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Penn State Health Physical Therapist in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Varied

Hours: Varied/required evenings

Penn State Health is seeking a patient-focused Physical Therapist to join our collaborative team of professionals!

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Our amazing team of Physical Therapists play an integral role in leading our patients to positive outcomes by evaluating the physical therapy needs of assigned patients, formulating and implementing treatment programs, and monitoring patient progress.

Our Physical Therapists provide comprehensive goal-directed patient treatment to maximize patient outcomes while providing education to the patient, family and supportive personnel for in-hospital care and to assure safe discharge.

Our team’s goal is always to provide an exceptional patient experience while helping them achieve their goals.This position requires some weekend coverage to support patient needs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

5 years of experience, demonstrated leadership and strong networking skills.

3-5 years if experience in acute care and orthopedic patient populations preferred

Why Central PA?

We are proud to possess a vibrant downtown area which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Hershey and Harrisburg Orchestras, museums, 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 Fulton Theater, York Little Theater, Lancaster’s Amish country, 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 a day trip distance of some of the country’s most famous cities - New York, Washington DC, and Philadelphia.

Why Penn State Health?

The Penn State Health Therapy Services program offers exceptional opportunities to learn and grow, exposure to a wide patient population and the ability to provide individualized, innovative, and specialized care to patients in the community.

This is a unique opportunity to match work life with personal life by working nontraditional hours of 12:00PM – 8:30PM

Professionally you will have the opportunity to meet and evaluate patients within hours of their surgery, gain experience with immediately post-surgical patients. Our dynamic team of surgeons, nurses, and therapists have worked together to set a high standard of joint replacement surgery and post-operative care. Be part of this team and have a voice in quality outcomes.

We offer exceptional benefits including a comprehensive healthcare plan and exemplary paid time off program to ensure our employees are able to enjoy a strong life/work balance!

If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained

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