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Physical Therapist-Registry

Req #:  106699
Facility:  Good Shepherd Hospital
Department:  Therapy
City:  Barrington
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

For more than 35 years, Good Shepherd Hospital has served the community by providing quality, compassionate health care services to families throughout the northwest suburbs. Today, more than 700 physicians representing over 50 medical specialties have chosen to affiliate with Good Shepherd Hospital. Highly-skilled physicians and clinical professionals provide a comprehensive range of services including nationally acclaimed cardiovascular care, advanced surgical capabilities, emergency services backed by the resources of a level II trauma center and a state-of-the-art Birth Center. A nationally-recognized cancer program, a health & fitness center as well as an extensive range of outpatient services round out our health care program.

PHYSICAL THERAPIST, ADVOCATE GOOD SHEPHERD HOSPITAL - BARRINGTON, IL

REGISTRY–  0.00 Guaranteed hours

  • Registry
  • Advocate Good Shepherd Hospial, Barrington, Illinois
  • Outpatient, Neuro, Ortho experience required.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduation from an accredited P.T. program.
  • Certified Lymphedema Physical Therapist  with outpatient, neuro, ortho experience to evaluate and treat patients at the Hospital, Crystal Lake or Fitness Center Rehab Offsite .
  • Bachelors, Masters or Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy License to practice P.T. in Illinois or eligibility.
  • CPR certified Required to work at least one weekend per month and rotate on holiday schedule. May be required to work evenings.
  • Very heavy lifting: Up to 100 pounds occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds frequently and/or in excess of 20 pounds constantly.
  • May be exposed to hazardous materials and life-threatening diseases.
  • This position will need to recognize needs and behaviors of a variety of age groups of patients.
  • This position can recognize needs and behaviors of the following age groups: pediatric (newborn, toddler, school-age), adolescent, adult, older adult. Evidence of this can be shown by recognizing levels of development and modifying approach and exhibiting communication skills necessary to interpret age specific responses.
  • Cover off campus locations if needed.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
To provide Physical Therapy services for patients/clients with physical disabilities or developmental challenges and limitations. These services include the use of modalities and specific exercise techniques or therapeutic procedures to help a patient develop or regain maximal function by relieving pain, promoting healing and assisting in adjustment to temporary or permanent disability.
Accountabilities:

  • Performance of evaluations and treatment in a thorough and timely manner in accordance with established departmental and professional standards and procedures resulting in clinically accurate Physical Therapy plan of care. .
  • Documentation follows guidelines set forth by Accrediting Organization, APTA, Managed Care and Rehab Services Policy and Procedure.
  • Maintain efficiency of treatment by coordinating activities with other Rehabilitation Service personnel, nursing, medical staff, and other ancillary departments.
  • Other duties as assigned. If assigned to the Fitness Center, duties also include activities which support programming and other services available at that site Therapists assigned to inpatient stroke units receive an initial two (2) hours of stroke education and one (1) hour of annual education.

About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago