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Physical Therapist Job



Job Number: 73483072032

Location: Menard, IL

Date Posted: 10-18-2016

 

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 b Part Time (4 hours a week )Physical Therapist to join our team of healthcare professionals at Menard Correctional Center in Menard, Illinois.

We’re proud to offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Annual review with performance increase
  • Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Comprehensive health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Company-paid short-term disability
  • Healthcare and dependent care spending account 

POSITION SUMMARY

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.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Perform physical assessment and examination including range of motion, measure of strength, balance and coordination, posture, muscle performance, respiration, and motor functions.
  2. Provide treatments and procedures according to physician orders.
  3. Determine patient's ability to be independent and reintegrate into the community or workplace after injury or illness.
  4. Develop treatment plans describing a treatment strategy.
  5. Formulate short and long term goals and implement treatment plans to meet patient goals.
  6. Document all patient interaction, treatment and outcome for quality patient care.
  7. Maintain written records and reports as necessary.
  8. Participate in staff meetings, department continuing education, and other employee meetings. 

The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties as required.


 

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

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.

TRAVEL: N/A

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

EOE/M/F/D/V


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