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Physical Therapist-Registry

Req #:  105287
Facility:  Trinity Hospital
Department:  Therapy
City:  Chicago
Posting Budget Status:  Weekends Only
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

 

Advocate Christ Medical Center is part of Advocate Health Care, one of the nation’s leading health care networks. A not-for-profit, 749-bed, premier teaching institution with more than 1,200 affiliated physicians, Christ Medical Center is one of the major referral hospitals in the Midwest for a number of specialties, including cancer care; cardiovascular services; heart, kidney and lung transplantation; neurosciences; orthopedics; and women’s health. The hospital provides emergency care for more than 100,000 patient visits annually and has one of the busiest Level I trauma centers in Illinois.

 

 

PHYSICAL THERAPIST - REGISTRY

  • Advocate Trinity Hospital, Chicago
  • WEEKENDS ONLY - will consider applicants with both weekend and weekday availability

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS;

Graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy
1~2 years experience
Strong computer skills
Strong interpersonal communication skills required
Demonstrate, strong leadership, assessment, team building skills
P.T. License
Current CPR Certification

This position will need to recognize needs and behaviors of a variety of age groups of patients treated, i.e., understand child growth and development, normal patterns of adolescent behavior
and look for signs of normal aging prior experience with variances age group is preferred.

Ability to work weekends, take call if needed.
Must be flexible in staffing needs due to census and acuity of patients.
Work hours vary according to unit needs.
Heavy Lifting: Lifting 50 to 100 pounds occasionally and/or 25 to 50 pounds frequentlyand/or 10 to 20 pounds constantly.
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.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
To develop a plan of care for each assigned patient in collaboration with physicians and other health care personnel and for the implementation, coordination, evaluation and delivery of that care, consistent with the primary care philosophy.

Accountabilities:
Customer Satisfaction: Participates in customer satisfaction within the department and hospital.
Quality:Provision of quality care to patients. Contributes to the design and implementation of improved processes to achieve quality and superior patient care and service.
People Growth: Establishment and achievement of self~development objectives and continued advancement of the department.
Organizational Climate: Creates an environment within the department that supports management Philosophy, in a cooperative environment.
Innovation: Contributes to the department and hospital innovation efforts to maximize excellence and build respect for services.
Productivity: Participates in implementing improvements to practice productivity.
Economics: Contributes to cost containment and business growth initiatives of the department.
 

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