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Acute Care Physical Therapist - Registry

Company: Norwegian American Hospital
Location: Chicago
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Acute Care Physical Therapist - Registry

  • Provides patient care on age-specific populations as demonstrated by competency.
  • -Performs PT evaluation, reassessment, and consultation upon referral of a physician, dentist, or podiatrist.
  • -Provides plan of care, problem list, treatment goals, patient and family education and discharge planning.
  • -Provides physical therapy intervention, procedures, services within the practice guidelines of the APTA and other medical regulatory agencies.
  • -Participates in patient care plans and interdisciplinary discharge planning/continuum of care.
  • -Ensures patient safety, patient rights, confidentiality, and compliance to the standards of patient care, JCAHO guidelines, and other regulatory agencies.
  • -Identifies areas and opportunities for performance improvement (PI) and demonstrates knowledge of the PI functions.
  • -Functions as an advocate for the patient and demonstrates excellent customer relations.
  • -Ensures the provision of efficient effective and quality patient care services.
  • -Attends mandated meetings and in-services.
  • -Pursues continuing education and advancement in clinical knowledge and skills.
  • -Communicates with the physician regarding patient evaluation results, proposed treatment plans, and goals, discharge plans, progress updates, or changes in the patient's condition.
  • -Follows the hospital's mission of "Patient First" and "Best Patient Experience".
  • -Follows the department-specific policies and procedures, maintains an acceptable attendance record.
  • -Maintains a current professional license, CPR certification, and other required job competencies.
  • -Follows the organizational policies and procedures.
  • -Performs tasks and projects as delegated by the Director of Rehab.Qualification:
    • Current Illinois physical therapy license.
    • Clinical experience is desirable.
    • Demonstrated competencies and clinical skills.
    • Bilingual (English and Spanish) is highly desirable.
    • Mature, resourceful; commitment to "Patient First" and safe, quality patient care; team player, personable and dynamic with the ability to work in a diverse cultural setting.Physical Demands:
      • Ability to perform physical requirement of lifting, bending, patient transfers and all physical therapy related work maneuvers.
      • Able to handle the challenges of customer relations.
      • Able to work at a maximum productivity.Requirements1 or more years of experienceMaster's degree in Physical TherapyPhysical Therapy licenseCPR certificate requiredQualificationsBehaviorsPreferredDedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well MotivationsPreferredSelf-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help Job Security: Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

Keywords: Norwegian American Hospital, Chicago , Acute Care Physical Therapist - Registry, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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