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Physical Therapist Assistant – Physical Therapy
Details: We begin providing rehabilitation services at this exquisite location on November 1, 2014. We are presently seeking staff to join our Dynamic TEAM. We have a Full-time, Part-time & PRN staff positions (PT, PTA, OT, COTA and SLP). In addition, we are interviewing for the Rehab Director role as well. This beautiful facility and location is the perfect position for someone who enjoys working with the Senior Population! Des Plaines, IL is just a few miles north of the Chicago O’Hare International Airport. It has a great deal of charm and the perfect location. Rich in heritage and filled with entertainment beyond your wildest dreams. Outdoor Recreation - golfing, bike trails, boating, fishing, ice skating, and much more. There are activities the year round! And let’s not forget its culinary delights! http://www.desplaines.org/ http://www.oaktonplace.com/ Job Description If you are a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant with a desire to work for an established and growing rehabilitation organization, join the HealthPro Rehabilitation team! We are looking for Physical Therapist Assistants to support Physical Therapists in providing 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 Assistant, you will work under the supervision of a Physical Therapist as you provide a full range of services including assessment, treatment, program planning and implementation, communication and education and related documentation. Your specific duties 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.
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
Details: Job Summary: Physical Therapist will perform physical therapy evaluations andtreatment in a professional manner. He/she will perform patient/client evaluations, treatment planning andimplementation of individual programs to achieve functional goals,incorporating patient, family and physician expectation. Physical Therapist will work in a home health care setting. Applicant must reliable transportation and a valid drivers license. Continually re-evaluates patient and adapts treatment program accordingly. Documents objective findings and progress following hospital procedures. Facilitates communication with patients, families, hospital personnel and physicians. Demonstrates sound judgment regarding clinical decision making. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care of service appropriate to the age of the patients served on assigned unit. Demonstrates and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the unit's/area's/department's structure standards.
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