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Physical Therapist - Roscoe Village Full time Days

Location Chicago, Illinois Business Unit Northwestern Medical Group Job REQID 134004 Job Function Rehabilitation/Wellness Shift Day Job (1st) Apply Now


  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $10,000 Student Loan Repayment ($5,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Annual Employee Salary Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay

Pay Starting at: $40.79+ per hour based on experience

Northwestern Medicine is powered by a community of colleagues who are purpose-driven and committed to our mission to deliver world-class care. Here, you'll work alongside some of the best clinical talent in the nation leading the way in medical innovation and breakthrough research with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

We recognize where you've been, and we support where you're headed. We celebrate diverse perspectives and experiences, which fuel our commitment to equity and culture of service.

Grow your career with comprehensive training and development opportunities, mentorship programs, educational support and student loan repayment.

  • Create the life you envision for yourself with flexible work options, a Reimbursable Well-Being Fund and a Total Rewards package that support your physical, mental, emotional and financial well-being.
  • Make a difference through volunteer opportunities we offer in local communities and drive inclusive change through our workforce-led resource groups.

From discovery to delivery, come help us shape the future of medicine.


The Physical Therapistreflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization’s Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.


  • Assesses the patient, reviews and interprets the patients medical evaluations and test results.
  • Determines a physical therapy treatment plan, selects and administers manual exercises, utilizes appropriate assistive and supportive devices.
  • Encourages and assists the patient in performing therapeutic physical activities, provides patient, family, and caregiver education and instruction in home exercise programs.
  • Administers physical therapy treatments, directs and monitors treatment given by paraprofessionals and support personnel, provides follow-up clinical direction and guidance.
  • Evaluates effects of physical therapy, observes and notes patients response and progress, recommends adjustments and modifications.
  • Completes discharge planning in collaboration with health care team and assures continuation of therapeutic treatment by participating in home care planning and recommending outpatient or home health follow-up programs.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary rounds.
  • Participates in ongoing mentorship program, serves as preceptor as requested.
  • Assists in monitoring of quality assurance indicators. May perform other duties as assigned.



  • Physical Therapy, Licensed (IL).
  • Basic Life Support (American Heart Association) certification.
  • Master of Science or Doctorate in Physical Therapy (if graduated after 2002).
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy (if graduated before 2002).
  • Zero (0) to two (2) years experience in a relevant role.
  • The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable the individual with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.
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