Physical Therapist - Adult Acute Care
Job ID: R0026594 | Allied Health Specialist | Full time | Charlottesville, VA
A PT1 is an entry level physical therapist who may be a new graduate or new to a medical setting. A PT1 provides safe patient care at a basic level and shows growth in ability to care for increasingly complex patients. A therapist at this level requires consultation with more experienced clinicians regarding complex patient problems and coordination of care with the other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team. The PT1 is focused primarily on mastering general knowledge and skills. This therapist understands the PT1's role on the interdisciplinary team and is beginning to participate as a member. The PT1 is expected to do an annual self-evaluation and may mentor support staff and volunteers pending approval by senior staff.
  • Performs physical therapy examinations according to professional standards and departmental policy.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of intervention options and executes a program of skilled physical therapy intervention.
  • Actively participates in professional growth of self and others.
  • Actively participates in quality improvement and program development.
Position Compensation Range: $61,443.20 - $98,300.80 Annual

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy
  • Experience: No experience required
  • Licensure: Licensed to practice in Physical Therapy in the Commonwealth of Virginia. New grads must be licensed within 6 months of hire. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Job requires standing for prolonged periods and frequently bending/stooping/traveling. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs. May be exposed to blood/body fluids and infectious disease.


COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.


Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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