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Physical Therapist (PT) - Outpatient Orthopedics

Company: Carle Health
Location: Normal
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

















Position Summary:




$7,500.00 Sign on bonus for 1 or more years of experience
$5,000.00 Sign on bonus for non-experienced
$2,500.00 Relocation bonus

Responsible for planning and administering physical therapy treatment plans designed to alleviate pain, restore function, prevent disabilities, and promote overall fitness and health of patients..









Qualifications:




EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy


LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Illinois Physical Therapist (PT) License upon hire
Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of hire


PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
2 years recent experience in outpatient environment including orthopedics


OTHER SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Thrives in a dynamic team environment
  • Enjoys the process of being part of department program development and growth
  • Ownership mindset - invested in client and clinic outcomes
  • Internal motivation for personal professional development









    Essential Functions:




    • Demonstrates ability to perform patient transfers with assistance as needed from bed, chair and floor, if applicable. Is aware of and demonstrates safe and appropriate body mechanics to reduce the risk of injury to self, staff and patients.
    • Demonstrates respect by treating our patients and each other with dignity and respect, being empathetic and caring, and staying fully engaged with those who need our services.
    • Designs an appropriate plan of care that integrates goals, treatment, outcomes, and discharge plan. Adjusts the care based on patient response and available evidence.
    • Educates patients, family, caregivers, students, and other health care providers using relevant and effective teaching methods.
    • Evaluates clinical findings to determine physical therapy diagnoses and outcomes of care.
    • Performs examination, selecting reliable and valid examination methods relevant to the chief complaint, results of screening, and history.
    • Screens patients using procedures to determine the effectiveness of and need fortherapy services, if appropriate.
    • Uses support personnel according to legal standards and ethical guidelines. Monitors the care delivered by support personnel and provides regular feedback.









      We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. - For more information: human.resources@carle.com.



      Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted. With an approved exemption, healthcare workers must do weekly testing and verify a negative COVID-19 test.























Keywords: Carle Health, Normal , Physical Therapist (PT) - Outpatient Orthopedics, Other , Normal, Illinois

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