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 #3 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 level orthopedic physical therapist to join our Outpatient Rehabilitation Team. 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 will be a direct access clinic.
To qualify, you must have 4+ years of out-patient clinical expertise with an emphasis in 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 or 8 days) in spine and/or manual therapy coursework or in combination with sports specific expertise from an accredited institution is a requirement. Other APTA certifications including OCS and/or SCS are preferable. New Jersey State licensure is a requirement.
Along with clinical expertise, this position requires strong communication, team building, mentoring and leadership skills. The candidate will be a dynamic self-starter and have excellent customer service skills.
Competitive salary is commensurate with experience and includes an excellent benefits package.