PHYSICAL THERAPIST II - Rehab Services - Provident

at Cook County Government in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Job Posting:Sep 15, 2023, 9:30:13 AMClosing Date:Sep 29, 2023, 11:59:00 PMFull-timeShift Start Time:8:00A.M.Shift End Time:4:00P.M.
Collective Bargaining Unit:SEIU Local 73Posting Salary:Ranges $38.47 - $45.31
Organization:Health and Hospital Systems

Starting salary is commensurate with years of experience
SHIFT: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


About the Position
A great opportunity for candidates interested in a wide range of patient populations and diagnoses at our Provident Hospital location. This position provides inpatient care and outpatient care for specialty areas including but not limited to burns, amputees, neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedic patients, trauma and geriatrics. System orientation is provided at our Central Campus located in the heart of the Chicago Medical District, providing for mentorship while working with the larger rehab team. We are looking for a vibrant individual who is a confident clinician, a flexible, quick-learner, is solution-focused, who enjoys mentoring staff and working as a team. PT positions work weekends and holidays on a rotational basis. A highly competitive benefits package is included with the job which includes continuing education funding and departmental trainings, in-services, and journal clubs. Apply to join a great team of Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Speech Therapists and Audiologists who make up the rehab team at CCH.
About Cook County Health
One of the largest public health systems in the nation, Cook County Health (CCH) serves as the safety-net for health care in Chicago and suburban Cook County. CCH is comprised of two hospitals, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Correctional Health Services, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan. Through the health system and the health plan, CCH cares for more than 500,000 individuals each year, and its physicians and clinicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate, and cutting-edge care. CCH is currently a Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan, enhancing the patient experience and the Rehabilitation Services department plays a vital part in this initiative.
Under the direction of the Director of Rehabilitation Services, the Physical Therapist II (PTII) will provide the following services: evaluation and screening of patients who have been referred for evaluation and treatment; plans, organizes specialized treatments, treatment of complex patients with multiple diagnoses in the outpatient and inpatient divisions and supervision and training of staff and students as delegated. The PTII will have excellent written, verbal, and nonverbal communication skills with patients; patient's care givers, other healthcare professionals, students, and other professional affiliates.
Typical Duties
100% patient care. Interpretation of referrals and provision of Physical Therapy services
Performs screenings, specialized assessments and treatments on complex patients inpatients and outpatients with multiple medical diagnoses
Gathers, interprets and summarizes medical, evaluation and treatment information from a variety of sources into appropriate patient documentation according to department documentation policies
Makes developmental and/or age appropriate modifications in observation, evaluation and treatment methods/activities in order to evaluate/treat patients who may have difficult circumstances and multiple diagnoses
Orients, provides oversight, supervises and trains PTA's, junior staff, and students
Utilizes appropriate handling, transferring positioning, body mechanics and treatment techniques while treating a wide variety of patients
Demonstrates excellent communication skills (verbal and non-verbal) when interacting with patients, caregivers and other healthcare professionals
Takes responsibility for workflow and assignments in various clinical areas providing coverage when other staff members are absent
May be given some extra responsibilities for the following areas; safety, quality improvement, BSIS, infection control, orderliness, protocols, clinical equipment standards, and competencies
Accurately records and maintains clinical records, patient billing, statistics, and schedules
Demonstrates effective use of functional activities during PT evaluation and treatment
Must be flexible and take initiative when dealing with unexpected occurrences such as staff absences and fluctuating workloads
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Job Posting: 11286405

Posted On: Sep 15, 2023

Updated On: Oct 01, 2023

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