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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 72376
Job Family: Rehabilitative Services
Status: Full Time
Detailed Shift and Schedule: M-F some evenings/weekends for sport events
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 44511017637653-Rehabilitation Services - Outpatient
Location: Split position between Randolph and Queens University
Job SummaryEvaluates, plans, directs and administers programs of orthopedic and sports physical therapy for outpatient orthopedic & sports physical therapy practice. Provide assessment and treatment of orthopedic and sports physical therapy patients at CR Randolph Rd and collegiate athletes are local University. A twelve month residency position to prepare a licensed physical therapist in an area of specialization through advanced training and allow them to meet the requirements established by the APTA to sit for the ABPTS specialty examination. Evaluates, plans, directs, and administers programs of Physical Therapy. Plans and conducts Physical Therapy programs to restore function, prevent disability, and help patients enhance physical and functional abilities. May be required to provide coverage as needed throughout facilities in accordance with clinical competencies. Direct patient care time is limited to approximately 75% of the typical full-time caseload to allow time for the advanced learning activities.
Hearing (corrected) adequate for oral/aural communication. Vision (corrected) adequate for reading. Intelligible speech and adequate language/cognitive skills to perform job duties. Sitting, standing, and walking required throughout the day. Job duties sometimes require climbing stairs, kneeling, twisting, bending; on occasion, crouching, crawling and reaching overhead. Lifting of patients, equipment or supplies will be required up to 20 pounds frequently and 50 pounds occasionally. Able to laterally transfer patients 100 pounds rarely. Must be able to demonstrate any appropriate exercise and activities to patients/caregivers. Personal Protective Equipment such as gloves, goggles, gowns, and masks are sometimes required due to possible exposure to hazardous chemicals or blood and body fluids. Work is in a fast-paced clinical environment. The work environment is primarily indoors but occasionally outdoors.
Education, Experience and Certifications
Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy program required. NC license for Physical Therapy required. Possess and maintain Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider certification from the American Heart Association required.
Strong background in Sports and orthopedic physical Therapy. Candidates possessing board certification in sports or orthopedics (SCS, OCS) through the American Physical Therapy Association and/or an athletic training certification (ATC) through the National Athletic Trainers Association is preferred