Physical Therapist

Jacksonville, IL | Contract/Travel Assignment

Post Date: 04/27/2018 Job ID: 14312 Job Category: Physical Therapist

Pure Medical Staffing is a leader in providing temporary and permanent staffing solutions to medical facilities nationwide.  

Position:  Physical Therapist

Type:  Contract/Travel Assignment

Length of Assignment:  13 weeks

Start Date:  ASAP

Shift: 8 hour days

Number of Positions:
  1

1. Interprets plans, establishes, and exercises proper treatment program in accordance with the physician’s referral, periodically, reviewing the patient’s program and response and making recommendations to the physician relative to the need of continuing or discontinuing the physical therapy treatment
2. Assists the physician in evaluating disability, injury, or disease process of individual patients and in evaluating the patient’s level of function
3. Contacts the physician directly for patient reports and care as needed
4. Observes, records, and reports to the physician the patient’s reaction to the therapy program or any changes in the patient’s condition
5. Submits to the physician appropriate written reports to the patient’s progress at the designated intervals using appropriate and designated forms
6. Assists in determining the needs of the patient and in developing the total plan of care
7. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity
8. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families/care givers
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to infants (0-12months), children (1 year – 12 years), adolescents (13 years -18 years), adult (18 years-65 years), older adults (65 years +)
9. Instructs, teaches and supervises patients regarding physical therapy procedures as related to the patient’s therapy programs
Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family and care givers are included in teaching as appropriate
10. May supervise physical therapist assistants, rehabilitation aides, volunteers, or students in regards to patient care techniques and needs
11. Enhance professional development through participation in continuing education programs and in-service meetings
12. Attend and participates in meetings as required
13. Adheres to all applicable federal, state, local, and company maintained standards of care and ethics and policies concerned with the practice of physical therapy and among other things, personnel qualifications
14. Meets productivity and utilization expectations as established by the facility
15. Completes timely clinical documentation to include functional goal-setting, progress and therapeutic approach as well as administrative/billing documentation timely and accurately
16. Assists in maintaining department policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental, and infection control programs
17. Assist in care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies

 

Requirements:

  • Illinois PT license - Required

  • 1+ years of of RECENT Physical Therapy experience

Benefits of working with Pure Medical Staffing:

  • Flexible career options including travel jobs, local contract jobs, direct hire
  • Access to nationwide healthcare facilities – hospitals, rehab centers, outpatient clinics, skilled nursing facilities, schools and more!
  • Knowledgeable, experienced recruiters
  • Free professional liability insurance
  • Great pay and benefits
  • Weekly direct deposit
  • Tax advantage plan: tax free lodging and meal stipends
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Professional license reimbursement
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Referral bonus program
  • Resume evaluation and formatting
  • Continuing education reimbursement
  • Customer service. 24 hours per day. 7 days a week.  

We place Nursing and Allied Health professionals in Travel and Permanent opportunities nationwide.  Our philosophy is to provide our clients and employees with a service that is second to none.  Our in-depth knowledge of the healthcare staffing industry means that you will always benefit from a professional and responsive service.  We strive for pure excellence!  

Large enough to deliver.  Small enough to listen.  Perfect choice for you.

 


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