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Physical Therapist I

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Job ID: 60526
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Medical Center
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

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Summary:

UNC Therapy Services, an outpatient therapy division of the Rehabilitation Services Department at UNC Medical Center, is accepting applications for an Outpatient Orthopedic and Sports PT I position located at our Meadowmont Wellness Center Clinic in Chapel Hill, NC. This position will provide therapy services to a wide range of patient populations, including the entire spectrum of orthopedic and sports-related injuries, post-surgical care, and geriatrics. The Physical Therapist will work closely with a team of 10 physical therapists. You will also work closely with our broader team of outpatient therapy providers, allied health, nursing, physicians, and advanced practice providers. The incumbent will provide evidence-based physical therapy evaluation, planning, administration, and treatment of patients throughout the spectrum of dysfunction and disability. Opportunities for clinical mentorship, teaching, precepting/mentoring students and residents, continuing education, community outreach, and program development are available. Candidates must have excellent time management, communication, and organizational skills. Candidates with experience or interest in aquatic physical therapy are preferred. The selected candidate will work Tuesday-Saturday for 40 hours per week. 


Responsibilities:
1. Diagnostic Testing - Administers basic & complex diagnostic tests and evaluations in the area of Physical Therapy for the treatment of mobility disorders and related impairments
2. Education - Teach & supervise graduate Physical Therapy students and/or clinical fellows/residents. Develops or contributes to innovative programs to enhance patient care. Serves as resource consultant to other clinicians in respective specialty area.
3. Evaluation of Care - Analyzes results of diagnostic and or therapeutic testing to establish patient goals and or modify subsequent treatment programs. Identifies expected patient outcomes. Communicates relevant information to promote continuity of care.
4. Implementation-- Selects and applies current and advanced techniques to provide quality and efficient rehabilitative services. Provides habilitation/rehabilitation and maintenance of persons with mobility related impairments. Organizes and prioritizes care according to patient/family needs.
5. Outreach/Community Involvement-Serves as resource to North Carolina government departments and statewide health professionals in specialty areas. Presents at local (university/hospital) or state level, participates in community health screening and events. Participates in the development of new clinical programs to meet emerging needs in conjunction with the clinical specialist and/or department director.
6. Participation - Contributes to quality of clinical services through attendance and participation in departmental meetings and in-services.
7. Quality-Contributes to quality of clinical services through maintenance of valid & reliable records of patient procedures & progress. Participates in quality improvement initiatives with the clinical specialist and other healthcare professionals. Participates in continuous quality improvement efforts in conjunction with the department director.


Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Graduation from an accredited Physical Therapy program.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● - Licensed as a Physical Therapist in the state of North Carolina.
● - BLS
Professional Experience Requirements:
● No prior experience required.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:


Job Details

Legal Employer: STATE

Entity: UNC Medical Center

Organization Unit: UNC Therapy Services

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes

Salary Range: $32.23 - $40.29 per hour (minimum to midpoint)

Pay offers are determined by experience and internal equity 


This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.


Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email [email protected] if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

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