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Physical Therapist
La Rabida Children's Hospital | Chicago, Illinois
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Job Description

Job Description

Full-time position Tuesday-Saturday Excellent opportunity for a pediatric Physical Therapist in a dynamic, interdisciplinary, hospital setting.

Evaluation and treatment of motoric dysfunction within the context of pediatric chronic illness and development disabilities.

* Evaluation of patients and interpretation of referrals
* Treatment of patients
* Team leadership/case management
* Team membership
* Fabrication of/ordering of equipment
* Family (caregiver) teaching
* Hospital rounds/patient care conferences
* Clinic consultations
* Participate in section/department business
* Supervision of PTAs, aids, volunteers, students/precept new staff

Job Requirements

* Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy required; Master's or DPT preferred.
* Pediatric PT experience preferred; will consider new grad if experience with pediatric, hospital based, and 12 week clinical rotation.
* Current Illinois PT license; EI credential preferred. Will consider graduate physical therapist and is waiting to sit for IL license exam.
* CPR Certification required, American Heart Association or American Red Cross

About La Rabida Children's Hospital

La Rabida Children's Hospital is dedicated to excellence in caring for children with chronic illness, disabilities, or who have been abused, allowing them to achieve their fullest potential through expertise and innovation within the health care and academic communities. To accomplish our mission: La Rabida provides comprehensive, interdisciplinary health services to children across a continuum of care, serving as a model for family-centered care. La Rabida provides training and education of health care professionals which will enable them to deal creatively with the challenges of children with chronic illness and their families. La Rabida conducts research, and promotes advocacy related to the prevention, diagnosis and management of children with chronic illness. La Rabida works with public and private agencies, and other health care facilities in its shared dedication to helping children and their families. La Rabida maintains an ongoing commitment to caring for children and families regardless of their ability to pay. La Rabida is a private, nonprofit organization affiliated with the University of Chicago Medical Center.

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