Physical Therapist/Residency/UKHC

Job description

The University of Kentucky Healthcare (UKHC) Enterprise is seeking a Physical Therapist Resident. This residency position involves both learning as well as treating patients. The Physical Therapist Resident will provide direct patient care while adhering to the policies and procedures of UKHC and in accordance with state and federal regulations. This position will perform physical therapy evaluations and render physical therapy treatments following a physician's order; treat patients with a variety of diagnoses; and perform appropriate documentation in the medical record. New graduates are welcome to apply.

Job Title
Physical Therapist/Residency/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title
Physical Therapist/Residency/UKHC

Department Name
M3480:Ambulatory Sports Medicine

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

No experience required.

Required License/ Registration/Certification

Certification eligible

Physical Requirements

The physical requirements of this position include: regularly lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects 50lbs and above; occasionally sitting at a computer workstation for
extended periods of time with repetitive motions (such as typing); regular risk of back injury from moving, lifting, or positioning patients, equipment, or materials; regular
exposure to blood borne and airborne pathogens; and occasional exposure to combative/violent people.


Primarily day shift Monday-Friday; 8:00 am - 6:00 pm.


The ideal candidate will have a sports medicine and manual therapy background; direct patient care and critical thinking skills; basic computer navigation skills and working knowledge of the internet; ability to communicate in a professional and respectful manner with patients and their families, co-workers and physicians; and strong organizational, prioritization, and delegation skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelor's Degree in P. T., KY Licensure with minimum one year of clinical experience on orthopedic/sports medicine out-patient clinical setting preferred.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently registry eligible or registered as a physical therapist?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have an American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) certification in either orthopedics or sports medicine?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please describe your experience working in a high stress, fast paced, and multi-tasking environment.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please describe your experience with treatment of sports medicine/orthopedic out-patient physical therapy.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents





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    Job No:
    Posted: 12/15/2018
    Application Due: 1/17/2019
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