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Physical Therapist - Registry

Company: The University of Chicago Medicine Ingalls Memoria
Location: Tinley Park
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJoin the hospital trusted by Chicagos Southland, Ingalls Memorial Hospital, in this role as a Physical Therapist for our Tinley Park location. -In this role as a Physical Therapist, you will examine, evaluate, test and work to alleviate mechanical, physiological or developmental impairments, functional limitations, disabilities or other health and movement related conditions; classifying these disorders, determining a rehabilitation prognosis and plan of therapeutic intervention and assessing the ongoing effects of the interventions.The Physical Therapist involves the patient/client and appropriate others in the planning, implementation, and assessment of the plan of care. The physical therapist, in consultation with appropriate disciplines, plans for discharge of the patient/client taking into consideration achievement of anticipated goals and expected outcomes, and provides for appropriate follow-up referral. The Therapist knows, follows and actively supports the philosophy, mission and vision of Ingalls Memorial Hospital. Adheres to all hospital policies, procedures and standard of care. Observes and adheres to all corporate compliance requirements and communicates issues as they arise to the appropriate parties as identified in the Corporate Compliance Plan. -Essential Functions:

  • Recommends appropriate treatment intensity and discharges patient when the individual no longer meets criteria for level of service, meets goals, reaches prior level of function or is no longer in need of benefiting -from skilled intervention.
  • Evaluates home environment for hazards or barriers to safety.
  • Identifies equipment needs for patient.
  • -Assesses patients overall potential for rehab. Participates in the development of the total plan of care for the patient.
  • Develops goals and treatment plan based on evaluation results, prognosis, patient, family, and/or caregiver goals.
  • Communicates plan of care to referring physician and other health care team members.
  • Teaches new skills or retrains patient in once familiar mobility activities that have been lost due to illness or injury, in accordance with Agency policy.
  • Trains patient in the use of prosthetic devices.
  • Maintains appropriate clinical records, clinical notes, and reports to the physician any changes in the patients condition. Submits all records in accordance with Agency policy.
  • Identifies patient needs for other home health services and refers as necessary.
  • Communicates effectively with team members, staff, other health professionals, patient, family, and/or caregiver to achieve optimum care for patient, facilitate team interaction and positively represent the Agency.
  • Attends and contributes to in-services, case conferences, and other meetings as required by Agency policy to ensure coordinated and comprehensive patient plan of care.
  • -Instructs patients family/caregiver and other Agency health care personnel in assisting with the patients treatment regime when indicated.
  • Participates in discharge planning which may include educating patient, family, and/or caregiver, providing a home exercise program, and recommending appropriate follow-up care.
  • Commits to one hundred percent 100% patient and customer satisfaction by always exhibiting a courteous and helpful manner during interactions with others, including patients, families, visitors, physicians, students, and co-workers.Required Qualifications:
    • Graduate of an accredited program with minimum Bachelors Degree, Masters or Doctorate preferred.
    • Licensed, or eligible, in the state of Illinois with Notification of eligibility for examination.
    • Basic Life Support Certification.Position Details
      • Job Type/FTE: Registry, 0.10
      • Shift: Rotate
      • Unit/Department: Therapy - Tinley ParkMust comply with Ingalls Memorial Hospital's COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.Why Join UsFor nearly a century Ingalls Memorial has pioneered sophisticated clinical care and developed the area's most convenient network of comprehensive outpatient centers, all dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of the community. Now, partnered with UChicago Medicine, we have expanded our network of expert physicians, convenient facilities and scope of service to speed your healing process and help navigate your path to wellness. A skilled Medical Staff and talented employees dedicated to prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of illness and injury provide a firm foundation for our reputation for quality. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment with patients and with each other. Were in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If youd like to add enriching human life to your profile, UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial is for you. Here at Ingalls, were doing work that really matters. Join us! - -UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: Ingalls Career Opportunities - -UChicago Medicine Ingalls is an equal opportunity employer. - We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics. -

Keywords: The University of Chicago Medicine Ingalls Memoria, Tinley Park , Physical Therapist - Registry, Healthcare , Tinley Park, Illinois

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