Lead Hand Therapist in Oak Brook, IL at Athletico

Date Posted: 10/26/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Oak Brook, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/26/2019

Job Description



Mission Statement  and Core Values

Athletico’s sole purpose is to provide exceptional, progressive, and cost-effective fitness, performance and rehabilitative services through personalized care that emphasizes education and prevention of future injury.  This is accomplished through building on our core values of patient/client satifaction, accountability, teamwork and continuous improvement which are the foundation for our unique culture.

Position Summary

Lead Hand Therapists (LHT) oversee aspects of their respective Hand Therapy Service Line within a designated territory to ensure the quality of education is high and that a best in class program is delivered to clinicians, referral sources and the community.  They report directly to the  Vice President of Clinical Operations (VPCO) as it relates to their hand therapy and operational role. The LHT works collaboratively with the Hand Therapy Regional Coordinator to build sustainable resources the Hand Therapy Service Line can use in local markets.



Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with the development of a program curriculum and educational criteria in order to deliver consistency within the service line and substantiate a specialst designation. 
  • Lead local territory service line meetings (assisted by the Hand Therapy Regional Coordinator and local operations team).
  • Drive the mentorship program for current and new specialists entering into the service line.
  • Ensure scalability and reproducibility of service across the territory.
  • Promote service line both internally and externally.
  • Work with the Hand Therapy Regional Coordinator and local operators to develop, coordinate, execute Best Practice concepts.
  • Assist the Hand Therapy Regional Coordinator in collaboration with Resource Center departments to develop collateral material and appropriate company branding for promotion and education of service.
  • Coordinate and assist in execution of quarterly sales meetings with local operational leadership to drive business

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform other duties as required

Education and Experience:  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • High school diploma and Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy required
  • Licensed to practice Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy in residing state required.
  • Active member in professional organization and those related to the specialty preferred.
  • Experience establishing and maintaining relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Proficieny with Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Ability to manage projects efficiently to meet deadlines.

 



Qualifications

Essential Qualifications:   To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Patient/Client Satifaction: Demonstrated ability to consistently communicate a clear understanding of patients/clients expectations and adapt as appropriate to exceed their needs
  • Accountability: Proven skill to willingly accept ownership for the leadership and effectiveness of the organization, looks for ways to make a difference
  • Continuous Improvement: Proven ability to focus attention on determining what can be done to make progress
  • Teamwork: Demonstrated ability to empower and strengthen the team, delegates authority

Language Skills

  • Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently

Physical Demands:  The physical demands describe here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

  • Specific vision requirements include the ability to see at close range, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear
  • Possess the ability to fulfill any office activities normally expected in an office setting, to include, but not limited to:  remaining seated for periods of time to perform computer based work, participating in filing activity, lifting and carrying office supplies (paper reams, mail, etc.)
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to feel, and reach with hand and arms
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20-25 pounds 
  • Fine hand manipulation (keyboarding)
  • Travel may be required to existing or new Athletico locations or Resource Center onsite meetings

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Internal office
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually low

Athletico provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.   This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.