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 Westchester Rehabilitation and Performance team is actively seeking a dynamic Physical Therapist and leader to join us at our state of the art facility in White Plains, New York. This brand new and dynamic setting offers the opportunity for the physical therapist to practice in an environment where the clientele ranges from recreationally to competitively active. In addition, this is a direct access center.
Candidates need to be clinical experts in the field of sports orthopedic physical therapy, as well as expected to take a lead role in staff development, mentoring and a willingness to lead educational initiatives for staff, community and professional audiences. This position requires strong communication, team building and leadership skills.
To qualify, you must have 7+ years’ experience, with out-patient 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 SCS certification is a requirement, OCS is recommended, but not mandatory.