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Mt Vernon, IL 62864
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Sign-on Bonus Eligible: $7,000!

At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate employees like you. As a Home Health Physical Therapist, youve chosen a career where patients matter - a lot.

Our mission and values put the patient first and place you in a position to improve each day.

We are looking for a knowledgeable and experienced Physical Therapist to join our Home Health team here is Southern Illinois! Hours would primarily be 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday-Friday, no call or weekends. You may be asked to help cover our other office when needed in Glen Carbon, Illinois and would receive a mileage stipend for each mile driven.

We look forward to hear from you!


+ Performs initial and on-going assessments of patient's condition.

+ Establishes, revises and evaluates a plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient/family.

+ Performs therapy interventions utilizing standard physical therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the condition of the patient.

+ Provides education to patient/family staff by assessing patient/family educational needs.

+ Provides for continuity of care by participating in discharge planning with patients, families and other health care providers as appropriate, providing home instructions to patients and caregivers, recommending and or providing equipment/ home modifications, and recommending appropriate follow-up care if needed.

+ Oversees activities of physical therapy assistants, students, and other support personnel.

+ Maintains appropriate documentation that details the patient's response to therapy and the need for skilled intervention as outlined by regulatory bodies.

+ Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.


+ Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy, or related as required to obtain licensure in state of practice


+ 1+ years of experience


+ Constant standing.

+ Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

+ Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.

+ Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

+ Frequent use of vision for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more).

+ Frequent walking, reaching, gripping and keyboard use/data entry.

+ Occasional bending, stooping, climbing, kneeling, sitting, squatting, twisting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

+ Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

+ Occasional lifting/moving patients.

+ Occasional use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships and to identify and distinguish colors.

+ Occasional driving.

+ Rare crawling.

SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.
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