Physical Therapy License PA/NJ if applicable.
Physical therapists shall comply with applicable local, state,
and federal laws and regulations.
Graduated from an accredited Physical Therapy program
1.5-3 years of Pediatric PT experience
All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.
Potential candidates should have or be eligible for Physical Therapy licensure from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and/or New Jersey, and have sports medicine experience through prior employment. Sports Certified Specialist (SCS), Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) or Athletic Training Certification (ATC) preferred, but not required.
The Sports Medicine & Performance Center continues to grow at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. There are new employment opportunities at our Main Campus in Philadelphia, and in Voorhees, NJ. We are currently seeking Physical Therapists to provide sports medicine physical therapy services for youth, adolescent and college-aged athletes in a dynamic, outpatient setting. Our sports medicine therapists work closely with orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine physicians at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to provide personalized care to young athletes from a variety of sports. In addition to rehabilitating injuries, we work to keep athletes healthy and optimize their sports performance using a multidisciplinary approach for injury prevention and performance enhancement. For more information about the program, please visit our website at www.chop.edu/sportsmed
Under minimal supervision, renders physical therapy services to an assigned caseload of children who are seen as inpatients, out-patients, at satellites, or at clinics. Services include patient examination, evaluation, intervention, documentation, parent education, communication and coordination with medical and allied medical staff. Demonstrated competency in all areas of practice. May require coaching for more specialized areas. Serves as a clinical instructor to physical therapy and physical therapist assistant students. Offers inservices to the physical therapy department.- Definiton from the GUIDE
• Opportunity to work with youth, adolescent & college-aged athletes from varying sports
• Low patient-to-therapist ratio to ensure individualized care and optimal outcomes for our patients
• Opportunity to be part of a strong multidisciplinary team and further develop our sports medicine programming
This position offers the chance to be involved in a dynamic Physical Therapy department and work with numerous expert clinicians. Opportunities are available to participate in clinical education/mentoring, to lecture in the pediatric residency program, and to teach at affiliated universities. We encourage, but do not require, participation in research and involvement in department and/or hospital committees
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