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11/12: Physical Therapist

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Take Care Health Systems, is an innovative organization that provides the American workforce with the benefits of improved wellness and preventive care. We operate on-site employee healthcare programs, clinics and fitness centers for some of the country's largest corporations and federal agencies.

We are currently seeking an Physical Therapist to join us in a Full Time role at our NEW work site health center at Chicago O'Hare International Airport.

Essential Responsibilities:

Reviews Physician's referral (prescription) and patient's condition and medical records to determine physical therapy treatment required

Tests and measures patient's strength, motor development, sensory perception, functional capacity, and respiratory and circulatory efficiency, and records findings to develop or revise treatment program

Plans and prepares written treatment program based on evaluation of patient data

Administers manual exercises to improve and maintain function

Instructs, motivates, and assists patient to perform various physical activities and in use of assistant and supportive devices such as crutches, canes, and prostheses

Administers treatments involving application of physical agents

Evaluates effects of treatment at various stages and adjusts treatments to achieve maximum benefit

Administers massage

Administers traction to relieve pain Records treatment, response, and progress in patient's chart or enters information into computer

Instructs patient in treatment procedures to be continued at home

Evaluates, fits, and adjusts prosthetic and orthotic devices and recommends modification to Orthotist

Confers with Physician and other practitioners to obtain additional patient information, suggest revisions in treatment program, and integrate physical therapy treatment with other aspects of patient's health care

Orients, instructs, and directs work activities of assistants, and aides

Other duties as assigned

If interested, please apply online at http://track.tmpservice.com/ApplyClick.aspx?id=1637620-1804-687

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