Center City, Philadelphia, PA
Primary Responsibilities: Provides services that help restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients suffering from injuries, disease, or chronic pain. Examines patient's medical history, evaluates their physical abilities, determines their potential to respond to therapy, and develops treatment plans. This position includes, but is not limited to the following essential functions.
- Evaluates and develops treatment plans of patients
- Supervises assistants, support staff, students and volunteers
- Participates in self-development, staff education, mentoring and orientation
- Contributes to program development
- Interacts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the core values of the Hospital.
- Graduate of accredited allied health professional education program.
- Continuing education requirements as dictated by the state licensure requirements
- Licensed by the State as a Physical Therapist
- CPR certification required
- Two to three years of current clinical practice
- Evidence of involvement in additional non-clinical activities
- APTA Clinical Specialty preferred
- Vestibular experience preferred
Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.
Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.
Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.
As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
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