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Physical Therapist 1 SMEMC

Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US, 60622

Company: Presence Health

Requisition ID: 58410

Location: Presence St Elizabeth Hosp

Location Address:
1431 North Western Avenue, Chicago, IL  60622 United States (US)

 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day
FLSA: E

 

SUMMARY

The Physical Therapist I 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.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Evaluates patients, establishes goals, and develops individualized treatment plans as prescribed by a licensed physician/practitioner.

 

Provides direct patient treatment based on current physical therapy practice and revises treatment plan based on the patient's response.

 

Provides education to patient and family/caregiver regarding patient’s abilities and need for assistance and continued therapeutic intervention.

 

Recommends modification or changes in the patient's treatment program to the referring physician based on evaluation of progress.  Confers as necessary with physicians concerning alternatives available.

 

Prepares written/computer treatment documentation as required by the profession and the department, such as physician orders, evaluation results, treatment plans, progress reports, and other such reports.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

Education and/or Experience                                                             

Bachelor’s degree is required. Candidates must be graduates of an approved school of Physical Therapy in accordance with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.

Master’s and/or Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy are preferred. 

 

Computer Skills                                                         

Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word).

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Current State of Illinois license in Physical Therapy or License eligible for new graduates. Current CPR certification required.

 

 

Business Unit: Presence St Elizabeth Hosp

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EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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