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Physical Therapist-Grayslake Outpatient Full Time Days $5,000 Sign-On Bonus

Location Grayslake, Illinois Business Unit Lake Forest Hospital Job REQID 104695 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.


This position comes with a $5,000 Sign-On Bonus! 

**This is a full time position at 40 hours a week located at our Grayslake Outpatient Center. **

The Physical Therapist reflects 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.


  • Develops and implements physical therapy programs aimed at maximizing function while educating patients regarding their limitations.
  • Evaluates patient and gathers appropriate information to determine accurate clinical diagnoses and treatment plan.
  • Establishes appropriate, functional and objective goals based upon clinical examination.
  • Communicates treatment program to patient, family and other interdisciplinary personnel; provides emotional support as needed for patient and family.
  • Coordinates and implements the treatment plan; modifying according to patient progression.
  • Treats patients utilizing a variety of treatment techniques including therapeutic exercise, functional activities, manual techniques, modalities, etc.
  • Evaluates the home, work and/or community settings and makes recommendations and appropriate referrals to assure safe and efficient function within all settings.
  • Re-evaluates patients at appropriate timeframes and documents goal progression to maintain effective plans of care and documents needed to recertify for additional cert periods.
  • Plans and communicates need for discharge to patient, family and medical personnel in a timely fashion; reviews and finalizes appropriate exercise program and practices for independent and safe care; initiates and follows up on recommendations for self-management/continuation of care.
  • Maintains accurate, thorough and timely documentation in accordance with department policy; chart audit standards are consistently met.
  • Develops and presents educational programs for the department, organization, and the community as appropriate and as needed.
  • Demonstrates awareness of regulatory specifications/restrictions/policies; incorporates regulatory information into daily work and operations; is knowledgeable of Illinois State Practice Act.
  • Adapts schedule based on clinic needs; encourages cooperation, collaboration and co-ownership of processes both departmentally and organizationally; utilizes non-patient care time effectively.
  • Contacts referral sources to promote positive relationships with Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Rehab Services department.
  • Actively participates in quality and process improvement efforts to increase quality of care and customer value.

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.




  • Bachelor of Science, Physical Therapy.
  • Current State of Illinois Physical Therapy license or in process of obtaining as allowed and defined in the Illinois State Practice Act.
  • BLS through the American Heart Association.

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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