Physical Therapist

Physical Therapist

Saint Anthony Hospital | Chicago, IL, US

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Description

Evaluates and treats patients using the principles and practices of physical therapy in accordance with the patient's age, developmental level and diagnosis.

Essential Functions:

Evaluates patients, establishes goals and develops individualized treatment plans.
Provides direct patient treatment based on current physical therapy practice and revises treatment plan based on the patient's response.
Provides education to patient and family regarding patient abilities and need for assistance and continued therapeutic intervention.
Consults with physicians on patient's evaluations, progress, and complications with treatment.
Maintains medical and departmental records according to department policies and procedures.
Participates in patient care conferences, department meetings and department and hospital in-services.
Communicates with other professional staff and patient's family/support system to provide continuity of care.

General Job requirements:

Bachelor’s in physical therapy
Illinois PT license
CPR Certification
Experience in an outpatient setting preferred.
Bilingual English/Spanish a plus
Ability to communicate with staff at all organization levels
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Customer service skills

Saint Anthony Hospital Highlights:

Saint Anthony Hospital is an independent, nonprofit, faith-based, acute care, community hospital dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the families on the West Side and Southwest Side of Chicago.
Saint Anthony Hospital has been certified as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission.
Saint Anthony Hospital offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits program for employees and their families.
Saint Anthony Hospital employs and teaches some of the city’s brightest, most innovative resident physicians and medical students.