• Physical Therapist II

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/9/2018 11:22 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-12798
    Benefits Eligible
    Yes
    Shift
    Day
    Type
    Full-Time Regular
    CBA Code
    Non-Union
  • Job Description

    Bring Your Passion to the Forefront:

    Physical Therapist II

    Area: Physical Therapy
    Shift: 8 hrs per day, Day shift

    Job Summary:

    The Physical Therapist II performs moderately complex physical therapy services/procedures in one of the clinical divisions of the practice.


    You’ll thrive in this position if you:  

    • Act with Courage & Conviction – you look at interactions, activities and processes to maximize the patient, customer and employee experience; speaks up for point of view with confidence even when the topic is controversial; shares point of view in a manner that builds support. You alert the right person when expectations or standards are not met or when UCMC’s values are at risk. You ensure proper resolution is achieved and an explanation is received; escalates appropriately if needed
    • Make Thoughtful Decisions – you identify issues, problems and opportunities; proactively recognize the need for improvement. You work with others to develop a sense of common purpose; understand different perspectives on issues; gathers and examines information available. You generate alternatives - Create relevant options, including financial and resource implications, for addressing problems and opportunities. You select appropriate action - Formulate clear decision criteria; evaluates options by considering implications and consequences; chooses an effective option. You commit to implementation and work with a sense of urgency and a bias for action to implement the decision.
    • Demonstrate Emotional Intelligence – you identify issues, problems and opportunities; proactively recognize the need for improvement. You work with others to develop a sense of common purpose; understand different perspectives on issues; gathers and examines information available. You generate alternatives - Create relevant options, including financial and resource implications, for addressing problems and opportunities. You select appropriate action - Formulate clear decision criteria; evaluates options by considering implications and consequences; chooses an effective option. You commit to implementation and work with a sense of urgency and a bias for action to implement the decision
    • Demonstrate PRIDE Values – you actively demonstrate UCMC values in your work and relationships. You encourage others to model the behaviors and proactively identify gaps.

     

    Required Qualifications

    • Graduation from an approved physical therapy school with Bachelor's, Masters or Doctorate entry level degree in P.T.
    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • Current physical therapy license in the State of Illinois 


    Other Job Qualifications:

    • CPR recognition
    • Knowledge and skills necessary to provide care which is age specific/appropriate for the types of patients served
    • Basic computer knowledge /skills to access patient data
    • Appropriate interpersonal skills to enable positive interactions with patients/families, the multidisciplinary team and external contacts
    • Minimum of 2 years clinical physical therapy experience
    • Declaration of intent to develop advanced, clinical knowledge and skills in a focused area of clinical practice

    Why Join Us

    We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion

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    Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront,

    University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs 

    The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

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