Under the direction of a Physical Therapist Supervisor or Senior Therapist, the Physical Therapist II (PT II) will provide the following services and activities for acute and ambulatory care patients with a physician referral: assessment, evaluation, screening, treatment, education and instruction in individual and group settings, clinical and financial documentation, discharge planning, and other functions related to providing comprehensive patient care. Services are provided on the Intensive Care Units (ICU), wards, and to patients of diverse economic, ethnic, racial, and cultural backgrounds. The PT II is also responsible for supervision and training to staff and students as delegated. Requisite skills include: excellent written, verbal, non-verbal communication skills, computer literacy, and clinical competency.
Bachelors Degree or higher in Physical Therapy from an American accredited college or university, or foreign Physical Therapy program recognized by the State of Illinois for PT licensure is required. (Must provide official transcripts at time of interview)
Must possess a current Physical Therapist license in the State of Illinois or be eligible to sit for the state board exam with confirmation letter. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
A current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification is required.(Must provide proof at time of interview)
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
· Meet the minimum qualifications for the position .
· Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.