Wexford Health has developed and implemented physical therapy programs for secure populations of all types, at all security classifications and with a variety of acuity levels.
Wexford Health Sources, one of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies, provides clients with experienced management and technologically advanced services, combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality. For nearly two decades, Wexford Health has consistently delivered proven staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting, claims processing, and quality management services.
At Wexford Health our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.
Wexford Health has an exceptional opportunity for a part-time (2 hours per week) Physical Therapist to join our team of healthcare professionals at the Hill Correctional Center in Galesburg, Illinois.
The Physical Therapist is responsible for the evaluation, assessment and documentation of individual treatment plans. Considerable independence must be used along with the responsibility and accountability that exist in the interpretation of physicians' orders, patient assessment and the exercise of professional judgment.
The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties as required.
Standard medical setting within a correctional facility, which includes daily interfacing with inmate patients, correctional staff, and health care personnel. Temperature extremes may be encountered while moving throughout the facility outdoors and indoors in buildings without air conditioning.
LICENSING: Illinois State Physical Therapist license
CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification.
EDUCATION: Degree from an accredited Physical Therapist program
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: One (1) year of clinical experience preferred.
OTHER PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: N/A