Physical Therapist (PT) - Ortho/Sports Med
Company: Carle Health
Posted on: September 19, 2023
$7,500.00 Sign on bonus 1 or more years of experience - External
$5,000.00 Sign on bonus less than 1 year of experience - External
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. Serves as a role model in delivery of professional
services and as a clinical resource for staff and students.
Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Physical Therapist (PT) License Illinois upon hire and Basic Life
Support (BLS) within 30 days.
2 years recent experience in outpatient environment including
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Ability to listen attentively to patients and to explain home
program instructions and limitations. Must demonstrate the
knowledge and skill necessary to provide treatment appropriate to
the age and needs of the patient. Knowledge of physical sciences,
biological and behavioral sciences. Ability to work independently
and as a team member, make sound judgements/decisions, effectively
prioritize work assignments and organize and communicate
work-related information. Flexibility when treating patients and
ability to be creative when determining treatment plans and
adaptive devices that best suit each patient's needs. Strong
interpersonal skills, ability to earn the trust and respect of
patients. Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to
recognize and respond to urgent/emergency situation. Strong
computer skills, Microsoft and previous EMR experience helpful.
- 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
- 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
- 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.
- Communicates with medical team.
- Performs documentation according to department and practice
- Meets customer service and productivity standards.
- Serves as clinical instructor when assigned by team
- Actively participates in team, program, department assignments
- Performs reporting and other duties as assigned.
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:
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.
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