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 orientation period.
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 Team.
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.