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Physical Therapist

Req #:  126907
Facility:  BroMenn Medical Center
Department:  Therapy
City:  Bloomington and Normal
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Part Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.6

Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, a 221-bed full-service, not-for-profit hospital located in Normal, is one of the most advanced acute care facilities in central Illinois. From its beautiful atrium lobby to its state-of-the-art tower for critical care and obstetrics patients, the medical center's services encompass a wide range of acute, outpatient, rehabilitative and preventative health care.

Advocate BroMenn/Normal IL

Part time, 24 hours per week- OUTPATIENT

Physical Therapist

 

Position Requirements:
Master's /Doctorate degree (or Bachelors degree prior to 2004) in Physical Therapy from an accredited school
Maintains continuing education requirements as mandated by professional standards

Good interpersonal and communication skills
Competent in a variety of diagnostic and treatment techniques
Recognizes needs and behaviors of specific age groups of patients treated
Eligible for licensure to practice in Illinois May be exposed to hazardous materials and life~threatening diseases
Direct contact with body fluids
Pushing, pulling, lifting, and transferring patients
Ability to assist, escort, transfer, and respond to patient needs for extended periods of time
May be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays

This requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 08/01/2014. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.

Purpose:
Provides direct physical therapy services to patients of all ages who are referred to the department. Selects appropriate evaluation procedures and develops individualized treatment programs to restore or maximize each patient's functional skills.

Accountabilities:
Provision of Patient Care
Patient Assessment
Documentation
Daily Operations

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: Bloomington IL
Nearest Secondary Market: Normal