans by identifying a target list, including short and long-term goals and methods to achieve identified goals Monitoring resident’s response to intervention and modifying treatment as indicated to attain goals in accordance with physician orders Providing, recommending and/or fabricating adaptive devices, orthotics or prosthetics, as well as training resident, family and appropriate staff in the use or application of such equipment Supervising and directing Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant (LPTA), Rehabilitation Aides, Physical Therapy Aides, students and volunteers.
Details: Job Title: REG/Physical Therapist Requisition #: 127394, 132703, 127396 Department: Physical Therapy Location: Presence Saint Francis - 355 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL 60202 Shift: Registry/PRN/Flex, weekdays and weekends, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm We are currently hiring for Registry Physical Therapist positions at Presence Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, IL. Saint Francis Hospital is an award-winning, full-service hospital and Level I Trauma Center. As home to the first accredited Chest Pain Center on Chicago's North Shore, Presence Saint Francis Hospital and its more than 500 physicians have a rich history of providing top-quality care and leading edge technologies. At Presence Saint Francis, you’ll work beside skilled, caring and committed professionals. You’ll earn competitive compensation and benefits while advancing your career. And you’ll enjoy a supportive, collaborative workplace. Come join our team! REG/PHYSICAL THERAPIST Evaluates and treats patients using the principles and practices of physical therapy and in accordance with the patient's age, developmental level, and diagnosis. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team. License-eligible therapists would perform duties under the supervision of a licensed therapist in accordance with the Illinois Physical Therapy Practice Act. To apply to - Please go to this site: Requisition # 127394 http://careers.presencehealth.org/jobDescription.cfm?jobId=221774 Requisition # 132703 http://careers.presencehealth.org/jobDescription.cfm?jobId=593843 Requisition # 127396 http://careers.presencehealth.org/jobDescription.cfm?jobId=651750 If you have any questions, please email the recruiter:
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