Physical Therapist PD
Active Regular Restricted PT (1 to 39 hours per pay period)
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
TITLE: Per Diem Physical Therapist
General Summary: The physical therapist provides evidence-based direct and indirect physical therapy services to all patients referred to the department, promoting excellence in 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:**
1. **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 individual
+ Monitors the individual¡¦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
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.**
_Rush University Medical Center is one of the country's leading medical centers pushing the boundaries of healthcare services with innovative, compassionate, and accountable team members. Are you ready to challenge and grow your skills, contribute to providing top-quality patient care, and enhance your career? Rush is a diverse and inclusive culture and offers a competitive salary, and a valuable compensation package including health, dental and vision benefits, retirement, health savings accounts, and tuition assistance to invest in your future._
- Clinical Works
- Physical Therapy
- Positive Attitude
- Quality Management