PT - Therapy Annex (Women Health)

Carle Foundation

Job Description

Evaluates and treats patients of all ages, modifying plan of care as appropriate. Serves as a role model in delivery of professional services and as a clinical resource for staff and students.

**This position will focus on Women Health**

Bachelors Physical Therapy

Physical Therapist (PT) Illinois and Basic Life Support (BLS). Attend and satisfactorily complete all required continuing education regarding the care of acute stroke patients

New graduates will be considered.

None Specified.

Essential Functions:

Demonstrates ability to perform patient transfers with assistance as needed from bed, chair and floor, if applicable. Is aware of and demonstrates safe and appropriate body mechanics to reduce the risk of injury to self, staff and patients.
Demonstrates respect by treating our patients and each other with dignity and respect, being empathetic and caring, and staying fully engaged with those who need our services.
Designs an appropriate plan of care that integrates goals, treatment, outcomes, and discharge plan. Adjusts the care based on patient response and available evidence.
Educates patients, family, caregivers, students, and other health care providers using relevant and effective teaching methods.
Evaluates clinical findings to determine physical therapy diagnoses and outcomes of care.
Performs examination, selecting reliable and valid examination methods relevant to the chief complaint, results of screening, and history.
Produces documentation in accordance with the Clinical Process Policy (CTSCP67).
Screens patients using procedures to determine the effectiveness of and need fortherapy services, if appropriate.
Uses support personnel according to legal standards and ethical guidelines. Monitors the care delivered by support personnel and provides regular feedback.
Evaluates patients impairments related to pelvic health
Establishes a plan of care based on functional deficits and patients' goals
Completes objective testing for diagnoses
Completes daily documentation and charging in therapy EMR
Completes therapeutic modalities as appropriate including ultrasound, interference, iontophoresis
Communicates with referring provider on patient progress and treatment recommendations

Employment Type

PRN - As Needed