Resident Physical Therapist - Children's Specialty Care Center West
St. Louis Children’s Young Athlete Center has an opportunity for a licensed Physical Therapist to work with youth and adolescent athletes. Treating patient during the week and collaborating with athletic trainers for weekend sporting event. Come join our BJC Team today!
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St. Louis Children’s Hospital is dedicated to improving the health and lives of children. As one of the top-ranked children’s hospitals in the country, St. Louis Children’s provides care in more than 50 specialty areas through a dedicated team of physicians, nurses, staff and volunteers. Along with inpatient and outpatient medical care, the hospital offers education, wellness and injury-prevention programs to fulfill its mission to “do what’s right for kids.”
Providing comprehensive, high-quality care and serving as an advocate for children has been St. Louis Children’s commitment since its inception in 1879. Today, the hospital serves patients and families across a 300-mile service area, and has seen patients from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.
St. Louis Children’s consistently ranks among America’s Best Children’s Hospitals by U.S.News & World Report in all surveyed categories. In 2021, St. Louis Children’s was one of eight children’s hospitals to rank in the top 25 of all 10 specialties. The hospital’s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is one of the top-ranked medical schools in the United States. Since 2005, St. Louis Children’s has been designated as a Magnet® hospital for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center® (ANCC).
Provides Skilled physical therapy services to patients including all aspects of evaluation and treatment. The 12-month program provides post-professional clinical, didactic and other educational opportunities while also practicing as a provider of patient care services within the specialty area.
ResponsibilitiesCompletes documentation in accordance with departmental policies.Provides assessment, reassessment, and /or consultations for physical therapy services and based on this assessment establishes treatment plan and provides treatment, considering discharge needs, expected discharge functional status and appropriate equipment and supplies.Participates in clinical mentoring and research experiences through working with St. Louis Children?s Hospital Sports Physical Therapy residency mentors and staff. Participates in weekly education sessions to enhance knowledge of sports medicine.Participates in sports medicine training with local community partners and provides rehabilitation services on site under the supervision of the athletic trainer or physical therapist on site.BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
EducationBachelor's Degree - Related field of study
Supervisor ExperienceNo Experience
Licenses & CertificationsPhysical Therapist License
EducationDoctorate - Physical Therapy (PT)
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- Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
- Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
- Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
- 401(k) plan with BJC match
- Tuition Assistance available on first day
- BJC Institute for Learning and Development
- Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
- Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
- Adoption assistance
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