Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
From gardeners to goalies, anyone with passion for activity can receive expert medical care at the UW Medicine Sports Medicine Center. We evaluate, treat and rehabilitate not only collegiate, Olympic and professional athletes, but also dancers, cyclists, kickball players, yoga aficionados and marathoners – in short, people like you. We appreciate people's desire to keep motion in life, even if it's just walking around the neighborhood. When you're hurt, our team works to get you back to peak health and fitness and to enjoying that vital part of life. Our group of specialists bring an expertise in orthopedic surgery, rehabilitation medicine, primary care sports medicine, sports cardiology, physical therapy, and sports psychology. The Sports Medicine Center at Husky Stadium has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time Physical Therapist 2. This individual will be responsible for evaluation, planning, directing and administering physical therapy evaluation and intervention to patients referred by a licensed provider. Administers treatments and physical agents as determined by the evaluation in an effort to restore function and prevent further disability following injury, disease or physical disability. Partners with, patients their families and/or caregivers to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.Documents appropriately and accurately with regard to content and timeliness (following the policies of the Physical Therapy department and UW Medicine). Coordinates delegates and supervises responsibilities assigned to supportive staff (PTA, Medical Assistant, PT Aide, etc.). Provides clinical instruction to physical therapy assistants/aids and physical therapy students and mentorship of physical therapy residents. Promotes an environment of advanced clinical reasoning and teaching in all aspects of their practice. REQUIREMENTS:A Bachelor's degree from a recognized school of physical therapy, or completion of a Physical Therapy program and one year relevant experience, OR equivalent education/experience.Legal Requirement: Current/Active Washington State license to practice as a Physical Therapist.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.