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Job Details

Maryville, IL
Full Time (80 Hours)


Job Summary: The Physical Therapist is responsible for providing safe and effective delivery of patient care through assessment, planning and evaluation of patient and family needs within the parameters of the Illinois Physical Therapy Practice Act in order to deliver care promoting optimal recovery and rehabilitation. The Physical Therapist promotes a safe and effective care to adults to coordinate care with the physician and any others involved in the patients care.  Age specific competency is measured by a variety of methods which could include, but is not limited to: self-learning packets, review of age-specific guidelines, direct observation, video presentations, department- specific class, policies and procedures, chart review and goals.

Service and Quality Standards:

  1. Service:

 Is Customer focused

                Anticipates customer needs

                Adheres to customer service standards

Is competent, caring and compassionate

                Treats coworkers and customers with dignity and respect

                Demonstrates competent, caring and compassionate behavior to customers and coworkers

  1. People

Is conversation conscious

                Assures confidentiality of patient and employee information

Is positive in interactions with others

Is courteous and respectful

                Promotes a harassment free environment

                Inspires the trust of others

Acts in accordance with hospital policies, meets the requirements of the Code of Conduct, and identifies any conflicts of interest

  1. Quality

Is excellent in patient care and service

                Demonstrates multidisciplinary cooperation

                Assists in obtaining excellent satisfaction scores of feedback

Is safety conscious

                Demonstrates safety consciousness and supports safety initiatives

Is involved with improvement efforts

                Supports performance improvement

                Seeks ways to improve systems and services

                Shows commitment to improvement efforts

                Meets mandatory educational requirements

  1. Growth

Is a loyal ambassador

                Demonstrates commitment to hospital mission and vision

Is active and involved

                Supports hospital initiatives

                Champions innovation and supports change

Is a positive role model

                Fosters team cooperation

  1. Finance

Is a good steward of hospital resources

                Develops/uses efficient work methods

Is cost effective

                Conserves organizational resources


Job Responsibilities:

  1. Supports patient’s rights and responsibilities, including respect of cultural and religious diversity.
  2. Demonstrates flexibility to meet staffing needs of department/organization and appearance.
  3. Meets productivity standards, accepting low census time and/or extra time as needed.
  4. Demonstrates leadership abilities while appropriately following the chain of command.
  5. Performs and evaluates appropriate and complete evaluation based on patient diagnoses and specific to care, leading to appropriate care planning decisions.
  6. Provides age-appropriate and population specific to care in a safe, skillful, accurate and efficient manner to adults and geriatrics.
  7. Assesses patient and family learning needs and provides ongoing education and evaluation. Documents readiness to learn, teaching, barriers and outcomes.
  8. Reassesses significant change in patient’s condition and updates care plan appropriately.
  9. Identifies patient care to formulate and/or contribute to the discharge plan.
  10. Completes documentation accurately and in a timely manner, according to hospital policies and procedures.



Education Requirements and Other Requirements:


                Education Level: Graduate of a physical therapy curriculum approved by the American Physical Therapy Association.


Certification/Licensure: Licensed in the State of Illinois.


Experience Requirements: One year of experience in a health care setting is required to provide home health



Other Requirements: Must be able to complete computer work. Driving a reliable transportation is a necessity for

Home Health Care.


Working Conditions: Exposure Category 1: Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues. All procedures or other job-related tasks that involve an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids or tissues, or a potential for spills or splashes of them, are Category 1 tasks. Use of appropriate protective measures is required for every employee engaged in Category 1 tasks.