Posted: 10/01/2023

    Job Summary: The Physical Therapist is responsible for providing safe and effective delivery of patient care through assessment, planning and evaluation of patient and family needs within the parameters of the Illinois Physical Therapy Practice Act in order to deliver care promoting optimal recovery and rehabilitation. The Physical Therapist promotes a safe and effective care to adults to coordinate care with the physician and any others involved in the patients care.  Age specific competency is measured by a variety of methods which could include, but is not limited to: self-learning packets, review of age-specific guidelines, direct observation, video presentations, department- specific class, policies and procedures, chart review and goals.

    Service and Quality Standards:

    1. Service:

     Is Customer focused

                    Anticipates customer needs

                    Adheres to customer service standards

    Is competent, caring and compassionate

                    Treats coworkers and customers with dignity and respect

                    Demonstrates competent, caring and compassionate behavior to customers and coworkers

    1. People

    Is conversation conscious

                    Assures confidentiality of patient and employee information

    Is positive in interactions with others

    Is courteous and respectful

                    Promotes a harassment free environment

                    Inspires the trust of others

    Acts in accordance with hospital policies, meets the requirements of the Code of Conduct, and identifies any conflicts of interest

    1. Quality

    Is excellent in patient care and service

                    Demonstrates multidisciplinary cooperation

                    Assists in obtaining excellent satisfaction scores of feedback

    Is safety conscious

                    Demonstrates safety consciousness and supports safety initiatives

    Is involved with improvement efforts

                    Supports performance improvement

                    Seeks ways to improve systems and services

                    Shows commitment to improvement efforts

                    Meets mandatory educational requirements

    1. Growth

    Is a loyal ambassador

                    Demonstrates commitment to hospital mission and vision

    Is active and involved

                    Supports hospital initiatives

                    Champions innovation and supports change

    Is a positive role model

                    Fosters team cooperation

    1. Finance

    Is a good steward of hospital resources

                    Develops/uses efficient work methods

    Is cost effective

                    Conserves organizational resources


    Job Responsibilities:

    1. Supports patient’s rights and responsibilities, including respect of cultural and religious diversity.
    2. Demonstrates flexibility to meet staffing needs of department/organization and appearance.
    3. Meets productivity standards, accepting low census time and/or extra time as needed.
    4. Demonstrates leadership abilities while appropriately following the chain of command.
    5. Performs and evaluates appropriate and complete evaluation based on patient diagnoses and specific to care, leading to appropriate care planning decisions.
    6. Provides age-appropriate and population specific to care in a safe, skillful, accurate and efficient manner to adults and geriatrics.
    7. Assesses patient and family learning needs and provides ongoing education and evaluation. Documents readiness to learn, teaching, barriers and outcomes.
    8. Reassesses significant change in patient’s condition and updates care plan appropriately.
    9. Identifies patient care to formulate and/or contribute to the discharge plan.
    10. Completes documentation accurately and in a timely manner, according to hospital policies and procedures.



    Education Requirements and Other Requirements:


                    Education Level: Graduate of a physical therapy curriculum approved by the American Physical Therapy Association.


    Certification/Licensure: Licensed in the State of Illinois.


    Experience Requirements: One year of experience in a health care setting is required to provide home health



    Other Requirements: Must be able to complete computer work. Driving a reliable transportation is a necessity for

    Home Health Care.


    Working Conditions: Exposure Category 1: Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues. All procedures or other job-related tasks that involve an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids or tissues, or a potential for spills or splashes of them, are Category 1 tasks. Use of appropriate protective measures is required for every employee engaged in Category 1 tasks.

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