The UVA Orthopedic Center is seeking a part-time (PRN) physical therapist for the acute care team. This PT will support the acute care team working with post op, musculoskeletal surgery patients, and will work on an as-needed basis for schedule coverage.
Performs physical therapy examinations according to professional standards and departmental policy.
Demonstrates knowledge of intervention options and executes a program of skilled physical therapy intervention.
Actively participates in professional growth of self and others.
Actively participates in quality improvement and program development.
In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy
Experience: 3 years relevant experience
Licensure: Licensed to practice in Physical Therapy in the Commonwealth of Virginia. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.
Job requires standing for prolonged periods and frequently bending/stooping/traveling. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 – 50lbs. May be exposed to blood/body fluids and infectious disease.
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