Physical Therapist, Inpatient in Oak Park, IL at Pipeline Health

Date Posted: 1/9/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Why Us

For over 100 years, West Suburban Medical Center has supported generations of families in the Oak Park and surrounding areas. Our kind, caring hospital staff have a passion to heal and make a difference in our community. We understand that our employees are the heart of our facility. If you are looking for a family atmosphere, a company committed to professional growth and a culture that embraces our five core values of Quality. Innovation. Service. Integrity. Transparency.

We offer a competitive benefits package including competitive salary, 401(k) savings plan, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, paid time-off program, Tuition reimbursement, etc.

Job Summary

Provides physical therapy services appropriate to patients’ needs, utilizing necessary resources to ensure optimal patient care

Job Duties

• Demonstrates the WSMC Transformation for Success eight elements, which are key in providing quality service to patients and customers.

• Demonstrates proficient skill in evaluating, interpreting, planning, educating, and implementing functional physical therapy treatment, including but not limited to diagnostic procedures to assess nerve, muscle, joint integrity and to treatments utilizing modalities, therapeutic exercise, manual therapy, neuromuscular re-education, transfer/gait training, use of assistive devices, community re-integration, and/or wound care interventions.

• Establishes and revises treatment plan based on physician orders, patient/caregiver input, evaluation results and patient progress.

• Ensures treatment outcomes meet program standards and reimbursement criteria and facilitate optimal discharge planning.

• Independently performs all duties required to maintain and complete patient records in a timely manner.

• Communicates effectively with patients, caregivers, other team members to coordinate and educate on established goals or treatment plans

• Maintains confidentiality of patient records and information

• Actively pursues professional development and educational opportunities to expand clinical expertise.

• Attends all mandatory and relevant in-services and meetings.

• Assists with orienting students and new team members.

• Participates in program development projects.

• Serves as a resource person for other staff members, sharing professional knowledge/expertise with others.

• Manages patient caseload and daily operations efficiently.

• Ensures safety of patients, caregivers, and co-workers by adherence to health and safety guidelines.

Job Qualifications

• Graduation from an accredited physical therapy school with bachelor’s or entry-level Master’s degree or verification by the APTA of equivalent training in another country.

• Current physical therapy license in State of Illinois

• CPR certification

• Basic English language competence for verbal and written communication in English language

• Effective interpersonal skills

West Suburban Medical Center and Pipeline Health Network provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training

Job Type: Full-time 


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Physical Therapy: 2 years (Required)


  • Occupational Therapy License (Required)
  • CPR Certification (Required)
  • Physical Therapy License (Required)

Work Location: One location