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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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Job title: Physical Therapist - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Job location: Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 12/19/12
Job type: Full-Time

Job Classification

Job Category:Physical Therapist

Job Description

Job description:
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, the #1 children’s hospital in the United States, strives to be the world leader in the advancement of healthcare for children by integrating excellent patient care, innovative research and quality professional education into all of its programs. The Hospital was one of the first in the United States to recognize the importance of treating all aspects of the patient, including emotional well-being and that of the child's family. We work to educate families as partners in their children's care, and we rely on their feedback to improve our services.

At The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, we provide an environment that's as nurturing as it is dynamic. Our team-oriented approach allows for ample learning and career growth opportunities. We think you'll find that CHOP offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents. We are eager for your input, ideas and inspiration.

Position Description:
Under routine supervision, renders physical therapy services to an assigned caseload of children who are inpatients, day hospital patients, or outpatient. Able to provide services to a variety of patient types and locations with the recognition of their own limitations while seeking appropriate mentorship as needed. Services include patient examination, evaluation, intervention, documentation, parent education, communication and coordination with medical and allied medical staff. Actively participates in departmental education activities. Participates in the education of physical therapy and/or physical therapist assistant students.

Please visit our Careers page to apply for this position:

Job ID: 12-26717

We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Position Requirements:
Physical Therapy License- PA/NJ if applicable
Physical therapists shall comply with applicable local, state,
and federal laws and regulations.
CPR Certification
Graduated from an accredited Physical Therapy Program
Pediatric Experience preferred

Mandatory Requirements:
All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.
• Child Abuse Clearances
• FBI Fingerprint Clearance
• Drug Screening
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or veteran status.
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