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Physical Therapist - Registry

Req #:  105587
Facility:  Condell Medical Center
Department:  Nursing
City:  Libertyville
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

Advocate Condell Medical Center has been providing high quality care to residents in the north suburbs for more than 85 years. It is the largest health care provider and only Level I trauma center in Lake County, Illinois. Advocate Condell is a non-profit, acute care hospital offering a full spectrum of medical services. This includes everything from obstetrics, radiology services and rehabilitation to open heart surgery, neurosurgery and oncology.

Advocate Condell has been named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics three times, and was recently awarded the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) prestigious Magnet designation.  This designation is the highest honor and level of recognition ANCC awards to nursing services in national and international health care.  Magnet designation is the gold standard by which nursing and patient care is measured. 

Advocate Condell is accredited by DNV Healthcare as a Primary Stroke Center and also features an emergency department approved for pediatrics backed by the resources of Advocate Children’s Hospital.”

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
Must obtain IL licensure within 6 months of hire.
CPR Certification AHA BLS within 30 days of hire. May be exposed to hazardous materials and life~threatening diseases.
Direct contact with body fluids.
Pushing, pulling, lifting, and transferring patients. Ability to lift very heavy weight requirements according to Department of Labor definitions.
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.

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: Chicago