Perm Placement - Physical Therapist - Clinical - OP, Orthopedic

Jul 16, 2009
Within 50 miles of Grayslake Illinois, IL

Base Pay: $58,000 - $72,000
Other Pay: Health Benefits are offered.
Employee Type: Full-Time/Perm Placement.
Posted: 7/14/2009.

Contact Information: Eric Licht
Phone: 262-649-1875

Located near the family-friendly town of Grayslake, our client is positioned in one of Illinois´ fastest growing counties. Features include: Five facilities in the Northwest Illinois area and high satisfaction ratings from returning patient satisfaction.

Our client also boasts a 20% (of annual salary) profit sharing plan eligible during your second year; as well as, generous reimbursement for continuing education.
Facilities in Wheeling, Grayslake, Round lake, Mundelein, Round Lake Beach, and Park City.
Each facility at our client offers alternative therapy such as Feldenkrais exercises, Reiki sessions, and Yoga therapy; an aggressive approach to holistic medicine and a fun family centered atmosphere.

Our Client will do everything they can to make it easy for you to excel within your chosen specialty, with convenient advantages like flexible scheduling options/shifts, reimbursement for CEUs, and a comprehensive mentor program. But that´s only part of what you will enjoy at our client. Regular staff outings are common!! Our Client will consider NEW College Grads!

Our client's team and family atmosphere is reflective of their wholesome and friendly hometown, where you´ll enjoy a nature lover´s paradise, and convenient shopping to high-end shopping, and one of the best housing markets in the Midwest. MUST HAVE A WONDERFUL "BEDSIDE MANNER". Because, after all, fun is a universal language!

In accordance with physicians orders, the Physical Therapist assesses, evaluates, plans, and carries out physical therapy programs to restore maximum reasonable function and to minimize disability following disease, injury, or genetically acquired disabilities. Position tasks and responsibilities include:

•Plans and uses therapies involving physical exercise, massage, heat, water, light and electricity.
•Utilizes various mechanical and electrical equipment and prosthetic and orthotic devices.
•Evaluates, records and reports on patient´s response to treatment and progress toward identified goals.
•Integrates physical therapy treatments with other aspects of patient care.
•Assists patients reach their maximal reasonably levels of function and to cope with their limitations.
•Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
•Instructs and educates patients and families.
•Participates in physician follow-up and relationship building
•Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
•CPR certification. License: current Illinois licensure or successful completion of state licensure examination with license pending or license eligible.

Required Job Qualifications include:

•Graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy.
•B.S. or M.S. in Physical Therapy.
•Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
•Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
•Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.
•CPR certification. License: current Illinois licensure or successful completion of state licensure examination with license pending or license eligible.

Eric Licht
Director, Supply Chain Diversity & Client Solutions
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