Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA:Hershey Work Type: Full Time FTE: 1.00 Shift: Varied Hours: varied
As a Physical Therapist within the Penn State Health System you will have the opportunity to work in an academic medical setting in either our Sports Medicine Program our Neurological Program.
Orthopedic Program: you will work alongside a team of seasoned therapists with expertise in sports, orthopedic, hand, and spine rehab amongst others. You will work closely with Sports Medicine orthopedic and primary care providers in treating pre-operative, non-operative and post-operative patients with peripheral joint injuries. Daily clinical caseload will include the treatment of general orthopedic patients, spine patients and providing comprehensive care to competitive & recreational athletes. The preferred candidate will have a minimum of 3 years' experience in orthopedic and sports physical therapy; McKenzie Method training or willingness to be trained is a plus. Recent graduates with strong clinicals in orthopedics/sports medicine will be considered.
Neurologic Program: you will work alongside a team of seasoned therapists with expertise in vestibular, acquired brain injury, concussion and pelvic floor dysfunction amongst others. You will work closely with our Neurology, Neurosurgery and Physical Medicine departments in treating neurological conditions such as but not limited to stroke, ambulatory dysfunction, Parkinson's disease and vestibular disorders in addition to pelvic floor dysfunction. The preferred candidate will have a minimum of 3 years' experience with pelvic floor dysfunction training or a willingness to be trained. Recent graduates who have strong desire for working in neurologic dysfunction and pelvic floor dysfunction will be considered.
Join Penn State Health Milton S Hershey Medical Center and become a part of Central Pennsylvania's only locally based academic medical center, Level I regional adult and pediatric trauma center, and Level IV (highest level) neonatal intensive care unit. Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as #1 in the Harrisburg metro region and #4 in the state. Since 1963, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center has been a leading academic medical center providing high-level, patient-centered care to patients and their families in central Pennsylvania. We are committed to advancing health care through innovation, collaboration, teamwork and above all, a passionate commitment to those we serve.
In addition to a rewarding career, we offer great BENEFITS including, but not limited to:
Â·Â Paid time off to promote a healthy life – work balance
Â·Â 75% Tuition Discount to Penn State University (OR) College/University Tuition Reimbursement (Full-Time Employees and dependents)
Â·Â Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits – Effective immediately on date of hire
Â·Â Collaborative and learning-focused environment with healthcare professionals
Â·Â Employee Recognition Program
Â·Â Life InsuranceÂ·Â Flexible Savings Account (FSA)Â Retirement Plan - 401(k)
SUMMARY OF POSITION: Responsible for evaluating the physical therapy needs of assigned patients, for formulating and implementing treatment programs, and for monitoring patient progress.
Bachelor's degree in physical therapy from a CAPTE certified program and completion of clinical rotations required.
Must hold a PA license (or eligibility) in physical therapy.
WHY CENTRAL PA?
We are proud to possess a vibrant downtown area which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Hershey and Harrisburg Orchestras, museums, Hershey Park - a highly rated amusement park, the Hershey Theater, farmer's markets and some of the finest dining in the region. We are an easy distance from the Lancaster Fulton Theater and Amish country, York's Little Theater, and walkable towns like Hummelstown and Lititz. For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, and hunting. For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League's Hershey Bears, the Minor League Baseball's Harrisburg Senators, and the United Soccer League's Penn FC. Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living and is also within driving distance of some of the country's most famous cities – Baltimore, New York City, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia.
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