PT - Therapy Annex (Outpt)

Carle Foundation

Job Description

$5,000 sign on bonus (Under 1 year)

$7,500 sign on bonus (Over 1 year) and

$2,500 relocation (for greater than 50 miles)

External Applicants only
Carle is seeking an experienced Physical Therapist to join our Foot and Biomechanical Clinic. The Carle Therapy Services Foot and Biomechanical Clinic provides an in-depth biomechanical assessment of patients of all ages with movement disorders, over-use syndromes, and fixed and poorly accommodated neuro and orthopedic lower extremity issues. It serves a dynamic role in physical therapy rehab. The service includes fabrication of foot orthotics, casting for AFOs/DAFOs, serial casting, total contact casts, and shoe revisions.

Bachelors Physical Therapy. Masters or Doctorate preferred. Ped-Orthotist (C-Ped) certification preferred.

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 orthopedic and neurologic conditions
Establishes a plan of care based on functional deficits and patients' goals
Completes objective testing for range of motion, strength, and performance of daily functional tasks
Completes daily documentation and charging in therapy EMR
Applies tape for stabilization, facilitation, or inhibition of movement
Completes therapeutic modalities as appropriate including ultrasound, interferential, iontophoresis
Communicates with referring provider on patient progress and treatment recommendations

Employment Type

Full - Time

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