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Physical Therapist in Lake Barrington, IL at Athletico

Date Posted: 12/8/2018

Job Snapshot

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 satisfaction, accountability, teamwork and continuous improvement, which are the foundation for our unique culture.

Position Summary

The Physical Therapist’s role is to plan, implement and evaluate patient care programs designed to increase, maintain or restore function, minimize or prevent disability, and assist patients in reaching their maximum performance levels.



Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Exceptional patient care and service.
  • Providing interpretation of prescriptions, performing an initial evaluation, and establishing a treatment plan with functional goals.
  • During the treatment period, responsible for upgrading the treatment and the goals.
  • Periodic and timely written communication to physicians.
  • Determining appropriate discharge management and patient follow-up.
  • Supervising rehabilitation aides with patient care and administrative staff as needed.
  • Supervising of PTA if applicable
  • Community Services (such as):
    • Hosting a booth at a health related fair.
    • Presenting an in-service on orthopedic injuries or prevention.
    • Providing coverage to special events such as sport camps, races, tournaments & lectures.
    • Performing complimentary screenings to the public with appropriate referrals as necessary.
  • Daily paperwork. All PT’s are responsible for documenting all treatment in patient charts and completing all written communications in a timely manner, i.e., initial evaluations, progress notes, discharge summaries, daily S.O.A.P. notes, charge slips, functional capacity evaluations and daily totals sheets, and insurance/plan of care forms as necessary. Sign off on PTA daily notes, PN, and D/C notes.
  • The Physical Therapist is also responsible for continuing to establish and develop professional relations with Athletico’s valued referral sources including:
    • Physician contacts – inform physicians of our services, locations, quality patient care and philosophy to be the best provider of Rehabilitation, Fitness and Performance services.
    • Physician office visits – inform physicians of our services, locations, quality patient care and philosophy to be the best provider of Rehabilitation, Fitness and Performance services.
    • Accompanying patients to their physician visits (patient visits).
    • Interoffice communication and follow up.
  • Education. Staff in-services, community in-services, attendance at continuing education courses, and follow-up summary of all continuing education courses to staff members.

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

  • Bachelor’s, Masters or Doctorate Degree from an accredited Physical Therapy Program
  • Current Professional licensure as a Physical Therapist
  • Current CPR Certification
  • Energetic and a team player


Qualifications

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

  • Degree from an accredited Physical Therapy Program
  • Current Professional licensure as a Physical Therapist
  • Current CPR Certification

Essential Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty. 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.

Language Skills

  • Ability to read, write/type 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 speak and understand
  • 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)

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

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