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Physical Therapist

Decatur Memorial Hospital
Decatur, IL
Full-Time
Day Shift

Provides physical therapy services to all age groups to obtain maximal outcomes.

Physical Therapist

Decatur Memorial Hospital
Decatur, IL
Tracking Code 2023-19054

Position Summary

Full-Time
Day Shift

Provides physical therapy services to all age groups to obtain maximal outcomes.

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance and Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program and Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

 

  • Maintains flexibility, organizes and prioritizes time to accommodate assigned patient load.
  • Meets departmental standards and insurance/reimbursement guidelines for documentation of care.
  • Daily notes
  • Communicates with doctors
  • Recertifications
  • Evaluations
  • Billing
  • Outcome measures
  • Evaluates patients; plans and delivers care and treatment to progress patient to goals agreed upon by patient, family and Physician.
    • Re-evaluates and plans programs on an ongoing basis.
    • Competently applies all Physical Therapy modalities.
    • Instructs patients and families in home programs.
    • Suggests changes in patients’ clinical approaches, and secures orders as appropriate.
    • Communicates and collaborates with rehabilitation team.
    • Maintains existing equipment and recommends purchase of new items as consistent with Hospital and Department Strategic Plan.
  • Maintains current professional knowledge.
  • Attends all mandatory educational programs and continuous education required for licensure.
  • Seeks continuing education to improve quality of care.
  • Maintains fiscal responsibility of the Department and the Hospital. Compliant and accurate implementation of billing process.
  • Actively looks for ways to reduce costs.
  • Maintains patient/family confidentiality to comply with HIPPA regulations.
  • Provides in-services and public education functions.
  • Supervises students, Physical Therapy Assistants, and aides.
  • Serves on committees as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Director, Managers, and Team Leader.
  • Recommends and implements new programs as directed and as they pertain to Hospital and Department Strategic Plan.

Required Experience

Education and/or Other Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy or entry level equivalent is required.  Must be Licensed or license pending in the State of Illinois and without previous disciplinary action in Illinois or any other state.  Current CPR card.

Environmental Factors

This position is performed within an environment of occasional exposure to environmental variations, above-normal noise-level, and/or unpleasant substances and limited exposure to hazardous or potentially injurious elements or conditions.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, bend and reach.
  • The employee will frequently be required to lift, push and pull weight of at least 5 to 50 pounds.

 

Mental Demands

  • Ability to work under stress and adapt to changing conditions.

Qualifications

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.

  • Therapy and instruction— Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions.
  • Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation.
  • Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects as it pertains to the clinical instruction of students.
  • Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.
  • Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to evaluate and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Knowledge of Human anatomy, physiology, and pathology.
  • Knowledge of laws and government regulations as they apply to State and National standards.
  • Public Safety and Security — Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
  • Good knowledge of the standard practices, equipment and rules relating to word processing, written and oral communications.
  • Good working knowledge and ability to perform basic computer skills such as but limited to word processing, data entry, and documentation.
  • Gives full attention to what other people are saying, takes time to understand the points being made, asks questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Actively looks for ways to help people, co-workers, and other departments.
  • Understands the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Considers the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Able to communicate through clear and concise written, verbal, and listening skills with physicians, consultants, and Rehabilitation team members, patients and patients’ families.
  • Ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Ability to anticipate problems and potential outcomes.
  • Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
  • Ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
  • Ability to identify and understand the speech/language of another person.
Decatur, IL

Colleen Corcoran

Recruiter

Respiratory Therapy Tech II

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Part-Time
Night Shift

Initiate, maintain, and discontinue basic respiratory therapy equipment and techniques in the administration of presc...

Respiratory Therapy Tech II

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2024-19397

Position Summary

Part-Time
Night Shift

Initiate, maintain, and discontinue basic respiratory therapy equipment and techniques in the administration of prescribed respiratory care procedure to patients of all ages with cardio-pulmonary disorders.  

Highlights & Benefits

  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision

Required Skills

  1. Minimum cleaning and maintenance of R.T. equipment.
  1. Prepares and tests R.T. equipment for proper and safe operation and periodically checks R.T. equipment in use and on units for proper operation and routine service. Reports malfunctioning equipment to manager.
  1. Follows and enforces safety rules of the R.T. Department and hospital following special instructions, such as isolation precautions to prevent the spread of infection.
  1. Receives, verifies, and processes all necessary documentation for correct order.
  1. Documents patient oxygen use for charging purposes by visual inspection of every patient care unit bed.
  2. Changes humidifiers and aerosol generators according to department policy.
  1. Performs emergency rounds according to department policy.
  1. Distributes E-cylinders of oxygen to the designated gas stations within MMC.
  2. Receives and documents orders from physicians relating to Respiratory Care Order Set. Also reads and evaluates physician orders and charts that pertain to respiratory care and is aware of contraindication to medications, treatments, and related hazards with their use.
  1. Measures and administers prescribed medications to patients (oxygen & aerosolized medications, etc.). Also administers the following therapy:  EZPAP, humidity and aerosols, chest physical therapy, incentive spirometry, pulse oximetry, BiPAP and CPAP administration and bedside pulmonary function/mechanics.
  1. Assesses patients’ conditions and response to respiratory therapy by checking patients pulse, blood pressure, respiratory frequency, tidal volume, inspiratory pressure, cough, sputum, breath sounds, and other pertinent data that relates to the patient. Must also be alert to adverse reactions of patient during treatment, plus be aware of proper response to emergencies.
  1. Recognizes signs of cardiopulmonary arrest and/or failure and assists in performing CPR procedures. Also must be able to recognize life-threatening arrhythmias or EKG strips.
  1. Modifies therapy to deal with adverse or ineffective patient response and reports changes to shift supervisor.
  1. Records procedures and patient response in appropriate electronic documentation, departmental paperwork, medication administration records, interdisciplinary plan of care and education record and requisitions. Completes both written and oral reports on patients and relays information to oncoming therapists.
  1. Participates in in-services, continuing education, and other staff development activities.
  1. Performs CPR procedures as part of the Stat Code Team.
  1. Keeps confidential all patient information received and follows MMC Guest Relations guidelines.
  1. Follows MMC and Pulmonary Medicine infection control policies
  1. Performs all duties under supervision of Certified Respiratory Therapist, Registered Respiratory Therapist, or shift supervisor.
  1. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

 

 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Required Experience

Education:

  • Graduate of AMA approved School of Respiratory Care, preferred, or 2nd year student in final clinical semesters of Associates Degree program, required.

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Current CPR certification, required.

Experience:

  • Completion of 1st year of Respiratory Care Associate’s Degree program with associated clinical rotation experience.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Current BLS certification required.

Springfield, IL

Colleen Corcoran

Recruiter

Occupational Therapist - Home Health

Medical Arts Building
Springfield, IL
Full-Time
Day Shift

*Home Health* Responsible for providing and coordinating comprehensive care to patients of all ages through the prope...

Occupational Therapist - Home Health

Medical Arts Building
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2024-19586

Position Summary

Full-Time
Day Shift

*Home Health*

Responsible for providing and coordinating comprehensive care to patients of all ages through the proper utilization of evaluation, planning and implementation of a treatment plan in accordance with established standards, policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines.  Serves as a role model in the delivery of professional services and is a clinical resource for staff and students.

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance and Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program and Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

  1. Serve as a role model in the delivery of O.T. treatment.
  1. Provides high quality patient care in service areas/clinics as assigned.
  1. Facilitates effective team work and participates in the clinical development and supervision of assistants.
  1. Pursues self education and maintains skills attending continuing education programs, department in-services, reviewing literature and research in order to stay abreast of clinical developments in the field.
  1. Demonstrates support for and participates as requested in accomplishing MHS, departmental and team goals and objectives.
  1. Complies with Agency policies, procedures and protocols; professional standards; JCAHO; and Medicare Conditions of Participation.
  1. Complies with Agency standards of productivity for the department.
  1. Participates in continuous quality improvement (Quality Initiative measures) including efforts to improve patient outcomes. (Oasis)
  1. Adheres to MHS Behavioral Standards.
  1. Is accountable for all equipment in his/her position including but not limited to, laptop computer, FAX machine, and Rehab equipment.
  1. Evaluates treatment needs of assigned physician referred patients.
  1. Determines and implements plan to accomplish treatment goals within appropriate time frames.
  1. Provides appropriate feedback to physician, department, and other team members and maintains required documentation.
  1. Contributes to the maintenance of a satisfactory work environment.
  1. Assists in development of occupational therapy programs.
  1. Completes patient care documentation in a timely manner according to department policy.
  1. Maintains skills in treatment procedure through utilization of in-service and continuing education opportunities and expertise of other clinical staff personnel.
  1. Performs other related work as required or requested.

 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Required Experience

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Illinois Occupational Therapist license required.
  • CPR certification required.
  • Must possess valid IL driver’s license and must be deemed as an acceptable driver in accordance with the MHS Fleet Safety Policy (5 year MVR will be required).  Must have availability of personal vehicle with proof of insurance. 

Experience:

Minimum of two years experience in Home Health or 5 years general clinical experience required

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Consistently meets expectations at the staff level I for patient care and clinical skills.
  • Universal Precautions Category I.
  • Will accept a MHSvcs car for business purposes only as deemed necessary by geography/mileage.
  • Achieve and maintain 9-14 points on Rehab Clinical Ladder grid.
Springfield, IL

Colleen Corcoran

Recruiter

Physical Therapy Assistant

Forsyth Physical Therapy
Forsyth, IL
Part-Time
Day Shift

Works with the licensed Physical Therapist in providing rehabilitation services, to patients of all ages, to attain m...

Physical Therapy Assistant

Forsyth Physical Therapy
Forsyth, IL
Tracking Code 2024-19940

Position Summary

Part-Time
Day Shift

Works with the licensed Physical Therapist in providing rehabilitation services, to patients of all ages, to attain maximum patient outcomes.

Essential Functions and Job Duties

 

  • Under the direction of the Physical Therapist, follows treatment program for patients of all ages.
  • Maintains appointment schedules.
  • Instructs patients and families in home program.
  • Communicates and collaborates with evaluating therapist and others providing service.
  • Implements treatment plan or care based on patient specific goals.
  • Advances treatment plan of care in collaboration with evaluating Physical Therapist.
  • Meets departmental standards and insurance guidelines for documentation of care.
  • Daily notes
  • Communicates with doctors
  • Recertifications
  • Billing
  • Outcome measures.
  • Endeavors to attain patient goals; progresses patient to appropriate level of independence.
  • Maintains current professional knowledge.
  • Attends all mandatory educational programs.
  • Seeks additional education that will enhance patient rehab program.
  • Shares knowledge with others in the department.
  • Seeks continuing education requirements to meet State and National licensing guidelines.
  • Maintains fiscal responsibility of the Department and the Hospital.
  • Compliant and accurate implementation of billing process.
  • Actively looks for ways to reduce costs.
  • Maintains patient/family confidentiality to comply with HIPPA regulations.
  • May assist in the supervision of Physical Therapy Assistant students.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Director, Manager, Team Leader, and Evaluating Physical Therapist.
  • Serves on committees as requested.

Highlights & Benefits

  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision

Required Skills

Qualifications

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.

  • Good knowledge of the standard practices, equipment and rules relating to word processing, written and oral communications.
  • Working knowledge and application of the basic rules of grammar, punctuation, spelling, paragraphing, etc., required for clear oral and written communication.
  • Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Understands written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Actively looks for ways to help people.
  • Instructing — Teaching others how to do something.
  • Ability to communicate with clear and concise written and verbal skills to physicians, consultants, and Rehabilitation team members.
  • Ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions.
  • Ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules.
  • Ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Gives full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Good knowledge of Human anatomy, physiology, and pathology.

Required Experience

Education and/or Other Requirements

Two years degree for approved Physical Therapy Assistant.  Licensed or license pending in the State of Illinois and without previous disciplinary action in Illinois or another State.  Current CPR card.

Environmental Factors

This position is performed within an environment of occasional exposure to environmental variations, above-normal noise-level, and/or unpleasant substances and limited exposure to hazardous or potentially injurious elements or conditions.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, bend and reach.
  • The employee will frequently be required to lift, push and pull weight of at least 5 to 50 pounds.

Mental Demands

  • Ability to work under stress and adapt to changing conditions.
Forsyth, IL

Colleen Corcoran

Recruiter

Occupational Therapist I

Memorial Occupational Health
Decatur, IL
Full-Time
Day Shift

Provides occupational therapy services to all age groups to obtain maximal outcomes. Essential Functions and Job Duti...

Occupational Therapist I

Memorial Occupational Health
Decatur, IL
Tracking Code 2024-19942

Position Summary

Full-Time
Day Shift

Provides occupational therapy services to all age groups to obtain maximal outcomes.

Essential Functions and Job Duties

 

  • Maintains flexibility, organizes and prioritizes time to accommodate assigned patient load.
  • Meets departmental standards and insurance/reimbursement guidelines for documentation of care.
  • Daily notes
  • Communicates with doctors
  • Re-certifications
  • Evaluations
  • Billing
  • Outcome measures
  • Evaluates patients; plans and delivers care and treatment to progress patient to goals agreed upon by patient, family and Physician.
    • Re-evaluates and plans programs on an ongoing basis.
    • Competently applies all Occupational Therapy modalities, if certified.
    • Instructs patients and families in home programs.
    • Suggests changes in patients’ clinical approaches, and secures orders as appropriate.
    • Communicates and collaborates with rehabilitation team.
    • Maintains existing equipment and recommends purchase of new items as consistent with Hospital and Department Strategic Plan.
  • Maintains current professional knowledge.
  • Attends all mandatory educational programs and continuous education required for licensure.
  • Seeks continuing education to improve quality of care.
  • Compliant and accurate implementation of billing process.
  • Maintains fiscal responsibility of the Department and the Hospital.
  • Actively looks for ways to reduce costs.
  • Maintains patient/family confidentiality to comply with HIPPA regulations.
  • Provides in-services and public education functions.
  • Supervises students, Occupational Therapy Assistants, and aides.
  • Serves on committees as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Director, Managers, and Team Leader.
  • Recommends and implements new programs as directed and as they pertain to Hospital and Department Strategic Plan.

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance and Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program and Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

Qualifications

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.

  • Therapy and instruction— Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions.
  • Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation.
  • Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects as it pertains to the clinical instruction of students.
  • Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.
  • Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to evaluate and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Knowledge of Human anatomy, physiology, and pathology.
  • Knowledge of laws and government regulations as they apply to State and National standards.
  • Public Safety and Security — Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
  • Good knowledge of the standard practices, equipment and rules relating to word processing, written and oral communications.
  • Good working knowledge and ability to perform basic computer skills such as but limited to word processing, data entry, and documentation.
  • Gives full attention to what other people are saying, takes time to understand the points being made, asks questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Actively looks for ways to help people, co-workers, and other departments.
  • Understands the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Considers the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Able to communicate through clear and concise written, verbal, and listening skills with physicians, consultants, and Rehabilitation team members, patients and patients’ families.
  • Ability to anticipate problems and potential outcomes.
  • Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
  • Ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
  • Ability to identify and understand the speech/language of another person.

Required Experience

Education and/or Other Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy or entry level equivalent.  Licensed or license pending in the State of Illinois without previous disciplinary action in Illinois or other states.  Current CPR card.

Environmental Factors

This position is performed within an environment of occasional exposure to environmental variations, above-normal noise-level, and/or unpleasant substances and limited exposure to hazardous or potentially injurious elements or conditions.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, bend and reach.
  • The employee will frequently be required to lift, push and pull weight of at least 5 to 50 pounds.

Mental Demands

  • Ability to work under stress and adapt to changing conditions.
Decatur, IL

Colleen Corcoran

Recruiter

Physical Therapist Assistant - Level II - Inpatient

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Full-Time
Day Shift

The Physical Therapist Assistant II is responsible for providing physical therapy treatment to patients of all ages u...

Physical Therapist Assistant - Level II - Inpatient

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2023-18820

Position Summary

Full-Time
Day Shift

The Physical Therapist Assistant II is responsible for providing physical therapy treatment to patients of all ages under the direction and supervision of physical therapist. All procedures are carried out in accordance with established standards, policies, protocols and guidelines. Participates in PTA student supervision, inservicing of staff, program development and special projects.

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance and Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program and Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

  1. Provides quality patient treatment.
  1. Provides accurate and timely documentation as directed by the Physical Therapist.
  1. Provides interdepartmental communication with areas such as nursing, social service, and occupational therapy.
  1. Serves as a clinical resource for PTA’s and rehab techs.
  1. Is active in his/her professional development through utilization of staff expertise and the department’s annual education program.
  1. Assists in overseeing inventory of assigned areas..
  1. Maintains equipment and environment in safe order and in compliance with Joint Commission Infection control standards.
  1. Assists with PTA students in combination with Physical Therapist.
  1. Participates in department’s educational and community service activities.
  1. Participates in program development or special projects under the auspices of the assigned Physical Therapist or Program Coordinator.
  1. Assists with department projects, planning and problem solving through task force and/or community participation.
  1. Demonstrates support for and participates as requested in accomplishing MHS, departmental and team goals and objectives.
  1. Performs other related work as required or requested.

 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

 

Required Experience

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • P. T.A license in the State of Illinois required.
  • CPR Certification preferred.
  • If applicable, must possess valid Illinois drivers license and must be deemed as an acceptable driver in accordance with the MHS Fleet Safety Policy (5 year MVR will be required).

Experience:

Minimum of 5 yrs of experience required.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with patients, families, peer and other team members as needed for assessment, intervention, and professional development.
  • Must be physically able to lift, support, move patients 50 – 100 lbs.
  • Universal Precautions Category I
Springfield, IL

Colleen Corcoran

Recruiter

Occupational Therapist

Lincoln Memorial Hospital
Lincoln, IL
Full-Time
Day Shift

Responsible for providing and coordinating comprehensive care to patients of all ages through the proper utilization ...

Occupational Therapist

Lincoln Memorial Hospital
Lincoln, IL
Tracking Code 2023-18846

Position Summary

Full-Time
Day Shift

Responsible for providing and coordinating comprehensive care to patients of all ages through the proper utilization of evaluation, planning and implementation of a treatment plan in accordance with established standards, policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance and Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program and Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

  1. Consistently and thoroughly evaluates patients with differing diagnoses and devises an individualized, comprehensive plan of care based on facts and best practice.
  2. Recommends and performs treatment as ordered by referring physician.
  3. Educates about disease process, equipment use, and rehabilitation techniques, as appropriate.
  4. Actively researches and develops new services and suggests improvements to existing services.
  5. Treat patients in aquatic environment.
  6. Engages in at least one activity per year which promotes individualized professional development.
  7. Serve as a role model in the delivery of O.T. treatment. Facilitates effective team work with nursing and other rehab staff.
  8. Maintains active involvement in clinical supervision/education within the student program. (Exception: Staff members less than .5 FTE).
  9. Participates in department projects, committees, task groups, tours, etc. as requested.
  10. Performs evidence based research and implements/shares with other staff.
  11. Presents in-services to department, other hospital service areas and/or community as requested.
  12. Participate in marketing activities to maintain high caseload for IP and OP.
  13. Performs other related work as required or requested.  

 

 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

 

Required Experience

  • Education:

    Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy required.

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Current Illinois Licensure as Occupational Therapist required.
  • Healthcare Provider or Instructor BLS certification required within 30 days of hire.

Experience:

2 years experience in Occupational Therapy preferred.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Ability to show respect for patient rights by considering their cultural, psychosocial, and spiritual values.
    • Knowledge of proper procedure for all Occupational therapy modalities, including age-specific, precautions and contra-indications.
Lincoln, IL

Colleen Corcoran

Recruiter

Physical therapist

Decatur Memorial Hospital
Decatur, IL
Full-Time
Day Shift

Provides physical therapy services to all age groups to obtain maximal outcomes.

Physical therapist

Decatur Memorial Hospital
Decatur, IL
Tracking Code 2023-19055

Position Summary

Full-Time
Day Shift

Provides physical therapy services to all age groups to obtain maximal outcomes.

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance and Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program and Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

  • Maintains flexibility, organizes and prioritizes time to accommodate assigned patient load.
  • Meets departmental standards and insurance/reimbursement guidelines for documentation of care.
  • Daily notes
  • Communicates with doctors
  • Recertifications
  • Evaluations
  • Billing
  • Outcome measures
  • Evaluates patients; plans and delivers care and treatment to progress patient to goals agreed upon by patient, family and Physician.
    • Re-evaluates and plans programs on an ongoing basis.
    • Competently applies all Physical Therapy modalities.
    • Instructs patients and families in home programs.
    • Suggests changes in patients’ clinical approaches, and secures orders as appropriate.
    • Communicates and collaborates with rehabilitation team.
    • Maintains existing equipment and recommends purchase of new items as consistent with Hospital and Department Strategic Plan.
  • Maintains current professional knowledge.
  • Attends all mandatory educational programs and continuous education required for licensure.
  • Seeks continuing education to improve quality of care.
  • Maintains fiscal responsibility of the Department and the Hospital. Compliant and accurate implementation of billing process.
  • Actively looks for ways to reduce costs.
  • Maintains patient/family confidentiality to comply with HIPPA regulations.
  • Provides in-services and public education functions.
  • Supervises students, Physical Therapy Assistants, and aides.
  • Serves on committees as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Director, Managers, and Team Leader.
  • Recommends and implements new programs as directed and as they pertain to Hospital and Department Strategic Plan.

Required Experience

Education and/or Other Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy or entry level equivalent is required.  Must be Licensed or license pending in the State of Illinois and without previous disciplinary action in Illinois or any other state.  Current CPR card.

Environmental Factors

This position is performed within an environment of occasional exposure to environmental variations, above-normal noise-level, and/or unpleasant substances and limited exposure to hazardous or potentially injurious elements or conditions.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, bend and reach.
  • The employee will frequently be required to lift, push and pull weight of at least 5 to 50 pounds.

 

Mental Demands

  • Ability to work under stress and adapt to changing conditions.

Qualifications

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.

  • Therapy and instruction— Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions.
  • Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation.
  • Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects as it pertains to the clinical instruction of students.
  • Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.
  • Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to evaluate and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Knowledge of Human anatomy, physiology, and pathology.
  • Knowledge of laws and government regulations as they apply to State and National standards.
  • Public Safety and Security — Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
  • Good knowledge of the standard practices, equipment and rules relating to word processing, written and oral communications.
  • Good working knowledge and ability to perform basic computer skills such as but limited to word processing, data entry, and documentation.
  • Gives full attention to what other people are saying, takes time to understand the points being made, asks questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Actively looks for ways to help people, co-workers, and other departments.
  • Understands the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Considers the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Able to communicate through clear and concise written, verbal, and listening skills with physicians, consultants, and Rehabilitation team members, patients and patients’ families.
  • Ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Ability to anticipate problems and potential outcomes.
  • Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
  • Ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
  • Ability to identify and understand the speech/language of another person.
Decatur, IL

Colleen Corcoran

Recruiter
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Family Medicine Physician

Memorial Care
Springfield, IL
Full-Time
Day Shift

Memorial Health is a community-based, not for profit health system that provides a full range of inpatient, outpatien...

Family Medicine Physician

Memorial Care
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2021-9661

Position Summary

Full-Time
Day Shift

Memorial Health is a community-based, not for profit health system that provides a full range of inpatient, outpatient, home health, hospice, primary and specialty care and urgent care physician services throughout central Illinois. Our providers serve both urban and rural communities at clinics located throughout a multi-county area. Employing nearly 300 primary, specialty and urgent care providers, Memorial is a leader for patient care services in the area. This is an opportunity to join a growing, established, well-respected health system with a supportive health administration.

Position Details:

 – Monday – Friday
– Flexibility on hours/day worked

– Outpatient only
– Call rotation – Oncall varies depending on location and clinic partner pool. Telenurse provides after-hours triaging for the physicians. Telenurse triages and follows set protocols to reduce the volume of phone calls/pages the physicians receive after-hours. Call volume is minimalized with triage services.
– Clinic visits: 18-22 per day

Position Requirments:

– Unrestrictive Illinois license prior to start

– Board Certified or Board Eligibility

– 2+ years of prior practicing experience is preferred, but not required 

Other Highlights:

– Sign-on bonus
– Relocation expenses
– Student loan forgiveness options available
– Full benefits

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance and Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program and Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance
Springfield, IL

Carol Edwards

Recruiter
New

Internal Medicine Physician

Memorial Care
Decatur, IL
Full-Time
Day Shift

Memorial Health is a community-based, not for profit health system that provides a full range of inpatient, outpatien...

Internal Medicine Physician

Memorial Care
Decatur, IL
Tracking Code 2021-9660

Position Summary

Full-Time
Day Shift

Memorial Health is a community-based, not for profit health system that provides a full range of inpatient, outpatient, home health, hospice, primary and specialty care and urgent care physician services throughout central Illinois.  Our providers serve both urban and rural communities at clinics located throughout a multi-county area.  Employing nearly 300 primary, specialty and urgent care providers, Memorial is a leader for patient care services in the area.  This is an opportunity to join a growing, established, well-respected health system with a supportive health administration. 

Position Details: 

  • Monday – Friday
  • Flexibility on hours/day worked
  • Outpatient only with a call rotation.
  • Each physician is responsible for taking their own call.
  • Telenurse provides after-hours triaging for the physicians. Telenurse triages and follows set protocols to reduce the volume of phone calls/pages the physicians receive after-hours. During vacation, sick, etc. IM & FM physicians within the clinic cover each other for office and after-hour calls. The Jacksonville clinic is typically staffed with 2 IM physicians, 4 FM physicians and 2 Peds physicians who take call.
  • Expected call volumes – After-hour calls that reach physicians are low. Typically less than 5 calls per month.
  • Clinic visits – @ 18-22 per day

Other Highlights:

  • Work RVU bonuses
  • Sign-on bonus and relocation
  • Student loan forgiveness options available
  • Full benefits
  • Will consider J1 candidates

Position Requirments:

  • Unrestrictive Illinois license prior to start
  • Board Certified or Board Eligibility
  • 2+ years of prior practicing experience is preferred, but not required

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance and Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program and Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance
Decatur, IL

Carol Edwards

Recruiter

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