The University of Maryland Baltimore, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science, Entry Level Doctor of Physical Therapy program (PTRS) is now accepting applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position with significant time spent in orthopedic clinical practice.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Clinical practice responsibilities include evaluation and treatment of student-athletes within University of Maryland Intercollegiate Athletics, patients referred from University of Maryland Orthopaedic Associates (UMOA) surgeons and others. Collaboration opportunities with other services provided at the practice include radiology, occupational therapy, and orthotics/prosthetics. This position will require the candidate to travel between the University of Maryland Baltimore and the University of Maryland College Park on a weekly basis.
Consult and practice with other members of the Maryland Sports Performance Staff (strength coaches, athletic trainers, coaching staff, physicians, etc.).
Develop individual, player centered care plans, activity progressions, return to play progressions, and post-operative rehabilitation protocols.
Develop and implement health and performance screening processes.
Establish and update player and staff electronic medical record and hard file.
Update and maintain accurate daily treatment reports will be sent daily to appropriate medical and front office staff.
Provide mentorship and education for other members of the medical staff.
Assist with research and development of pre-operative, surgical, and post-operative data/best practices across baseball as related to common baseball pathologies.
Teaching responsibilities include didactic instruction within the PTRS DPT Program in areas of content expertise; participation in curriculum evaluation and development of the DPT program; student advisement; engagement in scholarly activities; and service.
A physical therapy license or Maryland eligibility for PT licensure,
graduate of a clinical doctoral degree (DPT) from a CAPTE-accredited physical therapist education program,
prior experience working with patients with orthopedic conditions are required.
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT) and/ or ABPTS Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) certification.
Experience working as a Physical Therapist for a professional sports organization and/or collegiate environment.
Experience working in leadership roles as a physical therapist.
Strong evaluation skills.
Strong manual therapy skills.
Strong interpersonal communication skills.
Physical requirements as per that of an orthopedic/sports, manual physical therapist including, but not limited to:
Ability to stand for long periods of time.
Ability to provide manual intervention and resistive exercise to physically active populations.
Ability to demonstrate complex movement patterns and exercises.
Ability to kick/throw/play catch.
Ability to transfer and lift patients independently.
Rank and Salary: Assistant Professor (Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications).
Applications: Accepted until position is filled. Submit a letter of application, and curriculum vitae to the Chair of the Search Committee: Peter Bowman, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science, 100 Penn Street, Baltimore, MD 21201‑1082.
Please include the Position number 03-329-47 in your letter of application.
About PTRS and UMOA:
We are located on the professional campus of the University of Maryland in Baltimore within the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The PTRS Department offers the entry‑level DPT, a PhD in Physical Rehabilitation Science, and a DPT/MPH Dual Degree Program (http:pt.umaryland.edu). UMOA is a non-profit group (501c3) affiliated with the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
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