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Physical Therapist l, JOL Physical Therapy, Home Care Joliet

Requisition ID: 65124

Ministry: PLC Home Health Suburban

Location: Presence Home Care Joliet

Location Address:
1060 Essington Rd, Joliet, IL 60435 United States (US)

Department: 20712140 JOL Phys Therapy

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 0
Employment Status: Full-time
Employment Type: Regular
Shift: Day


The Physical Therapist I evaluates and treats patients using the principles and practices of physical therapy and in accordance with the patient's age, developmental level, and diagnosis. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team. License-eligible therapists would perform duties under the supervision of a licensed therapist in accordance with the Illinois Physical Therapy Practice Act.

  • Evaluates patients, establishes goals, and develops individualized treatment plans as prescribed by a licensed physician/practitioner.
  • Provides direct patient treatment based on current physical therapy practice and revises treatment plan based on the patient's response.

  • Provides education to patient and family/caregiver regarding patient's abilities and need for assistance and continued therapeutic intervention.
  • Recommends modification or changes in the patient's treatment program to the referring physician based on evaluation of progress. Confers as necessary with physicians concerning alternatives available.

  • Prepares written/computer treatment documentation as required by the profession and the department, such as physician orders, evaluation results, treatment plans, progress reports, and other such reports.

  • Participates in the interdisciplinary patient care communication and rounds to ensure efficient coordination of the overall health care plan. Communicates with other professional staff and patient's family/support system to provide continuity of care.

  • Arranges work schedule to make efficient use of direct and non-direct patient care time. Provides weekend coverage according to guidelines of rotation/department.

  • This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience

    Bachelor's degree is required. Candidates must be graduates of an approved school of Physical Therapy in accordance with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.

    Master's and/or Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy are preferred.

    Computer Skills

    Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word).

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

    Current State of Illinois license in Physical Therapy or License eligible for new graduates. Current CPR certification required.

    Business Unit: PLC Home Health Suburban

    Job Function: Rehabilitation Services


    EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability
    Presence Health 
    Location: JolietIL 60435
    Document ID: AD244-0G45  
    Job Type:  Regular

    Job Schedule: Full-time

    Posted on: 2019-08-2308/23/2019
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