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Company: UchicagoMedicine
Location: Chicago, IL
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Physical Therapist Fellow

Full Time Days

The Physical Therapist Fellow is an Illinois fully licensed Physical Therapist who is expected to perform basic physical therapy services/procedures, while participating in a structured program of advanced training in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy fellowship position. The ultimate purpose of this position is to enhance the therapist's competence in a specialty area of PT practice. He/she will be providing PT services to a selected patient population.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an approved physical therapy school. Entry level degree as required by licensing standard (post baccalaureate, masters, or Doctorate in Physical Therapy).
  • Current unrestricted physical therapy license in the State of Illinois.
  • CPR Certification
  • Knowledge and skills necessary to provide care which is age specific/appropriate for the types of patients served.
  • Computer knowledge/skills needed for patient care, advancing education, and research applications.
  • Appropriate interpersonal skills to enable positive interactions with patients/families, the multidisciplinary, faculty, and external contacts.
  • The willingness and acknowledgement that participation in the fellowship will take self-directed initiatives and study outside of defined work schedule to accomplish all required tasks.
  • Strongly encouraged to have minimum two years of relevant experience practicing physical therapy in an acute hospital setting.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS

Current physical therapy license in the State of Illinois, CPR Certification, ACLS Certification


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