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Physical Therapist - Registry

Req #:  107456
Facility:  Sherman Hospital
Department:  Therapy
City:  Elgin
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy or above 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
CPR Certification
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.

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.

Provision of Patient Care
Patient Assessment
Daily Operations

Nearest Major Market: Elgin
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago