LOCATION: STROGER HOSPITAL - PHYSICAL THERAPY MAIN
SHIFT: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Under the general direction of the Director of Rehabilitation Services, is responsible for managing Physical Therapy Services in the inpatient and outpatient divisions. Responsible for divisional activities including quality of patient care, staff productivity, team efficiency, prioritization of services and coordination of care with other supervisors and divisions. Performs specialized consultations, evaluations and procedures and orients, trains, disciplines staff as needed. Organizes service and serves as primary spokesperson and liaison for interdisciplinary communication for division. Assumes responsibility for the department in the absence of the Director of Rehabilitation Services or Rehabilitation Therapy Operations Manager.
Must possess a current Physical Therapist license in the State of Illinois.
A minimum of four (4) years post graduate clinical experience with at least two (2) years of that time in an outpatient facility is required .
Experience supervising PT students is required.
A current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Must be proficient in using Microsoft Office .
· Clinical experience in a Level 1 Trauma Center/Teaching Hospital is preferred.
· Bilingual proficiency in a second language is preferred.
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,
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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.
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