In the midst of rapid technological and scientific advances, therapists
are challenged with providing customer-focused quality healthcare. The
Therapy divisions of Main Line Health are committed to recognizing and
supporting therapists in their efforts to increase their skills and
knowledge to meet this challenge.
The Clinical Ladders defines the professional expectations of the
therapists at Main Line Health. In addition, it provides a pathway for
the therapist to develop and expand clinical expertise and advanced
therapy practices while remaining at the patient's side.
What are the expectations of the Clinical Ladders Levels?
Level I is based on entry level expectations of therapy practice
at Main Line Health. Level I is applicable only during the
Level II is the expected practice level of all therapists and
Main Line Health.
Level III is a voluntary level that offers opportunities for
professional advancement while remaining at the patient's side.
When can I apply to advance to Level III?
Completed applications are accepted annually in April.
Once you have obtained advanced status (Level III), you must
reapply annually for continued recognition.
Who reviews my application?
All applications are submitted to your Clinical Ladders Review
Peer Evaluations, Documentation Reviews, Manager's Letter,
Self-Evaluations in narrative form, Supporting Data Sheets and a
copy of your Resume must be submitted.
Therapists are notified of Advancement the first week of July.
How will I be recognized?
Successful achievement of level advancement is recognized
through an hourly differential effective with the beginning of
the following pay period after recognition has been achieved.
For more information, call 1.866.CALL.MLH.