Alliance Physical Therapy Partners Alliance Travel Physical Therapist in Chicago, Illinois
Job Title: Travel Physical Therapist
Department: Outpatient Services
Location: Multiple States
Ready for an adventure?
Drop the mundane routine and accept a new adventure working with Alliance Physical Therapy Partners as a Travel Physical Therapist! We combine the security and benefits of working as a Staff PT with the adventure and excitement of the Travel PT world. Why struggle for positions in the local scene when you can sit back and let Alliance guide you to intriguing locations across the country? Tackle six month assignments in various locations, meet new people and explore new locations. You never know, your next rotation could be the place you choose to stay!
This is an exciting new opportunity for an internal Alliance PTP Traveler who will be a treating clinician at one of our 125+ clinic sites depending on where coverage is needed. In this role, you will complete 6-month travel assignments at any one of our clinic locations in the following states: MI, NJ, ME, NC, SC, TN, LA, TX, PA, WI or AZ.
The Travel Physical Therapist is responsible for the planning, provision and coordination of all aspects of direct patient care for a designated group of patients/clients in accordance with established facility and departmental policies and procedures, maintaining the highest degree of quality care. The therapist works cooperatively with other patient team personnel in maintaining standards of professional physical therapy practice and interdisciplinary teamwork. The therapist is exclusively employed by Alliance PTP and will be traveling between multiple outpatient sites throughout the nation.
Responsibilities and Duties
Develops an accurate individualized plan of care. Goals are feasible, based upon findings and patient/caregiver expectations.
Provides care in accordance with physician’s orders and established plan of care
Evaluates effectiveness of treatment plan and revises plan of care as indicated.
Assess educational needs of the patient, family, caregiver or significant other and provides education to meet those needs.
Communicates/collaborates with patient, family, caregivers, significant other and other members of the healthcare team to promote maximum benefit of care.
Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and correct application of clinical techniques, procedures and programs for clinical setting and patient/client populations served.
Displays appropriate technical knowledge and application of available modalities and other equipment.
Provides an environment conducive to safety for patients/clients, visitors and staff.
Assesses the risks for safety and implements appropriate precautions.
Complies with appropriate and approved security and safety standards.
Utilizes appropriate leadership skills in delegating, organizing and educating coworkers and staff.
Participates in and contributes to quality improvement process.
Demonstrates effectiveness in allocation of time resources and work efficiency.
Meets established productivity standards
Qualifications and Skills
Graduate of an accredited program in Physical therapy
Licensed or eligible in the state of practice. Certification in areas of practice.
Clinical skills acquired through study and practice suitable for the clinic setting.
Highly developed communication and customer relations skills.
Must be willing to travel for multiple months to facilities throughout the country
Benefits and Perks
Competitive pay, employer-paid insurance benefits, 401k plan, continuing education and licensing incentives, employee discounts, paid holidays and time off, per diem and travel expenses provided
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