The Physical Therapist works under the general supervision of the Director Rehabilitation Medicine and Associate Director Rehabilitation Medicine to carry out prescribed treatments to restore function, prevent disability, and/or decrease pain in patients who may range in age from infancy through late adulthood. The Physical Therapist is responsible for maintaining high standards of care as established by the Division of Rehabilitation Medicine. This position reports to the Associate Director Rehabilitation Medicine.
Experience: 1 year Physical Therapy experience preferred, new graduates accepted
Education & Training: BS, MS, DPT or Certification in Physical Therapy from an accredited college or university required.
License, Certification & Registration: Licensure as a Physical Therapist from the Pennsylvania State Board of Professional and Occupational Affairs or Licensure Eligibility required.
Other Requirements: Strong communication skills, multi-tasking and organizational skills.
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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