01 Nov
Physical Therapist PD
Illinois, Chicago , 60601 Chicago USA

Job Title:Physical Therapist PDDepartment:Shift:1stFull/Part:Active Regular Restricted PT (1 to 39 hours per pay period)Specialty:Job Number:2022-3906Job Description:RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTERJOB DESCRIPTIONGeneral Summary: The physical therapist provides evidence-based direct and indirect physical therapy services to all patients referred to the department, promoting excellence with the delivery of care. Each therapist exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values of care and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.Principal Duties and Responsibilities:Clinical Practice

Executes a thorough patient evaluation, obtaining and interpreting data necessary to support a physical therapy diagnosis

Provides an evidenced base plan of care for treatment, including functional goals and methods to achieve said goals.

Adapts treatment environment, tools, equipment, and activities according to the needs of the individu

Monitors the individualĀ¦s response to treatment interventions and modifies treatment and plan as indicated.

Terminates patient services when maximum benefit or goals have been achieved.

Monitors own performance and identifies supervisory needs.

Maintains treatment area, equipment, and supply inventory as required.

Documents completely per Epic standards using point of care method, following standards established for each clinical area.

Demonstrates effective teaching and communication skills, especially as related for patient and family education.

Demonstrates ability to use Epic for timely and accurate patient billing.

Strives to meet all benchmarking standards for hours worked/units billed.

Participates in all quality improvement projects.

Identifies and pursues own professional growth and development.

Participates in available professional and community activities.

Supports and demonstrates a team approach with other disciplines.

Functions according to the APTA guidelines, the Illinois Physical Therapy Practice Act and standards of the profession.

Maintains Illinois License, with supporting minimum of 20CEUs /year.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Team oriented, can-do attitude, actively demonstrates respect for all persons

Graduate of CAPTE accredited physical therapy program.

Basic computer skills

Meets all state regulatory requirements

Company Highlights:Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) has awarded Rush full accreditation for three years. Rush is one of the first academic medical centers in Illinois to receive this accreditation.

As an academic medical center, Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, is committed to advancing medical knowledge through research. Investigators at Rush are involved in more than 1,600 projects, including hundreds of clinical studies to test the effectiveness and safety of new therapies and medical devices, as well as to expand scientific and medical knowledge.

RUMC offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits & the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development & recognizes your achievements.

Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation's top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research.

Disclaimer: The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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