Physical Therapist


Job Details

  • Conducts initial assessments, develops individualized treatment plans and provides age-appropriate therapeutic interventions.
  • Evaluates patient response to treatment, including progress made and continuing need for treatment.
  • Provides patient and family education on tasks and resources that support continued functional independence.
  • Oversees activities of physical therapy assistants, students and other support personnel.


  • Licensed Physical Therapist in state of work location


SSM Health values our exceptional employees by offering a comprehensive benefits package to fit their needs. 

  • Paid Parental Leave: we offer eligible team members one week of paid parental leave for newborns or newly adopted children (pro-rated based on FTE). 
  • Flexible Payment Options: our voluntary benefit offered through DailyPay offers eligible hourly team members instant access to their earned, unpaid base pay (fees may apply) before payday.
  • Upfront Tuition Coverage: we provide upfront tuition coverage through FlexPath Funded for eligible team members. 

It’s more than a career, it’s a callingWI-Waupun Memorial Hospital

Worker Type:Regular

Job Highlights:

  • Sign on bonus: $10,000
  • Department: Therapy Services
  • Patient Population: Mostly adults, yet may have a few teenage athletes – up to geriatric.
  • Schedule: Flexible scheduling! Options of 5- 8/h days or 4/10/h days with an every 5th weekend rotation. Department hours are 7am to 6pm.
  • Shift Differentials: Weekend differential; Weekend call-back on site premium
  • Starting Pay: $37.88+ (Offers are based on years of experience and equity) 
  • Location: Waupun Memorial Hospital620 W Brown StWaupun, WI 53963

Job Summary:Evaluates and conducts medically prescribed physical therapy treatment programs to treat movement dysfunction and pain resulting from injury, disease, disability, or other health-related conditions.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:


  • 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


  • No experience required


  • 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.

State of Work Location: Illinois 

  •     Physical Therapist, Licensed – Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) 

State of Work Location: Missouri 

  •     Physical Therapist – Missouri Division of Professional Registration 

State of Work Location: Oklahoma 

  •     Physical Therapist – Oklahoma Medical Board  

State of Work Location: Wisconsin 

  • Physical Therapist – Oklahoma Medical Board

Work Shift:Day Shift (United States of America)

Job Type:Employee

Department:4503000045 PHYSICAL THERAPY

Scheduled Weekly Hours:36

SSM Health is an equal opportunity employer. SSM Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,pregnancy, veteran statusor any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Click here to learn more.


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