Founded in 1863, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is a world leader in orthopedics, rheumatology and rehabilitation. In the most recent U.S. News & World Report “American’s Best Hospitals” issue, HSS ranks #1 in orthopedics and #2 in rheumatology. In addition, the American Nurses Credentialing Center has honored HSS with three consecutive designations of Magnet® recognition. HSS is a member of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System and as an affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College, all HSS medical staff are on the faculty.
Hospital for Special Surgery's Rehabilitation Department is seeking an Advanced Clinician orthopedic physical therapist to join our Rehabilitation and Sports Performance Center in White Plains, NY . This dynamic setting offers the opportunity for the physical therapist to practice in and environment where the clientele ranges from recreationally to competitively active. In addition, this center is a direct access clinic.
In addition to being a clinical expert in the field orthopedic physical therapy, the candidate is expected to participate in staff development mentoring and a willingness to participate in educational initiatives for staff, community and professional audiences. This position requires strong communication, team building and leadership skills.
To qualify, you must have 4+ years’ out-patient experience, with clinical expertise emphasizing differential diagnosis, examination and treatment of various musculoskeletal pathologies of the spine and extremities; both non-operative and post-operative. A minimum of 5.6 CEU’s (56 hours) in spine and/or manual therapy coursework or in combination with sports specific expertise from an accredited institution is a requirement. New York State licensure is a requirement. APTA certifications including SCS and/or OCS are preferred, but not mandatory.