Home Health Physical Therapist (PT)- Part Time

US-IL-Des Plaines
Job ID
2017-5247
Category
Physical Therapy (PT / PTA)

Overview

Great Lakes Caring understands that the value and quality of our care relies upon the ability and satisfaction of our employees. We prioritize patient care and employee satisfaction above corporate profitability. Because our core values underscore the foundation of our culture, we created I Am Great Lakes Caring to ensure that every employee embraces and is committed to our company's focus and mission. If you share our commitment to delivering superior quality care and loving where you work, then we invite you to join our team of compassionate professionals.

 

JOB OVERVIEW:

 

I am committed to quality. It is at the core of everything I do and every decision I make.

 

The Physical Therapist is a qualified professional who directs, supervises, evaluates and provides therapy services to patients in the home as prescribed by the attending physician.

 

My commitment will include:

  • Evaluating the physical therapy patient to determine the rehabilitation needs and potential for achievement and develops a plan of care in accordance with the findings.
  • Participating in the implementation of and development of the plan of care to ensure quality and continuity of care and proper discharge planning.
  • Assuring quality review and provides direction to the clinical staff and the Home Health Aide.

 

Qualifications:

  • Education: Graduate of a physical therapy program accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association, the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association, or the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association and the American Physical Therapy Association. Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy/Physiotherapy, Master’s degree in Physical Therapy/Physiotherapy, or Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy/Physiotherapy with five (5) or more years of experience as a physical therapist.
  • Licensure: Current state Physical Therapy license. Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Experience: Preferred one (1) year experience in a health care facility. Home care experience desirable.
  • Skills: Requires interpersonal skills, supervisory & communication skills.
  • Transportation: Reliable transportation.

 

I am committed to a caring culture that embraces teamwork and supports the employee.

 

At Great Lakes Caring Home Health and Hospice we want you to love your work and the people you work with, while making a positive difference in the lives of patients. That is why a career at Great Lakes Caring offers:

  • A new challenge that allows you to spend more quality time with patients
  • A flexible schedule to accommodate a work/life balance
  • Competitive compensation (based on experience)
  • A full line of benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement within our organization and longevity
  • NURSECAR company car program
  • Tuition reimbursement and certification testing

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

 

I am committed to integrity, efficiency and the highest ethical standards.

 

Great Lakes Caring Home Health and Hospice is one of the nation’s leading providers of in home health care. Since 1994, Great Lakes Caring has dedicated its resources to providing value-based, high quality care wherever our patients call home. Great Lakes Caring’s primary focus is to provide superior quality health care to those we are honored to serve, utilizing state-of-the-art technology and innovative processes which drive extraordinary patient outcomes. With locations across the country, Great Lakes Caring provides the right care, at the right time, in the right place. Great Lakes Caring is committed to being a great place to work for employees, and is the recipient of Fortune Magazine’s Best Workplaces in Healthcare and Best Workplaces for Millennials awards, in addition to being recognized as a National Best and Brightest Company to Work For.

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