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Physical Therapist Registry Home Health-West Suburbs

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Lombard
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

PHYSICAL THERAPIST HOME HEALTHLOCATION: WESTERN SUBURBSHOURS: DAYS REGISTRYPosition Requirements:Licensed in the State of Illinois (or eligible for licensure)Able to demonstrate compliance with state continuing education requirements1 year of clinical experience or demonstration of strong spectrum of clinical affiliation experience Basic knowledge of computer use (i.e. Microsoft Word email access and use)Ability to learn to use computer based scheduling and documentation systemAbility to communicate professionally both verbally and through written reports with strong documentation skillsGood interpersonal skillsGood time management and self organization skillsProficient use of all home based therapy equipment and assistive devices (balls bands weights Hoyer lifts etc) Licensed as Physical Therapist in the State of Illinois. Extensive travel within geographical boundaries in all extremes of weather and on all types of roads including expressways. Must be able to provide/arrange own transportation to and from patients homes and branch offices.Ability to work rotating weekends and holidays.Requires adherence to scheduled days and hours of work based on commitment to patient/client and work load assigned.Ability to attend mandatory informational/education/branch meetings.Work environment includes patient or family homes or assisted living facilities.Requires full range of body motion including:a. Bending sitting and standingb. Climbing stairs while carrying objectsc. Pulling pushing reaching carrying and lifting (must be able to lift/carry at minimum 25 pounds).d. Assisting and maintaining patient`s safety with ambulation on flat surfaces and stairs and transferring patients using standard pivot transfers or with use of transfer board of Hoyer lifte. Providing treatment on standard beds in the home environment.This requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 08/01/2014. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance.

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Lombard , Physical Therapist Registry Home Health-West Suburbs, Healthcare , Lombard, Illinois

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