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 Supervisor, UWMC Sports Medicine Clinic at Husky Stadium. This individual will direct physical therapy, sports performance, wellness classes, and other related programs of the Sports Performance Center of the UW Medicine Sports Medicine Center. Provides leadership in the development of the Sports Performance Center programs and staff. Supervises staff of the Sports Performance Center – physical therapists, physical therapy specialists, physical therapist assistants, physical therapy aides, and others who may be added as programs are developed and expanded. Performs assessments, plans and administers physical therapy; develops, implements and monitors performance standards, policies, and procedures to ensure standardization and quality control in physical therapy services. PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:Responsible for setting exceptional standards of physical therapy care in the area of sports performance, complex orthopaedic, and musculoskeletal conditions and seeing that these standards are met and maintained by the staff of the Sports Performance Center. Responsible for developing evidence-based programs to meet current needs of referring providers and populations served by the Sports Performance Center. Responsive to changes in needs of the populations served, referring providers, published evidence, funding sources. Implements clinical programs for physical therapy students.Competitive applicants will be experienced in sports performance enhancement and rehabilitation, and post-operative orthopaedic rehabilitation; able to develop individualized return-to-athletic participation treatment programs. Will have knowledge of skeletal, muscular, and neural anatomy; theories, practices, and techniques of physical therapy including electrotherapy, hydrotherapy, manual and electrical muscle testing, functional ability testing, massage, muscle re-education, therapeutic exercise, and other aspects of body mechanics as a means of therapy; equipment used in practice of physical therapy; evaluative report writing; methods of recording patient progress. Understand insurance requirements for documentation. The successful candidate will be able to positively coach for performance – both staff and patients served, to achieve the best outcomes for all.REQUIREMENTS:A Bachelor's degree from a recognized school of physical therapy or completion of a Physical Therapy program, AND 2½ years of experience in the practice of physical therapy to include six months of supervisory experience OR equivalent education/experience.Legal Requirement: Current Washington State license to practice as a Physical Therapist. DESIRED: Doctorate in Physical Therapy preferred. Work experience focused on the physical therapy management of musculoskeletal conditions, preferably sports performance, and include at least 6 months of supervisory experience. Possess physical ability to move patients and equipment. Applicants who possess an ATC (Athletic Trainer Certification) in combination with being an experienced physical therapist.
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