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Physical Therapy Assistant

Company: Franciscan Health Olympia Fields
Location: Olympia Fields
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

WHAT WE NEEDEncouraging PT assistantsWHO WE ARE LOOKING FOROnce a Physical Therapist has evaluated a patient and determined the course of action, the Physical Therapist Assistant often takes charge. This job requires someone who is comfortable following and giving orders. Someone with a careful eye who can modify exercises as needed and make sure the patient is doing them correctly. It's a hands-on, patient-focused job with big rewards as you watch your patients increase function and mobility.Are you a positive, pleasant and encouraging person? Are you able to follow orders and accurately communicate exercises and plans? Are you professional and thorough? If so, we have a job waiting for you.WHAT YOU WILL DOProvide direct patient care to the patient under the supervision of a Physical Therapist and compares with initial evaluation.Follow interventions developed for both short and long term outcomes.Teach appropriate treatment, procedures and supportive activities to patients and family members.Communicate with patient, Physical Therapist, Physician to contribute to a collaborative care plan.Communicate changes in patient condition and resolves problem list with Physical therapist based on care coordination.Attend mandatory and clinical educational offerings.Demonstrate knowledge of home health regulatory standards and policies of agency.WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEEDIdentify personal learning needs. Seek opportunity for continued learning.Utilize time productively.Demonstrate flexibility in staffing and adaptability to changes in patient care practice.Exercise safe judgement in decision making.Demonstrate tact and understanding when dealing with others. Respond in a positive manner to constructive criticism.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERIt is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.Company Description:A trusted leader in healthcare. Twelve hospitals. Numerous medical practices. Nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence. All focused on providing care for everyone who comes through our doors.Our Healing MinistryThroughout our 12 hospitals and many medical practices, we offer a number of nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence.For 140 years, Franciscan Alliance has stayed true to our founding mission to care for everyone who comes through our doors. We treat our patients with the best possible care by following the guiding ethical values embodied by our founding congregation, the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration. Always mindful of our Christian stewardship to the Roman Catholic Church, we minister with joy, care and compassion according to the ideals of St. Francis of Assisi and our founder, Mother Maria Theresia Bonzel.Our healthcare system carries forth Christ's healing ministry and strengthens the Catholic health care mission by: Providing a broad, coordinated continuum of health care services with an emphasis on improving the health of persons and communities. Treating the mind, body and spirit with holistic and comprehensive medical options. Developing creative structures for health care delivery. Being advocates for those in need. Identifying and developing our sisters and laity for Franciscan lead

Keywords: Franciscan Health Olympia Fields, Chicago , Physical Therapy Assistant, Other , Olympia Fields, Illinois

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