PHYSICAL THERAPIST

Location
Athens, GA
Posted
Jun 08, 2018
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary: This is a professional licensed physical therapy position that provides direct physical therapy care to eligible patients of the University Health Center. The Physical Therapist works closely with physical therapy staff, patients and their families. Interacts with other department and clinic managers, nursing staff, clinician staff, clinic lead physicians, and administrative staff as well. This position reports directly to and is supervised by the Manager of Physical Therapy.

Responsibilities: Clinical Physical Therapy: Practices safe, effective, and appropriate physical therapy care in accordance with UHC protocols and policies and the Georgia State Board of Physical Therapy regulations.

Qualifications: Graduation from a School of Physical Therapy accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association AND practical physical therapy experience with a preference in orthopedics and sports medicine. Employees in the classification must be registered as a Physical Therapist in the State of Georgia.

About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Full time/Part time: Full Time

EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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