University of Chicago Medicine

  • Physical Therapist-

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(12/28/2018 3:02 PM)
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  • Job Description

    Bring Your Passion to the Forefront:

    Physical Therapist- Float- Registry 


    Join the hospital trusted by Chicago’s Southland, Ingalls Memorial Hospital, in this role as a Physical Therapist.  


    Consistent with the APTA (American Physical Therapy Association) and the Illinois Physical Therapy Practice Act, Physical Therapists examine, evaluate, test, and work to alleviate mechanical, physiological or developmental impairments, functional limitations, disabilities or other health and movement related conditions; classifying these disorders, determining a rehabilitation prognosis and plan of therapeutic intervention, and assessing the ongoing effects of the interventions.

    The physical therapist involves the patient/client and appropriate others in the planning, implementation, and assessment of the plan of care. The physical therapist, in consultation with appropriate disciplines, plan for discharge of the patient/client taking into consideration achievement of anticipated goals and expected outcomes, and provides for appropriate follow-up referral.

    Knows, follows and actively supports the philosophy, mission and vision of Ingalls Memorial Hospital. Adheres to all hospital, policies, procedures and standard of care. Observes and adheres to all corporate compliance requirements and communicated issues as they arise to be appropriate parties as identified in the Corporate Compliance Plan.



    Required Qualifications:

    • Graduate of an accredited program with minimum Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s or Doctorate preferred.
    • Licensed, or eligible, in the state of IL with Notification of eligibility for examination.



    Float Locations:

    Family Care Center- Tinley Park

    Family Care Center- Flossmoor

    Center for Outpatient Rehabilitation- South Holland, IL

    Center for Outpatient Rehabilitation- Calumet City

    Ingalls Care Center- Crestwood, IL




    Physical/Position Demands:

    The physical demand is medium work as defined in the Dictionary of Occupational Titles, (DOT). The following physical demands will be required to perform the job functions: significant lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling, some climbing, balancing, frequent stooping, kneeling and crouching.

    Medium work: Exerting up 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly.



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