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Posted:
2/8/2016
Job Category:
Physical Therapy
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PHYSICAL THERAPIST - PRN - Rockford, IL
Presence Health | Rockford, Illinois
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Job Description

Requisition ID: 10426

Location: PLC St Anne Center

Location Address:
4405 Highcrest Road, Rockford, IL  61107-1452 United States (US)

 

Daily Hours: 4
Standard Hours: 0
Employment Status: PRN / Registry 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Rotating
FLSA: N

 

SUMMARY

 

Provides direct rehab care in physical therapy  to residents upon physician referral in accordance with all laws, regulations, and standards.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Participates in community health matters/projects as appropriate
  • Liaison to patients, families, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for patient needs
  • Possess the ability to make independent decisions, using good reasoning skills and judgement 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 theprocedures 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
  • Ability  to establish, assess, and modify realistic, measurable, timely, and functional goals
  • Ability  to oversee and evaluate care given by PTAs and Rehab Aides and PT and PTA students
  • Ability  to document therapy evaluations and treatments accurately and timely
  • Ability to utilize therapy software and equipment appropriately and accurately
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
  • Ability to communicate and function in an interdisciplinary team

 

 

 

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                           

 

                 Does Not Supervise Employees

Directly supervises employee(s). Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the

organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Must possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skills

 

Education and/or Experience  

                                                               

  • Master's or Doctorate Preferred, Bachelor's Degree required
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited program in physical therapy, BSPT, MSPT, or DPT (2003 or later must have MSPT or DPT)
  • 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: Development SAC

About Presence Health

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