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Employment Type:
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Posted:
4/10/2017
Job Category:
Physical Therapy
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Presence Health | Park Ridge, Illinois
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Job Description

Requisition ID: 31576

Location: Presence Res Nursing Rehab

Location Address:
1001 North Greenwood, Park Ridge, IL  60068 United States (US)

 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 0
Employment Status: PRN / Registry 
Employment Type: Temporary 
Shift: Day
FLSA: N

 

 

SUMMARY

Provides direct rehab care in physical therapy to patients upon physician referral and under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist (PT) in accordance with all laws, regulations, and standards.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participates in community health matters/projects as appropriate
  • Serve as a liaison to patients, families, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for patient needs
  • Possess the ability to make independent decisions using good judgement and reasoning skills when circumstances warrant such action
  • Knowledgeable of rehab practices and procedures, as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing rehab functions in the long-term care facility
  • Possess willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel
  • Ability to implement the company policies, programs, goals, objectives, including the procedures of the Rehab department
  • Ability to assist in the evacuation of patients
  • Exercise good body mechanics at all times
  • Ability to follow physical therapy treatment plans for patients under direction of the supervising PT
  • Ability to document therapy treatment accurately and timely.
  • Ability  to utilize therapy software and equipment appropriately and accurately
  • Ability  to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
  • Ability  to communicate and function in an interdisciplinary team          

    Education and/or Experience                                                             

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited program in physical therapy assisting. Associate’s Degree Required.
  • One year’s experience in long-term care or related setting preferred
  • Certified Clinical Instructor preferred
  •  

    Computer Skills                                                         

    PC proficient (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)

     

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Must be currently registered/ licensed in applicable state. Must maintain an active license in good standing throughout employment
  • Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.

Business Unit: PLC Senior Services
Department Name: Rehabilitation RNRC

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