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UnityPoint Health Physical Therapist in Rock Island, Illinois

Function as a member of the interdisciplinary team. Perform Physical Therapy Evaluations. Establish Physical Therapy treatment plans. Treat patients in a variety of settings including: Acute Care, Transitional Care Unit, IP Acute Rehab, NSCU. Patient populations served include pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric. Provide patient/family education. Perform appropriate documentation in electronic medical record. Participate in patient care conferences/ staffing as appropriate. Supervise support personnel including Physical Therapist Assistants and Rehab Aides.

UnityPoint Health - Trinity, in the Quad Cities, is a regional integrated health care delivery system including four full-service hospitals in Rock Island and Moline, Illinois and Bettendorf and Muscatine, Iowa with a total of 584 licensed inpatient beds. Trinity’s hospitals, clinics, home health care agency, mental health center, health sciences college and residency program employ more than 3,000 employees. Together, we are working toward physician-driven, patient-centered care to achieve our vision of delivering the best outcome for every patient, every time.

The Quad Cities is a connected, creative and prosperous bi-state community on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River. The region is made up of Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa - Moline, East Moline, and Rock island in Illinois - and other surrounding communities. The Quad Cities is a great place to live and work. It offers something for everyone including arts and culture, amazing festivals and events, innovative and superior schools and universities, and quality healthcare. The Quad Cities is a premier destination for young professionals and families and sits only hours away from Chicago, St. Louis, and Des Moines.

Clinical Excellence/Patient Care

  • Perform Physical Therapy evaluation and development of the plan of care appropriate for each patient based on the patient’s physical, mental, emotional, and developmental impairments and functional limitations. A variety of diagnoses and settings served include but are not limited to Acute Care, Transitional Care Unit, IP Acute Rehab, and NSCU.

  • Provide Physical Therapy interventions in accordance with established standards of care, policies, procedures, and state/federal law.

  • Supervise Physical Therapist Assistant and Rehab Aides.

  • Supervise and complete appropriate documentation for Physical Therapy and Physical Therapy Assistant students as assigned by CCCE.

  • Complete documentation in electronic medical record in a timely manner in accordance within department and professional expectations demonstrating the need for skilled interventions

  • Participate in patient care conferences/ staffing as appropriate. Acute care- Complex Care meeting. Transitional Care Unit- Patient staffing. IP Acute Rehab- Patient staffing.

  • Contribute to department and hospital process improvement.

Education: Certificate, Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree, or Doctorate degree from an accredited Physical Therapy program.

Experience: No experience required. Prefer 2 years’ experience as a Physical Therapist.

License(s)/Certification(s): Current IA and IL Physical Therapy licensure (or eligible). Current CPR certification.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Strong written and oral communication skills. Demonstrate strong sense of teamwork. Demonstrate strong multicultural sensitivity. Ability to take initiative, appropriate independent judgement, exercise accountability, adaptability, flexibility, and collaboration.

Other: Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position. Working knowledge of Epic.

Requisition ID: 2021-93538

Street: 2701 17th St

Name: 6020 UnityPoint Health QC Trinity

Name: Physical Therapy- RI

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): .4

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: weekend, days

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