Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA:Lancaster Work Type: Full Time FTE: 1.00 Shift: Varied Hours: Varied
Penn State Health is seeking a patient-focused Physical Therapist to join our collaborative team of professionals in our new Lime Spring Specialties site in Lancaster!
Our amazing team of Physical Therapists play an integral role in leading our patients to positive outcomes by evaluating the physical therapy needs of assigned patients, formulating and implementing treatment programs, and monitoring patient progress.
Our Physical Therapists provide comprehensive goal-directed patient treatment to maximize patient outcomes while providing education to the patient, family and supportive personnel for in-hospital care and to assure safe discharge.
Our team's goal is always to provide an exceptional patient experience while helping them achieve their goals.
Bachelor's degree in physical therapy from a CAPTE certified program and completion of clinical rotations required.
Must hold a PA license (or eligibility) in physical therapy.
5 years of experience, demonstrated leadership and strong networking skills.
Specialty certification in orthopedics or related subspecialty a plus.
Why Lancaster, PA?
Right in the heart of Amish country, you can become a member of the warm and historic community. We are an easy distance from the Fulton Theater, York Little Theater, and walkable towns like Hummelstown and Lititz. For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, and hunting. South Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living and is also within a day trip distance of some of the country's most famous cities - New York, Washington DC, and Philadelphia.
ABOUT PENN STATE HEALTH:
Penn State Health is one of the leading teaching and research hospitals in the country. It is a multi-hospital health system, Academic Medical Center and Level 1 adult and pediatric trauma center serving patients and communities across Central Pennsylvania. The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children's Hospital, and Penn State Cancer Institute in scenic Hershey, PA. It also includes Penn State Health Saint Joseph's Medical Center in Reading, PA, Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center in Camp Hill, PA, and Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center in Enola, PA. Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine.
Why Penn State Health?
The Penn State Health Therapy Services program offers exceptional opportunities to learn and grow, exposure to a wide patient population and the ability to provide individualized, innovative, and specialized care to patients in the community.
This is an excellent role for an individual who is seeking to be a part of a close team dedicated to learning from one another, and an organization committed to educating the future generation of therapists through strong educational programs!
We offer exceptional benefits including a comprehensive healthcare plan and exemplary paid time off program to ensure our employees are able to enjoy a strong life/work balance!
Why Central PA?
We are proud to possess a vibrant downtown area which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Hershey and Harrisburg Orchestras, museums, a highly rated amusement park, the Hershey Theater, farmer's markets and some of the finest dining in the region. We are an easy distance from the Fulton Theater, York Little Theater, Lancaster's Amish country, and walkable towns like Hummelstown and Lititz. For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, and hunting. For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League's Hershey Bears, the Minor League Baseball's Harrisburg Senators, and the United Soccer League's Penn FC. Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living and is also within a day trip distance of some of the country's most famous cities - New York, Washington DC, and Philadelphia.
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